With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.
CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States. With more than 35 offices and more than 2,000 professionals, we serve the country's growing mid-market public and private businesses. MHM provides high-quality audit and attest services while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.
CBIZ & MHM are devoted to providing you with a challenging, motivating environment to guide your success in this profession. Training is provided through the Associate Professional Development (APD) program which is specifically designed to build on the foundations of your college studies to develop advanced accounting knowledge. In this program, you will benefit from:
National level training resources and technology
Development of leadership and networking skills
Exposure to multiple clients within diverse industries
Mentoring by Managers & Directors
Connecting personal success with CBIZ & MHM success
CBIZ is the 10th largest accounting*, tax, and consulting provider in the nation. Our two New England offices are located in Boston and Providence and have a combined 200 people, including 35 Managing Directors. We uniquely combine national resources with local decision-making by experienced, New England-based professionals who are dedicated to strengthening our clients' financial positions.
The Audit Associate works as a member of the Client Services group of MHM in providing outstanding service to our valued clients. This position performs many entry-level accounting duties and will also work directly with corporate clients, under the supervision of upper-level management.
Essential Functions & Primary Duties:
Gain an understanding and assist in planning multiple audit assignments in Real Estate, Construction, Nonprofit, Manufacturing and many more industries
Execute solid understanding of accounting and auditing principles, quality control standards and technology implementation procedures relative to individual client assignments
Participate in client assignments from beginning to end
Identify and communicate audit issues, technical matters and improvement opportunities with senior associates, managers, and partners to resolve client issues discovered during the audit process
Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to increase customer satisfaction and to strengthen client relationships
Pledge to provide exceptional service to every client by providing individual attention, responsiveness, and commitment to understanding their goals and needs
Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, client confidentiality, and personal conduct
Assist with training and mentoring junior associates and interns on MHM audit methodology
A successful candidate will have:
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
CPA eligible and/or desire to obtain certification preferred
Internship experience in accounting or related field preferred
Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and audit project management skills, and have basic knowledge of GAAP and GAAS rules, procedures and standards
Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results driven team oriented environment
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, intranet and audit software
Must be able to travel based on client and business needs