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Audit & Tax Staff, CPA

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Audit & Tax Staff, CPA:  August 26, 2020

Looking for a Great Place to Work?

We’re Akram & Associates, a rapidly growing CPA firm with a boutique firm approach. Drawing from decades of experience in investment management and financial services, our Accountants provide expert accounting, audit and tax advice to a range of alternative investment management firms, their investors, including hedge funds, fund of funds, private wealth management firms, private equity and venture capital funds. 

Dedicated to Our Employees and Why Akram?

Since it was founded in 2013, Akram has built a reputation as a leading service provider to the investment management industry. This is entirely a result of its people. The investment in our employees begins on day one with onsite training while working alongside senior executives in high growth industries. Beginning at the Associate level, our professionals are exposed to a wide array of investment management structures and strategies including hedge funds, private equity, energy, debt, crypto asset, real estate, venture capital, and many more. Our teams work in a collaborative environment across service lines to gain insight into Accounting, Audit, consulting, and taxes. Join our team today and develop experience that will last you a lifetime. Akram & Associates provides a refreshing contrast to the stressful, less-than-personal settings of larger firms.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting and supporting the senior accountants and managers in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting, auditing, consulting, and tax departments

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely, high-quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the auditing of all required financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables.
  • Assess risk along with design and communicate audit procedures to engagement teams. 
  • Understand and utilize our Audit Methodology for financial services clients (hedge fund, private equity, and venture capital).
  • Prepare audit work papers and financial statements in addition to notes to financial statements.
  • Prepare individual and business income tax returns and help tax seniors on tax planning.
  • Identify technical accounting matters early and assess impact on financial statements; coordinate with firm specialists as needed.
  • Subscribe to and actively read industry publications and share relevant information with clients as considered applicable.
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues to senior audit staff as they arise.
  • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to Partner.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting.
  • Already passed the CPA examination.
  • Meets educational requirements for CPA licensure.
  • Solid understanding of accounting, audit and basic tax issues.
  • Ability to utilize firm technology to enhance client services.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe computer programs; QuickBooks or other Accounting software experience is a plus.
  • Previous experience in Tax software is a plus.
  • Previous experience in general accounting is helpful.

Please email your resume to wendy@aifundservices.com

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