Senior Accountant

If you’ve registered with us previously, please login now. If you’d like to register, please click the ‘Register’ link below.: : Register | Forgot your password?
Title Senior Accountant
Categories Senior Accountant
Location Gaithersburg, MD
Job Information

As a Senior Accountant, you will be involved in all areas of client service from attestation engagements to tax preparation and review. You will supervise staff and in-charge accountants on engagements both in the office and on-site at client location, occasionally managing communication with client on-site and developing client relationships. You may be responsible for several engagements at any given time.

 

This role offers opportunity for advancement and a defined path to leadership. We offer competitive compensation and a unique benefits package.

 
Here are a few competency expectations for this position:
 
Assurance
-Understand generally accepted auditing standards, common audit procedures, techniques, and the firm’s quality control standards
-Complete or review audit programs for approval
-Prepare audit risk assessments for approval
-Prepare and/or review work papers, financial statements, including footnote disclosures
 
Tax
-Perform tax research, draw conclusions and document findings in written format
-Prepare complex tax projections and tax returns
-Review tax returns prepared by others
 
General
-Identify and resolve problem areas or issues
-Understand GAAP, unique or specialized accounting principles and financial statement presentations
-Understand and adhere to professional standards for CPAs
-Perform technical research
-Demonstrate good, thorough review skills
-Plan, schedule and complete engagements independently
-Engagement process: Mastering prospect to client meetings
-Attend firm-sponsored, industry, community, and/or volunteer events
-Provide training and assistance to staff
 
Education Requirements
-Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Economics or equivalent experience
-Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
 
Job Experience
-4-5 years of public accounting experience
 
Qualifications
-Highly motivated with the desire to grow and develop
-Interest in building collaborative relationships, striving to find the best possible solutions
-Knowledge of accounting and tax software
-Ability to travel, as needed for client engagements (mostly local)
-Willingness to participate in business development activities (guidance and training will be provided)
-Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship
 
 

Apply Now