Schlenner Wenner & Co. is a progressive, growth-oriented central Minnesota CPA firm looking for a like-minded individual to join its audit team. An Audit Accountant is an entry-level to three year experienced person who works in a team environment with the audit department. The Staff Audit Accountant will be a fully integrated audit team member that works closely with audit clients and Firm personnel. They consistently strive to demonstrate integrity within a professional environment.
Job Title: Audit Accountant
Location: St. Cloud, MN
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Hours to be Worked: Approximately 45 hours per week; additional hours may be required throughout the year, including Saturdays as required by audit schedule (mostly January 1 – April 15). Must post a minimum of 2,330 hours which includes Paid Time Off and Holidays
Reports To: Audit & Accounting Partners and Managers
Supervisory Responsibilities: No
Work on assigned segments of audit or accounting engagements, in some instances assuming substantial responsibility (under supervision) for small accounting engagements involving assurance services, compiled, reviewed, and audited financial statements.
Stay up to date on Firm policies, procedures, and the AICPA and MNCPA society's rules, regulations and Code of Ethics.
Regularly read and be familiar with pronouncements from the AICPA and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
Completion of CPA exam or is eligible and plans to sit for and pass the CPA examination.
Monitor and communicate progress of engagements in relation to budgets and due dates.
Assist the Firm with any requests that are not covered above in a confidential manner.
Skills Necessary for Success:
Ability to work in team oriented environment
Involved in community through various organizations and networking groups.
Ability to operate independently and “self manage” projects
Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, but able to recognize and support the client’s preferences and priorities
High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with normal activities
Maintains confidentiality at all times
Conducts oneself in a professional manner at all times
Superior analytic skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of accounting systems, communications, well-developed financial analysis capabilities, and demonstrated ability to manage computer software tools.
BA/BS Accounting Degree with 0-3 years of experience in public accounting or financial services is preferred.
Working to obtain CPA license or have passed CPA exam.
Experience with Microsoft Office, Pfx Engagement, Caseware, and IDEA, preferred
Flexible work environment, generally during the Firm’s office hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., including Saturdays as required by audit schedule (mostly January 1 – April 15).
Ability to travel to client sites and events.
Works in a typical office setting.
All interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Allison Bardson, Firm Administrator
Schlenner Wenner & Co.
630 Roosevelt Rd, Suite 201
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Or an e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please call (320) 251-0286 and ask for Allison.
Schlenner Wenner & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.