Audit Associate

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:

Engagement Participation

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:

Cash

Investments

Receivables

Inventory

Payables

Cash Disbursements

Payroll


Administration

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.


Qualifications

· 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.


 Please send your resume to mmt@marvincpa.com

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