Staff Auditor

OPPORTUNITY:
We’re seeking team players with a strong work ethic and excellent professional skills for the role of Staff Auditor in our Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach offices.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs detailed audit procedures on financial statement account balances, prepares and adjusts workpapers from clients’ trial balance
  • Identifies potential management letter comments
  • Researches accounting issues
  • Recognizes potential problem areas in specific engagements and discusses them with engagement supervisor
  • Participates in the engagement planning process
  • Performs other accounting, auditing, and consulting duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel
  • Assumes full responsibility (under supervision) for preparation of compiled and reviewed financial statements
  • Assists with more complicated segments of audit and accounting engagements
  • Drafts annual financial statements, including footnote disclosures
  • Becomes proficient at preparing financial statements using the firm’s software programs
  • May train other staff auditors

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; 3.5 or higher GPA in major preferred; advanced degree preferred
  • One to three years audit experience in the commercial, non-profit sectors or benefit plan audit experience a plus; public accounting experience preferred
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles; knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Government Auditing Standards (GAS Yellow Book) and Generally Accepted Governmental Accounting Standards (GAGAS) a plus
  • Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software programs
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Either holds a current and valid certified public accountant’s license or is working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Some travel may be required