Clearview Group’s Assurance & Advisory Practice is seeking a full-time Senior Audit Associate. Our firm is headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, and while this new hire may work remotely, s/he must reside in the eastern, central, or mountain time zone. Candidates in the pacific time zone will not be considered. This Senior Associate will be expected to travel to our office, client/prospect meetings, conferences, etc., on occasion, as dictated by business need.
Under the general direction of Managers, the Senior Auditor leads and/or participates in the completion of Audit & Assurance engagements to include performing audit procedures, preparing financial statements and management letters, and using audit tools and technologies to analyze client data to provide meaningful insights regarding clients’ financial statements.
Specific responsibilities entail:
-Leading the execution of day-to-day activities of audit engagements for our clients including SEC registrants and non-profit organizations
-Gaining an understanding of assigned clients’ objectives as well as their regulatory and risk management environment
-Identifying and researching clients’ accounting issues
-Coaching, guiding and providing feedback to Staff Associates and/or Interns
-Interacting with clients’ key management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements
-Documenting a comprehensive understanding of clients’ financial and operational processes
-Proactively communicating with the audit team on various aspects of engagements
-Providing exceptional service to clients remotely and in-person, always acting as a positive brand ambassador for Clearview
-Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Accounting
-Minimum 2 years of recent accounting and/or external audit experience in a public accounting firm(s)
-Experience mentoring associates, leading teams and/or directly supervising employees while simultaneously managing multiple engagements
-Experience reviewing, considering, criticizing, and/or auditing financial statements, controls, and accounting policies
-Knowledge of tax and regulatory issues impacting audits, GAAP, and GAAS
-Desire and willingness to become a CPA within an agreed upon time frame (if not already), to include meeting the minimum educational requirements for CPA licensure
-Unwavering integrity and ethics
-Experience interacting with clients, establishing credibility, trust and healthy relationships
-Demonstrable examples of project management, innovative thinking, and problem solving
-Willingness and ability to travel as dictated by business need
What is Clearview?
Clearview (cviewllc.com) is a dynamic CPA and consulting firm, committed to a culture of excellence, offering accounting & finance, audit, income tax, risk advisory/IT risk advisory, state & local tax (SALT), managed IT, and other services. Our firm was built on principles such as accountability, commitment, respect, and trust. It’s not just about the work (the “what”), it’s also about our approach (the ”how”). Our employees understand the importance of supporting one another and focusing on our greater business objectives.
Multiple times, Clearview has won awards as the “Best Place to Work” in Baltimore, “Best Regional Accounting Firm”, “Best Regional Consulting Firm”, “Top Workplace” and more. For details about these and other recognitions, please visit https://cviewllc.com/insights/tag/news/.
Who works here and why?
Our employees bring expertise from Fortune 100, Big 4 Accounting, and other industry leaders to work for our clients. They chose Clearview because of our inviting, entrepreneurial culture and bias towards action. Team members embrace our firm’s “business should be personal” philosophy, build meaningful relationships, make solving our clients’ business problems the top priority, and focus on delivering results that have a real impact on their bottom line.
What’s in it for you?
The greatest benefit for Clearview team members is the peace of mind that comes from being part of a principles- based company where no one gets ahead at the expense of others. We are committed to each other as well as to our firm’s growth and sustainability. A strong firm will continue providing opportunities for our people. Understanding this symbiotic relationship is paramount and is the fabric of Clearview. Additionally, we offer a 401k plan with a discretionary company match, paid holidays, PTO, medical, dental, & vision insurance, career advancement, an employee-centric culture focused on camaraderie, and more.