Entry Level Positions & Internship Program

Claims Auditor:

**This is a part-time position, Tuesday and Thursday. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required.**

The Claims Auditor will serve a role in supporting the Internal Audit Department, providing a high level of service, quality, and responsibility, including (but not limited to):

  • Reviewing all payments (aka claims) for clients for validity based on supporting documentation as is required by law for School Districts;
  • Scanning and indexing all claims documents;
  • Drafting reports;
  • Maintaining strong client communications;
  • Assisting in mailing, scanning, and following up of External Audit confirmations;
  • Assisting with preparing nonprofit information returns (IRS Form 990 and New York State CHAR500);
  • Mailing, filing, and faxing of documents;

Training will be provided in performing claims audits, school district accounting, various auditing techniques, as well as, all administrative responsibilities.

This position requires proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Power Point (preferably Office 2007 or above). The position requires the ability to travel to various school districts across Long Island. Punctuality and professionalism are essential as you will be working at the school district site and interfacing with various school district business personnel.

Contact Stacie Rennecker, Lead Tax Administrator for more information.

Staff Auditor:

**Currently not hiring**

The Staff Auditor will serve as an integral part of assurance-related engagements by performing audit and related procedures commensurate with level of experience, including (but not limited to):

  • Frequently contacting clients for relevant information;
  • Updating confirmations and communicating with clients to get them prepared, signed, and mailed punctually;
  • Internal controls testing and random sample generation for internal and external audit engagements;
  • Performing substantive external audit procedures in low-risk audit areas, generally cash, fixed assets, accounts payable, and expenses, among other areas;
  • Footing financial statements and other financial reports;
  • Preparing management letter comments for audit areas tested;
  • Promptly replying to, and satisfactorily clearing, review notes;
  • Performing internal claims audit procedures in accordance with New York Education Law for school district and other clients; and
  • Preparing nonprofit information returns (IRS Form 990 and New York State CHAR500).

 

As this position generally requires a relatively low level of relevant experience, it is expected that the Staff  Auditor will focus his/her efforts on gaining on-the-job experience, attending educational seminars (both internally and externally), and displaying an overall desire to learn and grow professionally. Progression throughout the Staff Auditor’s tenure should be evident in terms of work product clarity, efficiency, and understanding.

Contact Stacie Rennecker, Lead Tax Administrator for more information.

 

Internships:

C&A offers an internship experience that allows you to work year-round while attending one of Long Island’s local colleges or universities.

  • Real-world experience. At C&A, you won’t only be sitting in a cubicle throughout your internship; you’ll be in the field with staff members, learning and engaging with our clients. You’ll be provided training sessions geared toward your responsibilities, the accounting profession, and industry-specific topics.
  • Camaraderie. You will be provided with a mentor—someone who has graduated recently—and will be encouraged to work with this individual as an ongoing resource during and after your internship.
  • Diversity. Our interns typically work on an array of projects, including tax return preparation; financial statement preparation; internal controls testing; marketing projects; research, and more. Stapling and Solitaire are not part of your job.
  • Fun. Annually, C&A hosts the Intern Olympics, a series of games that will make you laugh, challenge you, and help introduce you to our firm, our staff, and what we’re all about.

Why C&A:

  • Experienced: Located in Bohemia, NY, C&A operates with a staff of nearly 50. Operating with a “Big 4” mentality, our Partners and many of our staff members have worked at one of the Big 4, with over 50% of our staff coming from large-tier firms.
  • Flexible: Our staff members enjoy dress down-Fridays, casual summers, remote access, flex-scheduling, and more.
  • Different: Whether you’re sitting in the office designed as a dungeon, or learning about our unique approach to client work, we pride ourselves on our innovative and supportive firm culture.

Intern Olympics:

Each year C&A hosts its very own Olympic games. Interns and new staff will have the opportunity to team up with other staff members for fun filled games ranging from trivia (C&A style) to chair racing. It’s a great way to get to know everyone and learn more about the firm!

Download our Internship Overview here.

Contact Stacie Rennecker, Lead Tax Administrator for more information.