Audit Associate Job Description

audit associate job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Audit Associate Job Description

An audit associate is an entry-level associate or junior auditor.

They are often responsible for the organization of audit schedules.

Audit associate positions do not require a college degree, but do require 2-4 years of work experience in accounting, audit, or finance.

Some audit associates may have the opportunity to specialize in a particular accounting field, such as auditing the state, municipality, or nonprofit sector.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Audit Associate to join our team. The role of the Audit Associate is to support the audit team in the planning and execution of audits. The successful candidate will have a strong attention to detail and be able to work independently.

Audit Associate Duties:

  • -Provide accurate accounting of financial activities
  • -Liaise with management on managerial and financial reporting procedures
  • -Receive and review accounting and financial data
  • -Maintain budgets and financial records

Audit Associate Responsibilities:

  • Perform audits of accounts receivable, inventory, fixed assets and accounts payable
  • Complete journal entries and reconciliations
  • Conducts audit procedures, including problem identification, policy compliance, internal controls testing, and documentation; identifies trends and recommends corrective measures
  • Document audit findings by hand writing audit reports and bookkeeping journal entries
  • Assist in preparation of non audit assignments

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • 1+ years work experience in financial statement audit
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Detail oriented (attention to detail)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required

Our company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is key to success. Therefore, we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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