Senior- Financial Reporting and Assurance

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  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job purpose

Working as part of a team and utilizing resources to add value to clients, a senior is responsible for the direction and leadership of audit field work, assignment of detailed work to staff and review of work papers.

Duties and responsibilities

Commitment to Client Service

  • Develops effective working relationships with clients and firm associates
  • Works effectively in teams to provide quality service to clients
  • Gains a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes and business objectives, and utilizes that knowledge throughout engagements
  • Communicates (both verbally and electronically) effectively to clients and firm associates

Technical Skills

  • Analyzes accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to financial reporting and procedural standards
  • Performs key risk audit procedures that require appropriate understanding of account balances and related technical guidance
  • Becomes proficient at preparing financial statements, including related disclosures, while utilizing firm resources
  • Plans and performs audits in accordance with BT audit methodology using effective delegation to maximize engagement efficiency
  • Recognizes potential audit issues from basic analysis of financial statements and performance of audit procedures and effectively communicates them to the team
  • Researches technical areas and presents own conclusions prior to discussing with managers/partners

Leading People

  • Builds and maintains positive relationships across the firm
  • Supports interns and staff in professional development and by being available throughout engagements
  • Effectively manages staff while in the field
  • Contributes and supports new ideas on internal processes and client engagements
  • Provides suggestions for work papers in a timely manner and coaches associates through thought provoking and directional review notes
  • Works with members of the engagement team and management to identify and resolve any client issues discovered during engagements
  • Practices timely and effective communication to management and engagement team regarding performance, including any related obstacles

Business Results

  • Gives and receives feedback to minimize repeated errors and apply new concepts
  • Plans and performs operational and financial audits to ensure that financial statements are fairly presented in accordance with GAAP
  • Participates actively in training and developmental opportunities, both as an attendee and as a facilitator
  • Takes ownership of assignments to ensure timely completion and professional development

Executive Presence

  • Participates in Firm events year round including but not limited to recruiting, associate meetings, BT Foundation volunteer events, firm outings, etc.
  • Commits to outside reading, studying and professional growth
  • Demonstrates integrity, objectivity and a high standard of ethics
  • Actively studying and preparing for the CPA certification

Qualifications

Qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree required, Master’s preferred
  • 2+ years of audit experience is required
  • Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements is required
  • Demonstrates appropriate understanding of financial reporting including Firm, FASB, GASB, AICPA accounting and auditing standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Proven time management, organizational and prioritization skills

 

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