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Senior Auditor

Company name
LaPorte, A Professional Accounting Corporation

Location
Metairie, LA

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Responsibilities
• Executing the day-to-day activities of audit engagements of various clients

Conducting audits and other engagements using a team approach to
coordinate and manage the inclusion of tax and other advisory team
members on the engagement
• Efficiently manages fellow assurance
team members, primarily on financial statement audits, from planning the
engagement, coordinating with client, timely review of team members
work, and timely reviews of team members engagement performance

Maintaining long-term focus on client relationships by maintaining
client contact with appropriate individuals throughout the year
• Ensuring compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
• Identifying and communicating accounting and auditing matters to managers and partners
• Recognizing opportunities to provide additional services to new or existing clients

Preparing complex financial reports, including statements, footnotes,
supplemental information and all other client deliverables

Researching a complex accounting topic and forming a conclusion to be
reviewed by an appropriate team member and presented before the client
• Coaching and developing fellow staff members, including interns and through senior associates
• Assisting in the development and training of new staff
• Recruiting for future staff hires

Job Requirements

Requirements
Credentials & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• CPA certification preferred
• 2-5 years of public accounting experience with a national or regional firm
• Public accounting experience within an Assurance Department at either the Staff or Senior level

Knowledge & Skills
• Working knowledge of GAAP, SAS, and audit procedures
• Proficiency with computer audit applications and technology
• Strong communication skills, oral and written, so that client
interactions are handled with professionalism and with a sense of
wanting to help the client succeed
• Ability to handle multiple engagements simultaneously, while maintaining consistency and accuracy
• Ability to successfully interact with staff as well as clients’ internal accounting staff and business owners
• Willingness to participate in Firm activities that contribute to the community through philanthropic efforts
• Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism including the ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
•Presentation
skills necessary to confidently present at an audit committee meeting,
industry or trade association and for an office event
Travel Requirements
•To accommodate the needs of clients, 20-30% time will be spent traveling.

Company info

LaPorte, A Professional Accounting Corporation
Website : http://laporte.com

Company Profile
Established in 1946, LaPorte is one of the largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the region, with over 150 personnel in New Orleans, Houston, Baton Rouge, and Covington.

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