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Risk & Advisory Senior Audit Associate in Boston, MA at CBIZ

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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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: 2018 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2018 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE, 2018 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.

Business risks abound in today's world. The rise of sophisticated data breaches coupled with the increased demands on organizational leaders make robust risk management policies essential. The Risk & Advisory Services practice of CBIZ, Inc. works with companies to address their unique risk factors to create efficiencies for their business and strengthen their infrastructure. The practice provides internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, cyber security and risk consulting services.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties: 

  • As a Senior Audit Associate , you will be a key member of the CBIZ Boston Risk and Advisory Team.
  • You will participate in multiple engagements with public and private company clients usually in the mid-market ($100 million to $2 billion) range.
  • You will be in charge of developing and executing annual audit plans, including documenting and testing processes and controls around financial and operational risks.
  • Use your expertise to recognize internal control weaknesses, lack of compliance with internal procedures and policies, or other processes that result in inadequate, inefficient, or ineffective operations.
  • You will have the opportunity to communicate directly with senior management and present valuable feedback and actionable recommendations to implement or enhance existing controls.
  • You may be responsible for supervising and reviewing associates’ work and providing constructive feedback.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years of audit experience, Big 4 preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley legislation and impact, COBIT and COSO
  • Knowledge of ERP applications and impact on business processes (i.e. Oracle, NetSuite, SAP, etc.)
  • Background in performing audits (document process flows/narratives, assess design/operational effectiveness of internal controls)
  • Ability to carry out fieldwork with little or no supervision and manage client expectations on a day to day basis.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to plan and manage engagements, ensuring deliverable and work-plan specifications and deadlines are met.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well verbally and in writing throughout all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
  • CIA or CPA certification preferred
  • Supervision of Staff Auditors may be required
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs


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