2019 Entry Level Associate (Audit) - Bethesda, MD

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CohnReznick

2019 Entry Level Associate (Audit) - Bethesda, MD

Bethesda, MD
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities
    • Audit Associates are responsible for becoming familiar with accounting and auditing procedures and performing procedures in accordance with firm standards in an accurate, thorough and timely manner
    • Work on a variety of client deliverables including preparation of financial statements, performing lease testing, payroll testing, cash disbursement testing, auditing accounts payable, performing searches for unrecorded liabilities, maintaining confirmation logs and preparing audit work papers
    • Resolve audit issues obtaining evidence and making inquiries of clients
    • Understand clients’ accounting systems
    • Understand and apply concepts of materiality and audit risk
    • Prepare work papers that are informative, indexed, cross-referenced and can easily be understood and explained
    • Manage daily client workflow and multiple client projects at any given time
    • Alert CohnReznick management in a timely fashion of any issues, constraints, challenges, and/or scheduling conflicts that may arise in completing the assigned task(s)
  • Qualifications
    • Undergraduate or Master’s Degree in Accounting
    • Minimum of 3.0 in both your major and overall
    • CPA Eligible/150 credits required upon your start date
    • Leadership positions in extracurricular activities are looked favorably upon, as well as working part-time to supplement your college education
    • Some experience in an accounting environment a plus
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment
    • General computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)

    Desirable Personal and Professional Development Skills

    • Demonstrate accounting proficiency by pursuing and passing the CPA exam
    • Earn confidence, trust and respect from clients and colleagues
    • Continually develop technical skills and industry knowledge
    • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, creativity, independent thinking and sound business judgment
    • Represent the firm in positive and professional manner
    • Develop an ability to motivate and train self
    • Actively participate in CohnReznick internal development programs, including staff training courses
  • Industry
    Accounting
  • Fun Fact
    CohnReznick’s New York headquarters features a state-of-the-art innovation lab which facilitates in-room and online ideation, problem solving, and visualization.
  • About Us
    CohnReznick provides accounting, tax, and advisory services. CohnReznick provides deep institutional knowledge, global perspective, and comprehensive technical skills across a number of industries.