Lead audit engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing the engagement while managing client deadline expectations, monitoring actual performance against budget; and continually communicating engagement status to the manager and partner.
Develop and maintain a relationship with the client and proactively work with the client’s management to gather necessary audit information, identify issues and make recommendations for business improvements and identify potential additional business opportunities.
Supervise, train and mentor Audit Staff and Interns, including the detailed review of staff prepared work papers and evaluate performances on client engagements.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of PCAOB and generally accepted auditing standards
Assist with business proposals, networking and recruiting opportunities
Must be highly dedicated with a positive attitude, self-motivated, a team player who takes initiative and willing to learn
Our Ideal Candidate Likely Has:
2+ years of public accounting and external audit experience
CPA or CPA eligible
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's degree a plus
Strong background in technical accounting of GAAP & GAAS
Strong leadership, management, networking and mentoring skills
Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
About Whitley Penn
Whitley Penn has become one of the region’s most distinguished and fastest growing public accounting firms by providing exceptional service that reaches far beyond traditional accounting. We believe in working in collaborative teams with an emphasis on open-door policy and encouraging entrepreneurial thinking. We learn, innovate, and succeed by sharing knowledge, embracing diversity, and working together. We are all part of the same family and each person matters. We are more than just a job.