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Audit Associate - Government Team

Rea & Associates

New Philadelphia, ohio

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Rea & Associates is a growing Top 100 Accounting firm providing our clients services in tax, accounting, and business consulting. We have a ‘People First’ culture and we focus on our employees’ well-being and professional development. With over 400 professionals and locations throughout Ohio, our firm has a culture that respects a work-life balance for our team. We also provide competitive compensation and a robust benefits plan.

We are currently seeking an Audit Associate to join our Government team, working in our New Philadelphia, Millersburg or Wooster, Ohio office locations. This is an outstanding opportunity to help us continue with our strategic initiatives. This position works closely with and will be supervised by our Government Team Managers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Become familiar with the firm’s policies and procedures
  • Obtain a general understanding of governmental accounting and auditing standards
  • Prepare workpapers in clear, concise manner while adhering to deadlines and time budgets
  • Conduct industry specific research as needed and communicate results to supervisors
  • Interact with all client personnel and co-workers in an intelligent and professional manner
  • Progress professionally by working toward passing the CPA exam
  • Possess skills necessary to develop quality client relationships and loyalty
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree and CPA exam eligible is preferred
  • Familiar with standard accounting concepts, practices, methodology and procedures as well as developing/posting journal entries
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), organization, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently on tasks and projects, while also collaborating with peers in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work under time constraints and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of general accounting concepts
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills in Word and Excel
  • Able to independently identify issues relating to accounting and auditing matters
  • Strong attention to detail and reviews own work to ensure it is complete and correct


Rea & Associates offers a wide variety of benefits to help support our employees' health, wellness and financial goals.

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Holidays)
    • Four (4) weeks PTO
    • Twelve (12) paid holidays, of which three (3) are floating holidays
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Work From Home
  • Wellness Resources

Rea & Associates, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including without limitation pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, ancestry, military status, national origin, genetic information, disability or other characteristics protected by applicable law. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including but not limited to hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, or any matter directly or indirectly related to employment.

Rea & Associates does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from Rea’s Talent team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. Rea & Associates will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.

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