Careers

Senior Accountant II – Audit & Assurance

Summary

Boyum Barenscheer is seeking an Audit & Assurance Senior Accountant to act as the liaison between the partner or manager, the client and the professional staff.  They are generally responsible for all phases of an engagement, and should demonstrate a passion for breaking new ground and leading large, collaborative projects.  The Senior Accountant must have knowledge of the firm’s core values, and be conversant with its reports, its letters relating to matters of policy, and its opinions on financial matters.  They must develop expertise in the profession.

Trust – Collaboration – Determination – Insight – Curiosity

BB highly values our core set of principles which all employees must demonstrate.  Additionally, professional requirements are necessary for individuals to be effective and prosper at BB including:

Business Acumen ·  Flexibility/Adapting to Change · Living our Values · Critical Thinking & Judgment · Results Orientation · Interpersonal Effectiveness · Continuous Learning · Building Collaboration · Creating Alignment

Considering the above general accountabilities in greater detail, below is a list of specific tasks that fall within the responsibility of this position:

  • Master the Senior Accountant responsibilities
  • Evaluates internal controls and work programs prepared by the staff, if necessary, revise the work program, then discuss the work program and time budget with the partner to obtain approval
  • Supervises the preparation of management letters and collaborates on tax matters
  • Completes staff performance evaluations after each engagement and discuss them with staff members and his/her leader
  • Assists in recruiting new staff, developing training aids, and acting as an instructor in professional staff development programs
  • Main person responsible for training and assisting staff while in the field
  • Should make associations and be willing to develop a network
  • Maintains knowledge of general economic and political trends, and, of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate
  • Developing expertise in an area of specialty application

 Qualifications and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Minimum two (4) years’ experience in public accounting, demonstrates a progression in complexity, scope and number of engagements managed
  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year
  • Active CPA certification preferred
  • Must be a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  •  Proficiency in use of computers, computer accounting software, and tax software programs
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles and personal income taxes
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Physical Demands

  • Required to sit for long periods of time
  • Extensive computer use and use of keyboard and mouse
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

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