Senior Audit Associate (Technology)

Armanino LLP
California, California, United States
Competitive salary
19 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant

As a Senior Accountant within our Audit practice, you will supervise and plan field audit engagements, supervise staff, recognize, research and perform moderately complex accounting areas of the client's balance sheet and income statements. You will help to insure the completion of our clients' annual reports and interact accordingly with clients to identify and resolve field audit issues.


  • Supervise, plan and perform audits, reviews, compilations, and various consulting client engagements.
  • Lead a team of up to five staff members under supervision of a Manager and/or Partner.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic and moderately complex workpaper preparation.
  • Exhibit strong analytical skills to evaluate financial data and relationships.
  • Basic understanding of technology/semi-conductor/SaaS industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends and emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Collaborate to plan audit objectives and determine relevant audit strategies that appropriately address risks governing technology clients.
  • Continue to develop administrative, professional and interpersonal skills to the extent of being able to organize, analyze and communicate with both the engagement team and client personnel in a professional, productive and efficient manner.
  • Analyze financial statement data and draw logical conclusions.
  • Exercise professional skepticism in the critical assessment of audit evidence.
  • Continue to update and research relevant ASU's/ guidance governing technology industry.
  • Identify, assess, and document controls and weaknesses in client accounting systems
  • Thoroughly evaluate assigned areas of financial statements and identify potential points for improvement.
  • Prepare clear and accurate workpapers
  • Update Managers and/or Partners of job status and assurance issues in timely manner
  • Develop understanding of client businesses related to assigned assurance areas
  • Know and apply specialized knowledge, for example, the rules, regulations, and code of ethics of the AICPA, be familiar with pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") and the AICPA, and applicable state regulations.
  • Understand and comply with the Firm's quality control policy
  • Organize, analyze and communicate with both fellow auditors and client personnel in a professional, productive and efficient manner.
  • Perform timely review of staff workpapers and provide constructive feedback

  • 3+ years of experience in public accounting in audit or assurance
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CPA license perferred
  • Experience in supervising Audit staff professionals
  • Experience in tech industry
  • Demonstrate understanding of applicable GAAP.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to research and analyze technical issues independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to teach and train others
  • Ability to identify internal control deficiencies and document management letter comments for purposes of communicating deficiencies and weaknesses to clients.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Engagement
  • Maintain neat and professional appearance
  • Possess a courteous, cooperative and professional attitude
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and desire to succeed
  • Display a commitment to acting in the best interest of the Firm
  • Practice discretion and discernment in dealing with client and Firm matters


If you're up for the challenge and this is something you would like to consider, please apply online using the "Apply for this job online" button at the top of the page.

Our interview process normally consists of:
  • A phone interview with one of our Rockstar Recruiters
  • 1-2 rounds of on-site interviews with the Hiring Team
  • Offers usually go out within 24-48 hours of your interviews

Now, the fine print...

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