Semi-Senior Auditors – NY

The Firm seeks Semi-Senior Staff Accountants for the New York office to perform external audit functions, with a focus on employee benefit plans, non-profits, labor unions, and real estate clients. The candidates will work alongside staff, managers, and partners, and will be provided with mentorship and ongoing feedback to promote learning and growth.

 

Responsibilities:

–          Interface with client personnel to obtain records and information pertinent to the audit process.

–          Gain an understanding of client business operations, procedures, and needs.

–          Prepare and review audit workpapers.

–          Prepare and review client financial statements.

–          Prepare and review forms 5500 and 990.

–          Organize and delegate work to less experienced staff.

–          Mentor less experienced staff.

–          Prioritize competing work demands, and manage time appropriately.

–          Maintain organized and neat work areas so that workpapers and files can be easily reviewed by others.

–          Keep colleagues, managers and partners informed of progress and the need to make adjustments to scheduled work.

–          Represent the Firm in a positive light by maintaining a professional demeanor, dress, and attitude at all times.

–          Follow established procedures, but suggest innovative, progressive ideas where appropriate.

 

Qualifications:

–          1-2 years of audit experience in a public accounting setting.

–          Experience auditing employee benefit plans required; prior exposure to labor unions preferred; prior exposure to real estate clients preferred.

–          Experience in the preparation of Forms 5500 and 990 preferred.

–          Bachelor’s degree in accounting; graduate degree preferred.

–          CPA license strongly preferred.

–         Flexibility to travel to client locations, primarily in the NY/NJ region with a heavy focus on Long Island and NYC clients.  Regular access to a car. Minimal out-of-town travel is possible.

–          Proficient in MS Office Suite required.  Preferred experience with Prosystem Engagement and Tax software.