Senior Accounting Associate

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Senior Accounting Associate
Who are we?
Clients turn to HORNE for the foresight, straight talk, and collaboration needed to navigate the challenges of growth, regulatory compliance, and risk mitigation. HORNE is decidedly a different CPA and advisory firm who goes beyond traditional accounting services, steering clients through the uncertainties and opportunities ahead.

What are we looking for?
We’re looking for a Senior Accounting Associate to join our Financial Institutions team in one of our offices across the Southeast. The HORNE Financial Institutions group serves banks and credit unions doing internal/external audits, tax, and consulting engagements.

‘Day in the life’:
  • Performs diversified accounting, auditing, and consulting assignments under the direction of Supervisor, Manager or Partner.
  • Prepares financial calculations and models.
  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and Firm standards.
  • Meets time constraints and client expectations of deliverables.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client projects.
  • Documents work performed and summarizes any findings.
  • Prepares written reports and/or sections to be included in a report.
  • Assists in proofing schedules, calculations, work papers, reports, and other documents.
  • Performs other duties as needed in projects and as assigned by supervisory personnel.
  • Assists in recruiting entry-level and experienced staff by serving as “greeters” for on-campus interviews and such other recruiting duties as needed and attend Beta Alpha Psi events, career days, and functions at colleges and universities sponsored by the Firm.
  • Develops relationships with clients and provides high quality client service. Adding value to clients’ businesses is an integral part of the job requirements. Begins to learn cross-selling opportunities and refer those opportunities to more qualified professionals.
  • Accepts responsibility for accuracy of data entry, accumulation, and maintenance in all aspects of what we do as an accounting and consulting Firm.
  • Learns through Performance Advisor or direct Supervisor proper delegation and management of workload and demonstrates ability to properly delegate and manage workload.
  • Assists in marketing and promoting the Firm.
What do we require?
  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in public accounting or consulting, demonstrating a progression in complexity and number of projects
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Accounting, or degree appropriate to practice area
  • Current and valid CPA license strongly preferred. If not currently a CPA, the ideal candidate must be CPA eligible and working toward obtaining licensure by taking and passing applicable state CPA exam
  • If CPA, must be a member in good standing with the AICPA and respective state societies
  • Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software, or software appropriate to practice group
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off plus a floating holiday
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Flexibility to work remotely from time to time
**This Job Description was created in part by the Avitus Group through our Job Advertising Service. Avitus Group is a Professional Services organization focused on helping companies Simplify, Strengthen, and Grow their business. This Advertisement is a part of our Recruiting Services as we assist our clients with finding the right talent for their hiring needs. This job opportunity is for and with the client listed above and not with the Avitus Group.**
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