Job Title: Audit Senior Department: Accounting
FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Partner/Manager Group
Location: La Jolla Last Revision Date: 04-12-2019

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Audit Seniors will be responsible for overseeing, reviewing and preparing documents and statements in compliance with assurance standards and regulations.  They will help develop firm processes and procedures, manage workflow distribution, scheduling oversee fieldwork and train, give feedback and set an example for seniors, staff and interns.  As they gain knowledge in specific areas they will lead client services meetings and develop new business through networking and marketing initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS

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 busy season (Jan 15 through April 30).

Seniors must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance as well as a CPA license.  This may be substituted with equivalent years of experience and continued education in some cases.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Preparing engagement planning documents, including risk assessments, programs and checklists
  • Performing audit procedures in accordance with firm standards and GAAS in an accurate, thorough and timely manner
  • Performing detail review of workpapers and financial statements
  • Training and development of staff
  • Drafting full disclosure financial statements for management review
  • Researching technical issues that arise during the course of audit engagements

 

POSSESS A FOUNDATION IN:

  • Creating engagement budgets and proposals for new clients
  • Ability to lead assurance and accounting engagements
  • Specialized knowledge of industries or types of engagements
  • Providing leadership and supervision to staff