Audit Associate II in Bellevue at CBIZ

Date Posted: 11/14/2022

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 6,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.   

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:   

  • Top 101 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation 
  • 2022 Top Workplaces USA 
  • 2021 America's Best Mid-Size Employers 
  • 2021 Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness 
  • 2022 Great Place to Work Certification

CBIZ & MHM Seattle (formerly Berntson Porter & Company, PLLC) is part of the 11th largest accounting, tax, and advisory services provider in the nation. We uniquely combine national resources with local decision-making by experienced, Seattle-based professionals who are dedicated to strengthening our clients' financial positions.  We take the time to invest in our employees by offering national and local training throughout all levels of their career and we understand the importance of office culture mixed with work/life balance.

We serve privately held businesses in various industries. When businesses choose CBIZ & MHM Seattle to be their trusted advisor, they get proactive, accessible professionals who communicate in understandable terms, and deliver practical solutions on time, with no surprises, to help their organization thrive. 

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Work on audit, review and compilation engagements with exposure to many aspects of the process including completion of various sections of the engagement, financial statement preparation and client contact.
  • Perform risk assessment procedures in audit engagements including obtaining an understanding of internal controls including walkthroughs and assessment of control risk as well as development of further audit procedures with the support of supervision.
  • Supervise and train less experienced staff associates.
  • Monitor progress of assigned segments of audit or accounting engagements in relation to budgets and due dates and communicate issues to supervisors on a timely basis.
  • Prepare and/or review adequate documentation in compliance with professional standards and firm policies and procedures.
  • Prepare financial statements.
  • Review all workpapers, financial statements before submission to senior or manager for further review.
  • Research and analyze financial statements and audit related issues utilizing electronic databases.
  • Stay up to date on Firm policies, procedures, and the AICPA and state CPA society's rules, regulations and Code of Ethics.
  • Regularly read and be familiar with pronouncements from the AICPA and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field 

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Must have completed at least one “Busy Season”
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs


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