Join an audit team with a national reputation for excellence. Berdon LLP, a top 35 CPA and Advisory firm with clients across a diverse spectrum of industries, has a role for an audit professional committed to delivering an exceptional work product.
Reporting to an audit partner, you will be responsible for the overall planning, organization, and completion of several client audits, with the assistance of a supervisor and junior accountants. You must demonstrate an understanding of the scope and approach to audits of businesses in the HUD and low income housing industry. This position will be a 20% tax compliance and review and 80% audit and assurance.
Developing audit programs and strategies to more effectively handle client issues
Planning and reviewing audits for HUD clients
Planning and reviewing audits of Nonprofit organizations including audits under Uniform Guidance
Supervising, training and evaluating staff
Reviewing internal controls and making recommendations for improvements
Maintaining a knowledge of business developments and their affect on your client
Reviewing quarterly financial information
Resolving problems prior to submission for final partner review
Encouraging a team approach to performing audits
Developing and maintaining strong client relations
Performing tax compliance services for clients
Determining the best tax strategy to optimize the clients’ tax issues
Special projects as needed
Minimum Education and Other Requirements:
An undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting
CPA a must
This role will be a mix of audit and tax
8+ years at a public accounting firm in the HUD and/or low income housing industry
Prior experience with foundation returns (990’s) & Partnerships (1065’s) returns.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
About Berdon LLP
Three simple words say it all: Listen. Solve. Do.
That's why clients choose Berdon and that's why clients stay with us, many for decades and across multiple generations. Our clients know, as do the many bankers, attorneys and other professionals who refer their clients and colleagues to us, that the Berdon team will listen to their issues, solve their problems, and execute the solution to the highest degree.
With that mantra of Listen, Solve, Do, Berdon's professionals keep to the highest standards, deliver technical excellence, and exhibit professionalism in all that we do, in a culture that fosters teamwork and innovation. These principles have been the cornerstone of Berdon since our founding in 1917 and have propelled Berdon to national prominence.
There are no technical silos at Berdon. Teamwork is the basis for our shared growth and excellence as well as the source of client satisfaction. We bring our collective expertise to bear on the client's behalf. With two offices — one in Manhattan and one on Long Island — we do not wait for answers or experts from distant offices to respond to a client issue. This concentration of talent, combined with the collegial atmosphere of the firm, allow us to be nimble and responsive to client issues.