BKD, LLP Audit Senior Associate - Des Moines - Te in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Audit Senior Associate - Des Moines - TelecommunicationsJob LocationsUS-IA-West Des MoinesJob ID2018-4239CategoryAudit/Assurance OverviewBKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter-both in the marketplace and in our offices.We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work. in terms of competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.Take your career to the next level at BKD.About BKDBKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,600 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at .ResponsibilitiesAs an Audit Senior Associate, you will further develop your communication, project management and leadership skills as you provide unmatched client service on engagements of all sizes and complexity. Audit Senior Associates are responsible for performing client engagement field work, working closely with the engagement executives and guiding the team on the engagement as the in-charge. Building and maintaining relationships is part of your professional growth in this role as you are exposed to interactions with clients, staff, partners and the community.Correctly perform most routine audit engagement procedures in a timely and professional mannerDemonstrate ability to recognize problems and propose sensible solutions, with appropriate balance between clients' needs and the firm's riskBalance assigned workload between self and staffMeet assigned deadlines or budgets and provide advance warning of problemsShow ability to supervise and train other professionalsBe willing and available to travel to serve clientsQualifications2+ years of public accounting audit experienceExperience or exposure to telecom, utilities, cooperatives, wireless, broadband providers helpfulCurrent CPA license is required for all candidates to be considered for a Senior Associate roleBachelor's or Master's degree in accountingExcellent organizational and interpersonal skillsStrong verbal and written communication skillsAbility to prioritize and work independently in a fast-paced environmentAbility to relate well to people of diverse backgrounds and experience levelsExcellent client relationship and time management skillsStrong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word and ExcelKnowledge of current audit and accounting conceptsExperience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are mad