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At Bennett Thrasher, we offer the expertise and opportunities of a large accounting firm, while providing a commitment to culture and a family-like work atmosphere. By joining our firm, you’ll have immediate opportunities to collaborate on meaningful work with clients in a variety of industries, and work together with other associates across practices. You’ll not only be able to dive into... challenging projects with a diverse set of clients, you’ll also have opportunities to participate in firm activities that reflect your individual passions; from our Business Resource Groups to the BT Foundation.

We work hard to help our clients solve challenges, but we also believe in taking time for what matters and offer benefits for you that reflect this mindset. We offer a competitive benefits program that includes generous vacation time, exceptional opportunities for growth and flexibility in both our dress code and work model. Apply today to learn more about how you can excel in a career with Bennett Thrasher.

Bennett Thrasher (“BT”) has an opening for an Audit Senior. This individual will be working as part of a team and utilizing resources to add value to clients. They will be responsible for the direction and leadership of audit field work, assignment of detailed work to staff and review of work papers.

Responsibilities
• Develops effective working relationships with clients and firm associates
• Gains a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes and business objectives, and utilizes that knowledge throughout engagements
• Communicates (both verbally and electronically) effectively to clients and firm associates
• Analyzes accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to financial reporting and procedural standards
• Performs key risk audit procedures that require appropriate understanding of account balances and related technical guidance
• Proficient at preparing financial statements, including related disclosures, while utilizing firm resources
• Plans and performs audits in accordance with BT audit methodology using effective delegation to maximize engagement efficiency
• Recognizes potential audit issues from basic analysis of financial statements and performance of audit procedures and effectively communicates them to the team
• Researches technical areas and presents own conclusions prior to discussing with managers/partners
• Supports interns and staff in professional development and by being available throughout engagements
• Effectively manages staff while in the field
• Contributes and supports new ideas on internal processes and client engagements
• Provides suggestions for work papers in a timely manner and coaches associates through thought provoking and directional review notes
• Works with members of the engagement team and management to identify and resolve any client issues discovered during engagements
• Practices timely and effective communication to management and engagement team regarding performance, including any related obstacles
• Gives and receives feedback to minimize repeated errors and apply new concepts
• Plans and performs operational and financial audits to ensure that financial statements are fairly presented in accordance with GAAP
• Participates actively in training and developmental opportunities, both as an attendee and as a facilitator
• Takes ownership of assignments to ensure timely completion and professional development
• Participates in Firm events year round including but not limited to recruiting, associate meetings, BT Foundation volunteer events, firm outings, etc.
• Actively studying and preparing for the CPA certification

Qualifications
• Undergraduate degree required, Master’s preferred
• 2+ years of audit experience is required
• Actively studying and preparing for the CPA certification if not already obtained
• Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements is required
• Demonstrates appropriate understanding of financial reporting including Firm, FASB, GASB, AICPA accounting and auditing standards
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
• Proven time management, organizational and prioritization skills

Bennett Thrasher is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
Atlanta GA USA

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