Position Description

Audit Senior Associate I, II, or III - Government
Location Houston, TX
Job Code 2281
# of openings 1
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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.

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 financial services, energy, manufacturing and distribution, construction, technology, real estate, health care and government. 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.

Position Profile

Weaver is looking to add talent to our Government Audit practice.  A Government Audit Senior I, II or III will perform in-charge responsibilities as assigned on larger and more complex engagements (duties vary by level).  They will demonstrate a thorough understanding of technical accounting literature within the GAAP and SEC hierarchies and have an understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques for complex financial statement areas. An Audit Senior will develop and enhance client relationships through strong communication and project management skills. They will execute engagement planning activities which include gathering information for time budgets, coordinating all planning activities on engagements with the supervision and guidance from more experienced staff, and designing a risk based audit approach.

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Master’s degree in Accounting or related field is preferred
  • Experience in government and single audits preferred
  • Thorough understanding of governmental accounting standards, GAGAS and the Uniform Guidance
  • Thorough understanding of GAAP and GAAS
  • Strong project management, team orientation and interpersonal skills
  • CPA candidate required, CPA strongly preferred
  • 2 –4+ years or more of public accounting experience, industry, or a combination of both
  • Experience with a variety of industries and types of audits (SEC, government, non-profit, etc.) preferred

 

Weaver is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employee Referral Program Eligible 

Weaver is not currently accepting referrals or resumes from any recruiting/staffing agency or similar company.  Weaver will not be held liable for a placement fee for any candidate submitted to any employee.   

 

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