Staff Accountant - Audit

Insero & Co CPAs LLP - Rochester, NY

Full-time
Staff Accountant

Take Your Career to a Higher Standard with Insero & Co. CPAs

Location: Rochester, NY

Insero & Co. has grown into one of the premier accounting and business advisory practices serving companies in Upstate New York. One of our core values noticed by all is that we are Passionate about People - we manage from the heart. This value is recognized by others based on our Best Places to Work philosophy.

For the eight-straight year, Insero & Co. was named as one of Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for, gaining a prestigious spot on the 2019 list in the medium-sized category.
For the sixth year in a row (2014-2019), we were selected as one of Rochester’s Top Workplaces by the D&C and Energage. We have ranked within the top 10 positions in the small business category all six years on the list.
In 2019 and 2018 we were named one of Central New York’s Best Places to Work, sponsored by BizEventz, and the Central New York Business Journal. In addition, our firm was ranked one of the 2015 Best Places to Work for Millennials.
Insero & Co. employs more than 150 people across four locations in Rochester, Ithaca, Cortland, and Watkins Glen and is a top tier public accounting firm in New York State. We take pride in our people and they take pride in adding value whenever they work with a client. We hire the most competent people, and we invest heavily in training and technology. We offer excellent advancement opportunities for motivated individuals seeking a career in public accounting. Our clients include individuals, government and not-for-profit organizations, and businesses ranging from privately held family businesses to multi-national corporations. These clients represent many industries, including service, manufacturing, distribution, high-tech, telecommunications, education, social services, and real estate.

We are also more than just a regional accounting firm; Insero & Co. is an integral member of the RSM US Alliance, the national accounting firm association of RSM US LLP. RSM is the leading provider of assurance, tax, and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 9,000 people in 86 offices nationwide. RSM US LLP is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 38,000 people in over 120 countries.

We are seeking to hire multiple Accountants to join our growing practice with start dates available in June 2020 and Oct 2020. These are full-time positions with our organization and would work out of our office in Rochester, NY.

Responsibilities:
Becoming familiar with the firm's policies, procedures, and technical resources.
Working on engagements primarily in audit, but potential exposure to tax.
Assisting team in conducting audits, reviews, compilations, and other assigned tasks.
Preparing assigned financial statements as needed.
Supporting the Senior/Manager through maintaining a good working relationship with client personnel and other team members and demonstrating an awareness of the client's business.
Promptly informing the appropriate person of any difficulties that you may experience with an assignment/task that could affect our scheduled deadlines.
Bringing issues for inclusion in the letter of representation or management letter to the appropriate Engagement Manager.
Performing and recording all work in compliance with our firm policies.
Developing an understanding of the standards of the profession and progress toward passing the CPA exam.
Assisting in administrative functions, practice development, and practice management as assigned.

Requirements:
Qualified candidates should have excellent communication skills, self-confidence, and be self-motivated and capable of working productively in a professional environment. Must be conscientious, detailed-oriented and have excellent organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with either 150 credit hours or MBA/Master’s degree is required along with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Technology savvy along with basic knowledge of spreadsheet and database applications is required; experience with financial/accounting software applications is a plus. Internship assignments involving auditing or tax preparation experience is also a plus.