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Summary
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Full Time
  • 3+ Years Accounting
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • SALARY Please Inquire

Senior Auditor

Position Posted: 09 November 2017

‘Audit’ Be the Right Team! We're hiring a Senior Auditor!

We know you have a choice and a voice, be sure to use both when picking the right firm and culture fit for your next career move. 

EGP Certified Public Accountants is a solid, well-established firm of over 30 years, now 4 locations and growing. We are currently looking to add a Senior Auditor to our team of professionals.

 

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Self-motivated individual that takes ownership of assignments and can perform work assigned with minimal assistance.
  • Assume responsibility for efficiently supervising audit, review and agreed-upon procedures.
  • Make fundamental decisions on accounting and auditing matters. When problems arise, elevate them timely for the manager or partner and suggest solutions/actions.
  • Set up time budgets on jobs previously performed and lead staff accountants to employ methods that will accomplish objectives timely.

 

Technical Excellence

  • Develop advanced knowledge and understanding of GAAP, OCBOA, and financial statement presentations.
  • Develop an advanced understanding of GAAS and common audit procedures and techniques.
  • Be able to resolve open items and issues encountered on assigned engagements.
  • Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff accountants.
  • Assist in identification and research of complex technical issues/problems and potential solutions.

 

Teamwork

  • Create a sense of team identity and a feeling of support within teams.
  • Promote cooperation within and across client service and engagement teams and work toward firm goals.

 

Communication

  • Clearly communicate technical issues to clients and staff.
  • Tailor content and style of written communication to the needs and expectations of the audience.

 

Professional Competencies

  • Seek new and challenging engagement assignments, including leadership opportunities within the firm and client service teams.
  • Understand the operations, processes, and other aspects of client businesses, including significant tax and accounting issues.
  • Establish professional credibility with clients.
  • Supervise staff accountants or interns, instruct them in work to be performed, review the work done, and direct necessary revisions.
  • Appropriately prioritize multiple engagements, client assignments, and work demands.
  • Address issues and unexpected problems quickly and effectively.
  • Accept accountability and meet personal commitments.
  • Establish high-performance standards, and encourage others to follow.

 

Client Service

  • Prepare engagement letter and any subsequent modifications for approval by engagement owner; ensure engagement letter is signed by the client and returned before the start of the engagement.
  • Plan engagements in advance and effectively supervise and review engagements.
  • Consistently coordinate the accurate, timely, efficient completion of engagements that follow firm and professional standards and meet client needs.
  • Use technology and practice aids appropriately to gain maximum efficiency in delivering the finished product in a timely manner.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and additional services to be provided.

 

People Development

  • Supervise, develop, and provide training to less experienced staff resulting in their improved performance.
  • Provide timely, relevant, and effective feedback to co-workers and provide performance evaluations as requested.
  • Informally serve as a mentor where appropriate, and achieve positive results.
  • Actively seek delegation opportunities to achieve job efficiencies and provide learning experiences for audit staff.
  • Actively participate in firm’s recruiting efforts.
  • Actively use contacts to attract quality, experienced staff to the firm.
  • Reinforce firm philosophies with staff at lower levels.

 

Practice Growth

  • Know the products and services of the firm and effectively communicate them.
  • Identify service opportunities with existing clients.
  • Develop strong, positive relationships with client personnel with whom he/she interacts resulting in positioning the firm for client referrals.
  • Participate in community and professional activities.

 

Firm Economics

  • Embrace the firm’s initiatives to leverage work to achieve or exceed the firm’s standards for realization.
  • Proactively notify the partner or manager of engagement timeline pressures and suggest solutions.
  • Enable higher-level engagement team members to leverage their involvement in the engagement through effective engagement supervision, depth of expertise, and delegation.

 

 

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