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Senior Accountant - Auditor

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Woodbury
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Accountant ‐ Audit
Our client is a mid‐sized tax and accounting firm servicing industries such as shipping and logistics, manufacturing, real estate holdings and professional services. They are located in New York at the gateway to Long Island’s Gold Coast – host to fine restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Our client takes pride in their family-oriented team of dedicated professionals. The position offers a range of opportunities to grow in rank and proficiency through special assignments, team development and paid CPE opportunities. Benefits include paid vacation and holidays, 401(k), health, life and long‐term disability insurances. They offer a signing bonus of $5,000 paid in three (3) installments at 30, 60 and 90 days employed.
Due to growth, they are currently looking for a full-time Senior Accountant AUDIT -- responsible for performing audit work as assigned with a focus on 401K AUDITS. An ability to work independently as well as in a team environment is critical. This position’s hours are
9 – 5:30, Mondays through Fridays. Working extended hours and Saturdays should be anticipated during tax seasons and statutory deadline periods.

  • Education ‐ Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting
  • CPA a plus
  • Experience ‐ Minimum 3‐5 years in recent public accounting; 2‐3 years in audit
  • 401K Audit Experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Software ‐ Working knowledge of automated audit software; QuickBooks, audit research tools


    • Develop accurate and complete audit workpapers that support audit observation and documentation
    • Create financial statements at audit completion
    • Review SOC 1 write ups and perform control walkthroughs
    • Execute testing procedures around cash, receivables, income, benefit payments, expenses, and other areas
    • Maintain effective working relationships with Partners and staff to review work and discuss changes, as needed, to ensure efficient workflow and excellent client relations
    • Audit benefit plans, corporate and partnership entities and prepare financial statements
    • Maintain and reconcile balance sheets and general ledger accounts
    • Execute fieldwork by performing audit testing through inquiry, observation, and re‐performance; documenting results in workpapers
    • Review work within the team to ensure timely and accurate completion of audits
    • Assist staff with other accounting projects as required

      Professional Skills:

      • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize in a dynamic environment, and maintain control and order over the same
      • Detail‐oriented with strong analytic skills
      • Client centered
      • Excellent written and oral communications skills
      • Excellent time management skills
      • Strategic thinker and planner
      • Team player motivated to work in a fast‐paced environment

Keywords: Job Juncture, Stamford , Senior Accountant - Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , Woodbury, Connecticut

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