Senior Audit Associate

Doeren Mayhew is growing rapidly and looking to add a Senior Audit Associate to the team. We are ranked as the 13th-Largest Houston Accounting Firm according to the <em><u>Houston Business Journal</u></em> and continuously recognized on the national front, by <em><u>INSIDE Public Accounting</u></em> as one of the &ldquo;Best of the Best&rdquo; firms in the United States.

Houston, TX

Doeren Mayhew - Houston

Founded in 1932, Doeren Mayhew is an award-winning, top 100 CPA firm that goes beyond traditional accounting to help mid-sized companies grow and prosper. With CPAs located in Miami, Florida; Troy, Michigan; Charlotte, North Carolina, and Houston and Dallas, Texas , we serve manufacturers, contractors and builders, service providers, technology companies, retailers and restaurants, wholesalers, distributors, auto dealers, financial institutions, energy companies and governmental/non-profit organizations with a full range of audit and accounting, tax, merger and acquisition, valuation and litigation support, payroll, wealth management and business advisory services. Combining a deeply rooted history with a progressive mindset, we offer insight into the business, oversight to ensure best practices and foresight for what&rsquo;s ahead.

keywords: technical,management,planning,prepare,success,audit,analysis,support,management,relationships,analysis,prepare,performance,technical,organization,compensation,accounting,support,leadership,certification,relationships,project management,performance,technical,organization,degree,communication,experience,travel,knowledge

2+ years preferred

Commensurate with experience

Overview: <p>With our sights focused on your success, you can expect insight to help you emerge as a leader, oversight to achieve a healthy work-life balance and foresight to forge a successful career.</p> <p>Our Senior Audit Associate is responsible for organizing and managing client assignments and projects, including the completion of assignments, tasks and project components, as well as coaching, advising and directing team members in meeting client and self-development expectations. Deepens technical skills and works as part of a team, carrying out tasks with little coaching and supervision.&nbsp; Assists in planning auditing projects, reviews Associates&rsquo; work, and drafts reports. Must demonstrate strong technical knowledge</p> Able to manage, understand, and assist with planning multiple audit assignments. Develop an understanding of client's business, and becoming a "functional expert" in the area. Manage client engagements from start to finish, including managing the budget, planning, executing, directing staff and completing financial statements and audits. Prepare all necessary financial statement and related disclosures and reportable conditions letters. Identify and communicate technical matters to both clients and upper management. Assist with training and mentoring junior associates and interns
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Has a thorough understanding of GAAP and common audit procedures and techniques</li> <li>Effectively communicates with client to receive information necessary to complete the engagement with a minimum of disruption to client</li> <li>Organize and lead client engagements from start to finish, including budgets, planning, executing, directing and completion of financial statements and audits</li> <li>Coach and advise team members in client interaction and self-development expectations</li> <li>Develop technical skills and works as part of a team</li> <li>Execute tasks with little coaching and supervision</li> <li>Assist in planning and managing multiple auditing engagements</li> <li>Oversees and review Associates&rsquo; work papers and reports</li> <li>Develop a working knowledge of client business</li> <li>Prepare all necessary financial statement and related disclosures and reportable conditions letters</li> <li>Identify and communicate technical matters to both clients and upper management</li> <li>Supervise, train and mentor junior associates and interns</li> <li>Perform other job related duties as necessary</li> </ul> Compensation for the Senior Tax Associate will be commensurate with experience.
Requirements: <ul> <li>Master&rsquo;s degree in Accounting</li> <li>Meets all requirements to sit for CPA exam</li> <li>Those possessing CPA certification will be given preference</li> <li>Ability to perform and direct multiple engagements</li> <li>Excellent communication and writing skills</li> <li>Ability to mentor, lead, and train</li> <li>Minimum of two years&rsquo; experience in public accounting</li> <li>Ability to travel 30 percent</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel</li> <li>ProSystem Engagement experience a plus</li> <li>Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills</li> <li>Strong leadership, training and mentoring skills</li> <li>Highly motivated, self-starter with ability to multitask</li> <li>Projects confidence and credibility in technical knowledge</li> <li>Energetic and enthusiastic</li> </ul>