The Senior Accountant will manage a variety of tax, audit and other assignments as designated by the Manager. At this level, the Senior Accountant should function with minimal supervision and increased focus is placed on supervising and mentoring Staff, independent problem solving, strengthening client relationships and increasing team profitability.
Complete tax and/or audit projects for designated clients as directed with minimal oversight by Managers
Conduct thorough engagement reviews
Accept increasing responsibility for engagement management
Recognize potential problem areas during engagements and propose effective solutions
Conduct business specific research – gather and analyze data, interpret results, compile reports and make recommendations
Develop, strengthen and maintain effective client relationships through professionalism, responsiveness and service-oriented approach
Enhance skills in the industries the Firm focuses on by seeking out and completing training courses
Increase the team’s profitability by managing your time and the time of Staff efficiently, contributing ideas and adding value
Supervise and mentor Staff Accountants
Other duties and projects as assigned
If not already obtained, work toward obtaining a CPA license
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Exhibit a strong understanding of accounting and tax rules
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate a level of intellectual curiosity
Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail
Strong organizational and follow-through skills
Ability to effectively prioritize a fast-paced and varied workload, effectively manage a variety of concurrent and shifting priorities
Ability to accept constructive feedback from management and make adjustments as directed
Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment
Strong computer skills, including solid skill in the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel) and report writing tools
Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and clients
Ability to meet internal Firm deadlines (time entry, billing, etc.)
Available to work evenings and weekends based on position needs, and to travel domestically if required
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or finance (advanced degree is a plus) and 3-5 years of experience in public accounting, and/or appropriate balance of education and work experience. Ability to sit for the CPA exam or passed section of the CPA. CPA license a plus.
Novogradac & Company LLP offers competitive pay plus a benefit package including; medical, dental, vision, paid-time-off, life/disability insurance, and a 401(k).
To be considered for this position, interested candidates MUST apply via our company website : http://careers.novoco.com/ .
Novogradac & Company LLP is an equal opportunity employer.