Marvin and Company P.C., a 98-year-old, Latham-based accounting firm offering services in accounting, auditing, taxation and management consulting to individuals, partnerships, corporations, governmental units and non-profit organizations, seeks an Audit Associate.
The Audit Associate is responsible for contributing to the achievement of our Assurance Business Line objectives including:
· Assisting with audit and attest clients assigned to you by a Director or Manager;
· Assisting with office administration including participating in firm meetings, entering your time and performing audit and attest preparation work; and
· Collaborating with others to develop innovative audit and attest practices that adhere to professional standards.
The primary responsibilities of an Assurance Associate are:
o Managing time budgets for assigned tasks, raising red flags to the engagement supervisor when a project goes beyond the expected scope or is moving toward a budgetary or timing overage; and
o Communicating the engagement status with the engagement supervisor timely.
Technical and Client Service Skills
o Engagement preparation and client file setup;
o Trial balance and lead sheet setup;
o Creating and updating schedules including calculations, analyses layout and referencing;
o Vouching and tracing to and from client documents;
o Designing and performing analytical procedures;
o Reconciling and rolling forward client balances;
o Preparation and/or updating client financial statements and firm reports;
o Professional interaction with client personnel on an as needed basis;
o Meeting rising standards of quality control while maintaining our engagement approach;
o Attending Continuing Professional Education seminars as assigned;
o Proficiency in the use of Word and Excel;
o Respond to review notes timely, thoroughly and concisely;
o Become familiar with the use of computer assisted audit techniques;
o Using Profx engagement to the fullest extent;
o Prepare financial statements from a trial balance:
Balance sheet, income statement or statement of activities and statement of cash flows.
o Ability to perform designed audit procedures in conformity with professional standards, with direction and supervision, in the following areas:
o Adhering to the office administration and personnel policies of Marvin including timely entering of hours and expenses into the time and billing system;
o Accurate preparation and timely submission of expense reports with appropriate documentation;
o Participating in the firm’s strategic planning process when requested; and
o Advocating “best practices” suited to this practice area.
· Bachelor’s degree in accounting, as well as Masters degree or equivalent hours requirement with commitment to pursue CPA certificate;
· Good written and verbal communication skills;
· Good research skills;
· Positive, can-do demeanor with willingness to “dig in” and get the work done;
· Proven ability to work in a team environment
We offer an excellent compensation/benefits package, including a competitive salary, full medical/dental coverage, profit sharing, and the opportunity to grow with an industry leader. Marvin is known for providing a great work/life balance, providing work schedule flexibility to accommodate personal needs. Marvin and Company, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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