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Audit Senior
Ref No.: 18-00363
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Audit Senior – Pittsburgh, PA

VALiNTRY's CPA Division works exclusively in Public Accounting as a premier, nationwide provider of staffing services for Big 4, Large, Mid-size, and Small firms. As a result, recent public accounting experience is required.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manages complex engagements, sometimes running two or more larger engagements simultaneously.
  • Coordinates various phases of engagements- plans engagements, budgets time and expenses, monitors actual performance against budgets, reviews working papers for accuracy and completeness, and reviews financial statements for suitability of presentation and adequacy of disclosures.
  • Resolves accounting and auditing problems as they arise and discusses with Manager and Partner before final decision is made and communicated to client.
  • Provides supervision and on-the-job training to staff assigned to engagement.
  • Reviews and evaluates clients' internal controls and makes recommendations. Informs Manager and Partner of any internal control issues noted.
  • Supports training of staff members, offers guidance and direction, gives constructive criticism of working papers.
  • Ensures that working papers, financial statements, and other documents are prepared in accordance with generally accepted professional and firm standards.
  • Communicates effectively all aspects of work performed to clients, Staff, Managers, and Partners (this includes both verbal and written communication).
  • Communicates engagement's progress, problems, resolutions, financial information, and other business concerns to the client, Manager, and Partner.
  • Reviews with Managers or Partners significant findings that raise questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation.
  • Prepares or reviews financial statements, notes, schedules, and management letters for later discussion between Manager or Partner and the client.
  • Works directly with client to meet their needs, while communicating status of all client's engagements to Managers and Partners.
  • Assumes some responsibility for administrative functions including staff evaluations, budget preparation, staff training, and contributing to the firm's policies and communicating these policies to staff.
  • Participating in the firm's practice development efforts, which consists of expanding services to clients, including projections and analysis.
 
Required Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Master's degree in Accounting.
  • Four to six years of experience in external auditing within a public accounting firm.
  • Holds a current and valid Certified Public Accountants (CPA) license.
  • Should be a member in good standing with the AICPA and applicable state society.
  • Continuing professional education as established by the AICPA and applicable state society.
  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
  • Someone who can take on increasing responsibility and wants to advance their career.
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, and Outlook). Experience with ProSystemfx Engagement preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to meet client service requirements and deadlines.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, analytical, and research abilities.

Benefits:
  • Summer Hours Schedule: Reduced workweek to 36 hours max per week, which can be compressed into 4 days, allowing for 1 day off each week; from Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Great culture driven by firm's value of quality of life, exemplary character, and superior quality of service.
  • Individual attention to growth and career development for our employees informally and through mentor program.
  • Great benefits, attractive compensation/rewards, and fun team-building and employee events.
  • Hands-on training on specific jobs as well as formal training provided by accredited institutions.
  • Opportunity to participate in consulting and special project engagements of the type often only found in much larger firms.
Other:
  • Frequent same day travel for work at clients' offices, meetings, and seminars using a personal vehicle.
  • Out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients, meetings, or seminars; approximately 10% overnight travel per year.
  • Overtime work required throughout the year. Heavier overtime required from January through April 15, including 2-3 evenings per week and Saturdays (generally 55-60 hours per week during busy season).
 
 
David Oppenheimer
1201 S. Orlando Avenue, Suite 440
Winter Park, FL 32789
T: 407-382-3127 | M: 407-941-3899
E: doppenhaimer@VALiNTRY.com
W: VALiNTRY.com

As a reminder, we can only represent candidates with recent public accounting experience. Thank you for understanding.