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Senior Accountant

companyCatapult Solutions Group
locationDallas, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated professional to undertake a range of accounting and attestation tasks within a mid-sized firm. The ideal candidate will engage in a variety of financial statement preparations, including compiled and reviewed statements complete with footnote disclosures. This role demands proficiency in technical skills, adherence to professional standards, and a keen understanding of firm policies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Executing comprehensive accounting tasks and attestation services under the supervision of senior staff.
  • Crafting compiled and reviewed financial statements along with detailed footnote disclosures.
  • Showcasing expertise in technical abilities, work quality, and adherence to professional and firm standards.
  • Managing multiple phases of audit engagements, including initial planning, budget setting for both time and expenses, and monitoring performance relative to budgets.
  • Handling complex financial reporting tasks, including those involving multiple locations or firms.
  • Reviewing accounting engagements and preparing thorough work papers.
  • Directing and guiding staff, as needed, in their assignments and preparation of work papers.
  • Adhering to strict timelines while meeting client deadlines.
  • Engaging in business development activities and contributing to the firm's growth by expanding services offered to clients.
  • Weekly updating partners on project statuses.
  • Completing additional reports, projects, and tasks as required.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, or a related field, with 3-5 years of public accounting experience.
  • A CPA license is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a growing portfolio of accounting engagements, showing a progression in complexity and scope.
  • Familiarity with GAAP and Special Purpose Framework (SPF) financial statement preparation, including disclosures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks, and familiarity with CCH ProSystem Tax and Engagement software is beneficial.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workloads effectively.
  • Analytical skills to tackle complex accounting issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with clients, taxing authorities, partners, and peers.
  • A commitment to confidentiality in all client and firm matters.

Working Conditions:

  • This position may require in-town travel to client sites, meetings, and seminars, necessitating the use of a personal vehicle.
  • Expectation of overtime work throughout the year as needed, potentially exceeding 50 hours per week, with compensation based on a total annual working hour expectation (including PTO, holidays, training, etc.).
  • We offer a hybrid work model, blending in-office and remote work.

This opportunity is perfect for those looking to thrive in a dynamic environment while engaging in varied and challenging accounting tasks.

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