Entry Level Audit Associate

Job Category: Students
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Irvine, CA
Department: Audit

Position Overview

Audit associates function as integral members of our audit team, becoming involved in various aspects of the financial statement and audit review and compilation procedures. The audit associate is responsible for learning the fundamentals of the public accounting field and provides assistance within the client service team while developing technical and analytical skills.


  • Assist with the performance of audits, reviews and complications procedures
  • Perform file setup, trial balance and lead sheet set-up
  • Reconcile client records to trial balance which may include analytical procedures and preforms schedule computations
  • Learn to effectively communicate with the client to receive information necessary to complete the engagement
  • Gain exposure to all phases of the engagement process from beginning to end
  • Communicate engagement status with the engagement lead in a timely and on-going basis
  • Attend and actively participate in WNDE University professional development
  • Attend Continuing Professional Education (CPE) training as scheduled

Required Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting, business or related field and minimum accounting units as required for eligibility to obtain CPA license
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated work experience and/or internship or leadership experience obtained through related positions, campus activities, leadership roles, employment or community service
  • In the process of, or actively pursuing, a CPA license
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding, comprehension, and ability to articulate auditing and accounting concepts
  • Efficient time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent research skills and analytical abilities

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