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Audit Senior (Hybrid Options Available)

Thompson Greenspon

Fairfax, VA

Full Time
Day Shifts



Education & Experience Requirements

3 - 4 years of experience preferred

Job Description

Looking for a fantastic career opportunity and excellent work/life balance with a growing mid-size CPA firm in the metro DC area? Thompson Greenspon is seeking exceptional, experienced senior auditors to join the Firm. We believe our outstanding client service starts with our exceptional team. Employees experience a collaborative work environment, opportunities to learn and grow and challenging and meaningful work, all while experiencing a balanced life.

An audit senior leads or is the senior field personnel for specific audits, reviews and compilations for clients in various industries, including not-for-profit, construction, real estate, government contracting and financial services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Developing relationships with engagement-related client personnel who are responsible for accounting matters

Developing relationships with engagement-related client personnel who are responsible for accounting matters

Maintaining contact with client personnel responsible for the engagement matters throughout the year; possessing a deep knowledge of the client and the client’s business

Identifying planning & consulting opportunities

Planning, directing and reviewing all phases of select engagements

Having the ability to establish workload priorities and work independently

Ensuring delivery of quality client service and maintaining profitable client relationships

Beginning to supervise and mentor team members and delegate work

Conducting research and perform other related tasks

Starting to analyze more complex accounting and/ or tax issues

Being cognizant of time budgets, but does not allow time budgets to sacrifice the quality of the audit procedures

Qualified candidates will have several years of CPA firm experience and will:

Possess and continue to develop a knowledge of GAAP and GAAS related to specific engagements and industries and a general tax knowledge

Continue gaining an understanding for a range of accounting issues including those involving professional judgment such as:

priority for income taxes, revenue recognition, subsequent events, contingencies and industry specific procedures

Be knowledgeable of business trends

Have the ability to review and provide feedback on work prepared by staff auditors in a professional manner

Possess the skill to establish a rapport and good communication with clientele

Be able to gather, organize and summarize information efficiently and effectively

Have the capacity to adhere to budgets and time deadlines

Be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet

Motivate, develop and direct people as they work

Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Have the ability to train, orient and mentor staff

Have their CPA license or actively pursuing

Ranked as a Top Workplace for many years by The Washington Post, Thompson Greenspon knows this is due to the fact that their top priority is ensuring a happy and healthy workplace. The Firm achieves this by:

Focusing on a work/life balance, including:

offering competitive salaries and benefits package, many Fridays off in the summer, free parking and gym access.

Being one of the top 20 accounting firms headquartered in Virginia, the firm provides new challenges, opportunities and exposure to all facets of public accounting and a diverse client base, while still maintaining a personal, collaborative environment.

Fostering career development by providing opportunities for regular training, seminars, continuing education programs and conferences, and sponsoring a mentoring program.

Offering growth potential:

Thompson Greenspon strongly believes in organic growth, many members of their leadership team began with the firm as a staff accountant.

Providing the technology and resources available at larger firms.

If you have at least 3 years of recent experience, visit for more information about this challenging and rewarding position and benefits offered.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individuals race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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