Risk Advisory Services Senior Associate

Whitney Penn LLP Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 3 months ago

The Company:

Whitley Penn is a Texas-based full-service public accounting firm. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Plano, and Texas City, 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 steady growth over the past 35 years reflects our 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.

More Than a Job: We're actively seeking a Risk Advisory Services Senior Associate.

  • We have a commitment to a happy, healthy and productive workplace. We act on this commitment via our FitWhit program, an extensive wellness program uniquely designed to meet the health and wellness needs of busy professionals.

  • We offer a competitive benefits package and 401k with discretionary profit sharing.

  • We place an emphasis on our open door policy. Whether someone is brand new or has been with the Firm from the beginning, we are all part of the same family and each person matters.

Our Ideal Candidate Likely Has:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field

  • 3-5 years of related work experience

  • Regulatory, internal audit or public accounting background

  • CIA or CISA Certification

  • CPA or CPA eligible

  • Understanding of COSO and Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Familiarity with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as established by the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Highly dedicated with a positive attitude

  • Team player who takes initiative and is willing to learn

  • Twenty percent of out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients, meetings, or seminars

  • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. and not require current or further sponsorship

As a Risk Advisory Services Senior Associate, You Will:

  • Assist clients in maintaining and testing internal controls required in connection with the Sarbanes-Oxley act of 2002 (SOX 404)

  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial and IT internal audits

  • Assist team in performing Business and IT risk assessments

  • Assist in all other types of risk advisory projects including (not limited to), SSAE 16 Examinations, Information Technology (IT) Audits and Consulting, Surprise Examinations for Registered Investment Advisors, Compliance Readiness Assessments, and Enterprise Risk Management Implementation and Maintenance

  • Produce clear, highly literate reports to convey findings and recommendations to management

  • Serve as a responsive resource for clients

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary and great benefits.

  • Exciting career path with opportunities for advancement.

  • Culture focused on an open and collaborative atmosphere.

  • Leadership dedicated to playing a key role in your success.

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.

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