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Financial Audit Supervisor

Company: Hannis T. Bourgeois Llp
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

GROW.COMPETE.THRIVE.Hannis T. Bourgeois is home to over 125 employees. And when we say home we really mean it. Many of our professionals have spent their entire careers here. We pride ourselves on our family culture that focuses on regular fellowship during social and community activities throughout the year. At HTB, we foster a self-motivated workforce, encouraging employees to forge a path for themselves within the firm. This allows individuals to identify areas where they wish to work and to become experts in the industries and services that they enjoy most. This entrepreneurial nature means that HTB is very selective when choosing talent to join the firm, and those associates tend to stay with the firm for many years. We hope youll find a home at HTB where you can grow, compete, and thrive.
Job Overview:The Audit Supervisor performs most work assigned with a minimum of assistance.Often instructs staff on work to be performed, reviews the work done, and directs necessary revisions.Is able to make decisions on all but the most unusual accounting and auditing matters.Is able to set up time budgets on jobs assigned and can lead staff to employ methods that will accomplish objectives timely.Displays professional conduct, showing confidence and ease in the presence of staff and client representatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs diversified accounting and auditing assignments under the direction of a Manager, Sr. Manager, and/or Partner.
  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and firm standards.
  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  • Becomes proficient at preparing financial statements using the firms software programs and prepares other reports, projects, and duties as may be assigned.
  • Knows and understands the reason behind the firms policies and procedures and possesses technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff and review workpapers.
  • Begins to develop a command of GAAP, other comprehensive basis of accounting, unique or specialized accounting principles, and financial statement presentations.
  • Able to evaluate internal controls, prepare risk assessments, and generate engagement programs.
  • Obtains a thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.
  • Effectively communicates with client to receive information necessary to complete the engagement with a minimum of disruption to client.
  • Develops expertise within agreed upon industry niches.
  • Becomes involved in state/local professional organizations, serves on state/local committees, and accepts volunteer positions in local community organizations.
  • Becomes a leader and resource in the firm by helping with internal firm matters not limited to process improvements, recruiting, marketing, and other administrative functions as necessary.
    Supervisory Responsibilities:This job has some supervisory responsibilities including the training, monitoring, and mentoringof other staff and interns while on engagements and within the office.
    Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Education and/or Experience:Bachelor's degree or Masters degree from a four-year college or university; with 150 credit hours CPA requirement met; and less than one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Completes annual continuing professional education requirements.
    Computer Skills:To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in use of computers and have knowledge of computer accounting software programs used by the firm.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:Either holds a current and valid CPA license, or is working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the CPA exam. If licensed, should be a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, and the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana.
    Other Qualifications:Must be prepared to spend majority of time at client's office conducting audit field work, including occasional out of town travel.
    Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Competitive Compensation Package including Competitive Salaries, Paid Overtime for both Exempt and Non-Exempt employees, Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday time, Volunteer Opporunties, Professional Development Training, Employee and Client Referral Bonuses, Flexible Working Schedule
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package including 401(k) Profit Sharing, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Health Savings Account, Wellness Programs, and Gym DiscountsTo see a comprehensive listing of our benefits, please visit
      HTB is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.
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