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Senior Audit Associate

Company: Harrison National Employment
Location: Draper
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Busy CPA firm seeks a recent college graduate with a strong interest in Audit at a public accounting firm. Our firm offers competitive benefits and flexible work arrangements. We pride ourselves in our employee and client retention and our investment in technology to assist our staff to work in the most efficient and effective manner available.We are a registered member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA) and the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB). We currently employ over 30 service professionals, and due to the growth of the firm, we are adding additional professionals to our staff regularly.We are currently seeking enthusiastic, motivated self-starters to lead audit, attest, compilation, and review engagements for both privately held and publicly traded companies. Serving as a key member of our Audit team and developing and cultivating client relationships while understanding their business, needs and expectations, you will:

  • Perform financial statement audits, reviews, compilations and agreed-upon procedures
  • Assess risks and evaluate our clients' internal control structure
  • Perform substantive tests and tests of internal controls to identify and resolve accounting or financial reporting issues
  • Identify and communicate audit issues, technical matters, and improvement opportunities within the Firm and with our clients to resolve client issues discovered during the audit process and drive progress at all levels
  • Assist with training and mentoring junior associates and interns on technical accounting and audit methodologyQualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree in accounting or taxation is a plus
    • Senior-level candidates require 3-7 years of recent public accounting experience.
    • Associate-level candidates require 0-3 years of audit experience in either public accounting or private industry. Recent graduates with strong internship experience are encouraged to apply.
    • A CPA license is a plus
    • Strong communication, analytical, organizational, research, client service, and audit project management skills, with basic knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, procedures, and standards
    • Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results-driven, team-oriented environment
    • Strong computer and technical skills including Microsoft Office and audit software proficiency
    • Availability for limited overnight travelWe are devoted to providing our employees with a challenging, motivating environment to further their careers in this demanding profession. Training is provided through our in-house training and mentorship programs, which are specifically designed to build on your education and professional experience, as well as national-level training opportunities to develop your technical, leadership, and management knowledge and skills. In addition, we offer competitive compensation plus performance bonuses; a comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance and 401(k) matching; professional growth opportunities; flexible and remote work arrangements; CPA license bonus, and a friendly, collaborative office environment in beautiful Salt Lake City.As a member of the audit team, you will be exposed to all aspects of auditing small and medium-sized publicly-traded companies, private companies, and foreign companies that need GAAP financials to register with the SEC across a wide range of industries such as retail, manufacturing, technology, biotech, natural resources and more. You'll gain experience in various aspects of technical accounting including mergers and acquisitions, the IPO process including registration statements, annual audits, quarterly reviews, and SEC comment letter response. You'll also develop skills in researching and auditing complex accounting issues such as revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, convertible debt and equity instruments, and intangible assets (including goodwill impairment issues).If you are seeking an excellent opportunity to join a well-respected firm, are eager to work on challenging engagements and to learn more about becoming a key member of our audit team, please submit your resume.

Keywords: Harrison National Employment, Draper , Senior Audit Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Draper, Utah

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