Audit Senior Associate in Boston, MA at CBIZ

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities 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: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting in the United States. With more than 100 offices and more than 4,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses. MHM provides high quality audit and attest services while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

CBIZ & MHM New England (formerly CBIZ Tofias) is part of the 10th largest accounting*, tax, and advisory services provider in the nation. Our two New England offices are located in  Boston and  Providence and have over 200 people, including over 35 Managing Directors. We uniquely combine national resources with local decision-making by experienced, New England-based professionals who are dedicated to strengthening our clients' financial positions. 

We serve private and public companies in more than a dozen industries; not-for-profit organizations; and high net-worth individuals and family groups. When you choose CBIZ & MHM New England, you get proactive, accessible professionals who communicate in understandable terms, and deliver practical solutions on time, with no surprises, to help your organization thrive.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the various phases of an engagement, including staff requirements, locations to be visited, job planning, scheduling, etc

  • Study and evaluate the internal controls, organization, systems or other appropriate items and prepare or review the audit program or consulting project and time budget

  • Assign work to existing staff members on the basis of their knowledge and capabilities and supervise them on projects

  • Evaluate work papers to determine that the audit or engagement was performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing or consulting standards

  • Review with Supervisor, Manager, Director or Managing Director any significant audit or consulting findings, financial statement presentation or other matters within the purview of an accounting or consulting assignment

  • Prepare or review financial statements, notes, schedules, management letters, income tax returns, reports, programs, systems, policies and procedures for discussion with the client

  • Prepare constructive staff counseling/evaluation reports

  • Other responsibilities as necessary  

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent

  • MBA or MSA preferred

  • CPA certification, preferred

  • 3 years of public accounting experience or related field

  • 1 year of supervisory experience preferred

  • Excellent analytical, research, interpersonal, written and oral communications skills necessary; 

  • Demonstrated ability to self-direct, organize, prioritize and effectively manage multiple engagements

  • Ability to effectively present, listen and respond to questions from clients and team members

  • A self-starter with an eagerness to learn

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel required

  • Proficiency with ProSystem FX Engagement preferred

  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs   


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