Senior Audit Associate in Bellevue at CBIZ

Date Posted: 11/23/2022

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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

  • Complete audit, review and compilation engagements with exposure to all aspects of the process including status updates to engagement managers and adhere to all quality control standards as required
  • Demonstrate understanding of the client’s business including analysis and planning of client engagements
  • Adhere to engagement budgets and complete assigned tasks within the time requested, explain variances when needed to help team members
  • Supervise and review associates’ accounting or auditing work: provide constructive review points for quality improvement and learning opportunities
  • Train and mentor associate staff on client engagements as well as helping them grow towards achieving their career goals
  • Identify and begin to develop knowledge in selected specialty industry practice
  • Research and analyze financial statements and audit related issues utilizing electronic databases.
  • Leverage industry knowledge and business acumen blending cross serve opportunities into client engagements
  • Participate in practice development activities such as: membership in qualified organizations, recruiting assistance, or training opportunities
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience
  • CPA candidates 

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary
  • 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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