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Assurance Accountant

  • Job Number 527689
  • Type Permanent
  • Location St. Louis, MO
  • Pay $50,000 - $80,000
  • Referral Bonus $500

Assurance Accountant

Job Description:

One of the nations leading accounting and professional consulting firms with a strong presence in the Midwest seeks to hire Assurance Accountants for their Chicago office. By making it a priority to help build and protect their clients` interests, they have been a leading player in this space for over the past 65 years.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of assurance engagements of various clients in accordance with the highest standards
  • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to other engagement team members
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Direct communication with clients
  • If designated as In-Charge supervise, the assurance staff assigned to the engagement
  • Participate in the budget process

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related degree
  • A minimum of two years of current and or recent audit experience in public accounting
  • CPA designation preferred.
  • Strong technical skills including the ability to effectively utilize technology and the commitment to learning in a technology environment
  • Excellent supervisory, analytical, research and leadership abilities
  • Have the ability to meet challenging client requirements, and possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel required)