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General Job Description

PKF Texas is seeking an Accounting Assistance Senior Associate to join the Entrepreneurial Advisory Services (EAS) group to provide a range of services to our clients including accounting assistance, cash flow management, accounting software support, budgeting and budgetary controls, accounts payable/receivables and other consulting. This individual should have a client service orientation, professional appearance, integrity and mature demeanor.

Please submit your application via our Career Center, and please inquire with Mandi Fields if you have questions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates knowledge of all technical aspects of the job, including related knowledge of necessary accounting systems and procedures.
  • Recognizes needs and issues pertinent to client activity and demonstrates ownership of an engagement’s day-to-day tasks and activities.
  • Provides accounting training for clients including accounting software, account reconciliation, and general bookkeeping.
  • Is conscious of and works to achieve personal and departmental goals.
  • Appropriately manages risk and ensures quality control procedures are being executed.
  • Responds timely and accurately to internal team and client requests.
  • Is proactive in seeking opportunities to achieve target chargeability.
  • Understands that time may be spent in both the Firm’s offices and/or the client’s premises. Additionally, client service activity may not always be predictable, and may be subject to immediate change or on-call requests with very short notice. Travel may be required and sometimes is unpredictable, depending on client’s needs. Some flexibility required.

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Full charge bookkeeping experience and a strong understanding of GAAP.
  • Experience as an assistant Controller or Accounting Manager preferred.
  • Public accounting experience is preferred.
  • CPA license or CPA eligibility is required.
  • Ability to research accounting issues.
  • Ability to effectively use Quick Books and Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Quick Books certification is desirable.
  • Ability to organize work and projects, prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to complete work in an efficient and accurate manner. 
  • Ability to reason and effectively multi-task. Strong communication skills with the ability to apply understanding to carry out and to give instructions in written and oral form.
  • Supervisory skills are required.
  • Ability to travel approximately 75% to client sites (mostly around Houston)