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Audit Manager - CPA / Tax / Accounting

Safe Harbor LLP San Francisco ,CA
  • Posted: 25 days ago
  • $85,000 to $110,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical
Job Description: Join the fun team at SAFE HARBOR LLP, San Francisco's top-rated boutique CPA firm. Our fast-paced office brings together a team of accountants who "do tax." We're looking for an AUDIT MANAGER to join our team and manage audits. Learn more below and reach out to us to submit your resume online at https://www.safeharborcpa.com/careers/ or via ZIPRECRUITER. * Salary Range (DOE): $85,000 to $110,000, benefits include performance bonuses, health insurance, 401K, holidays and vacation. READ MORE -> Safe Harbor LLP: About Us We are a highly technical full-service boutique CPA firm, working with clients seeking a CPA with a higher level of technical expertise, advisory capabilities and responsiveness year-round. Our clients look to us as trusted and valued advisors, our firm culture facilitates and fosters mutual exchanges whereby our clients greatly benefit from our technical knowledge and practical advisory. The successful candidate will be working in face pace paperless, technology charged environment with our current closely-knit team of tax professionals and directly reports to a Director, and Managing Partner. Title: Assurance Manager – Assurance Job Summary The Assurance Manager is responsible for supervising, directing and reviewing the results through the delegation of tasks throughout the planning, field work and “wrap-up” stages of an Audit client engagement. In this role, the Assurance Manager is charged with marketing, networking and business development within an area of expertise, as well as the responsibility of ensuring engagement profitability involving billings and collections. Traditionally responsibilities of the Assurance Manager will include advising the client on various economic and regulatory risks within their industry, resolving complex accounting issues, apply GAAP and GAAS consistently within complex situations, writing technical consultation memos on GAAP / GAAS issues, and documenting, validating, testing and assessing various financial reporting control systems. Job Duties: Control Environment · Applies knowledge and understanding of the collective effect of various factors on establishing or enhancing effectiveness, or mitigating the risks, of specific policies and procedures. o Applies a broad understanding of objectives and components of the overall control environment and organization, and supervisory controls o Validates and assesses effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting o Identifies and communicates to management and audit committee suggestions to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures o Identify and delegates functions of the audit to the auditor in charge as deemed appropriate o Supervise the work of audit team and review workpapers and conclusions preferably onsite during audit field work o Provide on-the-job-training to the engagement staff during audit field work GAAP · Applies knowledge and understanding of governing principles; applying these principles to client transactions; and documenting and communicating an understanding and application of these principles. o Identifies and consults with clients on the impact of new accounting pronouncements o Monitors and communicates important professional, industry pronouncements o Presents and discusses alternative generally accepted accounting principles and arguments for/against such alternatives o Drafts complex financial statements and related footnote disclosures and effectively communicates these to client o Identifies complex accounting issues and forms and documents resolution o Knowledge in construction and not for profits desired GAAS · Applies knowledge and understanding of professional standards; application of the principles contained in professional standards; and the ability to document and communicate an understanding and application of professional standards on an engagement. o Applies a thorough knowledge of professional standards/practices, including GAAS and SSARs in performing and supervising work o Provides guidance to others and affirms conclusions made by others o Communicates matters required to be reported to the Audit Committee/Board and those charged with governance o Applies the use of efficiency tools such as statistical sampling, CCH TeamMate, Accelerator, etc. Methodology · Applies knowledge and application of Safe Harbor\CCH Knowledge Coach standards that guide effective and efficient delivery of quality services and products. o Conducts detailed review to assure audit is completed in accordance with assurance manual standards o Prepares or reviews required communications to management and audit committees, ensuring timeliness and completeness o Recommends appropriate outcomes to critical issues o Initiates and prepares client acceptance/retention procedures where appropriate o Plans the audit process and oversees the execution of procedures with quality, efficiency, and completeness despite pressures of deadlines. o Executes proper CCH KC methodology including but not limited to proper archiving procedures Strategy Development\Research\Tax Compliance · Introduces and develops new or improved ideas to improve the position of clients, the Firm, or Firm personnel, e.g., by providing value added services derive from attest engagements.. o Prior tax compliance of individual, partnership, trusts, and corporate tax returns will be considered heavily in recruitment and offer. o Ability to prepare or review ASC-740 tax provisions. o Identifies and leverages lessons learned on prior projects, and offers input on how to improve processes and methods Other duties as required Supervisory Responsibilities: o Responsible for supervision of Associates and Senior Associates on all projects o Review work prepared by Associates and Senior Associates and provide review comments o Act as a Career Advisor to Associates and Senior Associates o Schedule and manage workload of Associates and Senior Associates o Provide verbal and written performance feedback to Associates and Senior Associates o Teach/coach Seniors and Associates to provide on the job learning o Must be a hard and tenacious worker and perform other duties as required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilites: · Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or equivalent · Minimum five to seven years of experience in a public accounting firm. · Tax experience highly desired · Licensed CPA certification or international equivalent · Sound GAAP and GAAS Knowledge, basic tax knowledge · Previous experience supervising and training Staff and Seniors preferred · Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills · Strong organizational techniques are required · Must be highly motivated and experienced in managing multiple client engagements · Must begin to attain visibility and recognition within their industry specialization · Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) · Experience with CCH Engagement, Knowledge Coach, Axcess, or Prosystem fx software is a great benefit and required. Salary Range (DOE): $85,000 to $110,000, benefits include performance bonuses, health insurance, 401K, holidays and vacation. Company Description: Safe Harbor CPAs aims to be the best San Francisco CPA firm as well as top-rated tax service in San Francisco for individuals and businesses. Our accountants specialize in individual tax return preparation and business tax returns as well as international tax and expatriate tax returns. We also do income tax preparation, business partnership and LLC tax returns as well as other estate planning. Our financial services include IRS audit defense (FBAR compliance) and audited financial statements. As tax advisors, we service accounting clients (including startups) from the entire San Francisco Bay Area including San Jose, Oakland and Marin County. We pride ourselves as one of the top accounting firms in the Bay Area, giving our clients the best of both worlds - friendly personal tax service, CPA, and business advice with Internet connectivity. Our success comes when a satisfied client says, "We would like Safe Harbor LLP to be our In-House Business tax professionals." Or, when satisfied individuals say, "That was easy. What a great tax refund and easy tax service!" ~ Chun Wong, managing partner.

Safe Harbor LLP

Why Work Here?

We're a fun, boutique CPA firm in San Francisco with a hard working and hard playing attitude.

Safe Harbor CPAs aims to be the best San Francisco CPA firm as well as top-rated tax service in San Francisco for individuals and businesses. Our accountants specialize in individual tax return preparation and business tax returns as well as international tax and expatriate tax returns. We also do income tax preparation, business partnership and LLC tax returns as well as other estate planning. Our financial services include IRS audit defense (FBAR compliance) and audited financial statements. As tax advisors, we service accounting clients (including startups) from the entire San Francisco Bay Area including San Jose, Oakland and Marin County. We pride ourselves as one of the top accounting firms in the Bay Area, giving our clients the best of both worlds - friendly personal tax service, CPA, and business advice with Internet connectivity. Our success comes when a satisfied client says, "We would like Safe Harbor LLP to be our In-House Business tax professionals." Or, when satisfied individuals say, "That was easy. What a great tax refund and easy tax service!" ~ Chun Wong, managing partner.

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