September 24, 2020

Compliance Specialist + Audit and Assurance

As the Compliance Specialist, you will assist in helping banking and financial institution clients navigate regulatory compliance. The Loan Compliance Specialist performs thorough reviews of financial institution policies and procedures and transaction testing of various functions within institutions. You will plan, organize, and conduct compliance and other consulting procedures to include, but not be limited to transaction testing, policy and procedures reviews, side-by-side fair lending analyses, and loan distribution analyses.

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April 23, 2020

Audit and Assurance Intern

We are always looking for future interns here at Anders.  By filling out this application you will be considered for future internship positions and will be notified about next steps in our recruiting process.

As an intern with the Audit and Assurance Services Department, you will be responsible for planning and conducting audits of client financial statements, assisting with determination of appropriate audit methodology, assisting with performance of risk assessments, and developing relationships with client companies. You will conduct audits of client company financials to ensure compliance with GAAP and other accounting standards, determine the effectiveness of internal controls and the potential impact of internal control deficiencies, and examine records to ensure proper recording and authorization of transactions, compliance with policies and applicable laws. You will prepare detailed reports of audit findings and recommendations for client companies and prepare portions of compilation, review and audit engagements.

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February 27, 2020

Manager + Audit and Assurance

As a member of the Audit and Assurance Group, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning and conducting audits of client financial statements, managing the development of appropriate audit programs, managing performance of risk assessments, and developing relationships with client companies. The Audit Manager will oversee audits of client company financial statements to ensure compliance with GAAP and other relevant standards, oversee the testing of the effectiveness of internal controls and the potential impact of internal control deficiencies and examine records to ensure proper recording and authorization of transactions, as well as compliance with policies and applicable laws. You will prepare and review detailed reports of audit findings and recommendations for client companies and review portions of compilation, review, and audit engagements.

  • Assume full responsibility for planning, supervising, and controlling all phases of the firm’s regular services for those clients delegated by Partners
  • Project and plan the timing of the workload to promote the most efficient operation of the staff
  • Lead the decision-making process for assigned engagements and clients; keep the engagement Partner fully informed of significant decisions, engagement process, the client’s situation, and potential concerns
  • Develop a responsible and trained team through assistance in recruiting, planning assignments, resolving problems, providing direct consultation to staff, evaluating staff performance, and acting as a discussion leader in professional development programs
  • Supervise preparation of the engagement letter for approval by the engagement Partner, discuss the terms of the assignment with the client, and ensure client signs and returns the engagement letter before the start of the engagement
  • Evaluate internal controls and audit programs prepared by staff, revise as necessary, and present to the engagement Partner for approval
  • Follow engagement process through monitoring time budgets and deadlines, communicate essential developments to the engagement Partner along with facts, conclusions, and recommendations, and providing ongoing attention to client management
  • Support employee development with ongoing coaching and training, recognize and handle challenging staff situations and client personnel matters, and obtain a strong interest in attracting and developing staff
Qualifications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong client service skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Client service-oriented with ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Detail-oriented; strong planning and organization skills; ability to make decisions
  • Resourceful in recognizing technical problems and developing solutions
  • Awareness of current developments affecting area of expertise
  • Advanced technical knowledge of audit, accounting, and other relevant concepts
  • Experience with financial statement preparation, audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Ability to travel to client sites that may also require overnight travel
  • Knowledge of FASB standards, GAAP, and GAAS
  • Understanding of audit and attest services

Experience and Education

  • CPA required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Personnel management experience required
  • Public accounting experience
  • 7+ years of audit experience preferred
  • Software proficiencies include: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook

All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.

Anders offers extensive employee development opportunities as well as an attractive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) plan, health/dental and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and generous paid time off (PTO).

Anders is a CPA and Advisory firm with approximately 200 partners and staff members. For over 50 years, Anders has been a powerful tax, audit, technology and forensic resource with specialties in a variety of industries. Anders is a Top 10 firm in St. Louis, a Top firm in the Midwest, a Top 125 firm in the United States and a Best Accounting Firm to Work for. Anders has also been designated a Best Place to Work by the St. Louis Business Journal and a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. With an award-winning Women’s Initiative, Anders has been honored as a top firm for women by Accounting Today, the St. Louis Business Journal, the Women’s Foundation of St. Louis and the Leading Edge Alliance. Anders also has an affiliate company, Claris Advisors, LLC, a wealth management firm. Anders is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), the second largest accounting association in the world. For more information, visit Anders at www.anderscpa.com.

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February 27, 2020

Associate + Audit and Assurance

As a member of the Audit and Advisory Services Department, you will be responsible for planning and conducting audits of client financial statements, assisting with determination of appropriate audit methodology, assisting with performance of risk assessments, and developing relationships with client companies. You will conduct audits of client company financials to ensure compliance with GAAP and other accounting standards, determine the effectiveness of internal controls and the potential impact of internal control deficiencies, and examine records to ensure proper recording and authorization of transactions, compliance with policies and applicable laws. You will prepare detailed reports of audit findings and recommendations for client companies and prepare portions of compilation, review and audit engagements.

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting required
  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Strong analytical and mathematical abilities
  • Understanding of audit and attest services
  • Knowledge of FASB standards, GAAP and GAAS
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service oriented with ability to interact at all levels of management
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong organization and detail orientation skills

Anders offers extensive employee development opportunities as well as an attractive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) plan, health/dental and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and generous paid time off (PTO).

Anders is a CPA and Advisory firm with approximately 200 partners and staff members. For over 50 years, Anders has been a powerful tax, audit, technology and forensic resource with specialties in a variety of industries. Anders is a Top 10 firm in St. Louis, a Top firm in the Midwest, a Top 125 firm in the United States and a Best Accounting Firm to Work for. Anders has also been designated a Best Place to Work by the St. Louis Business Journal and a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. With an award-winning Women’s Initiative, Anders has been honored as a top firm for women by Accounting Today, the St. Louis Business Journal, the Women’s Foundation of St. Louis and the Leading Edge Alliance. Anders also has an affiliate company, Claris Advisors, LLC, a wealth management firm. Anders is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), the second largest accounting association in the world. For more information, visit Anders at www.anderscpa.com.

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February 27, 2020

Senior + Audit and Assurance

As a member of the Audit and Advisory Services Department, you will be responsible for planning and conducting audits of client financial statements, assisting with the development of appropriate audit programs, assisting with performance of risk assessments, and developing relationships with client companies. You will conduct audits of client company financials to ensure compliance with GAAP and other accounting standards, determine the effectiveness of internal controls and the potential impact of internal control deficiencies, and examine records to ensure proper recording and authorization of transactions, compliance with policies and applicable laws. You will prepare detailed reports of audit findings and recommendations for client companies and prepare portions of compilation, review and audit engagements.

Qualified candidates should have 2+ years of audit experience in public accounting.

Specific duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Primary responsibility for the completion of compilation, review and audit engagements
  • Preparation of middle market company financial statements
  • Prepare detailed reports of audit findings and recommendations for client companies
  • Assess areas of fraud risk
  • Determine the effectiveness of internal controls and the potential impact of internal control deficiencies
  • Examine records to ensure proper recording and authorization of transactions, compliance with policies and applicable laws
Qualifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Customer service oriented with ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong organization and detail orientation skills

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required
  • Two to five years of auditing experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and mathematical abilities
  • Understanding of audit and attest services
  • Knowledge of FASB standards, GAAP and GAAS
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Client service oriented with ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong organization and detail orientation skills

We encourage employee development and offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) plan, health/dental and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and paid time off (PTO). The Anders culture focuses on learning and employee development.

All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.

Anders is a CPA and Advisory firm with approximately 200 partners and staff members. For over 50 years, Anders has been a powerful tax, audit, technology and forensic resource with specialties in a variety of industries. Anders is a Top 10 firm in St. Louis, a Top firm in the Midwest, a Top 125 firm in the United States and a Best Accounting Firm to Work for. Anders has also been designated a Best Place to Work by the St. Louis Business Journal and a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. With an award-winning Women’s Initiative, Anders has been honored as a top firm for women by Accounting Today, the St. Louis Business Journal, the Women’s Foundation of St. Louis and the Leading Edge Alliance. Anders also has an affiliate company, Claris Advisors, LLC, a wealth management firm. Anders is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), the second largest accounting association in the world. For more information, visit Anders at www.anderscpa.com.

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February 27, 2020

Discover Anders: A Day in the Life

If you’re interested in learning firsthand what it might be like to work in public accounting, look no further than the Discover Anders: A Day in the Life program. This two-day initiative provides students interested in becoming a CPA with the opportunity to learn about the workplace and explore career paths by meeting Anders accountants and staff.

By participating in this event, you will learn the differences between being a tax accountant, an auditor, and a staff accountant in today’s CPA firms. You’ll learn about our involvement in the community and how technology and social media are being used in this profession. And you will gain experience that will help tie your education to your future.

We’ve found that this is a powerful way to give students an up-close, personalized view of the accounting industry. It’s designed to help you make a more informed decision about your career. It’s also a great way for us to get to know you: if you’re Anders material, an internship or job offer may be in your future.

*On Day 2 of the program, we interview participants for future internships and full time Associate positions. This is a fantastic opportunity for interested students to learn about public accounting, what their career path may look like, and if Anders is the right fit for them.

Our 2021 Program will be held on June 15th and 16th!

Qualifications

  • Designed for accounting students following their sophomore or junior year of college

  • Plan to pursue CPA

  • Strong organization and detail orientation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills

All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.

Anders is a CPA and Advisory firm with approximately 200 partners and staff members. For over 50 years, Anders has been a powerful tax, audit, technology and forensic resource with specialties in a variety of industries. Anders is a Top 10 firm in St. Louis, a Top firm in the Midwest, a Top 125 firm in the United States and a Best Accounting Firm to Work for. Anders has also been designated a Best Place to Work by the St. Louis Business Journal and a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. With an award-winning Women’s Initiative, Anders has been honored as a top firm for women by Accounting Today, the St. Louis Business Journal, the Women’s Foundation of St. Louis and the Leading Edge Alliance. Anders also has an affiliate company, Claris Advisors, LLC, a wealth management firm. Anders is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), the second largest accounting association in the world. For more information, visit Anders at www.anderscpa.com.

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