Assurance Senior Associate Job Description

Assurance Senior Associate Job Description

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Assurance senior associate provides accounting advisory service, including but not limited to statutory and other audit advisory, local GAAP to US GAAP differences and reconciliations.

Assurance Senior Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Keeping abreast of latest developments as they affect GAAP and the Firm's standards and policies
Have a key role on audit assignments
Report directly to a Manager/Senior Manager and ultimately to a Director/Partner within the audit practice
Obtain written confirmations of a certain matters
Make judgments on significant estimates or assumptions that management made when they prepared the financial report
Oversee audit engagement from start to end with support for management
Conduct various audits throughout the year
Work collaboratively with tax, SALT and business valuations teams
Interaction with clients, ability to make recommendations and suggest improvements
Overview of internal controls and risk evaluations

Assurance Senior Associate Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Assurance Senior Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CISA, CISSP, CFE, CGEIT, CIPP, CIA, CBCP, CISM, CA

Education for Assurance Senior Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assurance senior associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Accountancy, Information Systems, Business, Computer Science, Education, Technical, Sciences, Finance/Economics, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Skills for Assurance Senior Associate

Desired skills for assurance senior associate include:

GAAS
Audit-preparation software and an understanding of the impact of technology
US GAAP
PCAOB rules and standards
ProSystem Fx
Software
FAR and CAS
Audit software CCH
CaseWare
GAAP

Desired experience for assurance senior associate includes:

Maintenance of electronic data and records
Make judgments on significant estimates
Detailed knowledge of internal accounting controls, audit process and professional standards and regulations
3+ years audit and tax experience in public accounting arena
Demonstrated writing skills a must
Strong analytical skill set and application

Assurance Senior Associate Examples

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Assurance Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of assurance senior associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assurance senior associate
  • The ideal candidate will have senior level experience within a public accounting firm and have expertise in all aspects of external audit engagements
  • Responsible for robust product disposition procedures and the quality oversight of all product quality holds and field actions impacting the Distribution Centers
  • Responsible for evaluating the company’s quality and distribution process capabilities against company and industry standards and regulatory expectations
  • Perform review, approval and tracking of cGMP processes, procedures, documents and records, including but not limited to Nonconformances, CAPAs, Change Control records and Validations
  • To ensure the inclusion of Quality Assurance and compliance requirements are part of a project’s overall deliverables
  • To retain knowledge within the Quality Assurance function and sustain compliance to stabilise and strengthen our new and existing businesses
  • Contribute to the review and approval of project technical transfer plans
  • Contribute to the review and approval of qualification and validation protocols and reports
  • Perform quality project activities in accordance with the CSL Quality Management System
  • Project Management Plans, Scope Documents and Validation procedures to meet the requirements of all codes, regulations and CSL policies
Qualifications for assurance senior associate
  • In-Charge experience with supervising associate members while running multiple engagements
  • 1+ year in-charge experience with supervising associate members while running multiple engagements
  • The ideal candidate will have Senior Audit level in-charge experience within a public accounting firm
  • Expertise in all aspects of external audit engagements
  • Minimum of one busy season in-charging engagements
  • Healthcare focus, exposure to non-profit and/or governmental clients beneficial
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Assurance Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an assurance senior associate. 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 senior associate
  • Provide an independent Quality assurance review of relevant project and operational documents
  • Comprehend internal and external audit findings through similar projects and establish appropriate mitigations at BMW
  • Contribute to internal Quality audits and pre approval inspection post approval inspections
  • Prepare, review, implement and maintain project documentation for governance activities and regulatory submissions
  • Contribute to project changes and quality risk management activities
  • Ensure all project quality outputs comply with relevant regulatory requirements
  • Participate in the assessment of project based events and deviation management
  • Assists with the review and approval of all quality documentation SOPs
  • Assists in the evaluation of failure through notice-of-event (deviation) reports
  • Coordinates and performs, as required, internal and external audits of contract manufacturers and vendors
Qualifications for assurance senior associate
  • Frequent side-to-side turning of neck, walking, standing, bending and stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting at waist, moderate wrist torque to twist equipment knobs and dials
  • Occasional squatting, kneeling, reaching above and at shoulder height, moderate grasping to manipulate reference books and manuals
  • 1+ years of experience serving clients in the insurance industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or related field preferred
  • Quality Auditor certification, or equivalent, is preferred
  • Coordination with distribution (product returns, managed quarantines, communicated product releases
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Assurance Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assurance senior associate. 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 senior associate
  • Liaison to other departments and teams including Digital Technology Services, Digital Marketing Services, communications work group, and assurance teams across the Firm
  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts to develop forms, practice aids, checklists and assurance guidance, as necessary
  • Research and stay abreast of current developments in audit and accounting standards
  • Monitor and stay in tune with current trends and developments in the audit profession, including technological developments
  • Exercise strong organization and project management skills to ensure appropriate deadlines are met
  • Change Control including SCN’s (Supplier Change Notifications)
  • Photo Library
  • Project team participation in support of day-to-day responsibilities
  • Own and revise procedures
  • Work with Quality Assurance (QA) management and staff to establish and adhere to a consistent test methodology
Qualifications for assurance senior associate
  • A team player who understands project lifecycles and the dependencies that a project may place on their role
  • Computer knowledge to include databases, spreadsheets
  • Technical Skills – Excellent knowledge of manufacturing/packaging operations for evaluation of batch status
  • Communication – Listens carefully and gets clarification
  • Conduct and undertake the full end to end review process in respect of RIT, from identification of the applicable rating universe, proposed sample selection, testing, reporting, and remediation
  • Collate testing on a quarterly basis
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Assurance Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of assurance senior associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assurance senior associate
  • Conducting QA audits for the Operations Business Units which have downstream financial impacts
  • Reporting, analyzing, and making suggestions to processes and procedures to improve Operations efficiency, timeliness, and accuracy
  • Providing reporting statistics to managers based on audits preformed to allow mangers to effectively performance manage their employees
  • Creating best practices, process maps, establish standards for scoring, consult with management and support business units
  • Contributing to key functional, tactical, and operational aspects of operations
  • Identifies and reports deviations, as appropriate
  • Performs technical review of documentation during and post-execution of cGMP activities
  • Creating an end-to-end test plan
  • Collaborate with clients to analyze information needs and functional requirements
  • Investigate, review, and approve nonconformance investigations
Qualifications for assurance senior associate
  • Facilitate strong engagement across different R&CA teams to respective issues are fully considered, in support of R&CA’s One Team approach
  • Support the Management Committee by contributing to presentations to the business and credit teams on findings to ensure continuous improvement of the risk culture within the organisation
  • Participate in and contribute to planning discussions, maintaining awareness of key trends, escalating concerns as necessary
  • Strong financial and business analysis skills and good understanding of risk issues
  • Good understanding of risk rating models
  • Strong knowledge of Risk objectives and related group policy framework
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Assurance Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assurance senior associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assurance senior associate
  • Ensure the Quality Management System is implemented, maintained and reviewed in accordance with cGMP regulations
  • Work within electronic systems such as SAP, MES, Trackwise, and EDM Quality
  • Assist clients and executive team members in defining and executing the Audit planning activities
  • Identifying and communicating IT audit findings to Senior Management and clients
  • Helping identify performance improvement opportunities for assigned clients
  • Supervising Associates and Interns on engagements
  • Serving as a liaison between financial services clients and upper management
  • Own Quality records (Supplier Change Notifications, Change controls and deviations), manage and drive records to closure independently
  • Ensure the record is documented in in GMP system completely per applicable SOPs
  • Perform LIMs data entry and other data entry related tasks
Qualifications for assurance senior associate
  • CA /ACCA/ACA is essential
  • Enthusiasm to contribute to the growth of the business
  • You will have experience of interacting with clients at all levels and developing/maintaining business relationships, ideally in government & public sector although private sector experience will also be considered
  • Well developed judgement in the field of credit risk management and analysis
  • 2-6 years of audit experience required, preferably in a Big 4, National or Regional accounting firm
  • Must be able to be located in Charlotte, North Carolina

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