Local Market Group (LMG) - Senior Associate (Assurance)
New Haven , Connecticut
November 20, 2017
RSM621_New Haven

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform reviews and compilations for private companies in various industries such as professional services, manufacturing, distribution, real estate, technology and health care

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements for the client and maintain communication as appropriate

  • Perform the month end close process for clients including preparing various general ledger account reconciliations and maintaining the client’s fixed assets schedule

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes and business objectives, and utilize that knowledge on the engagement

  • Develop and communicate with the client recommendations for business and process improvements

  • Maintain a good working relationship with client personnel to enhance customer satisfaction, and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform assurance services

  • Supervise, develop, train and mentor assigned staff and interns on the review and compilation process, and assess the performance of the staff for their engagement review

  • Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular and consistent basis

 Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and equivalent work experience of 2 - 5 years in either public accounting or private industry

  • CPA designation or currently pursuing requirements

  • Strong analytical, technical and accounting skills, including proficiency in US GAAP

  • Exceptional client service with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships is expected

  • Strong leadership, development, training and mentoring skills

  • Experience in performing or assisting with month end close procedures

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks

  • Strong time management, organizational skills, attention to detail, communication, and interpersonal skills are required

A little about us:
The leading provider of audit, tax & consulting services focused on the middle market.

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