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Audit Associates assist with activities related to auditing and compliance. Sample resumes of Audit Associates show skills like preparing audit work papers and financial statements, and performing appropriate testing for auditing Employee Benefit Plans such as loans, rollovers, investments, and participant data testing. While a four-year degree in business or accounting is usually required for this position, it can be helpful for an applicant to be able to list a master's degree on his or her resume, as well as a formal certification in accounting or tax law.

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Internal Audit Associate

Responsible for identifying and remedying control weaknesses of clients' internal processes.

  • Gave recommendations that within 3 months of implementation, improved accuracy of the client's
  • Supervised the performance of audits among team members, by coordinating audit coverage with accounting staff, and reviewing findings before submission to Management.
  • Reconciled client's bank account with ledger accounts to resolve outstanding balances in excess of $20,000.
  • Enabled increased accuracy of client's book entry system by over 60%, resulting in an average cost
  • Eliminated backlogs that threatened qualification of client's financial statements by identifying
Candidate Info
110
years in
workforce
37
years
at this job
BS
Banking And Finance
MA
Enterprise Risk Management
2

Audit Associate

Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.

  • Compiled general ledger entries on a short schedule with nearly 100% accuracy.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures.
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account
  • Drafted and reviewed financial statement compilations before being approved by partners.
  • Met with clients to identify and assess business controls, risks and workflow inefficiencies.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
3

Audit Associate

Supervised audits for publicly and privately held clients in the following industries: communications, technology, manufacturing and not-for-profit

  • Managed multiple audits at the same time
  • Utilized computer skills to increase audit efficiency
  • Prepared financial statements including all required footnotes
  • Supervised audits for employee benefit plans, including 401(k) plans and defined benefit pension plans
  • Identified internal control weaknesses and recommended corrective actions
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
4

Audit Associate

Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.

  • Compiled general ledger entries on a short schedule with nearly 100% accuracy.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures.
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account
  • Drafted and reviewed financial statement compilations before being approved by partners.
Candidate Info
42
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Accounting
5

Audit Associate

Conducted audit engagements from start to finish, including planning, executing, directing, and completing
financial audits.

  • Researched and analyzed financial statements and audit- related issues utilizing electronic databases, and employed audit software to review and compile financial information.
  • Gained comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilized the knowledge on engagements
  • Evaluated the design & operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting as part of SOX
  • Supervised, trained, and mentored junior associates and interns on audit process and assessed their performance for engagement reviews
  • Proactively interacted with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and made recommendations for business and process improvements.
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
BBA
Business Studies
MA
Accounting
6

Audit Associate

Received overall rating of "exceeds" during performance review period.

  • Provided client service to SEC clients in the natural gas pipeline and construction industries and private clients in the energy, recycling, and manufacturing industries.
  • Served in senior role as an experienced associate on quarterly review of publicly traded natural gas pipeline client.
  • Successfully performed tasks usually assigned to an experienced associate within first month with the firm as a result of staffing availability.
  • Performed audit procedures in the areas of cash, revenue, debt, employee compensation, and fixed assets.
  • Maintained productive relationships with client contacts while obtaining an understanding of the business and collecting audit evidence.
  • Completed busy season internship during January 2010 through March 2010.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
7

Senior Audit Associate

Performed daily financial reconciliations utilizing Bloomberg and other financial resources for the largest issuer of Unit Investment Trusts

  • Served as liaison between Unit Investment Trust and International Bank verifying the accuracy of the approved Line of Credit
  • Reviewed and assisted clients with the proper presentation for the Schedule of Investments, Statement of Cash Flows and Financial Highlights
  • Directed client meetings in order to evaluate and test the effectiveness of controls related to the client's legal, investment, and corporate divisions
  • Completed all phases of audit engagements including planning, budgeting, fieldwork, supervising,
  • Assisted clients with the preparation of financial statements, footnote disclosures, and other financial
  • Responsible for the supervision and review of 2-4 associates on numerous engagements by walking
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
8

Audit Associate

Contributed to the year-end financial statement audits for many clients ranging from small privately held companies to large public clients

  • Utilized knowledge of current GAAP in the year-end audit testing in many areas of accounting including revenue, financial instruments, capital assets, operating expenses, employee compensation, inventory, and debt
  • Contributed to the planning, substantive testing, and concluding areas of the audits for several employee benefit plans including 401(k) and 403(b) plans
  • Consistently met and exceeded deadlines and performance expectations as set forth by the engagement team
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MS
Accounting
9

Audit Associate

Performed auditing duties for not-for-profit, banking, distributing and manufacturing clients, as well as other middle market
clients

  • Responsible for developing an understanding of each client's business in order to identify issues and provide recommendations in assigned audit areas
  • Responsible for analyzing and researching financial data and applying appropriate accounting principles and auditing standards to reach and support conclusions related to assigned audit areas
  • Supervised and reviewed the work of first year and intern level staff assigned to respective audit engagements
  • Assisted in designing appropriate procedures and audit programs and modifying audit procedures throughout the engagement
  • Compiled financial statements for clients
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Accounting
10

Audit Associate

Served as audit in-charge and in various key audit staff roles during audit reviews and compilations for governmental, manufacturing, wholesaler, insurance, and non-profit entities

  • Advised clients on both activity level and entity level control objectives and improvements
  • Provided technical accounting support to the external financial reporting function
  • Supported important business transactions by addressing financial / accounting issues and opportunities
  • Experienced in technical engagements such as A-133s, public company, and various retirement plan audits
  • Reviewed newly issued accounting literature and determined client applicability
  • Responsible for budget preparation, engagement team management, and client communication for clients small to medium size.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BBA
Accounting

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