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AUDit senior

Position Purpose
The Audit Senior is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the simultaneous progress of two to three financial statement audits conducted using a risk-based approach.  A majority of the Firm’s audit clients are not-for-profits, some of which are subject to A-133 guidance for auditing.

Position Reports To
The Audit Senior reports primarily to the Audit Partner and secondarily to either the Audit Supervisor or Manager or the audit engagement partner.

Position Responsibilities

Performance

  • Ensure the audit work performed is in accordance with GAAP
  • Utilize a risk-based approach to planning and performing audits
  • Uphold firm standards and follow firm procedures
  • Able to determine and perform needed audit procedures
  • Suggest improvements in the efficiencies and effectiveness of the audit process
  • Prepare initial planning and risk assessment of less complex audits
  • Begin to research audit issues
  • Attend presentations of audited financial statements

Staff supervision

  • Develop skills to train and coach staff in components of an audit area
  • Participate in-house group training sessions
  • Monitor audit work to ensure timely completion and to minimize time overruns
  • Values a balance between work and life

Firm promotion

  • Understand the importance of client service
  • Willingness to be involved in the community
  • Perform other tasks as needed

Position Skills

  • Possess a college degree and be a candidate taking the Exam or licensed as a CPA or a Chartered Accountant pursuing a CPA license.
  • Have a minimum of two years experience with demonstrated increase in the level of responsibility and supervision

Measures of Success

  • Complete audits in a timely fashion as determined by the client and the firm
  • Contribute to the profitability goals for  firm
  • Improvement in knowledge and capabilities of self and staff
 

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