SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

  •   Full Time
  •   CA

Senior Accountant

Reports to:

A&A Managers & Partners

Summary:

Senior Accountants perform most work assigned with a minimum of assistance. They often lead one or more staff and semi-senior accountants, instruct them in work to be performed, review the work done, and direct necessary revisions. Seniors are required to make decisions on all but the most unusual accounting and auditing matters.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs diversified accounting, auditing, and tax assignments under the direction of supervisor, manager or partner.
  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and Firm standards.
  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  • Directs and instructs assistants, where applicable, in work to be performed and working paper review.
  • Determines the extent of test-checking required in an audit and selects the transactions to be tested.
  • Prepares and indexes working papers; performs various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles to verify accuracy and validity of client’s financial matters.
  • Prepares complicated tax returns, and returns on dissolution or liquidation.
  • Suggests client tax planning ideas to supervisor, manager, or Partner.
  • Prepares routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of a Partner; writes comments for management letters.
  • Drafts reports including footnotes.
  • Performs the broadest range of accountant tasks so that direct participation of supervisors, managers, or Partners is kept to a minimum.

Nonessential Functions:

  1. Prepares other reports, projects and duties as may be assigned.
  2. Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises one or more staff and semi-senior accounts on assigned engagements, instructs them in work to be performed, reviews work done and directs necessary revisions.

*Other duties as requested.

Salary Dependant on Experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting and tax software programs.
  2. Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles and personal income taxes.

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent same day travel for work at clients’ offices, meetings, and seminars using a personal vehicle.
  • Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients, meetings, or seminars using a personal vehicle.
  • Occasional overtime work required throughout the year. Heavy overtime work required from January 1 to April 15, may be in excess of 55 hours per week.
  • Minimal Hazards. General office working conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. At least three (3) years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks and tax knowledge.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or Master’s degree in accounting.
  3. Minimum of forty (40) hours of continuing professional education is required each year.
  4. Either hold a current and valid CPA’s license, or be working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam.
  5. If licensed, should be a member in good standing with the AICPA

For immediate consideration, please forward a copy of your current resume to info@profrecruiters.com referencing job # or a link to this job.

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees

Language

English

Job Category

Financial Industry

Applications Accepted Until

01 January 2030

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