Join Akram As Audit/Tax Staff

We’re Akram & Associates, a rapidly growing CPA firm with a boutique firm approach. Drawing from decades of experience in investment management and financial services, our Accountants provide expert accounting, audit and tax advice to a range of alternative investment management firms and their investors, including hedge funds, fund of funds, private wealth management firms, private equity and venture capital funds. 

Job Description

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be having 1-2 years proven relevant experience.
  • Assisting and supporting the senior accountants and managers in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting, auditing, consulting, and tax departments

Skills & Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting.
  • Already passed the CPA examination.
  • Meets educational requirements for CPA licensure.
  • Solid understanding of accounting, audit and basic tax issues.
  • Ability to utilize firm technology to enhance client services.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe computer programs; QuickBooks or other Accounting software experience is a plus.
  • Previous experience in Tax software is a plus.
  • Previous experience in general accounting is helpful.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide timely, high-quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the auditing of all required financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables.
  • Assess risk along with design and communicate audit procedures to engagement teams. 
  • Understand and utilize our Audit Methodology for financial services clients (hedge fund, private equity, and venture capital).
  • Prepare audit work papers and financial statements in addition to notes to financial statements.
  • Prepare individual and business income tax returns and help tax seniors on tax planning.
  • Identify technical accounting matters early and assess impact on financial statements; coordinate with firm specialists as needed.
  • Subscribe to and actively read industry publications and share relevant information with clients as considered applicable.
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues to senior audit staff as they arise.
  • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to Partner.

Join our team today and develop experience that will last you a lifetime. Akram & Associates provides a refreshing contrast to the stressful, less-than-personal settings of larger firms. Imagine your delight at never feeling tax-season burn-out, while also receiving a competitive pay package.

Please mail resume to:

Akram | Assurance, Advisory & Tax Firm
206 High House Road, Suite 106
Cary, NC 27513

You can also email your resume to  HR Manager, Ana D'occhio at

Akram is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Akram & Associates PLLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Akram & Associates PLLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Akram & Associates PLLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Best Accounting & Audit Firm | Start-up & Emerging Funds

Akram is a winner in the Hedgeweek Americas Awards for consecutive 3 years 2021, 2022, and 2023

"We have been voted “Best Accounting Firm for Start-up & Emerging Funds by Hedge Week”.

Akram is a winner of “Best Audit Firm" by Private Equity Wire US Emerging Managers Awards 2024.
PEW Best audit Firm Award

Contact Us for Investment Fund Accounting Solutions

We understand that clients in the Alternative Investments arena are extremely prudent. At Akram, we provide high-end, tailored fund accounting services with careful planning and an unmatched responsiveness that only a boutique accounting firm like ours can deliver. Contact us today to learn more about our specialized assurance, advisory, and tax services for hedge funds, commodity trading advisors, private equity and venture capital funds, digital asset funds, insurance dedicated funds, real estate funds, day traders, investors, family offices, and high net worth individuals.