We are looking for an Audit Manager to join our dynamic team in our Dallas office. The Audit Manager will serve as the liaison between the partner, the client and the professional staff. At Whitley Penn we understand that our clients want more than just numbers from a financial audit. We view ourselves as business advisors who will answer questions and be a responsive resource throughout the year, not just during the audit period. As clients grow, we grow with them.
Lead audit engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing the engagement while managing client deadline expectations, monitoring actual performance against budget; and continually communicating engagement status to the engagement partner.
Develop and maintain a relationship with clients and proactively work with clients’ management to gather necessary audit information, identify issues and make recommendations for business improvements and identify potential additional business opportunities.
Supervise, train and mentor Audit Seniors, Staff and Interns, including detailed review of audit work papers and evaluate performances on client engagements.
Actively be involved in business proposals, networking and recruiting opportunities.
Must be highly dedicated with a positive attitude, self-motivated, a team player who takes initiative and willing to learn.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's degree a plus
Must have CPA license
5+ years of public accounting experience
3+ years of recent external audit experience
Strong analytical, quantitative and management skills
Knowledge of GAAP & GAAS
Flexibility to act autonomously while being a team player
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Whitley Penn LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law
Internal Number: AUDIT01503
About Whitley Penn
Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Texas City, and Plano, 65 partners, more than 550 employees, and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally.
Our unyielding commitment to quality service has helped us land on the “Best of the Best” list of INSIDE Public Accounting’s rankings of the top 25 accounting firms in the U.S., for more than a decade. We have consistently been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” by INSIDE Public Accounting as well as one of the “Top 100 Firms” by Accounting Today.
Our steady growth over the past 35 years reflects our leadership’s knack for hiring individuals with talent and integrity, and our ability to stay one step ahead of the issues our clients face in an ever-changing business landscape. We define our culture by our open atmosphere and our entrepreneurial spirit.