Senior Governmental Auditor

Summary of Responsibilities

Perform a wide variety of diversified governmental audit functions under the supervision of different Managers and Partners.

Essential Functions
  • Provide timely, high quality client service
  • Preparation of compiled, reviewed and audited financial statements and agreed upon procedures
  • Perform all audit functions and tests as prescribed in applicable audit programs
  • Identify accounting, compliance, and reporting issues
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all current auditing laws and statutes, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and auditing standards
  • Preparation of spreadsheets as deemed necessary
  • Perform other accounting and auditing duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by Managers and Partners
  • Complete continuing education requirements for Governmental Auditors
  • Have working knowledge of governmental auditing
  • Participate in CDS’s Governmental Accounting & Auditing Committee
  • Conduct research related to client work and internal projects
  • Develop mutually beneficial long-term client relationships
  • Responsible for client communication
  • Participate in client meetings and presentations
  • Conduct staff training
  • Supervise projects and assign work as necessary
  • Assist with developing proposals
  • Participate in the audit planning process
Other Functions
  • Actively involved in community, volunteer and/or industry organizations, preferably in a leadership role
  • Network with potential clients, particularly at industry events
  • Promote CDS’s additional services
  • Assist with firm initiatives
  • Mentors staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Managers and Partners
Working Conditions
  • Overtime will be required
  • Regular travel to client sites, meetings, and seminars will be necessary (limited overnight travel)
Education, Experience, and Skills Required
  • Accounting degree or educational requirements to sit for CPA exam required, Certified Public Accountant preferred
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with clients and other staff
  • Must be confidential and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible, team player
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly Outlook, Excel and Word

To apply for this position, e-mail resume Heather Thompson at [email protected].