Senior Accountant

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC - Wilson, NC3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $59,000 - $81,000 a year
Carr, Riggs & Ingram (“CRI”) regional CPA and Advisory firm is the 3rd largest CPA firm in the South and growing rapidly. CRI believes in hiring talented individuals and investing in their futures by providing opportunities for professional development and career growth while also enabling our team to maintain the work life balance they seek.

Essential Functions:
Know and understand the reason behind the Firm’s policies and procedures.
Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise (“coach”) Staff Accountants.
Begin acquiring the skills necessary to develop quality client relationships and loyalty.
Exhibit (or develop) skills and characteristics delineated in the Firm’s evaluation forms.

If assigned primarily to financial statement engagements:
Begin to develop a command of GAAP, OCBOA, unique or specialized accounting principles, and financial statement presentations.
Obtain a thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.
Assume responsibility for efficiently supervising both audit and non‐audit engagements.
Interact with all low‐levels of client personnel in an intelligent and professional manner.
Begin developing proficiency at interacting with high‐level client personnel.

If assigned primarily to tax engagements:
Begin developing a command of pertinent IRC sections and regulations.
Become proficient at tax research including knowledge of the reference sources available to the Firm.
Assume responsibility for the supervision of tax return preparation engagements.
Begin developing proficiency in tax planning

Meets all requirements to sit for CPA exam
Those possessing CPA certification will be given preference
3+ years of public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of tax returns
Excellent oral/written communication skills
Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
Ability to prioritize a heavy work load and remain organized
Ability to work well in a team environment
CRI possesses National Strength - technical expertise equivalent to many national firms - grown from Southern Roots - an acknowledgement of our dedication to client service, respect, and integrity delivered with hospitality. CRI has offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. You may learn more about each of our locations by visiting