Assurance Associate

At Condley and Company, LLP, our goal is to provide each employee with an opportunity to build their career, make a difference in the world, and have their talents recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our team, and we nurture positive, supportive relationships within our workforce just as we do our client relationships.

A career with Condley and Company, LLP can offer you unique advantages such as diverse projects, experience, and clientele; a healthy work/life balance; direct interaction with partners and client executives; career advancement and support; and competitive compensation and benefits. If you are interested in joining a stable, growing, team-based professional services firm, we want to hear from you. 

To apply, please click HERE and send your resume, cover letter, and college transcript(s) to alyssa.rasco@condley.com. 

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with appropriate accounting hours
  • Foundational understanding of accounting and auditing concepts
  • Analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
Role Success Factors
Client Service Excellence
  • Distinguishes proper communication method with each interaction (phone, email, face to face) 
  • Acts in a professional manner at all times 
  • Aware of client’s expectations (deadlines, deliverables, client protocol, information flow) 
  • Clearly articulates requests and questions to client; takes notes to avoid repeat requests/questions 
  • Maintains high level of organization (open items listing, PBC list, client files) 
  • Reads prior year financial statements and client’s website and actively seeks out information from team members to gain understanding of client’s business and industry
People Management & Relationships
  • Takes the initiative to be a team player (seeks out opportunities to help others) 
  • Serves as a mentor to peers and develops loyalty and trust with team 
  • Successfully adapts to different personalities and working styles 
  • Communicates with team and clients in a professional manner; asks open-ended questions in a tactful manner and communicates engagement status responsibilities on a timely basis. 
  • Holds self accountable for assigned work; seeks continuous feedback 
  • Takes ownership of personal career goals and seeks out mentors, coaches, and advisors within Condley to help achieve aspirations 
  • Attends recruiting and firm events to build practice
Productivity & Business Growth
  • Meets charge hour and realization expectations 
  • Understands importance of budget and the monitoring of it; has basic understanding of realization and margin 
  • Identifies out of scope work: communicates to proper team member in a timely manner 
  • Communicates client concerns/problems to appropriate team member and provides input for appropriate response 
  • Aware of Condley’s business lines (tax, audit, etc.) and client service capabilities
Expertise
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite products and Assurance tools
  • Works independently under general supervision and control to complete and properly document assigned workpapers and audit program steps; makes recommendations within scope of responsibilities 
  • Takes initiative to understand and apply available resources and Condley’s guidance and policies 
  • Understands and applies the risk-based audit approach and related assertions 
  • Responsible for understanding the interrelationship of accounts within transaction cycles to appropriately apply audit procedures 
  • Applies understanding of the complete audit cycle from planning to deliverables and executes appropriate methodologies and audit procedures 
  • Identifies, analyzes and evaluates discrepancies uncovered while performing audit procedures and makes recommendations for resolution 
  • Analyzes financial information and prepares basic financial statements (including footnotes) 
  • Retains learning/knowledge from one client to the next; continuously applies and builds on prior learning; seeks and identifies opportunities for developing efficiencies in audit work 
  • Uses problem solving and analytical skills to interpret and evaluate information and ensures the client’s explanations are appropriately documented 
  • Applies an appropriate level of professional skepticism in performing audit procedures, and takes an appropriate approach when interacting with clients 
  • Demonstrates self-awareness of personal strengths and development areas 
  • Demonstrates awareness of Condley’s risk management policies and procedures (e.g. client confidentiality, client acceptance)
Key Skills to Accelerate Your Career
  • Displays problem-solving skills and effective, insightful and timely communication skills 
  • Good team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn; displays initiative to take on new work outside of comfort zone 
  • Consistently produces a high-quality work product
Key Development Opportunities 
On the Job
  • Interact with Seniors, Managers, Senior Managers and Partners 
  • Daily interaction with clients 
  • Learn more about the various service lines - what we offer as a firm 
  • Attend planning meetings and actively participate in risk and fraud discussions 
  • Take initiative to request exposure to new audit sections and stretch assignments 
  • Seeks exposure to multiple teams/people/work styles from which to learn
Learning & Professional Development
  • Industry-related training
  • Read information provided by Condley and profession to stay current on accounting and auditing guidance
Other
  • Networking:  community and professional organizations, alumni programs, professional networking websites, etc. 
  • Identify mentor(s) – take ownership of career 
  • Begin studying for and taking the CPA exam