- St. Louis, MO
Brown Smith Wallace is a nationally ranked top 100 full-service CPA and business advisory firm and one of the Midwest region's most prominent locally owned public accounting firms with a staff of more than 300. The firm serves its long-term base of family owned, private companies with audit, accounting and tax services as well as a wide variety of business consulting services. We serve a wide variety of industries with expertise in broker-dealers, captive insurance companies, construction, financial institutions, health care, insurance companies, manufacturing, not-for-profit organizations, public sector, real estate, retail and startups.
The Auditor will be assigned to assist in field engagements involving attest services including, audits, reviews and compilations. In addition, the auditor may be assigned to assist with business advisory services and other special client projects. In conducting audit services, the Auditor is required to perform auditing duties assigned, prepare working papers, document and evaluate client's internal control over financial accounting, effectively control assigned time on the engagement, adhere to firm policy and AICPA pronouncements including Rules of Professional Conduct, be familiar with current accounting principles and auditing techniques, acquire a working knowledge of the client's business and maintain a cordial but professional relationship with staff and client personnel.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university
- Senior : 3 - 5 years of recent audit experience in public accounting
- Supervisor: 5+ years of recent audit experience in public accounting
- Eligible to sit for the CPA exam
- Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting procedures
- Able to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication/interpersonal/analytical skills
- Strong knowledge and experience of audits in any of the following areas a plus:
- Broker Dealers
- Benefit Plan Audits
- Federal Single Audits-Uniform Guidance
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly sit, talk, listen, and respond. The employee frequently is required to walk and use fingers, tools, and/or various controls. The employee must occasionally stand and reach with arms and hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. Occasionally, the employee will lift up to 25 pounds or more, such as, to lift files, papers and equipment.
The above physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet with frequent interruptions. The employee continuously interacts with staff and/or clients. Travel may be necessary to various client or business sites to perform onsite review/audits, meet with clients and/or the delivery of work product. Additionally, occasional overtime is required throughout the year and may be in excess of 55 hours per week. Further policies may be put into effect during busy season, i.e., no vacation or non-emergency-related personal time away from the office. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.
The information contained in job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Brown Smith Wallace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law. Brown Smith Wallace is committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
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