Brown Smith Wallace LLC , a forward-thinking, growing and progressive CPA and consulting firm headquartered in St. Louis, MO, seeks an Auditor to join our Family in the St. Louis office! The Firm was recognized nationally for the third time in four years as a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in 2011 by Accounting Today , the premier news vehicle for the profession. Brown Smith Wallace is the only locally based firm to have received this recognition multiple times, including the past two consecutive years. The firm also received the inaugural Work/Life Balance Impact Award presented by the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants in 2009.We have nearly 200 staff members based in three offices across the St. Louis region (St. Louis, St. Charles, MO and Glen Carbon, IL).
Qualified candidates should be seeking to be part of a continually growing firm, looking for opportunity to work with our small to mid-market clients by assuming true in-charge responsibilities with significant client contact and the opportunity to participate in marketing and business development activities.
Our Auditor role will work under the supervision of experienced senior professionals in our St. Louis office. The Auditor is expected to develop, technical skill and judgment relative to accounting principles, working paper and audit procedure techniques, both written and oral communication skills and a strong dedication to teamwork.
Role and Responsibilities
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. Auditor role travel less than 20%.
This role offers the ideal candidate an excellent development environment to learn and tremendous career growth potential. To qualify, all candidates must have:
- Bachelors degree or graduate degree in accounting from an accredited university
- CPA / CPA eligible
- Minimum 2-3 years related work experience as an external Auditor
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills
- Strong dedication to teamwork
Brown Smith Wallace is a full-service CPA and business consulting firm that makes A Measurable Differencefor you, our clients.