Providence Audit Senior Associate
Location: Providence, RI
With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. CBIZ has been honored to be recognized as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation for 2016. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.
CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting in the United States. With more than 100 offices and more than 4,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses. MHM provides high quality audit and attest services while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.
CBIZ & MHM New England (formerly CBIZ Tofias) is part of the 10th largest accounting*, tax, and advisory services provider in the nation. Our two New England offices are located in Boston and Providence and have over 200 people, including over 35 Managing Directors. We uniquely combine national resources with local decision-making by experienced, New England-based professionals who are dedicated to strengthening our clients' financial positions.
We serve private and public companies in more than a dozen industries; not-for-profit organizations; and high net-worth individuals and family groups. When you choose CBIZ & MHM New England, you get proactive, accessible professionals who communicate in understandable terms, and deliver practical solutions on time, with no surprises, to help your organization thrive.
Roles & Responsibilities
Coordinate the various phases of an engagement, including staff requirements, locations to be visited, job planning, scheduling, etc
Study and evaluate the internal controls, organization, systems or other appropriate items and prepare or review the audit program or consulting project and time budget
Assign work to existing staff members on the basis of their knowledge and capabilities and supervise them on projects
Evaluate work papers to determine that the audit or engagement was performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing or consulting standards
Review with Supervisor, Manager, Director or Managing Director any significant audit or consulting findings, financial statement presentation or other matters within the purview of an accounting or consulting assignment
Prepare or review financial statements, notes, schedules, management letters, income tax returns, reports, programs, systems, policies and procedures for discussion with the client
Prepare constructive staff counseling/evaluation reports
Other responsibilities as necessary
BA or BS in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent
MBA or MSA preferred
CPA certification, preferred
3 years of public accounting experience or related field
1 year of supervisory experience preferred
Excellent analytical, research, interpersonal, written and oral communications skills necessary;
Demonstrated ability to self-direct, organize, prioritize and effectively manage multiple engagements
Ability to effectively present, listen and respond to questions from clients and team members
A self-starter with an eagerness to learn
Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel required
Proficiency with ProSystem FX Engagement preferred
Must be able to travel based on client and business needs