Senior Counsel

Washington, DC
May 19, 2017
May 22, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Requisition Number 17-0021 Post Date 5/16/2017 Title Senior Counsel Division Division of Enforcement and Investigations PT/FT Full Time City Washington State DC Description Our MissionThe PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate and independent audit reports. The PCAOB also oversees the audits of broker-dealers, including compliance reports filed pursuant to federal securities laws, to promote investor protection.Job DescriptionThe PCAOB has a full-time regular position of Senior Counsel in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations in its Washington, DC headquarters office or its New York Regional Office. This key role reports to a Deputy Director or Regional Associate Director of the Division of Enforcement and Investigations and requires a proactive person that thrives in a multi-faceted professional environment.ResponsibilitiesPlanning, organizing, and conducting investigations dealing with complex matters involving financial fraud and other securities practices that may involve possible violations of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the rules of the PCAOB, the provisions of the securities laws relating to the preparation and issuance of audit reports and the obligations and liabilities of accountants with respect thereof, including the rules of the US Securities and Exchange Commission issued under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, or professional standards; Reviewing and analyzing audit working papers, corporate books and records, and other financial and accounting documents;Conducting interviews and testimony; Identifying accounting, auditing, and financial reporting deficiencies; Making recommendations to the Board related to enforcement actions; and Litigating with accountants in administrative hearings before hearing officers and before the PCAOB Requirements QualificationsAt least 8 years of legal experience with progressively responsible legal experience sufficient to handle complex legal and accounting/auditing issues;Juris doctor (JD) from an accredited law school in the United States; Active member of the Bar; Current CPA (Certified Public Accountant) license preferred but not required;Investigative and trial experience related to financial fraud matters and/or securities litigation preferred but not required;Strong technical abilities, regulatory knowledge, leadership, and verbal and written communications skills;Ability to work independently and as a member of a team; Multilingual ability is a plus, and Ability to travel some. Our ValuesThe PCAOB encourages a spirit of cooperation and teamwork, and fosters an environment of professional growth where employees can exercise their leadership ability, creativity, technical competence, and public interest focus in helping the PCAOB fulfill its mission.Equal Employment OpportunityAll PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB's mission. The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.#LI-TS1-R .ButtonClassNavigation, .ButtonClassDataModification, .ButtonClassTools, .ButtonClassFormReset{ width: 150px;}.ButtonClassNavigation:hover, .ButtonClassDataModification:hover, .ButtonClassTools:hover, .ButtonClassFormReset:hover{ width: 150px;}.ButtonClassNavigation:active, .ButtonClassDataModification:active, .ButtonClassTools:active, .ButtonClassFormReset:active{ width: 150px;} Send This Job to a Friend This site is operated by UltiPro. Use of this site is governed by Ultimate Software Group's policies and practices, including its Privacy Policy, which can be found at -Policy.

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