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Senior Auditor
Ref No.: 18-04742
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 90,000.00 /Year
Senior Staff Accountant

The Firm seeks a Senior Staff Accountant for the New York office to perform external audit functions, with a focus on employee benefit plans. The candidates will work alongside staff, managers, and partners, and will be provided with mentorship and ongoing feedback to promote learning and growth.

Senior Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
– Interface with client personnel to obtain records and information pertinent to the audit process.
– Gain an understanding of client business operations, procedures, and needs.
– Prepare and review audit workpapers.
– Prepare and review client financial statements.
– Prepare and review forms 5500 and 990.
– Organize and delegate work to less experienced staff.
– Mentor less experienced staff.
– Prioritize competing work demands, and manage time appropriately.
– Maintain organized and neat work areas so that workpapers and files can be easily reviewed by others.
– Keep colleagues, managers and partners informed of progress and the need to make adjustments to scheduled work.
– Represent the Firm in a positive light by maintaining a professional demeanor, dress, and attitude at all times.
– Follow established procedures, but suggest innovative, progressive ideas where appropriate.

Senior Staff Accountant Qualifications:
– 3-5 years of audit experience in a public accounting setting.
Experience auditing employee benefit plans required; prior exposure to labor unions preferred; prior exposure to real estate clients preferred.
– Experience in the preparation of Forms 5500 and 990 preferred.
– Bachelor's Degree needed
– CPA license, 150 credits and sit in eligible or Master's Degree needed
Candidate MUST live on Long Island or be OK with commuting there daily
– Proficient in MS Office Suite required. Preferred experience with Prosystems Engagement and Tax software.