Audit & Tax Staff work closely with the audit & tax departments as well as directly with the Founder to assist in finalizing client audit engagements and tax preparations.
Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- assisting and supporting the senior accountants and managers in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting, auditing, consulting, and tax departments
Role and 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.
Qualification and Education Requirements
- Undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting.
- Should be preparing for or 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.
- Applicant should demonstrate a willingness to learn new tax and audit software and be willing to commit the time required to get a firm grasp on the intricacies of the software.
- Experience with Consolidated Financial Statements
- Adaptability and ability to quickly pick up unfamiliar software and be able to learn efficiently.
- Developed or willingness to develop Soft Skills; i.e. communicating with clients, a personable attitude, patience in both learning and explaining key and difficult tax concepts to clients.
Job Type: Full-time
Please email your resume to HR Manager, Ana D'occhio at Ana@aifundservices.com.
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