Assurance Job Description

Assurance Job Description

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Assurance provides oversight to ensure Code Quality, Developer Unit and Integration testing tools, standards, and best practices are adhered to.

Assurance Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective assurance job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included assurance job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Apply GAAP and GAAS consistently within complex situations
Write technical consultation memos on GAAP / GAAS issues
Develop audit tools, , practice aids, releases, audit workpapers
Acting as the primary contact for clients regarding complex questions and information
Direct supervision, problem resolution and delegation stages of the overall audit
Oversee marketing, networking and business development within an area of expertise
Ensure engagement profitability involving billings and collections
Advise clients on various economic and regulatory risks within their industry
Resolve complex accounting issues
Document,validate, test, and assess various financial reporting control systems

Assurance Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Assurance

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CISA, CISSP, PMP, ISTQB, GFSI, CCNA, CISCO, CE, SAP

Education for Assurance

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assurance job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Graduate, Engineering, Computer Science, Science, Education, Business, Technical, MBA

Skills for Assurance

Desired skills for assurance include:

Excel
QA methodology and tools
Internal accounting controls and professional standards and regulations
Microsoft Office
Tools
Testing
Code reviews
Operations
GAAS
SQL

Desired experience for assurance includes:

The ideal candidate has related risk working experience in banking sector
Good understanding of financial market fundamentals
Proficient in scripting language like PERL, Python
Operational background a plus
Minimum 4 years experience as QA tester on a software delivery team
Experience scoping test effort, developing a test plan and managing a team to execute that plan

Assurance Examples

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Assurance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an assurance. 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 assurance
  • Conduct system integration testing and manage defects, enhancements and additional requirements by following SEP processes and workflows
  • Oversee User Acceptance Testing and provide support to the user where required
  • Delegate or assume in-charge responsibility
  • Lead the decision-making process for assigned engagements/clients
  • Develop a responsible and trained team through assistance in recruiting, planning assignments, resolving problems, providing direct consultation to staff, evaluating staff performance, and acting as an instructor or discussion leader in professional development programs
  • Understand and assist in execution of growth strategies (research calls, pipeline mgmt., COPs)
  • Develops and strengthens long-term relationships with senior client
  • Provides staff evaluation and guidance during and at the end of each engagement completes annual and semi-annual performance evaluations
  • Preparing and reviewing all necessary financial statement and related disclosures
  • Internal control letters with a focus on quality, thoroughness, and accuracy
Qualifications for assurance
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required 6-12 years of experience working in a large professional services or public accounting firm a plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial statement preparation, audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting and/or tax accounting required with at least 3, but typically 4 +, years of experience as a Manager/Senior Manager
  • Hold an active and “in-good standing” CPA license from appropriate state
  • Strong and effective communication skills including the proven ability to make presentations and respond to inquiries from Partners, clients and public groups
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assurance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assurance
  • Perform audits of financial statements and internal controls of the firm’s clients with engagement team
  • Assist Senior Manager and Manager in planning audit engagements, performing audit procedures and completing audit documentation
  • Research technical accounting issues that arise during audit engagements
  • Prepare financial statements and disclosures to communicate findings and recommendations to senior management and firm’s clients
  • Provide feedback and training to staff
  • Assist in preparation of pass through entity and individual tax returns during filing season
  • Coordinate various phases of engagements
  • Responsible for the daily supervision and development of audit staff
  • Participate in Level Training for junior staff
  • Proactively participates in professional development opportunities, Mentoring Program
Qualifications for assurance
  • CPA License (active/in good standing) from appropriate state
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required with a minimum of 1, but typically 2 +, years of experience as a Senior Associate
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting and/or tax accounting required with a minimum of 1 year experience as a Manager
  • Ability to mentor, train, motivate and manage staff
  • Identify and resolve technical and client service issues
  • Participate and collaborate in the management of the local office
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an assurance. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assurance
  • Manage AdvanceCPA client relationships through proactive check in calls and visits, and timely responses to inquires from assigned firms
  • Deliver audit training in a variety of formats, , seminars or conferences, on-sites (at client locations), webcasts
  • Develop and update CPE courses, , live training, self studies, webcasts
  • Provide assistance via email and phone to clients' questions on our manuals and methodology
  • Assist in recruiting new AdvanceCPA firms by providing product demonstrations
  • Oversee multiple engagements and resolve all legal, regulatory, and accounting issues that arise during the audit engagement
  • Supervise and manage services to our clients, which include preparation of audit strategy and business plans, setting engagement budgets, scheduling audits, selecting staff and assigning workloads, and financial reporting
  • Ensure adherence to company employee safety, food safety and GMP policies
  • Support and provide quality input for product and/or analytical method transfers activities affecting validation and qualification strategies such as product and/or process improvement initiatives
  • Negotiate and establish quality agreements and provide quality input for other business agreements for third party manufacturers, suppliers and partners
Qualifications for assurance
  • Experience with accounting software, ProSystem FX engagement preferred
  • B.S degree in accounting and CPA required
  • Minimum of 5 years current or recent experience in public accounting in an audit/assurance function
  • General knowledge of FASB regulations and GAAP
  • 1-3 years as active audit manager experience
  • Solid understanding of industry specific audit issues relating to organizational issues and attest services in any of the following areas
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an assurance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assurance
  • Provide weekly/monthly reporting analyzing quality data
  • Identify trends in the quality data that will assist with implementing training opportunities
  • Work with the training department to create training material assist with coaching training sessions while focusing on areas of improvement identified through the quality process
  • Performing calibration on instruments
  • Performing cycle counts of Reject locations
  • Assist with the closure of ATS finding & customer complaints
  • Test changes to company information systems
  • Develop test plans and estimates
  • Write moderately complex test scripts and prepare test data for projects
  • Maintain system documentation to include new features and enhancements to current processes
Qualifications for assurance
  • 3 years of audit experience in public accounting
  • Completed educational requirements for eligibility to sit for the CPA Exam
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in public accounting, with extensive experience on assurance engagements, including audits, reviews, and compilations for privately held companies and audits of employee benefit plans
  • Basis business and individual tax knowledge
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks, Peachtree, Microsoft Dynamics, ProSystemFx Engagement, GoSystem RS, FAS Asset Accounting, PPC Smart e-Practice Aids, Checkpoint a plus
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy BBA/BS/MS in Accounting
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assurance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assurance
  • Ensure QC of the discarded material to prevent any failures and report to management as needed
  • Maintain temperature of specimen in received condition
  • Scan shipments into the database
  • Electronically archive requisitions using the document management system
  • Prepare the original requisitions for hard copy archiving
  • Be able to handle and process AP samples
  • Very detail-oriented - sample numbers are 9 digits long and look very similar sometimes
  • Performing and documenting plant inspections
  • Setting parameters on machines for optimum quality
  • Monitoring sanitation
Qualifications for assurance
  • 5+ years audit experience in public accounting
  • Ability and willingness to travel nationwide up to 50% of the time
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of management and clients
  • Exposure to a variety of industries
  • 75% of the time will be spent in our Overland Park, KS office
  • 8-10 years of experience working in public accounting or professional services with financial institutions and/or financial services entities

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