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Associate Audit September 2025 - Chicago



Sep 22

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

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  • The candidate must have effective time management, strong communication skills, problem-solving attitude, attention to detail, ability to work under pressure & against deadlines. A bachelor's or master's degree in accounting, eligibility for the CPA exam, technical accounting knowledge, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, & prior internships in public accounting are preferred.
  • The candidate will be responsible for conducting audit tests on various financial statement accounts, reconciling account differences, analyzing financial data, assisting in drafting management letter comments and audit reports, and participating in client meetings.


  • 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


  • 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


What qualifications do I need for the Associate Audit position at FORVIS?

To qualify for the Associate Audit position at FORVIS, you should be an accounting student striving for CPA eligibility.

What kind of industries will I be working with as an Associate in Audit at FORVIS?

You will work with clients from a variety of industries as an Associate in Audit at FORVIS.

Will I receive coaching and guidance from experienced staff and management at FORVIS?

Yes, you will be coached by our experienced staff and management personnel as you develop your skills and career path at FORVIS.

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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.


  • 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.