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Assurance Senior Associate [Affordable Housing or Real Estate]

Company: CohnReznick LLP
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

As CohnReznick grows, so do our career opportunities. As one of the nation's top Professional Services and Business Advisory firms, we foster teams in Advisory, Assurance, and Tax services that value innovation and collaboration in everything they do! - - -Our Atlanta office is looking for a dynamic -Assurance -Senior Associate -to join our Affordable Housing -practice.WHY COHNREZNICK? - -

  • Work-Life Blend: Our team members accrue up to 30 days of PTO depending on their level & take advantage of 17 paid holidays including two weeks off a year when all CR Team members take time off together (July 4th week and Thanksgiving week). - -
  • Parental Leave: Our expanded leave is up to 8 weeks following the birth or placement of a child. - -
  • Flexibility: Our team members have options of being fully virtual, hybrid or in the office based on theirs and the business needs. All full time or part time CR team members are offered a home office stipend upon onboarding to help them get setup at home. - - -
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Whether it's through participation in our Employee Resource Groups such as CR Blac, CR PRIDE, WomenCAN, VMA, CR Green, Raza or AAPI or through CR Cares, our team members give back to the communities they live and work in. - - -
  • Total Rewards: We offer a competitive annual compensation, annual discretionary performance bonus, referral & client bonuses, spot bonus opportunities, 401k match with profit sharing contributions and incentive and support towards achieving the CPA licensure. - - -
    • Learning & Development: Our team members have access to learning opportunities focusing on technical, leadership, and success skills that support their growth and career advancement, not to mention the necessary resources to meet their compliance needs. - - -
    • Wellness resources: Our virtual care programs such as Headspace, Spring Health, Prevention Cloud, and Peerfit help support our team members' mental and physical well-being. - - -
    • Performance Coach: Each CR Team member is aligned to a Performance Coach who will support them in establishing their goals and provide guidance and support along their career path of choice. - -
    • The CR Friend: Your CR Friend will serve as a familiar face when you first join the firm and is someone you can always reach out to. - - -YOUR ROLE. - - -Responsibilities include but not limited to: - -The -Assurance Senior -Associate works directly with Managers and Partners of the firm to support our Affordable Housing and -Real Estate clients. We help our Assurance Senior Associates grow and develop their career through collaborative workgroups and mentoring across peers and managers. Seniors are instrumental in mentoring and developing Associate level staff, and is the primary lead on client engagements walkthroughs, reviewing work papers, and helping to identify/resolve audit issues.Responsibilities:
      • Review and prepare financial statements, footnotes, and work papers
      • Demonstrate professional creativity in dealing with client matters and make constructive suggestions to improve client operations
      • Effectively analyze client transactions, recognizing potential or existing problems, conducts appropriate research, and works closely with managers on resolving the issue
      • Understand the purpose of accounting and general ledger recording procedures
      • Perform accounting procedures and/or tax applications in accordance with firm standards and in an accurate, thorough and timely manner, including proposing journal entries to client general ledgers
      • Serve as the Engagement Lead on specific client accounts, taking responsibility for pre-engagement planning, execution, and final deliverable
      • Develop a detailed engagement work plan, illustrating budgets and schedules
      • Monitor project status against the work plan and communicate schedule adjustments to managers and/or partners
      • Develop a professional relationship with the client and serve as the primary point-of-contactYOUR EXPERIENCE. - - -The successful candidate will have: - -
        • Education: BS/BA accounting; -CPA designation or eligibility to sit is required
        • Minimum 3-5 years of audit & accounting experience in a public accounting arena; specifically with experience in the affordable housing or real estate industry
        • Analytical, technical, and auditing skills including knowledge in US GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB rules and standards
        • Exceptional client service and -communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain -outstanding client relationships
        • Strong leadership, and -mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and -presentation skills
        • Computer expertise including knowledge of audit-preparation software and an understanding of the impact of technology
        • Proven technical skills with MS -Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook; audit software, AuditPro, ProSystems or GoSystems, and -CCH Engagement -experience is a plus
        • Solid organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multi-taskAfter reviewing this job posting, are you hesitating to apply because you don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that we are less likely to apply to jobs unless we meet every single qualification. At CohnReznick, we are dedicated to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we still encourage you to apply. - - - - -You may be just the right candidate for this or one of our other roles. - -Learn moreConnect with us - -CohnReznick is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, clients, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. - For more information, please see - -Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include background check and credit checkIf you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at - -Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and are not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses. -CohnReznick does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are currently engaged by CohnReznick Talent Acquisition Team by way of a written agreement to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that CohnReznick will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.#LI-CD1 #CB #GD #LI-Remote

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