Senior Accountant - Municipal Government Audit Team
January 31, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Public Accounting Firms
4 Year Degree
PBMares is a leading accounting and business consulting firm serving the Mid Atlantic, as well as specialty areas nationwide and internationally. With over 240 employees in Virginia and Maryland, we are a full-service accounting and advisory firm with a strong reputation for integrity and ethical leadership. We are also a firm that has experienced uninterrupted growth throughout our 50-year history. In 2017, we earned the honor of being named as one of the nation’s Top 100 accounting firms by INSIDE Public Accounting, the leading public accounting publication. With so much to offer professionals at all experience levels, PBMares is one firm you definitely want to get to know when you are ready to move forward in your career.
We are in search of a Senior Accountant with experience in auditing municipal governments to perform a variety of accounting tasks in audit and assurance. This role will be based in Fairfax, VA and is a technical position which requires a sound working knowledge of fundamental auditing procedures. As the Senior Accountant gains experience, they will be given more difficult assignments and greater responsibility to progress to Supervisor level. The Senior Staff accountants' functions are designed to meet the strategic and operational objectives of the firm above the basic tactical level.
Applies accounting principles to analyze financial information and prepare accurate workpapers for accounting and auditing engagements under the direct supervision of a partner, manager, or supervisor as assigned
Effectively presents information and responds to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
Learns and upholds the firm’s expectations for work quality and professional development as well as the firm’s cultural and core values
Follows the progress of engagements and helps to identify and research accounting and auditing issues as assigned
Mentor and coach staff level co-workers as needed
Participate in firm-wide initiatives and ongoing education opportunities including CPE developement
BS in Accounting with no less than a 3.0 GPA
2+ years of public accounting experience primarily working for government clients
150 hours required by the Virginia Board of Accountancy to acquire a CPA license
Working knowledge of GAAS, GAAP, and other professional standards and regulations
Displays the ability to make sound decisions under pressure
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
CPA and/or Masters Degree are a plus
Our Firm’s policy is to provide equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.
Must be authorized to work in the United States permanently without the requirements of sponsorship at any point in the future.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
About PBMares, LLP
PBMares is a leading regional accounting and business consulting firm serving the Mid Atlantic as well as specialty areas nationwide and internationally. PBMares, LLP is the result of a merger between PBGH, LLP and Witt Mares, PLC. This merger created the largest Virginia-based CPA firm, based on number of CPAs.
We offer a full range of financial and business advisory services, including management consulting, pension
plan design and administration, investment management, accounting and auditing, and comprehensive taxation and tax planning. It’s not just the services we provide, but how we provide them that makes the difference for you.