2018 - Fall - Audit Associate

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Associates work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment - not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.

Audit Associates serve our clients by:

  • Understanding clients' needs and expectations, their business and industry, accounting and control systems, employees, company values and industry-related GAAP and GAAS issues
  • Developing an understanding of the firm's audit approach and tools
  • Assessing risks and evaluating the client's internal control structure
  • Performing substantive tests and tests of internal controls to identify and resolve accounting or reporting issues
  • Drafting financial statements under prescribed formats

 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • 1-2 years of public accounting audit experience
  • Meeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employment
  • Travel to assigned client locations is required
  • Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of external audit experience in public accounting
  • Experience working with clients across industries such as manufacturing, real estate, financial services, non-profit, government
  • CPA certification or on track, preferred

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req2278
Line of Business: Audit
SubFunction: None
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req2278
Location: 8020 Excelsior Drive, Suite 100, , Madison, WI US
Region: Great Lakes Region
Job Category: Audit/Assurance
Employment Type: Campus Associate
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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