Senior Accountant

Employer
Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Jul 20, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2129052340
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
ResponsibilitiesAs a Senior Accountant, you will be involved in all areas of client service from attestation engagements to tax preparation and review. You will supervise staff accountants on engagements both in the office and on-site at client location, occasionally managing communication with client on-site and developing client relationships. You may be responsible for several engagements at any given time.A' Here are a few competency expectations for this position:A' Understand generally accepted auditing standards, common audit procedures, techniques, and the firm's quality control standards Complete or review engagement programs for approval Prepare audit risk assessments for approval Prepare and/or review work papers, financial statements, including footnote disclosuresA' Tax Perform tax research, draw conclusions and document findings in written format Prepare complex tax projections and tax returns Review tax returns prepared by othersA' General Identify and resolve problem areas or issues Understand GAAP, unique or specialized accounting principles and financial statement presentations Understand and adhere to professional standards for CPAs Perform technical research Demonstrate good, thorough review skills Plan, schedule and complete engagements independently Engagement process: Mastering prospect to client meetings Attend firm-sponsored, industry, community, and/or volunteer events Provide training and assistance to staffA' Qualifications Highly motivated with the desire to grow and develop CPA (Preferred) 4-5 years of public accounting experience Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics or equivalent experience Knowledge of accounting and tax softwareA' A' We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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