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EAS Manager: Accounting Assistance

Company: PKF Texas
Location: Houston
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Company Description

Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) is a Houston-based CPA firm of forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business advisors with Big 4 backgrounds who creatively integrate traditional values, practical solutions and intelligent change by focusing on the client's unique needs. PKF specializes in mid-sized growing companies as well as publicly traded companies and individuals who enjoy the benefits of working with a client-centric firm offering a full-range of business consulting, technology, assurance, entrepreneurial advisory and tax solutions.

Job Description

PKF Texas is seeking a Manager for the Entrepreneurial Advisory Services (EAS) Department 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Demonstrates knowledge of all technical aspects of the job, including related knowledge of necessary accounting systems and procedures.

2. Recognizes needs and issues pertinent to client activity and demonstrates ownership of an engagement's day-to-day tasks and activities.

3. Provides accounting training for clients including accounting software, account reconciliation, and general bookkeeping.

4. Is conscious of and works to achieve personal and departmental goals.

5. Appropriately manages risk and ensures quality control procedures are being executed.

6. Responds timely and accurately to internal team and client requests.

7. Is proactive in seeking opportunities to achieve target chargeability.

8. 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.


1. Full charge bookkeeping and a strong understanding of GAAP.

2. Experience as an assistant Controller or Accounting Manager preferred.

3. Public accounting experience is preferred.

4. CPA license is a must.

5. Ability to research accounting issues.

6. Ability to effectively use Quick Books and Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Quick Books certification is desirable.

7. Ability to organize work and projects, prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to complete work in an efficient and accurate manner.

8. 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.

9. Supervisory skills is required.

10. Ability to travel approximately 75% to client sites (mostly around Houston).

Additional Information

We are proud to be recognized as one of the top workplaces in our industry. In fact, it's our employees themselves who say our company is a great place to work. Ask Anyone!

Some of the great benefits our employees enjoy include:

--- Generous benefits including Health, Dental, and Vision

--- 401(k) and discretionary profit sharing

--- Free covered parking

--- Free, onsite fitness center

--- Very generous PTO/paid holidays

--- Sustainable work-life balance and flexibility

--- Dress for your day attire

--- Anniversary cash program

--- PKF swag and much more!

Visit our website at www.pkftexas.com/careers to learn more about us.

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