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Associate Audit July 2024 - Chicago

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FORVIS

Sep 22

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Accounting & Tax
    Banking & Finance
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the Associate Audit role must have effective time management, strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. They should possess problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and be proactive in taking initiative. A bachelor's or master's degree in accounting, eligibility to sit for the CPA exam, and solid technical accounting knowledge are necessary. Prior internships in public accounting firms and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite are preferred.
  • The Associate Audit will conduct audit testing on financial accounts, reconcile differences, analyze financial data, draft management letter comments and audit reports, and participate in client meetings.

Requirements

  • Effective time management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team as well as independently
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate positions require a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting
  • Associates must be eligible to sit for the CPA exam in the state in which your office will be located
  • Solid technical accounting knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior internships in a public accounting firm performing audit work

Responsibilities

  • Completing audit testing on financial statement accounts such as cash, accounts payable, or fixed assets
  • Working with client personnel to reconcile account differences and analyze financial data
  • Helping to draft management letter comments and the audit report
  • Participating in client meetings alongside FORVIS partners and managers

FAQs

What qualifications are required for this Associate Audit position in Chicago?

Candidates for this position should be accounting students striving for CPA eligibility.

Accounting
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees
2022
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

FORVIS is a professional services firm that provides assurance, tax, and advisory solutions to clients across various industries. The company focuses on helping businesses and organisations navigate complex financial landscapes, enhance performance, and achieve their strategic goals. By leveraging deep industry knowledge and innovative approaches, FORVIS aims to deliver tailored, high-quality services that drive growth, ensure compliance, and add value to its clients' operations. The firm is committed to fostering long-term relationships and supporting clients' success in an ever-changing market.

Benefits

  • Flexibility

    Our team members enjoy many resources and programs to help them integrate their personal and professional lives. These include generous time off, leave opportunities, and flexible work schedules, so they can take the time they need to recharge.

  • Financial Security

    We want our people to feel confident about their financial future. That’s why FORVIS offers a variety of programs and initiatives to help set you up for long-term success beyond your normal compensation, including a 401(k) plan.

  • Lifestyle Benefits

    No matter where you are in life’s journey, we invest in a wide range of lifestyle benefits to help you explore, develop, and thrive in your interests and well-being.

  • Physical Well-Being

    We value your health. Whether you’re looking for a simple checkup, brighter smile, or new lenses, we’re here to help you become your best self. Our comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans are designed to support you in reaching your health goals and unlocking your full potential.