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Experienced Accountant

Position Purpose/Summary:

The experienced accountant is responsible for larger more complex engagements and may manage multiple engagements simultaneously. This position assumes responsibility for supervising engagements and special assignments; can review working papers and financial statements and can communicate with clients on a one-on-one basis. This position is also responsible for mentoring and coaching, advising and supporting team members in meeting clients and self-development expectations.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assumes full responsibility for managing engagements and special assignments using established firm policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates various phases of engagement plans engagements, budgets time and expenses, monitors actual performance against budget, reviews working papers for accuracy and completeness, and reviews financial statements.
  • Provides supervision and on-the-job training to staff by offer guidance, direction, and constructive criticism
  • Develops and is accountable for the assignment work plan and ensures assigned tasks and responsibilities are achieved
  • Plans, organizes and controls multiple responsibilities and resources to achieve assigned objectives
  • Helps develop solutions for clients and manages implementation of ideas
  • Communicates engagement progress, problems, resolutions, financial information, tax activity and other business concerns with clients
  • Works with co-workers on assignments to anticipate project issues, assess alternatives, and take appropriate measure to resolve assignment issues
  • Identifies client needs and opportunities, and identifies cross selling and new service opportunities
  • Supports partners in developing new initiatives to increase retention, meet resourcing needs, utilization and people development
  • Develop functional specialization and/or industry expertise
  • Establishes and actively works to build a network and focus on business development
  • Develop a specialty designation or begin to obtain a masters
Requirements/Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 - 6 years of current Public Accounting Experience
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting (preferably a masters)
  • CPA Certification
  • Proficiency with tax software, MS Office, and working knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Strong client rapport and project management skills
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills
  • Strong problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously

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