Audit Associate, Federal Audit

Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.KPMG is currently seeking an Audit Associate to join our Audit practice.Responsibilities:Execute the day-to-day activities of Federal audit engagements and support the execution of a high-quality auditMaintain and apply a foundational knowledge of industry-specific accounting literatureUnderstand and apply KPMG's Audit Methodology while preparing clear' well-structured' and effective audit documentationParticipate in client and engagement team interactions in a professional manner' including properly conveying information gathered from the client to the engagement teamIdentify and communicating potential issues and opportunities for audit efficiencies and process improvement to Senior Associates' Managers and PartnersQualifications:Minimum of one year of current and/or recent audit experience in public accounting or one year of current and/or recent federal advisory or accounting experienceBachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and eligible to sit for the CPA exam in their home state and must meet minimum educational requirements for the CPA licensureApplied working knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting proceduresAbility to obtain a US Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time' which requires US citizenshipAbility and willingness to travel as necessaryKPMG LLP (the US member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.