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Federal Audit Senior Associate

Company: Clifton Larson Allen
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Federal Senior Audit Associate specifically provides assurance services to federal clients. They perform significant audit and review engagements for clients, while building client relationships and assuring continued close personal attention to client needs. The Senior is also responsible for training and coaching new staff members in preparation to take on more complex assignments and additional engagements. The Senior demonstrates project leadership qualities by assuming supervisory role, and delegating work effectively.

The below functions reflect the general details of the essential work activities of this position and are not all inclusive. Other activities may be assigned.


  • Performs the detail work of audits, review, some compilations, and other assurance services for clients.
  • Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Helps build detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Supports multiple client engagements of varying size and complexity, on time and within budget, and communications progress and audit results to supervisors.
  • Keep manager/principal aware of engagement status and problem areas.
  • Completes assigned portions of engagements with consistency and accuracy and within tight time frames.
  • Proactively interact and communicate with clients to gather information to ensure timely engagement wrap-up.
  • Audit complex areas/transactions as well as prepare financial statements and related reports. May begin to direct small audits at the two year level.
  • Schedule, delegate, and review the work of Associates. Supervise, train, and mentor Associates.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Experience: Two years of experience as an Associate minimum.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Certification/ Licenses: Eligible to sit for CPA exam.

Shortly after you apply you will receive an invitation with additional information. CLA has partnered with Pymetrics to allow you to showcase your potential and help us get to know you a little better. The Pymetrics games take 20-30 minutes to complete and there are no right or wrong answers - so we hope you have fun! Following completion of the Pymetrics games, CLA will view the Pymetrics results alongside other information as part of the application review process.

CLA exists to create opportunities for our people, our clients, and our communities. We are a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/

Keywords: Clifton Larson Allen, Arlington , Federal Audit Senior Associate, Other , Arlington, Texas

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