Intern CPA candidate

Howard Terrell, CPA Firm has an opening for an Accounting Intern position with a potential to transition to full–time upon completion.

We are an established Texas  accounting firm with Office in Desoto Texas  and SouthLake Texas with years of experience, we are committed to serving our clients with competence while providing close, personal attention. The firm’s success is rooted in our people and building lifelong relationships with our clients while helping them meet respond to challenges and maximize opportunities. We value a relaxed, low–stress working environment while staying committed to providing the high level of service that our clients are used to receiving. We place a great emphasis on Texas community involvement, empowerment, and support.

Our clients operate in a wide array of industries and locations and range from local governments and not–for–profit organizations to for–profit corporations. We specialize in delivering tailored solutions to the variety of accounting tasks that our clients face with a primary focus on audit, assurance, and tax services.

This is an opportunity to take ownership of your career through the broad range of learning opportunities that we offer. Because of our size, the staff gains experience and matures much sooner than is typically possible working for larger firms. Responsibilities will range from audit and assurance services to tax return preparation. All employees have the opportunity to diversify their skills and specialize in all of the areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the various areas of audit and tax engagements
  • Research laws and regulations and apply the results of research
  • Keep the supervisors informed of status of engagements
  • Prepare client correspondence including requests, inquiries, and responses
  • Prepare correspondence with taxing authorities
  • Prepare quarterly tax filings
  • Perform various accounting assignments
  • Demonstrate an awareness and ability to effectively apply the firm software package in assigned areas

RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for a candidate with a quality service mindset that is enthusiastic and enjoys working as a part of a team. An ideal candidate:

  • Is actively enrolled in an accredited accounting curriculum that satisfies the 150–hour academic requirement towards CPA certification
  • Demonstrates academic success (GPA of 3.2 or greater)
  • Has strong time management, communication, and relationship–building skills
  • Exhibits excellent problem–solving and analytical abilities
  • Is a dependable and proactive self–starter with the ability to manage multiple assignments
  • Maintains and promotes ethical and firm values in conducting all business activities

HOURS AND COMPENSATION

We practice a healthy work–life balance. This position offers flexible hours. This is a paid position; the compensation is dependent upon experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS

If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please forward cover letter, resume, and college transcript to hterrell@htcpafirm.com. Feel free to include details that allow us to learn about you personally and professionally. Culture fit is very important, and we place great emphasis on you being a valuable addition to the team!