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Current Opportunities

Staff members are selected to join our firm based primarily on academic credentials, experience, integrity and an aptitude for the profession. We seek professionals who enjoy direct client contact and a high level of individual responsibility. We believe that our continued growth depends on the quality of our staff and so we offer excellent benefits, competitive salaries and a continuing education program.

We encourage you to consider each opportunity listed below and submit a cover letter and a resume via email to kdavis[at]grfcpa[dot]com, so we can determine whether your background and qualifications make you a suitable match for our firm. All resumes are acknowledged and remain under active consideration for six months from the date they are received.

Open Positions

Audit Senior/In-Charge Auditor -Full-time/Exempt

Essential Functions:

  1. Adhere to the Firm’s system of Quality Control.
  2. Perform diversified accounting, auditing and tax assignments under the direction of supervisor, manager or partner.
  3. Demonstrate competency in technical skills, work quality and application of professional and firm standards.
  4. Meet time constraints and client deadlines.
  5. Participate in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  6. Direct and instruct audit staff in work to be performed and working paper review.
  7. Determine the scope of the work to be performed and select the transactions to be tested. Review and comment on results.
  8. Prepare and index working papers; perform various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing standards to verify accuracy and validity of client’s financial matters.
  9. Suggest client tax planning ideas to supervisor, manager or partner.
  10. Prepare routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of partner or manager; write comments for management letters.
  11. Draft reports including footnotes.
  12. Look for opportunities to cross-sell other GRF services.
  13. Assist in planning and organizing daily activities, setting priorities and ensuring tasks are performed.
  14. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive firm and client information.
  15. Prepare other reports, projects and duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and at least three to five (3-5) years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks.

Demonstrated Skill, Ability, Certificates and Licensure Requirements

  • Effective written and oral communications with employees, vendors, partners and clients.
  • A current and valid certified public accountant’s license or actively seeking CPA certification.
  • Must be a member in good standing of the American Institute of CPAs.
  • Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting programs.
  • Aptitude for skills required to bring in new business.

Continuing Educational Requirements

  • Minimum of 40 hours of continuing professional education is required each year.
  • May participate in career development to improve managerial, communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Audit Associate -Full-time/Exempt

Essential Functions:

  1. Adhere to the Firm’s system of Quality Control.
  2. Audits client-prepared trial balances, financial statements and schedules using computer software program.
  3. Identifies and reconciles discrepancies between schedules and financial statements.
  4. Recalculates depreciation expense as required.
  5. Performs audit, review or compilation procedures under the supervision of managers, supervisors and/or seniors.
  6. Under direction of senior, proofs financial statements, audit reports and other documents.
  7. Performs other accounting and auditing duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel, including those requiring a working knowledge of tax accounting principles.Other “In-Charge” Functions (depending on incumbent’s knowledge and experience):
  • May assist in planning and scheduling engagements.
  • May assist in more complex phases of an engagement including report writing and tax return preparation.
  • May act as lead accountant in various assignment phases.
  • Such other duties as may be assigned.

 Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 0-3 years related experience

Demonstrated Skill, Ability and Licensure Requirements

  • Effective written and oral communications with employees, partners, and clients.
  • Proficiency with computer spreadsheet software and calculator
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive firm and client information
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles
  • Either hold a current and valid certified public accountant’s license, or be in active preparation to sit for the CPA exam.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

 

Audit Supervisors -Full-time/Exempt

Under direction of a Partner, lead the audit process for mid-to-large corporate clients and c3, c4, c6 non-profit clients by performing auditing; including staff oversight and client advisory services.

Determine scope of the work system-wide and, select transactions to be examined, reviewed, and/ or compiled.  Analyze results with critical eye to offer an audit opinion.  Supervise and instruct audit staff on scope of work and working paper review.  Examine and verify accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports under generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing standards using CPA-gained knowledge.  Review and ensure legal and regulatory compliance in clients’ sophisticated accounting systems by interviewing client employees, management and Board of Directors to see if they understand organization’s policy and procedures, and laws and regulations.  Analyze for fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.  Recommend controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.  Draft financial reports including footnotes; prepare and index working papers to document audit procedures performed.  Comment, in management letters, on identified deficiencies in the organization’s internal controls that might either be significant deficiencies or material weaknesses.  Plan and perform due diligence audits of financial statements during corporate consolidations, reviewing data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures.  Follow OMB A-133 Audit Compliance Requirement Circular for c3 and c4 nonprofit clients.  Follow rules and make schedules of findings for clients benefitting from major federal programs.  Go through personnel files and checking 401K elections as required by Dept of Labor when the employer has more than 100 employees for ERISA.  Determine whether the organization’s objectives are reflected in its management activities, and whether employees understand the objectives.

Requires Bachelor’s (or educ. equiv.) Degree in Accounting, CPA + five (5) yrs. (post-degree, progressive) experience (or alternatively Master’s + three (3) yrs.) in Job Offered or related occupation, which experience must have included running audits for c3 and c4 nonprofits and mid-to-large for-profit corporations and demonstrable experience supervising audit teams, handling multiple projects simultaneously, and advising client management on system controls.

Resume to Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, 4550 Montgomery Ave, Suite 650N, Bethesda MD 20814 or hrdepartment[at]grfcpa[dot]com.  Refer to “Spvsr-1”