Audit Associate

Johnson Lambert LLP Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 4 days ago


With over 30 years of experience, Johnson Lambert is one of the nation's largest insurance-focused firms that provides audit, tax and consulting services. We pride ourselves on the excellent reputation we have achieved while serving our clients in the insurance, not-for-profits, and employee benefit plan industries.

We are currently seeking an Audit Associates to join our growing team. As part of the Johnson Lambert team, you'll work in an environment where your entrepreneurial spirit will thrive as you build upon your technical skills, take on leadership opportunities, and collaborate with a highly motivated workforce and client group.

What's the job like?

  • Actively participate in client engagements from start to finish, including planning, executing, directing and completing audits and managing to budget

  • Document and test client internal controls

  • Analyze client accounts and financial statements through risk assessment procedures, internal control testing, substantive procedures and analytics

  • Engage in and assist in client interviews, primarily relating to internal controls and specific account analysis

  • Research and develop solutions to technical issues related to the client's business or proposals

  • Supervise, train, and mentor new associates and interns on audit processes

  • Plan work in appropriate priorities and sequences

  • Supervise, train, and mentor new associates and interns on audit processes

  • Proactively communicate with appropriate management regarding work status, schedule requests, and time/budget variances, etc.

  • Manage work time appropriately to ensure client expectations and deadlines are consistently met

  • Develop professional relationships with clients and demonstrate appropriate behavior at all times at client site

  • Maintain professional standards of the firm and client confidentiality

  • Develop technical skills through on the job experience and formal channels, such as seminars, in-house CPE training, etc.

  • Participate in CPE relevant to work assignments and maintain compliance with firm CPE requirements

  • Contribute to a positive work environment by building strong working relationships at peer, mentor, and team levels

  • Actively participate in Career Development Program (CDP) activities, including leadership, recruiting, marketing, and professional areas

What you'll need for success:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • 150 Credit hours to sit for the CPA exam

  • 0-1 years of work experience in public accounting

  • A strong track record of leadership

How JL will support you and your career:

  • 25 days of paid time off for all professional level employees

  • Half-day Fridays during the summer

  • Employer-subsidized medical & dental benefits for both employee and family

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Financial support for CPA review course and exam fees

  • 2 paid days off annually for personal community service activities

  • A true "open-door" policy at all levels

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