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Senior Accountant, CPA firm Audit

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Job Title: Senior Accountant, CPA firm Audit
Location: Remote, Pennsylvania (Remote Based)
Hiring Company:
A CPA fim committed to using accounting knowledge to help clients develop their organizations to their fullest potential is seeking a Senior Accountant (Audit) to join their team. The firm is equally committed to growing their team members to their fullest potential. As a Senior Auditor, you’ll report to a Manager and benefit from their guidance and support.  
Job Type:

*Must have CPA firm experience
Full time, W2
Location: REMOTE within the US
Compensation: $65,000- $85,000 DOE

  • Minimum 3 years’ public firm experience
  • CPA license or equivalent
  • Strong audit, accounting and analytical skills
  • Proven experience completing audits, reviews and compilations from start to finish
  • Familiarity with financial software resources such as Thomson Reuters
  • Experience with Workpaper CS or other audit software is ideal but training will be provided
  • Familiar with grants, contributions, and restricted funds
  • Work independently & as part of a team directly serving clients
  • Self-starter with the desire and ability to increase responsibility and grow professionally
  • Strong communications skills for both written and oral communications
    • Ability to communicate accounting information clearly to client
    • Experience working in a paperless and remote environment
    • Use of ShareFile or other file exchange software such as DropBox
  • Nonprofit experience preferred. Municipal experience a plus. Single audit experience a plus

Responsibilities of the work you’ll be doing include but are not limited to:

  • Complete audits, reviews, and compilations from start to finish
    • Review and assess risk
    • Agree balances to bank reconciliations and investment statements
    • Update fixed asset register for fixed asset additions and deletions and depreciation and accumulated depreciation for the current year
    • Testing and reconciliation of receivables and payables
    • Agree balances and schedules to original source documentation such as receipts, invoices, bills, or letters of support.   Recognize items that may not be in agreement
    • Reconcile cash, investments, debt, revenues, and expenses to external bank, donor, or vendor confirmations
    • Review grant and loan agreements and extract applicable information
    • Update debt schedules
    • Payroll analytics with payroll, benefits, pension, and post-employment benefits
    • Reconcile payroll to government reporting forms
    • Analytics of various balances and reconciliations as needed
    • Prepare adjusting entries as needed
    • Testing and analysis of other audit segments as needed


  •  Prepare financial statements
    • Adjust trial balance as needed based on workpapers
    • Prepare grouping schedules
    • Review and reconcile financial statement to make sure all statements are in balances and reconcile to each other and to the trial balance
    • Update footnotes
    • Prepare footnotes from examples and modify for client


  •  Additional activities including but not limited to:
    • Complete checklists and work programs
    • Understanding of audit procedures and the workpapers that relate to support various procedures
    • Link audit workpapers to trial balance
    • Research application of audit principles
    • Import and export information
    • Review work of other staff and answer staff questions
    • Keep manager informed of work progress and ask questions


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