PKF O'Connor Davies

  • Audit Staff Associate or Experienced Audit Staff Associate

    Job Locations US-NY-Harrison
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Audit Staff Associate or Experienced Audit Staff Associate should be able to perform a broad range of accounting tasks with direct supervision from an in-charge accountant or manager. This individual will assist the in-charge and/or manager in the development of audit strategy, planning, review and interpretation of audit findings for clients within the Healthcare industry.

    Essential Duties

    • Knowledge of auditing, accounting standards, and application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP, GAAS, & SEC rules, where applicable).
    • Apply technical skills and on the job practices and business processes for clients.
    • Knowledge in the Firm’s computer applications in facilitating the auditing procedures (Engagement, Accounting Research Manager and PPC ETools etc.).
    • Perform internal control testing, document deficiencies and develop comments for inclusion in management letters.
    • Perform risk assessment process, apply knowledge in completing all related forms.
    • Participate in preparation of financial report (statements, footnotes and any supplemental information).
    • Demonstrate an ability to take direction to ensure that assignment quality standards are achieved.
    • Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in written form and develop writing skills for document findings.
    • Plan, organize and work efficiently to identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability
    • Ensure job execution, documentation, consultation and completion in accordance with required policies and procedures.
    • Monitor one’s own engagement task budgets, be aware of out of scope work and proactively communicate potential issues to appropriate team member.
    • Actively participate in learning and development opportunities, formal learning (CPE) and training programs.


    • Start date immediately.
    • BA/BS/MS Degree in Accounting required.
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0 from an accredited college or university.
    • Must have 150 credit requirement to become CPA certified.
    • Accounting internship experience required (CPA firm preferred).
    • 1 year audit experience in a CPA firm preferred.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of basic auditing, accounting standards and proficiency in related computer applications, as acquired through coursework or other training.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
    • Ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research capabilities.
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and recommendations in client related matters pertaining to the audit.
    • Must be willing to travel, via personal car, locally to clients 80%+ of the time (i.e. NYC, Westchester, the 5 boroughs)
    • Must be able to work additional hours as needed.


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