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Audit Staff - Public

Robert Half Finance & Accounting • Austin, TX

Posted 19 days ago

Job Snapshot

Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services
Accounting, Finance

Job Description

Ref ID: 04190-0010930446

Classification: Auditor - Public

Compensation: DOE

Audit Associate - Midland, TX Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Core Competency is the demonstrated ability to carry out the primary responsibilities of the job which should be reflected in the essential duties section of the job description. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of technical accounting literature within the GAAP and SEC hierarchies and is able to research issues and provide management with relevant information, technical guidance and conclusions on non-routine, complex issues. Demonstrate an understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques for complex financial statement areas. Become involved in billing responsibilities and client management. Become involved in firm and service line administrative duties as requested. Develop extensive knowledge in niche area. Consistently demonstrate initiative and sense of responsibility in ensuring follow through of open items and issues through completion. Develop and enhance client relationships through strong communication and project management skills. Effectively execute audit plan in all financial statement areas Research complex accounting treatment for issues on audit engagements, propose solutions and consult with more experienced staff as necessary. Prioritize and manage multiple assignments of varying sizes and complexity within given timeframe and budget. Execute engagement planning activities which include gathering information for time budgets, , coordinating all planning activities on engagements with the supervision and guidance from more experienced staff, and designing a risk based audit approach. Assist and mentor Senior I Associates and Associates, actively cultivating an environment that challenges, encourages, and fosters learning. Demonstrate the ability to plan, perform, and deliver work independently with limited supervision on engagements. Supervise staff on multiple concurrent engagements. Monitor and supervise progress of Associates and Senior I?s in all engagement phases; provide performance feedback when needed. Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of financial statements and the inter-relationship between statements; Experienced in preparation of financial statements and related note disclosures. Effectively delegate tasks to facilitate professional development and efficient utilization of firm resources. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the financial statement preparation process. Work closely with all experienced team members to identify and resolve issues encountered in completing engagement objectives through effective and timely communication. Consistently take ownership of assigned engagements and demonstrate the ability to plan multiple concurrent engagements and effectively see engagements through to completion. Keep supervisors apprised of engagement and scheduling issues on a timely basis. Work with direct report manager to develop an appropriate plan of professional development, professional reading, and CPE, and take responsibility to ensure that plan is executed. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the client?s operations and accounting system, financial condition, and the industry in which it operates. Establish and maintain a good working relationship and demonstrate effective communication with client personnel at appropriate levels. Maintain appropriate professionalism in client and team interactions. Submit work papers for review that are complete, well organized, and timely. Responsible for reviewing workpapers and ensuring that deliverables and workpapers produced by team members are clear, concise, and comply with firm standards Actively par

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field. Masters degree in Accounting or related field is preferred. Skills: Thorough understanding of GAAP and GAAS. Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Team orientation and strong interpersonal skills. Strong project management skills. Sufficient technical skills to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. CPA candidate required, CPA strongly preferred. 2 ? 3 + years or more of public accounting experience, industry, or a combination of public accounting and industry experience, or its equivalent. Experience supervising 2-6 or more individuals is a plus. Thorough understanding of common audit procedures and techniques. Demonstrate independent thinking and strong decision-making skills

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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