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Senior Audit Associate in OH, Akron at CBIZ

Date Posted: 5/27/2019

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: 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.

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top ten accounting providers in the United States. With more than 100 offices and more than 5,000 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 of Northeast Ohio is currently ranked as one of Northeast Ohio's top accounting providers. CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio specializes in several financial service areas including, but not limited to, accounting & tax, litigation support, business valuation, medical practice consulting, and state and local tax consulting. Audit and attest services may be provided by MHM*, an independent CPA firm.

CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio works with clients in several industries. While our expertise has been focused on the construction and real estate industries, we also have the ability to apply our extensive business consulting services to clients in the health care, not-for-profit, manufacturing and distribution and private equity industries. Additionally, we specialize in services for high net worth individuals and mergers and acquisitions.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Complete all aspects of accounting, tax and audit engagements for clients 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 budget constraints and complete assigned tasks within the time requested, explain variances when needed
  • Achieve charge hour goals
  • Review associates’ accounting, tax or auditing work: provide constructive review points
  • May supervise Associate’s on engagements
  • Train and mentor associate staff
  • May be involved in the client billing process by assisting Managers or Directors
  • Identify and begin to develop knowledge in selected specialty practice
  • Leverage industry knowledge and business acumen blending cross serve opportunities into client engagements
  • Participate in practice development activities such as: membership in qualified organizations capable of referring potential engagements
  • Execute administrative duties as assigned
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced technical background in audit
  • Superior research, writing and oral communication skills
  • Team building and mentoring qualities; and a passion for client service
  • Candidate will proactively generate solutions for our clients
  • Develop our professionals and assist with managing our Akron audit department, including non-technical aspects
  • Candidate will work intimately with clients in delivering strategic tax concepts and facilitating compliance matters

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA candidates preferred
  • 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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