Position Description

Risk Advisory Services Associate II or Senior Associate I
Location Dallas, TX
Job Code 1748
# of openings 2
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About Weaver

Weaver has built a nationwide presence on an unwavering commitment to its clients’ success, acting with integrity and always striving to transcend expectations. The firm has grown to be the 35th largest firm in the United States, according to INSIDE Public Accounting; it is also ranked the largest independent accounting firm based in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. Weaver employs more than 700 people in eleven offices from coast to coast. 

 

From Fortune 500 multinational companies to start-ups, Weaver is a national firm serving commercial, financial services and government clients. The firm is particularly well known in the financial services, energy, manufacturing and distribution, construction, technology, real estate and health care industries, as well as the public sector. Weaver services go beyond traditional assurance and tax services to include risk advisory, transaction advisory, IT advisory, energy compliance and consulting, forensics and litigation services, and specialty tax services such as international tax, state and local tax and private client services. Learn more at www.weaver.com.

 

Have an accounting degree, but want to do something a little different? Learn more about working in Weaver’s Risk Advisory Services group - https://weaver.com/video/working-risk-advisory-services

 

Position Profile:

Weaver’s Risk Advisory Services practice is looking for an Associate II or Senior Associate I to join their team in our Dallas or Fort Worth office. The Risk Advisory Services Associate II or Senior Associate I is primarily responsible for execution of audit procedures and completion of various engagement objectives within assigned areas and assists where necessary to complete the overall engagement (some duties vary by level). The Associate II or Senior Associate I will consistently perform and take ownership of assigned areas, small projects, and small engagements under the supervision of more experienced team members, while effectively documenting work performed and issuing reports. This team member will be able to establish trust with the client, maintain good working relationships and communicate effectively with client personnel at appropriate levels. The Associate II or Senior Associate I will have an understanding of internal controls within an institutions compliance management system other critical financial and/or operational internal audit areas. They will begin to perform engagement planning in more complex internal audit financial or operational areas. This team member will also begin to demonstrate the ability to assume project management responsibilities including the supervision of 2-6 staff on various projects and ensuring the engagement tasks and objectives are completed accurately and completely and that staff is appropriately utilized.

 

Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is preferred
  • CPA, CPA candidate, CIA or CIA candidate (CPA preferred)
  • 1 - 4 + years or more of public accounting experience, industry or a combination of public accounting and industry experience (internal audit and/or accounting manager/controller responsibilities). Banking or Financial Services experience preferred
  • Thorough understanding of GAAP, GAAS, IIA standards, COSO internal control framework, and Sarbanes Oxley Act and the related requirements of Section 404.
  • Advanced understanding of financial reports, transaction cycles, and business processes
  • Project management experience, Team orientation and strong interpersonal skills desired

 

Weaver is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employee Referral Program Eligible  

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