The Bonadio Group

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-Albany
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 4:34 PM)
    # of Openings
    Audit Accounting
  • Overview

    We have a tremendous opportunity for a Senior Accountant to work on the Commercial Audit team in our Albany location.  This individual will work closely with the audit team to provide timely, accurate and reliable completion of client engagements.  This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment.


    • Building a vision for the firm's long-term success and inspiring others toward that vision.
    • Participate in presenting information to upper level management, public meetings, and/or boards
    • Develop understanding of client’s business and aspects of client’s industry.
    • Develop effective working relationships with internal and external clients.
    • Deliver projects/engagements on time, within budget and to client's satisfaction.
    • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
    • Handle and manage multiple priorities, and deliver projects and engagements on time, within budget and to the client’s satisfaction.
    • Maintain knowledge of pronouncements of the FASB, AICPA, GAO, and GASB.
    • Participate in a cooperative effort among members of a project team.
    • Comply with firm practice management and quality control procedures and systems.
    • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities.
    • Provide mentoring and leadership to junior staff
    • Participate in, and thoroughly document, the final review/evaluation process with staff
    • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities
    • College graduate in a degree required for admission to the CPA exam in New York State
    • Current CPA designation
    • Recent audit experience working in public accounting for 5+ years
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
    • Skilled at preparing complex client correspondence including recommendations, technical issues and proposals
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical journals, financial reports and legal documents
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, i.e. client presentations, industry articles, etc.
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Reliable transportation with the ability to travel to client sites and other office locations
    • Computer proficiency and effectively applying technology tools in assigned areas including; Microsoft Office suite and audit software such as Caseware or ProSystems Engagement.
    • OMB A-133 audit experience
    • Ability to create and properly monitor engagement budgets
    • Develop understanding of client’s business and aspects of client’s industry.
    • Prepare clear and concise working papers and financial statements.
    • Generate reports which identify and address areas of significant risk and evaluate overall effectiveness of operations.
    • Recommend changes to policies and establish procedures that positively influence organization's operation.
    • Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends.




    • Bachelors of Science in Accounting w/150 credit hours
    • 5 + years of relevant audit experience
    • CPA certification or significant progression towards completing
    • Recent experience working in public accounting
    • Ability to provide mentoring and leadership to junior staff
    • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities
    • Must have reliable transportation, as well as, the ability and willingness to travel. 


    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Experience with ProSystems Engagement software
    • Dependable
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

    Hours of Operation:

    • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday. 
    • The ability to work additional hours during busy season is critical, but the rest of the year, flexibility is key.


    In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. Top-rated employee policies keep our workforce energized and advancing, and because of our many teams and specialty services, we offer more paths to partnership, including non-traditional arrangements. Add to that our robust training and mentoring programs, and the opportunities for growth really add up. Truly, at Bonadio, your trajectory is limitless. We are the nation’s 38th largest CPA and consulting firm, and the biggest in Upstate New York. Get on board, grow with us, and find your path to partnership. Apply today!


    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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