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Audit Senior Accountant
Ref No.: 16-01931
Location: Miami, Florida
Position Type:Direct Placement
Audit Senior Accountant

Coral Gables, FL, United States

SUMMARY
Performs more complex audit duties as well as trains and develops staff accountants.

JOB DESCRIPTION
•Engage various team members in the identification of client audit risks and generate dialogue surrounding response to identified audit risks.
•Lead the documentation efforts surrounding risk assessment procedures, planning considerations, and decisions including preparation of required audit programs.
•Instruct, direct, and review the work of Audit Staff in the completion of audit procedures over basic client accounting (i.e. cash, A/R, inventories, property and equipment, prepaids, A/P, accrued expenses, debt and general income statement accounts).
•Perform audit procedures over more complex client accounting (i.e. revenue recognition, income taxes, goodwill and intangibles, equity transactions, etc.)
•Review and/or prepare client financial statements to ensure compliance with applicable disclosure requirements.
•Complete general audit procedures (i.e. coordination of audit closing communications, drafting of client correspondence, resolving open items, etc.)
•Research technical issues using online tools.
•Perform other duties as needed on engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
•Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to lead and develop Audit Staff.
•Dedication to development and enhancement of team environment.
•Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
•Integrity, dependability, and trustworthiness.
•Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously (multi-task).
•Superior client service focus.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•Minimum of 3 years experience in public accounting.
•Will consider most industry experience.
•Progress toward completion of CPA exam.
•Proficiency with personal computers including spreadsheet software programs, general ledger packages, and computerized audit applications. Experience with Engagement is a plus.

EDUCATION and LICENSES
•Bachelor's degree in accounting. Masters preferred.
•CPA certified or the eligibility to work toward obtaining a CPA license.

WORKING CONDITIONS
•Frequent same day travel for work at clients' offices using a personal vehicle.
•Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients' offices using a personal vehicle.
•Able to work moderate overtime throughout the year with heavier overtime required during certain business cycles. Total estimated work hours are approximately 2400 with annual charge hours (direct client work) expectations of 1650-1750 hours.



SUMMARY
Performs more complex audit duties as well as trains and develops staff accountants.

JOB DESCRIPTION
•Engage various team members in the identification of client audit risks and generate dialogue surrounding response to identified audit risks.
•Lead the documentation efforts surrounding risk assessment procedures, planning considerations, and decisions including preparation of required audit programs.
•Instruct, direct, and review the work of Audit Staff in the completion of audit procedures over basic client accounting (i.e. cash, A/R, inventories, property and equipment, prepaids, A/P, accrued expenses, debt and general income statement accounts).
•Perform audit procedures over more complex client accounting (i.e. revenue recognition, income taxes, goodwill and intangibles, equity transactions, etc.)
•Review and/or prepare client financial statements to ensure compliance with applicable disclosure requirements.
•Complete general audit procedures (i.e. coordination of audit closing communications, drafting of client correspondence, resolving open items, etc.)
•Research technical issues using online tools.
•Perform other duties as needed on engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
•Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to lead and develop Audit Staff.
•Dedication to development and enhancement of team environment.
•Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
•Integrity, dependability, and trustworthiness.
•Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously (multi-task).
•Superior client service focus.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•Minimum of 3 years experience in public accounting.
•Will consider most industry experience.
•Progress toward completion of CPA exam.
•Proficiency with personal computers including spreadsheet software programs, general ledger packages, and computerized audit applications. Experience with Engagement is a plus.

EDUCATION and LICENSES
•Bachelor's degree in accounting. Masters preferred.
•CPA certified or the eligibility to work toward obtaining a CPA license.

WORKING CONDITIONS
•Frequent same day travel for work at clients' offices using a personal vehicle.
•Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients' offices using a personal vehicle.
•Able to work moderate overtime throughout the year with heavier overtime required during certain business cycles. Total estimated work hours are approximately 2400 with annual charge hours (direct client work) expectations of 1650-1750 hours.