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Audit Senior

Company Overview

Founded in 1969, MBAF is ranked nationally as a Top 40 accounting and advisory firm and has been named one of the Best of the Best firms in the country by INSIDE Public Accounting for many years running. At MBAF, we are committed to creating an engaging and supportive workplace for our employees. That’s why MBAF has been named a 2017 South Florida Business Journal Best Places to Work finalist and a 2017 Accounting Today Best Accounting Firm to Work For.

More than 600 highly qualified employees serve domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries and practices from our offices across the country. We offer a complete portfolio of services including assurance, tax and accounting, advisory, private client wealth, and technology consulting. We are known for our expertise, reputation, hands-on service to our clients, and commitment to our community.

Position Summary

As an Audit Senior at MBAF, you will be in charge of each stage of the audit (planning, fieldwork and wrap-up), including but not limited to preparing financial statements and disclosures; improving client processes and accounting procedures; and training and supervising audit staff.

Responsibilities

  • Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing financial audits and managing to budget.
  • Supervise, train, and mentor staff and interns on audit process and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.
  • Work with audit team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during audit process.
  • Research and analyze financial statements and audit- and tax-related issues utilizing databases, and employ audit software to review and compile financial information.
  • Maintain good working relationships with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.
  • Interact proactively with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Assist senior management on proposals and business development calls.
  • Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.
  • Engage in recruiting efforts as needed.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training sessions.
  • Manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting (150 semester hours of education preferred)
  • CPA or eligibility to sit is highly desirable
  • Two to four+ years of progressive public accounting experience with in-charge auditing
  • Strong technical accounting skills with proficiency in US GAAP and GAAS
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and audit prep software
  • Exceptional client service skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and effectively lead projects
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites

Benefits

The perks of being an MBAF employee go far beyond the basics of a typical accounting firm. MBAF’s staff can enjoy flexible work schedules, internal clubs like The Women of MBAF, participating in company sports like yoga or flag football, volunteering for non-profit initiatives, and attending training programs through MBAF University. Our traditional benefits include healthcare coverage, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, paid transportation and parking (depending on the office), vacation time of about 3 weeks not including holidays.

“At MBAF, we strive to create a supportive and enjoyable work environment for our employees because we understand that they are our greatest strength,” said Tony Argiz, CEO and Chairman of MBAF.

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