Senior Associate (Audit & Tax)

Rödl & Partner
 Chicago, IL

We are currently seeking a full-time Audit Senior Associate (Audit & Tax) to join our international practice in our Chicago office. You will work with a select team providing both audit and tax compliance services. You must be able to manage projects, work under time pressures, multi-task and communicate effectively both verbal and written. You should be organized, proactive and results oriented.


  • Lead and supervise audit and tax engagements
  • Develop and execute audit programs by documenting objectives, identifying risks, evaluating controls, and designing test procedures associated with the audit scope
  • Perform technical accounting research on a variety of accounting topics
  • Provide timely and high-quality services and deliverables that exceed client expectations
  • Maintain active communication to manage expectations and ensure client satisfaction
  • Prepare clear, concise workpapers and other communications
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee client tax compliance services: Work with international clients from both a corporate and individual perspective; Organize multiple client engagement projects
  • Impart knowledge, facilitate staff development, and provide training and learning experiences
  • Effectively delegate and oversee the work efforts by setting goals, providing resources, and removing obstacles
  • Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development opportunities
  • Provide timely training, coaching, and performance feedback to staff associates

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience including experience in public accounting
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Masters degree in Accounting/Taxation
  • CPA license or similar certification
  • Experience in the manufacturing and distribution industry
  • Experience with 401(k) audits
  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills in English
  • Process-oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong leadership skills and a positive team player attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • ProSystem fx Engagement and ProSystem fx Tax experience


We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • 401K plan (with 3% salary paid employer contributions)
  • Medical coverage
  • Paid Dental coverage
  • Paid Volunteer Day annually
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid time-off & Holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid Parking/public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement & training
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Rödl Management, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.