Assurance Senior Associate [Affordable Housing ]



Job description 

Our Chicago office is looking for a dynamic Senior Associate to join our Affordable Housing Assurance practice.

This diverse and dynamic assurance team collaborates closely with other offices nationally. Clients include residential real estate, HUD and low-income housing.

CohnReznick is a top National Advisory, Assurance and Tax accounting, firm with a team of over 3,000 employees in 25 cities. As a member of our team, we will provide you with the necessary tools to take your career to the next level. Your success is our success.

As a Senior Associate you will be responsible for:

  • Serving as the engagement lead on specific client accounts, taking responsibility for pre-engagement planning, execution and final deliverables. 
  • Develop detailed engagement work plans, illustrating budgets and schedules.
  • Continue to build a thorough understanding of all audit, tax and consulting services provided by the firm, and actively participate in proposals.
  • In managing a team of staff associates, including interns, you will provide regular performance coaching and feedback, while developing individual technical and industry skills. 
  • Effective client management, timely and accurate communication, and clear and concise direction and leadership.

You will need:

  • Bachelor's or Master's in Accounting required
  • CPA or eligibility to sit for the exam required
  • 3+ years' experience in a reputable public accounting firm required
  • Affordable Housing industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of audit software ProSystem Fx a plus
  • Exceptional organizational, communication and presentation (verbal and written) skills

Your CR Advantage:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • 401k Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Discretionary annual bonuses and spot bonuses
  • 25 days of Paid Time Off + 17 Holidays + 5 early closing days
  • Professional Development
  • Guided career path
  • Designated L&D team
  • Career Coach
  • Education reimbursement
  • CPA bonus plan
  • Resources of a national firm
  • Work-life Perks
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • DressSmart Policy – When in office, dress for your day!

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CohnReznick is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, clients, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

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