Audit Associate

Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Aug 16, 2019
Closes
Aug 30, 2019
Ref
222579
Function
Accountant, Finance
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:
Sparks Group, in collaboration with an award-winning federal CPA firm in the DC Metro area, is seeking an Audit Associate to join their dynamic and growing team. In this role, you will help maintain working relationships while demonstrating accounting and auditing proficiency and applying those skills to client situations. This company is featured on multiple organization's top places to work from 2010 - 2019 and offers a very competitive compensation package!

Responsibilities:
  • Serve the needs of the client by planning and performing audits, reviews, and compilations, in addition to any other related client needs
  • Review and assess the client's system of internal controls and supporting documentation
  • Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services
  • Apply innovative methodologies that support an audit
  • Ensure compliance with policies and selected law/regulations
  • Exercise independent thinking skills by making decisions related to engagements to include assessment of engagement risks, determining which procedures to perform to arrive at a desired level of assurance, and evaluating evidence
Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration required
  • 1+ year(s) of accounting and/or auditing experience
  • Position requires US Citizenship
  • Secret clearance is required; Interim Secret clearance is acceptable
  • Experience working with financial statement audits required
  • U.S. Federal government consulting experience is highly desired
  • Proficient skills in MS Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with clients and team members
  • Must be able to travel up to 25%

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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