Audit Senior & Audit Staff in the Northern Suburbs

Ingleside, IL 60041 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 05/07/2024 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: NM22.3 Pay Rate: $65,000 - $95,000 Remote: Experience: 2+ Years

Job Description

Accounting Professional, are you ready to take your career to another level with an organization that will have your interest in mind first?   For the past 20 years, CPS has been working with the largest employers, specifically for their accounting and finance needs.   We work strategically with our clients to find and match the best accounting and finance professionals to help improve their business.  

Here at CPS, Inc, we only work with our clients to directly place quality talent for  permanent and full-time  positions.   Our experienced recruiters spend time getting to know you, what type of work and company culture you like, and what your career goals are moving forward.   We use our experience and knowledge of our client companies to find the right match for you.   If you are looking to build your career, ready to take on new challenges, and gain the experiences you have always wanted, we want to work with you! 

Audit Professionals in the Northern Suburbs

Audit Staff and Senior Auditors will be responsible for providing and overseeing high level audit, review and compilation services.  
Specific Duties Include:

?   Participate in planning meetings to help determine audit risks and develop substantive testing plans

?   Assist with engagement administration including audit programs, budgets and engagement letters

?   Plan audits by understanding objectives, structure, policies, processes, and internal controls

?   Establish audit schedules

?   Apply technical skills and work as part of a team carrying out audit tasks

?   Complete segments of audits, compilations and reviews

?   Prepare and develop workpapers to support work completed during an audit or review.

?   Complete audit work papers by documenting audit tests and findings.

?   Perform substantive testing

?   Determine reliability of financial statements.

?   Assist with the preparation of financial statements, footnote disclosures and management letter comments. 

?   Document the execution of specific review and audit procedures performed

?   Prepare Form 990 and related tax returns

?   Work with clients and team members to complete the engagement using specialized training for the accounting industry

?   Maintain and apply professional skepticism to help identify and deliver proper reporting and opinions on financial statements as applicable

?   Keep current on professional pronouncements (i.E. FASB pronouncements).

?   Continue advancing technical knowledge and working knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and other relevant professional standards.

?   Maintain annual CPE requirement



Job Requirements


Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Strong analytical, technical and research skills

Ability to balance multiple priorities and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines

Ability to quickly adapt to changing client and business dynamics

Complete project components and assigned tasks

Identify and communicate engagement issues and engagement progress in a timely and organized manner.

Build strong working relationships with clients and team members

Strong verbal and written communication skills.


  Degree (150 credit hours) in Accounting from an accredited college or university

2-5 years of relevant work experience in a public accounting firm

CPA certification and active license or actively working to obtain CPA

Non-profit audit experience is a plus.

Knowledge of GAAP, GAAS and common audit procedures and techniques.

Basic technology skills, with proficiency in Excel, Word & PowerPoint required.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to listen effectively

Work well under pressure

Meet deadlines with accuracy

Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving abilities

Ability to learn processes quickly and able to multi-task

Maintain a customer service approach focused on exceeding expectations


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About Ingleside, IL

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