MEMBER OF THE BDO ALLIANCE

A rewarding career with a regional accounting and consulting firm that delivers expertise to commercial
 construction, not-for-profit organizations, automobile dealerships, healthcare, manufacturing, and other
 privately held clients. Williams Overman Pierce, LLP, a BDO Alliance Firm, is actively looking for
 dynamic, ambitious, growth-mindedprofessionals to join our team in our Raleigh office, serving a key
 role on both audit and tax engagements. We have been recognized for our dynamic company culture and
 putting our employees first. Our firm offers a vibrant, entrepreneurial environment and a long-term growth
  path for our talented professionals.

Williams Overman Pierce offers tax planning and preparation services, accounting and audit services,
 business consulting and strategic planning services, forensic and valuation services, estate planning,
 and mergers and acquisition support to our diverse client base. We are a family-oriented firm that offers
 an excellent work environment with flexible scheduling and half-day Fridays during the summer.
 Our benefits are competitive, including a 401k plan, major medical and dental insurance, and a flexible spending plan.

Senior Auditor

WILLIAMS OVERMAN PIERCE, LLP is founded upon the principles of dedication, integrity, and professionalism. We commit ourselves to providing exceptional services which are integral in helping our clients identify and achieve their goals for success. For 50 years, WOP has provided accounting and advisory services with offices in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Wilmington and we are growing! The Assurance Senior will ideally have 2+ years of experience in a public accounting assurance environment and possess the desire to join an energetic, growth-oriented firm! 

At WOP, we work together as a family and value an engaging and fun work environment. That is why we offer opportunities for advancement, flexible scheduling, and half-day Fridays during the summer! Our benefits are first-rate, including unlimited paid time off, a 401k plan, major medical and dental insurance, and a flexible spending plan.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, perform, and supervise engagements in an efficient manner to meet client deadlines
  • Identify issues early in engagements and deal with such issues in a timely and efficient manner
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously, accurately, and efficiently with minimal supervision, while meeting client deadlines
  • Accept increasing responsibility for engagements, business correspondence and research.
  • Independently make basic decisions regarding routine work

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years public accounting experience
  • Experience with CaseWare Working Papers software and a paperless work environment a plus
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with client personnel

Are you ready to join a team of hard-working “big picture” thinkers with a passion and commitment to community? To join the Williams Overman Pierce family, please send your resume to hr@wopcpa.com

Staff Accountant

WILLIAMS OVERMAN PIERCE, LLP is founded upon the principles of dedication, integrity, and professionalism. We commit ourselves to providing exceptional services which are integral in helping our clients identify and achieve their goals for success. For 50 years, WOP has provided accounting and advisory services with offices in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Wilmington and we are growing! At WOP, you are a part of the process from the beginning until the end, your experience, and your voice matters!

The Staff Accountant should have an entrepreneurial spirit, be focused, decisive, ambitious and possess the desire to gain experience in both the audit and/or tax practices of Williams Overman Pierce, LLP. This individual will work under close supervision by their engagement senior, supervisor, manager and/or partner.

We work together as a family and offer an excellent and engaging work environment with opportunity for advancement, flexible scheduling, and half-day Fridays during the summer! Our benefits are first-rate, including unlimited paid time off, bonus for passing the CPA exam, assistance with CPA exam fees or review course, 401k plan, medical and dental insurance, and a flexible spending plan.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in audit pre-planning, work papers, and client review
  • Learn how to develop relationships with client personnel
  • Perform engagements in an efficient manner to meet deadlines
  • Prepare financial statement reports and documentation supporting the firm’s opinion
  • Prepare tax returns for individuals, corporations, and partnerships
  • Engage in tax research on a wide range of issues
  • Follow tax compliance laws and discuss with clients as needed

Requirements:

  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • 0-2 years recent public accounting experience
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Positive attitude with desire to be an integral part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and desire to learn
  • Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office

Are you ready to join a team of hard-working “big picture” thinkers with a passion and commitment to community? To join the Williams Overman Pierce family, please send your resume to hr@wopcpa.com

Business Valuation Manager

We are looking for someone with business valuation experience to join our Forensic, Valuation and Litigation Services team. Your work will be diverse and will give you great exposure to a variety of clients and industries. As a member of the FEV team, you will have an active role in performing various business valuations. You must have the ability to focus on the big picture and be able to review the details. Your role will require you to often communicate with attorneys and business owners, manage deadlines, and work as part of a team.

Are you a bright, personable professional with a commitment to quality and expertise, and a desire for growth and development in a dynamic CPA and consulting firm?

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct and manage valuation engagements for a variety of purposes including tax and financial reporting, transactions and litigation support.
  • Manage multiple projects and ensure timely delivery and quality work.
  • Network and perform business development activities through presentations, articles and other publications.
  • Identify ways to work with clients in addition to valuation services, potentially including succession planning, benchmarking and other advisory services.
  • Develop new client relationships and have a strong network of referral sources.
  • Work with the team to brainstorm and solve problems.
  • Assist audit and tax teams in valuation and special projects.
  • Ability to define issues, collect data, analyze facts, and draw conclusions.
  • Must be able to effectively to build a strong referral network.
  • Supervises the day-to-day workload of Senior Associates and Associates on assigned engagements and reviews work product.
  • Ensures Senior Associates and Associates are trained on all relevant valuation databases and models.
  • Evaluates the performance of Senior Associates and Associates and assists in the development of goals and objectives to enhance professional development.
  • Acts as Career Advisor to Senior Associates and Associates, as appropriate.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of public accounting experience or national valuation firm environment, most recently in a management capacity.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting finance or economics.
  • Ability to testify in litigation.
  • Experience with different types of business valuation, including but not limited to estate/gift, buy/sell, etc. is a plus.
  • Experience in transition planning, valuation litigation, and financial statement fair value analysis is a plus.
  • Significant experience in business valuation and intangible assets required.
  • Prior experience in financial reporting valuation and appraisal review.
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Perform effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel supporting various industries.
  • CPA, CFA, AM, ASA or other valuation industry credentials preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior analytical and research skills.
  • Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details.
  • Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment.
  • Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Capable of effective managing a team of valuation professionals and delegating work assignments as needed.
  • Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel.
  • Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel.
  • Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements.
  • Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels.

Send resume and cover letter to hr@wopcpa.com

Tax Supervisor/Manager

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and direct corporate, individual, and partnership tax engagements.
  • Review complex tax returns including forms 1040, 1041, 709, et al.
  • Identify and provide tax issues and tax planning advice to a diverse client base.
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual income tax provisions; identify and document uncertain tax positions.
  • Perform and review technical tax research, analysis, and written memorandum.
  • Assist clients with management of federal and state tax audits and negotiate tax positions.
  • Work directly with the firm’s leadership to support the many operational elements of the firm’s tax services, including thought leadership, quality control and training and development.
  • Ensure exceptional client service by delivering the highest quality results, providing forward thinking advice and suggestions on relevant matters in a manner that is timely and straight-forward.
  • Supervise, develop, and train members of our tax practice.
  • Focus on management of client relationships to ensure delivery of exceptional client services.
  • Responsible for leading a team of staff level positions and ensure proper execution of assignments.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience.
  • Experience with CaseWare Working Papers software and a paperless work environment a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • CPA certification required.
  • Experience with multistate taxation is strongly preferred.
  • Experienced at reviewing income tax returns and tax provisions.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws.
  • Strong research and compliance skills.
  • Proven ability to work on multiple client engagements and adhere to tax deadlines.
  • Must possess excellent supervisory, communication, and organizational skills.
  • ProSystem Tax and CCH Axcess software experience preferred.
  • Advanced MS Excel experience.
  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Ability and passion for developing the professional skills of our people.
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements in a fast paced environment.
  • Perform effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel supporting various industries.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications as well as proficient collaboration skills.

Please outline your specific experience in your cover letter. Send resume and cover letter to hr@wopcpa.com

Paraprofessional

 

We are actively seeking a full-time experienced Paraprofessional/QuickBooks Accountant in the Wilmington office. The ideal candidate to join our client services team would be self-directed, detail oriented, focused on effectiveness, and must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Public accounting or comparable multi-entity environment experience is preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with clients using QuickBooks, both online and desktop versions
  • Client payroll processing, payroll tax computations and electronic payments
  • Quarterly and annual payroll filings for clients, including W-2s and 1099s
  • Detailed general ledger review and necessary adjusting journal entries
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Preparation of client financial statements
  • Maintain communication with clients to ensure expectations and deadlines are being met

Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a multi-client environment preferred
  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of CCH tax software and Sage 50 a plus

Please outline your specific experience in your cover letter. Send resume and cover letter to hr@wopcpa.com