Job Title: Audit Manager Department: Accounting
FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Partner/Senior Manager Group
Location: La Jolla Last Revision Date: 03-22-2018


Audit Managers will be responsible for overseeing, reviewing and preparing documents and statements in compliance with assurance standards and regulations.  They will fine tune the firm processes and procedures, manage workflow distribution, scheduling, oversee fieldwork and train, give feedback and set an example for supervisors, seniors, staff and interns.  They will participate in manager and committee meetings and head up firm initiatives to grow the firm’s people, clients and safety.


To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential key competency function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes 55+ hours a week during tax season.

Supervisors must possess Bachelor of Accountancy as well as a CPA.  This may be substituted with equivalent years of experience and continued education in some cases.


  • Prepare HRIS and PM timesheets.
  • Achieve monthly and annual charge hour goals as well as review and analyze staff hour reports.
  • Prepares reports and communicates findings and recommendations to management.
  • Conduct intermediate technical research to resolve engagement discrepancies and technical issues on new and existing clients.
  • Responsible for planning and preliminary review of engagements and fieldwork scheduling as well as supervise audit staff in the field.
  • Prepare compliance audits under GAGAS for Single Audit/Yellow Book.
  • Present financials to a Board of Directors or management.
  • Lead client services meetings and develop new business through networking and marketing initiatives as well as provide additional guidance to clients on a consultancy basis.
  • Participate in manager meetings and as members of committees as assigned.
  • Lead staff meetings and evaluations, weekly scheduling management meetings and participate in mentoring program.
  • Develop firm processes and procedures and set professional conduct and leadership example to seniors and staff.
  • Facilitate in house training and meetings and provide one on one feedback to staff.
  • Plan and partake in firm recruiting events as well as participate in intern selection, training and feedback process.
  • Assist in billing process by analyzing WIP and providing invoice totals.


  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP and GAAS standards.
  • Develop specialized knowledge in a specific industry.
  • Participate in advanced continued education as well as leadership and management training.
  • Ability to effectively work with and changing industry regulations, meet multiple deadlines with concurrent engagements, understand internal control issues and concerns.
  • Familiar with Accounting related software, to include CFS, AME, CSA, QuickBooks, T-value, Adobe Acrobat, Prosystems Engagement, Checkpoint Tools and Lacerte.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.