Audit Senior

28 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Job role
Contract type
Full time

H1B and Citizens only**

Current public accounting experience a must*


A leading regional public accounting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area providing a wide variety of financial services to a diversified, prestigious clientele specializing in audit, tax compliance, estate planning, consulting, and litigation support services is looking for qualified audit seniors. The firm is committed to long–term career development and growth as well as work–life balance. This firm is currently seeking a talented Audit Senior Associate for either their Redwood City, San Francisco, or San Jose office locations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Working closely with the engagement Partner, manager, and staff to understand and meet client expectations and deliverables
  • Performing and supervising field work for client audits and staff engagement teams
  • Prioritizing and successfully completing multiple projects and responsibilities under restrictive deadlines
  • Developing an understanding of each client's business and industry and routinely seeking information regarding client needs and concerns
  • Communicating effectively with clients and their staff to provide the highest level of client service
  • Keeping up–to–date on applicable audit and accounting professional standards and research software
  • Acting as a role model and mentor to new and existing staff by creating a positive work environment that fosters open communication among all project team members
  • Being available to work overtime and weekend hours during peak busy periods to meet deadlines as well as Partner and client expectations
  • Traveling and commuting to various client sites

Essential job duties will include, but not limited to:

  • 2–3 years of Audit experience in the financial industry preferred (hedge, private equity, venture capital, or other investment funds, broker–dealers, or registered investment advisors)
  • If no financial services experience, the candidate MUST have private company, real estate, nonprofit, or private foundation audit experience with a strong track record for learning new and varied industries and possess an interest in financial services audits going forward
  • Strong technical background with an ability to deal with complex accounting issues using a thorough understanding of GAAP standards, procedures, and techniques
  • At least Level 1 experience with auditing GAAP investments, but ideally, Levels 2 or 3
  • Familiarity with internal controls documentation
  • Project management skills while paying close attention to detail
  • Effective personnel management skills, including being able to effectively supervise, train, and manage team members and/or subordinates
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Economics with a minimum 3.5 GPA. A lower GPA will only be considered if the school has a strong Accounting program
  • CPA preferred, but CPA exams in progress will be acceptable

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