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Senior Audit Associates are in charge with overseeing auditing processes in an organization. Job duties usually seen on Senior Audit Associate resumes are planning auditing processes, assigning tasks to junior staff, conducting risk assessments, submitting reports to audit managers, and finding ways to increase compliance. A well-written resume sample in the field should highlight skills such as auditing expertise, leadership, integrity and reliability, and analytical thinking. Extensive training in accounting or finance is required, and professional certifications like CPA represent an advantage.

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Senior Audit Associate

Knowledgeable in both the private and public sector of accounting including: Legal, Staffing, Distribution, Healthcare,
Retail, and Manufacturing industries, through preparation of work papers, client inquiry, and observation during fieldwork visits.

  • Planned, developed strategy, and supervised fieldwork team in all phases of audit engagements.
  • Prepared financial statements and required disclosures in compliance with regulations and policy.
  • Monitored engagement status and budget requirements for timely and profitable completion.
  • Researched technical issues that arose during the course of an engagement.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Accountancy
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Senior Audit Associate

  • Promoted to Senior Associate to oversee day-to-day operations of audits
  • Supervised 1-3 audit associates at any given time
  • Performed public and private audits of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and PCAOB standards
  • Helped clients implement and test Sarbanes Oxley controls
  • Performed reviews of clients for compliance with Circular A-133/Uniform Guidance
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
3

Senior Audit Associate

  • Senior Integrated PCAOB & SOX audit, having experienced acquisition/ASC 805 Business Combination accounting, inventory step-up, contingent earn-out, rollover equity, treasury stock repurchase, discontinued operations, debt modification/extinguishment, and introduction of new foreign entities
  • Execute all phases of the audit process including planning, substantive testing, financial analysis, present audit findings to management, prepare financial statements and issuance of opinion.
  • Experience a wide variety of industries, including technology, manufacturing, not-for-profit and Employee Benefit Plans.
  • Interact and develop relationships with CFOs, Controllers, and accounting staff to accomplish the required tasks associated with an audit.
  • Manage and train teams up to three staff members, ranging from no experience to multiple years of experience.
  • Identified, researched and resolved various technical accounting issues to ensure proper accounting treatment and financial statement disclosures including Fair Value Measurements (ASC 820), and Goodwill Impairment (ASC 350), etc.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
4

Senior Audit Associate

  • Act as in-charge for teams of one to three associates
  • Maintain effective time management while simultaneously working on multiple engagements
  • Communicate with clients to obtain required financial data for purposes of performing and completing fieldwork
  • Assist in the audits of both private clients and public registrants within the Retail and Media and Telecommunications industries
  • Perform substantive audit procedures over various balance sheet and income statement accounts such as debt, goodwill, intangibles, and revenue
  • Perform analytical procedures to identify unusual or unexpected trends in relation to prior performance and expectations
  • Perform walkthroughs and conduct internal control testwork to ensure compliance with COSO framework
  • Interact with Audit senior management to develop more efficient testing strategies using data analytics to comply with firm guidance
  • Mentor staff and facilitate their understanding of testing around their assigned audit areas as well as aid in applying firm guidance
  • Promptly communicate issues to the engagement team and work with management to resolve them while maintaining meaningful relationships
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting

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