St. Louis firm with a vision of delivering service excellence is searching for and Audit Senior Associate .With their brand promise of investing in relationships to make a difference, they believe in taking the time to get to know their clients and each other in making the effort to support each other as they grow. They understand that by supporting people as individuals they can make a difference in their personal and professional lives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Execute assigned client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, budgeting, directing, and completing assigned tasks of the integrated and financial statement audit, and managing the engagement to budget.
Supervise, train, and mentor assigned audit associates and interns on audit processes and assess the performance of the audit staff for engagement reviews.
Work with members of the audit team to identify and resolve any client issues discovered during audit process.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives.
Research and analyze accounting issues and transactions and any audit-related or tax-related issues utilizing electronic databases.
Develop and communicate recommendations for business and process improvements.
Maintain good working relationships with client personnel to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.
Actively participate in audit planning meetings, closing meetings, and committee meetings as a key member of the audit team.
Assist audit partners and senior management on client proposals and business development calls.
Participate in on-going audit staff recruiting efforts as needed. Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis.
Requires Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
2-6 years of progressive external audit experience in a public accounting firm or a professional services firm is required.
CPA license or parts of the CPA exam passed is preferred. A desire to obtain the CPA license is required.
Demonstrated ability to supervise other audit staff while managing multiple client engagements and competing priorities in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Exceptional client service skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills, including proficiency in US GAAP
Strong leadership, recruiting, training and mentoring skills.
Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software packages.
About Hunter Hamilton
Hunter Hamilton is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Hunter Hamilton is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.
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