Paraprofessional Accountant

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for accurate and timely routine audit processing of receipts and disbursements, identifying discrepancies, documenting and reporting.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
•    Know and understand the client’s and Firm’s policies and procedures.
•    Possess a working knowledge of our Firm’s and its clients’ technology, including the use of CD-ROM,          e-mail, Internet, the use of spreadsheets, word processing, tax preparation and time/billing software.
•    Obtain working knowledge of auditing, accounting and tax research techniques and the various research sources in the Firm library.
•    Perform assigned audit procedures for specific accounts and transactions under the supervision of more experienced auditors.
•    Become proficient in the drafting of reports, management letters, memos and other required communication identifying key issues and concerns.
•    Assume responsibility for the completion of audit work papers under the supervision of more experienced staff.
•    File and maintain schedules, work papers and client documents.
•    Attend and participate in project update meetings and other client meetings, as appropriate.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

•    Be in pursuit of a Bachelors of Science Degree, with a minimum of 10 hours accounting and auditing.
•    1-3 year’s accounting experience.

SKILLS:
•    Detail oriented, excellent communication skills, and the ability to learn quickly.

PERSONAL RELATION SKILLS:
•    Must be able to positively interact with people on a daily basis.
•    Able to take constructive criticism.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    May be required to oversee the work of other s from time to time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
•    Willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as requested by Members to meet project mandates and goals. 
•    May be required to work on client/provider premise from time to time with approximately 20% travel.

 
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