Audit Senior/Manager

Job ID:
Houston, TX
per year
Zip Code:
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description:

Audit Senior/Manager
We need a professional responsible for managing audit engagement
teams, providing a high level of client service, earning a
leadership role within the community and fostering growth for their
team members, clients and themselves.
This position of Audit Senior/Manager places the successful
candidate in a environment focused on growth and teamwork. Within a
Firm that values a commitment to quality work balanced with one's
life goals. LaPorte CPAs and Business Advisors values our team
members and strives to provide resources and incentives needed to
achieve personal and professional goals.

Executing the day-to-day activities of audit engagements of
various clients
Conducting audits and other engagements using a team approach
to coordinate and manage the inclusion of tax and other advisory
team members on the engagement
Efficiently manages fellow assurance team members, primarily on
financial statement audits, from planning the engagement,
coordinating with client, timely review of team members work, and
timely reviews of team members engagement performance
Maintaining long-term focus on client relationships by
maintaining client contact with appropriate individuals throughout
the year
Ensuring compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk
management) and external (regulatory) requirements
Identifying and communicating accounting and auditing matters
to managers and partners
Recognizing opportunities to provide additional services to new
or existing clients
Preparing complex financial reports, including statements,
footnotes, supplemental information and all other client
Researching a complex accounting topic and forming a conclusion
to be reviewed by an appropriate team member and presented before
the client
Coaching and developing fellow staff members, including interns
and through senior associates
Assisting in the development and training of new staff
Recruiting for future staff hires

Credentials & Experience

BS/MS degree in Accounting
CPA designation required
4-10 years of public accounting experience with a national or
regional firm
Public accounting experience within an Assurance Department at
either the Staff or Senior level
Experience in the following Audit Niches: Non-Profit
Single Audit experience, a plus

Knowledge & Skills

Working knowledge of GAAP, SAS, and audit procedure
Proficiency with computer audit applications and
Strong communication skills, oral and written, so that client
interactions are handled with professionalism and with a sense of
wanting to help the client succeed
Ability to handle multiple engagements simultaneously, while
maintaining consistency and accuracy
Strong sense of urgency and ability to adapt to change
Ability to successfully interact with staff as well as clients'
internal accounting staff and business owners
Willingness to participate in Firm activities that contribute
to the community through philanthropic efforts
Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism including the
ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
Presentation skills necessary to confidently present at an
audit committee meeting, industry or trade association and for an
office event

Travel Requirements

To accommodate the needs of clients, 20-30% time will be spent

Degree Required: Yes
CPA Certification Required: Yes
Years of Experience in Similar Role Required:
4-10 years
Travel Required: 20-30%
Company Info
LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors