2020 Entry Level Associate - Audit/Tax

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CohnReznick

2020 Entry Level Associate - Audit/Tax

Boston, MA
+17 locations
Hartford, CT
Stamford, CT
Roseland, NJ
Holmdel, NJ
Hicksville, NY
Bethesda, MD
Baltimore, MD
Falls Church, VA
Austin, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
White Plains, NY
Chicago, IL
Charlotte, NC
Sacramento, CA
San Diego, CA
Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    CohnReznick currently has an exciting career opportunity with the Assurance and Tax teams located in our Hartford, CT office. We are looking for an Entry Level Associate to join our team.

    If you are:

    • A highly dedicated professional with impressive credentials and driven by new challenges and growth opportunities
    • A team player who believes in providing world-class client service and interested in becoming immersed in various industries
    • Looking for a work environment that values and promotes camaraderie, collaboration and giving back to the community

    Look ahead. Imagine more. And consider joining the CohnReznick team.

    We offer:

    • Endless opportunities to contribute to the 11thlargest professional services firm in the US
    • A unique culture that values collaboration in everything we do
    • A team of professionals driven by a sense of excellence, integrity, commitment to lifelong learning, respect for one another, adaptability, and making a difference
    • A network of 2,700 professionals committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and giving back to the communities in which we live and work
    • Varied career paths supported by strong professional development programs and resources
    • A flexible work environment with competitive benefits

    Audit Associate Specific Duties

    • 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)

    Tax Associate Specific Duties

    • Tax Associates are responsible for becoming familiar with Current tax theory and performing procedures in accordance with firm standards and in an accurate, thorough and timely manner
    • Work on a variety of client deliverables including preparation of tax returns using tax trial balance
    • Identify potential tax issues and prepare tax adjusting entries and tax trial balances based on audited or client provided trial balances
    • Research filing requirements and tax issues using internal revenue code, treasury regulations and other relevant authorities/guidance
    • Review tax returns and ensure accuracy and completeness
    • Manage daily client workflow and multiple client projects at any given time
    • Draft tax technical memorandums

    Personal and Professional Development:

    • 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
  • 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.)

    About US CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, combining the resources and technical expertise of a national firm with the hands-on, entrepreneurial approach that today's dynamic business environment demands. Headquartered in New York, NY, and with offices nationwide, CohnReznick serves a large number of diverse industries and offers specialized services for middle market and Fortune 1000 companies, private equity and financial services firms, government contractors, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. The Firm, with origins dating back to 1919, has more than 2,700 employees including nearly 300 partners and is a member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors.

  • Industry
    Accounting
  • Locations
    Los Angeles, CA • Sacramento, CA • San Diego, CA • Hartford, CT • Stamford, CT • Atlanta, GA • Chicago, IL • Boston, MA • Bethesda, MD • Baltimore, MD • Charlotte, NC • Roseland, NJ • Holmdel, NJ • Hicksville, NY • New York, NY • White Plains, NY • Austin, TX • Falls Church, VA
  • 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.