Remote Audit Senior

Remote Telecommute Accountingfly

Our Client, one of their area’s leading tax & accounting firms, is seeking to add an experienced Remote Senior Accountant/Auditor to their dedicated team. This is a fully remote role, and this client offers a collaborative, proactive, problem-solving approach.  
Job Type
Full time, W2
Location: REMOTE within the US
Compensation $65,000 to $85,000, depending on experience

Position requirements for Remote Sr Accountant/Auditor:

  • Minimum 3 years’ public firm experience
  • CPA license or equivalent
  • Strong audit, accounting and analytical skills
    • Ability to find discrepancies
    • Reconcile accounts
    • Organize information to a clear and understandable format
    • Help client find differences and reconcile
  • Nonprofit experience preferred.   
  • Municipal experience a plus.
  • Single audit experience a plus
  • Proven experience completing audits, reviews and compilations from start to finish
    • Review and assess risk
    • Agree balances to bank reconciliations and investment statements
    • Update fixed asset register for fixed asset additions and deletions and depreciation and accumulated depreciation for the current year
    • Testing and reconciliation of receivables and payables
    • Agree balances and schedules to original source documentation such as receipts, invoices, bills or letters of support.   Recognize items that may not be in agreement
    • Reconcile cash, investments, debt, revenues and expenses to external bank, donor or vendor confirmations
    • Review grant and loan agreements and extract applicable information
    • Update debt schedules
    • Payroll analytics with payroll, benefits, pension, and post employment benefits
    • Reconcile payroll to government reporting forms
    • Analytics of various balances and reconciliations as needed
    • Prepare adjusting entries as needed
    • Testing and analysis of other audit segments as needed
  • Prepare financial statements
    • Adjust trial balance as needed based on workpapers
    • Prepare grouping schedules
    • Review and reconcile financial statement to make sure all statements are in balances and reconcile to each other and to the trial balance
    • Update footnotes
    • Prepare footnotes from examples and modify for client
  • Familiarity with financial software resources such as Thomson Reuters
    • Complete checklists and work programs
    • Understanding of audit procedures and the workpapers that relate to support various procedures
  • Experience with Workpaper CS or other audit software is ideal but training will be provided
    • Link audit workpapers to trial balance
    • Research application of audit principles
    • Import and export information
  • Nonprofit and/or municipal audit experience is ideal but training will be provided
    • Clients range in size from start up to budgets of $40 million
    • Familiar with grants, contributions, and restricted funds
  • Work independently & as part of a team directly serving clients
    • Review work of other staff and answer staff questions
    • Keep manager informed of work progress and ask questions
  • Self-starter with desire and ability to increase responsibility and grow professionally
  • Strong communications skills for both written and oral communications
    • Ability to communicate accounting information clearly to client
    • Experience working in a paperless and remote environment
    • Use of ShareFile or other file exchange software such as DropBox


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