Lead/Senior Auditor (1099/Freelance) - 40 hours per week of remote client work available at Paro

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Growing your own business and looking for additional freelance audit work? Paro has the opportunity for you during busy season & beyond! Paro is expanding the expert network and we need 1099 Freelance Auditors focused on audit preparation and review with work beginning as soon as January 15, 2021, for at least 20 hours per week. 

About Paro

Paro helps growing companies gain confidence in their finances. We match businesses with the highest vetted bookkeepers, accountants, financial analysts, and CFOs who provide remote, on-demand, hourly support when clients need it. 

Ultimately, our mission is to empower business professionals to pursue meaningful work on their own terms. We provide freelancers with a platform to grow and manage their book of business, along with tools to predict their future earnings. 

About Being An Audit Expert with Paro 

Paro provides freelancers (1099 contractors) with access to client work through the managed marketplace and allows you to grow your own book of business on the Paro platform while we handle the business development. Our team ensures that the client expectations and budgets of projects are clearly defined before they get to the freelancer to deliver. 

The Senior/Lead Auditor will lead the audit, overcome client obstacles, review workpapers, compile and present audit findings to directly to the client or share with the firm for them to communicate to the client. 

This freelancer will partner with a CPA firm during the accounting busy season to provide support to multiple clients. CPA firms range from local boutique accounting firms to mid-tier public accounting firms. 

Experience/Skills Required

  • Senior/Lead Auditor: 3+ years in public accounting experience in audit (CPA is a plus)
  • College degree in Accounting or Tax (a plus)
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Ability to work independently, without guidance and meet deadlines
  • Integrity, ethical standards and understanding of confidentiality
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Professional communication skills- written, verbal and presentation skills
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Location

We have a great location in River North! The office is steps away from public transportation.

An Insider's view of Paro

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I am trusted to do my job and can have the time I need to focus on myself. At Paro, we truly focus on promoting a culture of flexibility. Each month, we take a company Paro holiday to recharge. In addition, the company offers unlimited PTO and flexible work from home.

Medha

Senior Account Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As we our platform evolves, we rely a lot on our sales and account management teams for feedback. Since the product works both internally and externally it is important that these teams take feedback from our clients and freelancers. In addition, this allows for us to continuously iterate on the product before each release.

Clint

VP, Engineering

What are some things you learned at the company?

Finance and accounting can be really complicated and overwhelming, which can make it easy for businesses to ignore. Since joining Paro, I've learned how much value Paro brings to companies (in all industries) and freelancers. I love talking with business owners about how Paro can make an immediate impact!

Erin

Sales Development Representative

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

At Paro, we do Monday Morning Team Huddles and quarterly Town Hall Meetings to foster transparency. The goal is to give insight around where we're headed and why we're headed there. I'm a firm believer that transparency and communication foster new ideas and enable everyone to solve complex problems more efficiently.

Michael

CEO

What makes someone successful on your team?

They never settle, take smart risks, and do the right thing (always). We look for people who align with our values, who work hard and love being part of a team, who aren't afraid to take on a lot and learn as they go, who are scrappy and resilient.

Jon

VP, Sales

What are Paro Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
All Paro employees have participated in unconscious bias training.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We focus on using unbiased hiring practices that promote diversity, inclusivity and equality.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Paro offers an annual stipend for health. & wellness.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Paro offers employees with mental health benefits through our medical providers, tele-health & through our EAP.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program