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Audit Associate- Shelton, CT


Company : PKF O'Connor Davies


Location : Shelton, CT


Created : 2020-09-12


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

The Audit Associate should be able to perform a broad range of accounting tasks with direct supervision on an in-charge accountant/Manager. This individual will assist the Senior or in-charge in the development of audit strategy, planning, review and interpretation of audit findings for clients within government, not-for-profit, HUD, commercial or Financial Services. + Knowledge of auditing, accounting standards, and application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP, GAAS, & SEC rules, where applicable). + Apply technical skills and on the job practices and business processes for clients. + Knowledge in the Firm’s computer applications in facilitating the auditing procedures (Engagement, Accounting Research Manager and PPC ETools etc.). + Perform internal control testing, document deficiencies and develop comments for inclusion in management letters. + Perform risk assessment process, apply knowledge in completing all related forms. + Participate in preparation of financial report (statements, footnotes and any supplemental information). + Demonstrate an ability to take direction to ensure that assignment quality standards are achieved. + Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in written form and develop writing skills for document findings. + Plan, organize and work efficiently to identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability + Ensure job execution, documentation, consultation and completion in accordance with required policies and procedures. + Monitor one’s own engagement task budgets, be aware of out of scope work and proactively communicate potential issues to appropriate team member. + Actively participate in learning and development opportunities, formal learning (CPE) and training programs. + BA/BS/MS Accounting degree from an accredited college or university. + Must have 150 credit requirement to become CPA certified. + Demonstrate knowledge of basic auditing, accounting standards and proficiency in related computer applications, as acquired through coursework or other training. + Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. + Ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research capabilities. + Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and recommendations in client related matters pertaining to the audit. + Must be willing to travel locally to clients 80%+ of the time and have access to a car/public transportation. External Company Name: PKF O'Connor Davies External Company URL: / Street: 2 Corporate Drive