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PKF O'Connor Davies Audit Associate in New York, New York

The Audit Associate will perform a broad range of accounting and auditing tasks with direct supervision from an In-charge Senior Associate or Manager. This individual will assist the engagement team in the development of audit strategy, planning, review and interpretation of audit findings for clients within various industry niches.

  • Learn to prepare thorough and accurate audit documentation in accordance with US GAAP, GAAS and firm standards.

  • Apply technical skills and on the job practices and business processes for clients.

  • Gain knowledge of the Firm’s software applications in facilitating auditing procedures.

  • 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.

  • Plan, organize and work efficiently to identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability.

  • 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.

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.

  • A minimum 3.0 GPA required.

  • 1+ years’ of audit experience in public accounting firm preferred.

  • CPA certification preferred or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required 150-credit coursework.

  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of time management, communication, interpersonal skills, relationship building, team collaboration and problem solving.

  • Excellent written/verbal communication, organizational and analytical skills.

  • Strong Microsoft Suite skills.

  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various local client sites.

External Company Name: PKF O'Connor Davies

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Street: 665 Fifth Avenue