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Mcconnell Jones Group
$52,000 - $60,000 per year
Education & Experience Requirements
Who we are
At McConnell Jones, we aim to be a catalyst for positive growth fostering an environment where unique perspectives come together to enhance client solutions. As the 2nd largest African American owned CPA firm, we pride ourselves on the quality of our work, the tenure of our clients, and our own diversity—nearly two-thirds of our people are from an ethnically diverse background. The diversity of our people empowers the diversity of our client solutions, as captured by the firm’s tagline, Diverse Thinking | Unique Perspectives.
To foster an environment where unique perspectives come together to enhance client solutions.
To be a catalyst for positive growth through the power of diverse thinking.
Creativity, Inclusion, Transparency, Accountability
Hybrid work environment with remote and in-office 2 days/week. Must be eligible to obtain Security Clearance.
What you will do
The Audit Experienced Staff has from 1-3 years of audit experience and performs audit duties in our DC office for one or more of the following sectors:
State and Local Government, Not for Profit, Commercial or Federal. You will have knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and/or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
Perform detailed audit procedures on financial statement account balances, prepare and adjust work papers from clients’ trial balance.
Identify potential management letter comments.
Research accounting issues.
Recognize potential problem areas in specific engagements and discusses them with engagement supervisor.
Perform other accounting, auditing, and consulting duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel.
Assume full responsibility (under supervision) for preparation of compiled and reviewed financial statements.
Assist with more complicated segments of audit and accounting engagements.
Draft annual financial statements, including footnote disclosures.
As part of our compliance program, all team members are required to follow industry leading data and system security practices.
What you need
Bachelor’s degree and pursuing CPA track with eligible accounting credits.
Minimum of 1 -3 years of experience in public accounting.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS or Yellow Book) or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software programs.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Either holds a current and valid CPA license or is working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam.
Good time management and organizational skills.
Must be eligible to obtain Security Clearance.
What we prefer
Master’s degree in accounting.
What we offer
Hybrid and remote (determined by position) work arrangements available.
Stipend reimbursement for home office equipment, cell phone and home internet.
Paid Time Off (PTO) is awarded each pay period.
11 paid company holidays with 3 floating.
Medical plan with HSA employer contribution, Dental, Vision available 1st of the month after start date.
Company paid Long Term Disability.
Company paid Life Insurance.
Paid Parental Leave.
401k with company match up to 4% and 100% vested from day one.
CPA and professional license & certification bonus.
CPA exam review benefit with Becker CPA.
Certification Reimbursement for CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA.
CPE paid for 40 hours per year.
Paid Volunteer Time Off.
Fitness center available to Houston office employees.
Employee Referral bonus opportunities from $1,000 to $5,000 per hired referral.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
McConnell & Jones is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. McConnell & Jones policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, we maintain an affirmative action program through which we take good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment-qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, Vietnam era veterans, and other protected veterans