Company Industry: Accounting
Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a Senior Audit Associate
Commitment Level: 40 hours per week, 99% remote
The Mom Project is excited to partner with our client, an LA-based Public Accounting firm, who is seeking an Audit Senior Associate to augment their team.
Calling for a candidate who is coming out of the public accounting space and has demonstrated success in accounting & audit tasks. Amazing opportunity to work with an employer who is dedicated to supporting working families and values work-life balance.
About the Audit Practice:
Our client is focused on helping forward-thinking, entrepreneurial organizations with assurance and advisory services designed to help companies with compliance, reporting and strategic planning.
They provide their clients with the added bonus of having access to industry resources and benchmarking that highlight emerging trends and inspire thoughtful discussions amongst peers and industry leaders through our events, blogs and publications.
Their team prides itself on its ability to understand the strategic vision of their clients and work toward common goals while maintaining the proper level of independence. They are looking for employees that are more than just auditors, but strive to be true advisors and collaborators with their clients.
Most importantly, our client is looking for auditors to join their team who want to #BeMore. With their commitment to anytime/anywhere work, support of flexible work environments and their passion for health and wellness, our client wants people who live their best lives, for themselves, their family and its clients.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Audit Senior Associates perform most work assigned with a minimum of assistance. They often lead one or more associates, instruct them on work to be performed, review the work done, and direct necessary revisions. Senior Associates are required to make decisions on all but the most unusual accounting and auditing matters.
Performs diversified accounting and auditing assignments under the direction of supervisor, manager, senior manager, principal, or partner.
Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and firm standards.
Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
Directs and instructs assistants, seniors, staff, and interns, where applicable, in work to be performed and working paper review.
Determines the extent of test-checking required in an audit and selects the transactions to be tested.
Prepares and indexes working papers; performs various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing standards to verify accuracy and validity of client's financial matters.
Prepares routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of a partner; writes comments for management letters.
Performs the broadest range of accountant tasks so that direct participation of supervisors, managers, or partners is kept to a minimum.
“In-charge” of audits, reviews, or compilations; responsible for all stages of the engagement—planning, fieldwork and wrap-up.
Prepares financial statements and apply areas of GAAP.
Makes suggestions to improve client processes and accounting procedures.
Responsible for training and supervising Associates
Prepares staff evaluation reports for the review and approval of manager and partner.
Document, validate, develop tests and assess various control systems.
Such other duties as may be assigned.
Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
At least three (3) years’ experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks.
Excellent written and oral skills.
Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software programs.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related equivalent
Either hold a current and valid CPA license or working towards obtaining the license