|Job Type:||Full Time|
PURPOSE: The Associate role is responsible for learning and applying their technical skills and working as part of a team carrying out tasks under close coaching and supervision. It is typically characterized by an individual with 1-2 years’ experience in public accounting.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:
Ability to apply self to learning and applying technical skills.
Cooperative team player.
Interest in business and commercial affairs.
Develops an understanding of the business and the Associate role.
Develops technical skills both on the job and through formal learning channels.
Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assignment tasks.
Builds working relationships at peer client level.
Seeks to gain knowledge of client businesses.
Effectively documents work.
As a member of the team - implements solutions for clients.
Identifies task issues as well as task progress in a timely and organized manner.
Demonstrates an active interest in the business world by keeping abreast of market trends and business developments.
Assists in proposal development and research gathering as requested.
Participates in office wide initiatives - recruitment, marketing etc.
Actively pursues self-development opportunities.
Builds strong team relationship skills.
Ambassador to universities.
Increase knowledge of professional standards and requirements.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
Demonstrated record of retention of application of technical skills.
Quality of work output.
Integration into the team.
Meeting assignment objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes).
Participation in firm wide initiatives.
Participation in recruiting and high school visitation activities.
Compliance with firm policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Degree qualification or currently completing.
Developing technical knowledge.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Team player with a positive - ‘can do‘ approach.
Strong communication skills.
A general and growing knowledge of firm products and services in the practice area, and a general knowledge of products and services in other practice areas.
A general understanding of market trends including opportunities, global and local business initiatives.
Personal and professional integrity and responsibility.