Senior Auditor
Fesnak and Associates LLP - Blue Bell, PA

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Senior Audit Associate

If you're weighing your career options and looking for an entrepreneurial company with good growth prospects we have an excellent opportunity for you. This would be the ideal role for someone who enjoys a team based environment while working on sophisticated privately held businesses in industries such as private equity, clean energy, technology (hardware/software), and life sciences. Although we do provide a significant amount of in-house training; to be prepared for this position you will need to have at least 2 years of audit experience with a regional or national firm.

Success Factors:
So what is expected from an individual taking this position? First, you must be comfortable working in a team based environment where there is collaboration both within the audit group and with our other practice areas. Second, our performance expectations are not unrealistic; we expect new employees to go through an initial learning phase no matter what their background. While aptitude is certainly important, we are fully prepared to invest in teaching and developing our people, so it’s important to come with the desire to work hard, learn, and grow professionally. Lastly, we operate in a dynamic environment and our most successful people are very adaptable. Because our audit practice works with privately held businesses, you’ll have the opportunity to help business owners make significant operational changes that really add value to their organizations.

Our employees enjoy benefits such as:
- Competitive pay
- Challenging work that leads to excellent career advancement
- Solid benefits (medical, dental, vision, retirement)
- Flexible hours and summer hours
- Professional development opportunities (CPE, licensing, in-house lunch and learns)
- Company sponsored events (family picnics, holiday parties, happy hours, birthday celebrations, busy season parties, networking events)
- Bonus program
- Comprehensive mentoring program

Responsibilities:
Our understanding of business from a financial and operational standpoint is reflected in our audit approach. This understanding allows us to generate meaningful management comments pertaining to the design and implementation of sound accounting policies and procedures. Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include;

- Work closely with clients and managers to develop audit plans, identify risks, execute fieldwork, and generate audit reports for a variety of clients from emerging businesses to well established middle market companies.
- Work as part of a multidisciplinary team helping to provide industry knowledge and experience
- Manage a portfolio of clients of varying size and scope and act as the point of contact for internal and external clients
- Build and manage client relationships
- Manage teams of audit professionals and assistants working on client projects
- Manage risk and financial performance of engagements including billing and the budget for projects
- Advise clients and be responsible for delivering high quality service and advice
- Participate in and contribute to market and business activities external to the firm

Qualifications:

- 2-5 years of audit experience in an accounting firm
- Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college/university
- CPA license is preferred, but we will help the right individual through the process
- Strong knowledge GAAP and audit procedures
- Good problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to articulate complex information