• Audit Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/11/2019 4:44 PM)
    Job ID
    Experienced Hire
    Kristin Finnerty
  • Position Summary

    Are You Ready to Take Control of Your Career Path?

    We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated
    Audit Senior to join our New York City office.


    The Firm

    UHY Advisors, Inc. is one of the leading professional services firms in the US. UHY LLP, certified public accountants, and UHY Advisors, Inc. work together in an alternative practice structure, to provide comprehensive audit, tax, advisory and related services to clients in a wide range of industries.  We serve companies ranging from mid-sized to the Fortune 500, throughout the United States and around the globe.  We have offices across the US and, as a founder and independent member of UHY International, we have access to international resources in nearly 320 business centers and in excess of 92 countries.

    Our firm’s commitment to client service is personable, value-added and cost-effective. Our goal is to exceed your expectations on every engagement. We share our clients’ vision to improve profitability, enhance growth, avoid financial pitfalls, minimize taxes and preserve wealth. It’s a philosophy we call “The Next Level of Service”.


    The Team

    The Audit practice client base mirrors the diverse and vibrant industries operating in the Metro New York region including technology, manufacturing and private equity. Our Audit team serves closely held and publicly traded companies.


    An Audit Senior Accountant is newly in a position of advanced technical aptitude and supervisory responsibilities.  A Senior must be able to handle more complex assignments than the staff, begin to learn the complete process of managing all tasks regarding client work, and take a lead role in developing/reviewing the work of less experienced staff. 




    • Perform and assist with audits, reviews and compilations for clients in various industries
    • Prepare and analyze financial statements and evaluate internal controls
    • Assist with the coordination of the day-to-day duties of planning, fieldwork and wrap-up
    • Deep understanding of accounting and reporting standards
    • Develop reasonable time budgets and coordinate audit requests to meet time constraints and client deadlines
    • Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient
    • Communicate with Manager and/or Director on work status and client issues that arise  



    The Skills

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain complex audit issues in plain language
    • Attention to detail and dedication to quality
    • Strong project management, problem solving, and analytical skills
    • Strong leadership, training, mentoring and staff development skills
    • Time management, multitasking, and ability to maintain poise and professionalism during stressful periods
    • Dependability, integrity, and trustworthiness combined with a team mentality

    Experience and Education

    The Benefits

    • Compensation competitively on the role, credentials, and experience
    • Discretionary annual bonus plan
    • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Continuous learning opportunities and CPE classes
    • Great prospects for career advancement
    • Exposure to a wide variety of clients
    • Work/life balance
    • Amazing family-like culture of a small office with the benefits of a large firm


    The Requirements

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting 
    • Master’s degree or 150 credits completed
    • 2-6 years in relevant position
    • CPA or actively working toward passing the CPA Exam, or relevant certification for respective discipline as soon as possible, if certification is not already attained.
    • Must maintain required CPE credits annually


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