We are currently seeking an energetic and responsible Staff Auditor in the Assurance group to join our dynamic and growing firm. If you want industry variety, have high ethical standards, great communication skills and the drive to make an impact in the lives of those around you, then let us be your pathway to success!


As a Staff Auditor in the HL&B Assurance group, you will be part of an audit team with the opportunity to lead engagements in areas of corporate financial statement audits and employee benefit plan audits. Additionally, there will be opportunities for various special project work, which include:


  • Financial statement audits
  • Financial statement reviews
  • Compilations of financial statements
  • GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) consulting
  • Forensic accounting and auditing
  • IPO readiness and consulting
  • Merger and acquisition consulting and due diligence
  • Assisting clients with pro forma, projections, and audit workpaper support and new accounting pronouncement implementation


Key Responsibilities

  • Execute day-to-day activities of audit engagements of assigned clients, including SEC registrants
  • Manage multiple tasks and communicate accounting and auditing matters to seniors, managers and partners
  • Identify client performance improvement opportunities
  • Interact with clients to ensure efficient information flow from the client to the audit team
  • Demonstrate flexibility and take responsibility for getting things done
  • Supervise and mentor junior staff assigned to engagements
  • Use various software tools as designated by the firm
  • Represent the firm in community activities and professional associations


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without future sponsorship
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA Eligible
  • 1 year of audit experience in public accounting
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates great interpersonal skills and building strong client relationships
  • Possess a good work ethic, attitude and disposition
  • Highly organized
  • Work within tight deadlines and take responsibility for getting the job done in a timely manner
  • Ability to travel < 20% annually
  • Proficient use of Excel
  • Self-starter


Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

  • Active CPA license
  • Applied knowledge of U.S. GAAP and GAAS
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with client controllers and chief financial officers
  • A good balance of strong audit skills and business acumen
  • Desire to train, coach, and mentor
  • Prior experience with Caseware and PPC audit programs


To begin your career at HL&B, please submit your resume to resumes@hlb-cpa.com