Senior Audit Associate in Montvale, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Montvale, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    SENIO94293

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the engagement team staff on the planning and execution of an audit, review or compilation engagement to effectively and efficiently provide world-class client service
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the audit engagement from staffing, planning, risk assessment, fieldwork, financial reporting and the conclusion.
  • Provide supervision and support to the engagement staff and promote open communication to the engagement manager and partner.
  • Collaborate with managers and partners on client issue resolution and make recommendations for any legal, regulatory and accounting issues that arise during an audit engagement
  • Reviewing all schedule and non-scheduled general ledger accounts for accurate entries
  • Manage multiple engagements concurrently with various teams to efficiently meet client deadlines
  • Create and track engagement budgets to review for inefficiencies that may arise during the audit
  • Conduct constructive discussions with team members on their evaluations and providing counsel accordingly
  • Serve in professional development programs as an instructor or discussion leader


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • CPA or CPA eligible
  • At least 3 years of public accounting experience, with experience leading multiple engagements and supervising staff.
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including familiarity with US GAAP due to the complexity of the engagements in this sector.
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing projects in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
  • Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills to represent the Firm well to client's management
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management skills, strong attention to detail, and proven innovative problem solving skills.