Audit Manager

Briggs & Veselka Co Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Audit Manager

As Houston's largest independent accounting firm, and the fourth largest firm based in Texas, Briggs & Veselka has fostered a unique environment where our professionals are empowered to find the best in themselves and in each other. The result is highly engaged professionals who collaborate with each other and who welcomes our new professionals as valued team members. That, we believe, is the essence of our Legacy of Loyalty.

The firm's 13 industry groups and 12 service niches provide audit, tax, and consulting services to clients ranging from individuals to closely-held companies and small-cap public entities. We also offer a number of sophisticated services such as forensic accounting, international tax, and cyber security, and are in the top 1% of firms in the country providing employee benefit plan audits - unique for a firm our size.

And we take pride in the fact we have served many clients for decades, over generations of management. That's part of the Legacy - one that you can begin to build with a career at Briggs & Veselka.


Our ideal candidate is expected to perform all aspects of an audit or examination with minimum supervision as well as direct a number of staff and senior auditors concerning work to be performed.

Technical ability to supervise, manage and review multiple engagements.

Execute day-to-day activities on multiple competing audit engagements of various clients simultaneously.

Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient, serving as a liaison between clients and shareholder.

Supervise Senior Auditors, Staff Auditors and Interns on engagements.

Responsible for quality and timeliness of all work on assigned team engagements.

Prepare client billings accurately and timely.

Participate in business development activities and other networking events as a representative of the Firm.

Excellent project/team management, communication and presentation skills, required.

All other duties assigned by shareholders.


The right audit candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interface with all levels of the organization and with our clients.

Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting

CPA required
7 plus years audit experience in a public accounting firm

Ability to make appropriate decisions regarding accounting and auditing matters

Ability to perform and direct the broadest range of accounting tasks so that the direct participation of senior managers or partners is kept to a minimum

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