Career Search Associates

Senior Associate

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Location
Des Moines, IA
Salary
$60,000 - $65,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Associate
Date
Nov 09, 2015
Job ID
2282044
As part of the audit team, the In-Charge or Senior Associate will be responsible for:
  • Providing timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations.
  • Preparing all necessary financial statement and related disclosures and reportable conditions letters, with an eye on quality, thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Developing an understanding of client's business, and becoming a "functional expert" in the area.
  • Keeping lines of communication open with staff and clients.
  • Supervising engagement team as needed.
  • Monitoring and reporting regarding the productivity of staff, and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment.
  • Keeping abreast of latest developments and ensuring professional development through ongoing education.
  • Anticipating and addressing client concerns and escalating problems as they arise.
  • Recognizing and informing senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients.
  • The position offers an opportunity to work with a diverse client base.
Basic Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 2 or more busy seasons of public accounting experience as an external audit professional.
  • In-Charge experience with supervising associate members while running multiple engagements.
  • CPA or demonstrated progress toward obtaining CPA certification.
  • Understanding of audit services with knowledge of FASB, GAAS, and GAAP.