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Public Audit Senior

Company: NorthPoint Search Group
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
To successfully complete the CPA exam and obtain the necessary hours to become a CPA if not already licensed.
Demonstrate professional interest in providing clients with quality services and personal attention by performing "above and beyond the call of duty" if necessary.
Ability and desire to run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing audits, and other service offerings and managing to budget.
Be involved in evaluating and making recommendations for improvement regarding safeguarding of assets, compliance with policies and procedures, reliability of financial statements and underlying records, and efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
Identify problem areas and client issues and propose solutions to managers and partners.
Plan and prepare supporting audit workpaper schedules and file memos.
Effectively wrap-up audit engagements.
Identify value added suggestions from audit and reviews for client utilization.
Meet budget and realization goals.
Meet chargeable hour goal by advising team members of availability and monitoring progress toward goal.
Effectively communicate with clients as required.
Apply basic accounting and auditing and tax knowledge to more complex and multiple projects.
Take personal initiatives to develop career path.
Supervise, train, and mentor associates in audit and review process.
Become involved in staff and intern development.
Be aware of developments, pronouncements and research technical issues.
Identify technical skills needed for improvement and improve through CPE, personal commitment and on-the-job training.
Be proficient in use of computers and become proficient with firm utilized paperless audit software.

Qualifications Required :
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
Two years of previous public accounting experience with an emphasis on auditing
Strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to supervise staff and lead projects
CPA License OR Completed educational requirements for CPA License

Qualifications Desired
Experience and desire to audit non-profit entities
Experience with federal compliance audits performed under OMB Uniform Guidance and Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).

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Keywords: NorthPoint Search Group, Birmingham , Public Audit Senior, Accounting, Auditing , Birmingham, Alabama

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