100% Remote Audit Senior – Public Accounting

February 24, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


Full Remote Audit Senior! Listed as one of the top firms in the Southwest by Accounting Today and among the top 20 largest CPA firms in Houston, Texas and Washington DC.

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Salary: $80,000 - $110,000 per year

A bit about us:

Bachelor's (Required)

Auditing: 3 years (Required)

US work authorization (Required)

CPA (Preferred)

Full Job Description
We are seeking multiple Audit Seniors to join our Audit practice supporting a variety of clients across the country. Due to COVID-19, we are all working remotely and anticipate continuing to do so for the foreseeable future. This position may have the opportunity to stay fully remote depending on performance.

Job Summary

Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles; knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Government Auditing Standards (GAS Yellow Book) and Generally Accepted Governmental Accounting Standards (GAGAS) a plus.
Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software programs.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Either holds a current and valid certified public accountant’s license or is working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam.
Essential Functions

Perform diversified accounting, auditing, and consulting assignments under the direction of supervisor, manager/director, and partner.
Assist in planning and organizing audits; communicate with client management regarding timing of fieldwork and client assistance levels; and communicate effectively with client to receive information necessary to complete the engagement with a minimum of disruption to client.
Draft reports and work papers for the managers to review.
Perform government, not-for-profit, employee benefit plan, and/or commercial/private sector audits.
Perform the broadest range of auditor tasks so that direct participation of supervisors, managers/directors or partners is kept to a minimum.
Assume responsibility for all aspects of audit fieldwork; meets time constraints and client deadlines.
Assure that the audit work papers contain corroborating evidence to support the objectives.
Study and evaluate clients’ internal controls.
Assign work to staff members on the basis of their knowledge and capabilities.
Prepare audit reports, including all relevant disclosures.
Support training of staff auditors and assist managers in development of staff to provide a high level of capability and competence.
Research increasingly complex accounting issues.
Assist with evaluating audit and accounting service procedures and recommend improvements.
Supervises multiple engagements simultaneously.
Prepares other reports, projects, and duties as may be assigned.
Looks for opportunities to provide additional services to clients.
Develops network of referral sources through active involvement in professional and civic organizations.
Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise staff in office and during fieldwork on audits, including directing and instructing assistants, where applicable, in performing work and reviewing work papers.
Required Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or master's degree in Accounting.
Minimum of 3 years of public accounting audit experience required.
Either holds a current and valid CPA license or is working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the CPA exam.
Experienced in Government, Not-for-Profit, Commercial/Private Sector, and/or Employee Benefit Plan Audits.
Strong background in technical accounting of GAAP, GAAS, GASB Basic Financial Statements.
Knowledge of audit risk assessments.

Why join us?

Company Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; Short and Long Term Disability; 401k with Match; PTO and Holidays; Partial Work from Home Options (Must be Approved by Supervisor); Certification Reimbursement

Job Details

Audit quality reporting is an emerging trend in our profession. Clients, prospective clients, bankers, regulators, and other stakeholders are increasingly interested in ways to measure and judge the quality of an audit.

While superior quality and service has always been our first core value, we have not previously shared publicly the various elements that make up our commitment to quality.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Plan and coordinate performance of audit detail testing
Document and review procedures, findings, issues and conclusions for workpapers
Prepare financial statements, including disclosures
Provide technical guidance to clients, including technical research when needed
Supervise staff and provide constructive feedback
Take full ownership of performing tasks assigned
Keep supervisors informed of project status
Minimum Qualification Requirements:

CPA Certification or Candidate
Minimum of 2 – 6 years experience in public accounting audit
Solid understanding of accounting principles and strong analytical skills
Strong computer skills
Proficient in Office Suite
Experience with ProSystem Engagement, preferred but not required
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and work effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrate ability to critically think through and discuss technical issues
Ability to travel, preferred but not required

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