2021 - Fall - Audit Associate

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2021 - Fall - Audit Associate

Charlestown, MA +28 locations
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Position Description

    At RSM, associates work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment - not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.

    Examples of the candidate’s responsibilities include:

    • Understanding clients' needs and expectations, their business and industry, accounting and control systems, employees, company values and industry-related GAAP and GAAS issues
    • Developing an understanding of the RSM audit approach and tools
    • Assessing risks and evaluating the client's internal control structure
    • Performing substantive tests and tests of internal controls to identify and resolve accounting or reporting issues
    • Drafting financial statements under prescribed formats
    • Communicating engagement findings with teams and clients
  • Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum B.A / B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited university by the time employment commences
    • Accounting major
    • Meeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employment
    • Travel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations
    • Ability to travel up to 25%
    • A minimum 3.0 GPA is preferred

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Office
    • Ability to work as an effective member of a team
    • Motivated to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Client focused
    • Ability to multitask

    You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective. Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood. RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Locations
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  • About Us

    RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market, which is the engine of global commerce and economic growth. With over 11,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada and a global presence in 120 countries, our purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities. As first-choice advisors, we are focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet our clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

    Through a supportive, caring culture, our people are empowered to be their authentic selves, make an impact, own their futures and achieve their personal and professional aspirations. Together, our people’s individual talents and diverse perspectives strengthen our teams and enhances the unique insights that we provide to our clients.