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  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #17913
  • Salary: $130,000 - $135,000 USD

The HT Group has partnered with an established financial services client based in West Austin in the search for a qualified Lead Accountant (Manager) for an immediate need. Our client is looking for a self-starter with solid SEC reporting and technical accounting experience, strong GAAP knowledge, and previous experience working with Workiva or similar programs. This position will be hybrid with 2 days in-office/3 remote per week.  The individual will manage regulatory reporting duties while working with a collaborative team.

Direct HireBase salary up to $135K+ 10% bonus/incentivesHybrid – West Austin, TX HQ

What you will do:

  • Support for the accurate and timely preparation of SEC/regulatory filings in compliance with all SEC, US GAAP, and federal banking requirements including Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statements, etc.
  • Assists technical accounting research
  • Assists implementing newly adopted accounting standards
  • Provides support for equity reconciliations and direct note reconciliations.
  • Performs initial reviews of quarterly reports including but not limited to CPP stock equalization, FIN45 entry, going concern, and other detailed analyses
  • Partners with internal constituents regarding quarterly, annual and ad hoc filings
  • Liaisons with external constituents (internal audit and external auditors) regarding SEC and technical accounting matters
  • Assists with special projects, as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related; Master’s degree in Accounting preferred
  • CPA certification highly preferred
  • Big 4 or regional public firm experience preferred
  • 6+ years progressive experience in either public accounting or industry combination required
  • Previous experience managing teams and process preferred
  • Previous experience in the SEC reporting/flings process required (public or in-house)
  • Previous Workiva experience a plus
  • Advanced MS Excel proficiency required
  • Demonstrated technical research and writing skills
  • Ability to leverage others within the organization to diligently gather facts
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and accuracy in work; and time management and organizational skills
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