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Location: Lufkin Industry: Accounting
Job Type: Full Time

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Accounting Associate

PURPOSE: The Associate role is responsible for learning and applying their technical skills and working as part of a team carrying out tasks under close coaching and supervision. It is typically characterized by an individual with 1-2 years’ experience in public accounting.

 

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Ability to apply self to learning and applying technical skills.

  • Cooperative team player.

  • Interest in business and commercial affairs.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops an understanding of the business and the Associate role.

  • Develops technical skills both on the job and through formal learning channels.

  • Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assignment tasks.

  • Builds working relationships at peer client level.

  • Seeks to gain knowledge of client businesses.

  • Effectively documents work.

  • As a member of the team - implements solutions for clients.

  • Identifies task issues as well as task progress in a timely and organized manner.

  • Demonstrates an active interest in the business world by keeping abreast of market trends and business developments.

  • Assists in proposal development and research gathering as requested.

  • Participates in office wide initiatives - recruitment, marketing etc.

  • Actively pursues self-development opportunities.

  • Builds strong team relationship skills.

  • Ambassador to universities.

    Increase knowledge of professional standards and requirements.

     

    KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:

  • Demonstrated record of retention of application of technical skills.

  • Quality of work output.

  • Integration into the team.

  • Meeting assignment objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes).

  • Client satisfaction.

  • Participation in firm wide initiatives.

  • Participation in recruiting and high school visitation activities.

    Compliance with firm policies and procedures.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: 

  • Degree qualification or currently completing.

  • Developing technical knowledge.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.

  • Team player with a positive - ‘can do‘ approach.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • A general and growing knowledge of firm products and services in the practice area, and a general knowledge of products and services in other practice areas.

  • A general understanding of market trends including opportunities, global and local business initiatives.

    Personal and professional integrity and responsibility.