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Lexington: 336-248-8281

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Charlotte: 704-372-0960

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Raleigh: 919-832-6848

Opportunites

Over the years, Rives & Associates, LLP has established itself as a company that consistently strives to provide first-class services to our clients. Our staff is comprised of tax and accounting professionals with extensive professional experience, exceptional academic credentials, and who are committed to providing our clients with superior and timely service.

Rives & Associates, LLP offers its employees a stable, organized, and friendly business environment-lead by management that clearly supports and practices a team-oriented working approach. Adhering to a basic philosophy of hard work, dedication to our clients, and professional growth, we offer exemplary career opportunities for individuals ready to join a winning team.

We currently have several career opportunities available. We are seeking qualified individuals for several positions in our firm. Below is a listing of our current Job Openings:

Bookkeeper/Payroll Associate – Charlotte

Desired requirements
• BS/BA in Accounting (Masters in Accounting/Tax preferred)
• 2 plus years’ experience in Public Accounting
• Proficient in QuickBooks, Peachtree/Sage and/or Xero
• Preferred experience preparing individual and business tax returns
• Can complete bank and credit card reconciliations
• Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable experience
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines and budgets
• Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
• Ability to communicate pertinent information to partners, managers and clients

If you find the above objectives exciting, and you believe your experience and abilities have equipped you for success, please contact the following:

Aaron Patel, CPA Partner, 704-488-5372, aaron@rivescpa.com

Tax Staff Associate – Raleigh Office

Desired requirements
• BS/BA in Accounting (Masters in Accounting/Tax preferred)
• 2 to 5 years’ experience in Public Accounting
• CPA license or candidate
• Experience preparing closely held businesses and pass-thru returns (S Corp and Partnership) and Not-for-Profit entities
• Experience in High Net-Worth Individual and multi-state tax returns is a plus
• Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines and budgets
• Proficient accounting, analytical, and research skills along with a desire to continue to grow professionally.
• Ability to communicate pertinent information to partners, managers and clients

If you find the above objectives exciting, and you believe your experience and abilities have equipped you for success, please contact the following:

Tom Cornwell, 919-832-6848, tcornwell@rivescpa.com

Senior Tax & Consulting Manager – Lexington Office

Desired requirements

The successful candidate would possess the ability and desire to rise to the following expectations:

• Technical review of tax returns (business and individual)
• Work independently to manage deadline and deliver timely, quality products to our clients
• Fluent in the art of handling tax correspondence from various taxing agencies
• CPA license or candidate
• Research and render opinion on complex tax topics
• Able to integrate themselves with the existing client base
• Embrace the firm’s culture
• Strong work ethic and comfortable with advanced technology
• Efficiently manage staff and workload

If you find the above objectives exciting, and you believe your experience and abilities have equipped you for success, Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements for consideration by contacting the following:

John Parsley, 336-248-8281, jparsley@rivescpa.com

Senior Auditor – Raleigh Office

JOB SUMMARY:
Ensures successful completion of assigned audit engagements from start to finish, inclusive of pre-planning and wrap-up activities. Manages and directs daily activities of more junior auditors assigned to assist the Supervising Auditor during an engagement. Applies risk and control concepts to scenarios encountered, and identifies any potential issues. Communicates identified issues with Senior Management to ensure any potential concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner.

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Conducts assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end
• Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk
• Supervises junior auditors assigned to engagements, providing guidance and overall review of deliverables
• Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances and risk
• Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives
• Obtains and reviews evidence audit conclusions are well documented
• Ensures adherence at all times to all applicable departments and professional standards
• Communicates assigned tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise, ensuring high quality and accurate and efficient results
• Organizes personal effort, along with those of junior auditors to be risk-based, productive and efficient at all times
• Ensures adequate focus on personal professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments, in line with standard audit career progression – proactively seek relevant education and training opportunities
• Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or the equivalent combination of education, training and work experience
• A minimum of at least 2 years audit experience, as well as one or more relevant professional certifications (i.e. CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE)
• Public accounting firm experience is desirable, but not required

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Ability to observe and understand business processes, ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately
• Ability to apply audit standards through practical application
• Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate
• Solid listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic – inquisitive
• Strong organizational and follow-up skills to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments
• Reliability
• Possess an appropriate combination of technical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations or investigations
• Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change
• Demonstrated ability to lead a small team and ensure successful results

If interested, please contact Jay E. Sharpe, CPA, CFE @ 919—832-6848 or jsharpe@rivescpa.com