Accounting & Audit Job Description

Accounting & Audit Job Description

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Accounting & audit provides direct oversight of the daily general accounting and financial reporting operations; ensure that all transactions are recorded in a timely manner and are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Accounting & Audit Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform control design assessments of a given topic across all applicable areas within the Firm
Apply cross business issue themes and emerging risks to audit coverage
Proactively develop staff through meaningful on-the-job training
Develop personal training/development plan to remain current on industry trends, technical pronouncements, and identify training needs among the staff
Serve as the point of contact for clients regarding audits, reviews, compilations and tax returns
Meet client deadlines
Perform other tasks assigned
Perform audit work, including reviews and compilations
Review internal controls processes and procedures in accordance with GAAP
Summarize and communicate process findings to management with written and verbal presentation for recommendations for potential operating changes

Accounting & Audit Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting & Audit

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CISA, CGFM, CDFM, CGMA, CFE, PMP, CIA, MAR

Education for Accounting & Audit

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Employers hiring for the accounting & audit job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business/Management, Business, Education, Business/Administration, MBA, Management, Information Technology, Taxation

Skills for Accounting & Audit

Desired skills for accounting & audit include:

Federal Government’s financial and management responsibilities
Experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
OMB Circular A-123 documentation
Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
Testing and reporting requirements
International Financial Reporting Standards
Internal control objectives and generally accepted accounting principles
Enterprise risk management concepts
Federal accounting and transaction process
Risk assessment

Desired experience for accounting & audit includes:

Experience with a large variety of clients and professionals
Business level English and native level Japanese skills
Exposure to the financial industry
US CPR, ACCA, CFE,CTA or other relevant qualifications
Implement tax advisory engagements with clients
Review corporate/individual tax returns

Accounting & Audit Examples

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Accounting & Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting & audit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting & audit
  • SOX Controls Design and Testing
  • Liaise with Labor Relations on Guild and Union Audits
  • Maintain and update the Production Accounting Manual
  • Enforce Production Accounting Policies & Procedures on all shows
  • Maintain Accounting Controls Compliance (System Access, Approvals, Segregation of Duties, Reporting)
  • Cash Forecasting and Reporting
  • Perform other special projects as requested by the SVP Production Finance
  • Supervise 2 Accounting Clerks
  • Light Travel for Audits
  • Timely tracking and following up on open audit and regulatory issues with the accountable parties and escalating to management, when required
Qualifications for accounting & audit
  • Experience and strong knowledge with Japanese corporate/individual income tax
  • Experience of at least 3 years with accounting firms
  • CPA/CPTA licence
  • Great communication skills and multitasking abilities
  • Business English and fluent Japanese skills
  • Internship to 3 years of experience in Accounting or Audit
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting & audit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting & audit
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, new regulations and reporting requirements that may have an impact on our clients
  • Assume a high level of responsibility for project planning and delivery of services at a professional standard
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, new regulations and financial reporting requirements that may have an impact on our clients
  • Provide recommendations to clients on improvements in internal processes for compliance with relevant regulations and financial reporting standards
  • Participate in preparing and facilitating training for clients
  • Responsibility for auditing select areas of a client balance sheet and income statement
  • Meet client deadlines for preparation of reports, completion of audit procedures, which will require overtime and utilization of effective time management skills
  • Manage internal audit staff responsible for auditing Treasury, Capital Markets, Accounting, Finance and related Risk Management (Market, Liquidity, Capital) functions other diverse lines of business and specialty areas
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of Accounting, Treasury, Capital Markets, related Risk Management functions, have an understanding of Basel II, 2.5, and III requirements related to market risk, equity and securitization treatments and capital calculations
  • Assist the Vice President and Managing Vice President in the planning, organizing, directing and monitoring of internal audit operations and have staff management responsibilities including hiring, training, and evaluating staff, and taking corrective action
Qualifications for accounting & audit
  • CPA with current license to public practice
  • Prior experience as outsourced controller preferred
  • Participation in firm’s marketing and recruitment efforts including contributions to RFP’s and candidate assessment
  • Applicants should be eligible to obtain and hold an active U.S. Government Clearance
  • Prior experience in a Corporate Treasury Accounting function or audit of a Treasury function
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting for financial instrument under IFRS and UK GAAP including hedge accounting
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an accounting & audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting & audit
  • Apply business, technical, and industry knowledge to assess business risk, identify and design risk-based tests of key controls
  • Communicate the results of audit projects to management via written reports and oral presentations
  • Provide input into the development of the annual audit plan
  • Participates in team oriented projects
  • Responsible for financial reporting to management
  • Assists with general ledger accounting and consolidated accounting
  • Participates in integrated auditing
  • Prepares presentations to management
  • Assists in the preparation of financial statements
  • Analyzing and test i ng information for accuracy and completeness
Qualifications for accounting & audit
  • Experience in valuation of financial instruments
  • Experience in risk management, Treasury strategies, systems and Governance and Controls would be an advantage
  • Ability to interact and build business relationships with clients and other professionals across the firm
  • Desire to work in an advisory environment and build a business and a career in professional services
  • You should be a team player and be able to work well with individuals from across disciplines, across cultures and seniority
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, or Business Management preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accounting & audit. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting & audit
  • Proposing corrective courses of action
  • Presenting recommendations and results to leadership, and determining amounts i dentified and captured
  • Perform all self-audit per internal timetable / frequency set by FC / DOF (involving the audit of operating areas at weekend / late evening / early morning)
  • Production & communication of audit actions plans
  • To arrange meetings with Dept Heads as appropriate (minuted)
  • Maintain adequate audit documentation to evidence audits
  • Preparation of audit plan timetable / ongoing updating and execution of plan
  • Perform audit verification checks on AP payment documents submitted for payment
  • Perform audit verification checks on all expenses submitted to Finance by other departments
  • Perform formal communication / training to other departments to ensure policies are enforced
Qualifications for accounting & audit
  • Participation in cross-service line advisory projects
  • At least 10 years of experience in auditing, at least 10 years of experience in risk management, or a combination
  • At least 8 years of experience in capital markets, treasury and accounting
  • At least 3 years of experience in banking or the financial services industry
  • Master’s Degree in Auditing, Master’s Degree in Accounting, Master’s Degree in Finance, Master’s Degree in Economics, or Master of Business Administration
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Risk Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Investments and Derivatives Auditor (CIDA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
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Accounting & Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting & audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting & audit
  • Ongoing follow-up of departmental action plans addressing audit weaknesses
  • Preparation of information for QuickBase submission
  • Recommend / initiate changes in processes / workflow for control improvement
  • Advising clients on IFRS and UK GAAP conversions
  • Assessing the impact of new accounting standards such as IFRS 9 and assisting clients with implementation
  • Providing financial instruments accounting expertise in a wide variety of cross-service line advisory projects
  • Supporting a new business unit by improving the efficiency of the reporting process through analyzing the operational aspects and making adjustments to the financial reporting rules and booking of instruments in the source systems
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in accounting
  • Pursuing or is in the process of completing an accounting technician qualification
  • Hold a Payroll qualification with IPASS
Qualifications for accounting & audit
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or similar discipline, Economics, Business Administration
  • 5+ years or progressive CPA firm Audit experience with at least 2 of the most recent years in NON-Profit audit
  • Good leadership, managerial, communication (written & verbal), and relationship skills
  • At least 1 year of casino specific accounting/audit experience and 1 year of supervisory experience and/or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, or military experience
  • At least 6 years of experience in audit, at least 6 years of experience in accounting, at least 6 years of experience in risk management, at least 6 years of experience in financial analysis, or a combination of these

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