The Audit Associate is responsible for learning and applying technical skills and working as part of a team carrying out audit tasks under close supervision of Audit Seniors, Managers and Partner.
Actively develops technical skills on the job and through formal training.
Builds strong working relationships with clients.
Effectively documents work.
Identifies and communicates engagement issues as well as engagement progress in a timely and organized manner.
Assists in developing new business proposals, budgets and fee quotes.
Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assigned tasks, including:
Completing segments of audits, compilations and reviews.
Assisting with the preparation of financial statements, footnote disclosures and management letter comments.
Assisting with engagement administration including audit programs, budgets and engagement letters.
Preparing Form 990 and related tax returns.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong analytical, technical and research skills.
Ability to balance multiple priorities and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to quickly adapt to changing client and business dynamics.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting.
CPA certification and active license.
3+ years work experience in a public accounting firm. Non-profit audit experience is a plus.
Basic knowledge of GAAP, generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs, QuickBooks, ProSystem fx Tax, Engagement and Document software (or equivalent software).
About Thompson Derrig & Craig
Thompson, Derrig & Craig is a local, full service CPA firm that believes in the value of relationships. TDC places significant value on flexibility in the working schedule. We understand that the 8 to 5 traditional work schedule may not be an environment in which each employee can maximize their contributions to the firm. While we expect high performance from our employees, we also respect the importance of faith, family values and personal matters. The firm culture is family-friendly and leadership has always maintained an "open-door" policy regarding communication. The firm is proud to provide a supportive environment that fosters learning and communication. We also offer excellent long-term growth in a professional environment with a wide range of benefits and competitive pay.