Accounting Associate – Auditing

RMA Associates is currently seeking entry-level Audit Associates to join our Arlington, VA Team.

Join our Audit practice and you will help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of their financial statements, timely and constructive discussion with management on accounting and reporting matters, and a robust and clear perspective to audit committees.

Job Description:

  • Recognize potential audit issues or unusual relationships from basic analysis of the financial statements and communicate them to the team
  • Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, audit client’s engagement history, and planned audit approach
  • Challenge procedures used in the past and attempt to enhance audit techniques
  • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the audit client’s environment
  • Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to client requests, and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Stay informed of current business/economic developments relevant to the client’s business
  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the assurance teams and listen/respond to other team members’ views
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with assurance team members, and enhance service delivery

Required Skills / Experience:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, or a related field
  • 0-2 years of audit or accounting experience
  • Experience preparing audit work papers that record and summarize test work and findings
  • Experience with Federal clients, financial management, or auditing is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Security Clearance Preferred



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