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Experienced Audit Associate

Vrakas CPAs + Advisors is looking for an Experienced Audit Associate to join our team of talented professionals.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter looking to blaze a career path at their own pace. A key player who will help take our firm to the next level. We are not just filling a job; but providing a fantastic career opportunity. We encourage and support involvement with our clients’ businesses from all team members. This allows you to develop as a business advisor at the same time you gain valuable accounting and leadership skills.

Responsibilities & Opportunities

  • Work within the team concept supervising teams as they complete audits, reviews and compilations. Vrakas clients are generally closely-held/for profit business with a variety of ownership structures including family businesses, ESOP’s and private-equity owned companies
  • Gain hands on experience and training in various areas, working with our clients who compete in a wide variety of industries. While gaining this experience, audit associates also gain an in-depth knowledge of their clients’ businesses and industries
  • Numerous opportunities to work directly with partners, managers and other members of the Vrakas team
  • Work directly with controllers, chief financial officers and business owners during the term of the engagement
  • Work in an environment structured around providing personalized learning opportunities for all team members so that everyone is able to have a positive and beneficial experience. Each experienced Audit Associate is assigned a peer mentor who will help tailor and personalize each individual’s career path
  • Enjoy friendships, social activities and team outings and encourage a work-life balance
  • Participate in CPE programs necessary to maintain your CPA certificate
  • Travel is expected, as needed, to meet firm and client needs


  • 2-5 years of experience in public accounting
  • An undergraduate degree in accounting or an undergraduate degree with sufficient course work to sit for the CPA exam
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum major GPA of 3.0
  • A minimum of two busy seasons of audit experience
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel in various industries
  • The ability to respond to client and firm requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Integrity within a professional environment
  • Work effectively with various computer software applications including, but not limited to: Excel, Word, ProSystem fx (Workpaper, Trial Balance software), BNA Fixed Assets and other related applications

Aggressive compensation potential, commensurate on past performance and experience; 401K, profit sharing, comprehensive insurance benefits portfolio, vacation, PTO, and more. For more information about our benefits, visit our Culture & Benefits page under the Career’s tab.


Vrakas is fiercely independent and steadfast in its desire to remain one of the largest locally-owned CPA firms in Wisconsin and surrounding markets. To learn more about the position, apply below or contact our Director of Talent, Tara Tomter at

Job Category: Audit Positions Experienced Professionals
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Brookfield - WI Chicago - IL Kenosha - WI Madison - WI

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