Audit Manager

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: 19-00726-11

Audit Manager – Los Angeles CA
VALiNTRY's CPA Division works exclusively in Public Accounting as a premier, nationwide provider of staffing services for Big 4, Large, Mid-size and Small firms. As a result, recent public accounting experience is required.

Responsibilities
An A&A Manager is the liaison between the partner, the client, and the professional staff.  Managers are responsible for managing multiple auditing and accounting projects and client engagements simultaneously, and scheduling, staffing, and coordinating engagement workflow.  Managers develop and train staff, and make associations to develop new business for the firm.
 
Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for all phases of an audit, compilation, or review engagement.
  • Maintains contact with clients throughout the year; possesses a thorough knowledge of the client and all facets of client's business.
  • Plans, schedules and staffs engagements using firm policies and procedures.
  • Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all staff members; reviews staff assignments for appropriateness.
  • Prepares engagement letter for approval by partner.  
  • Evaluates internal controls and work programs prepared by staff.
  • Adheres to engagement time budgets.
  • Supervises seniors and staff and provides on-the-job training; reviews work papers and reports prepared by staff.
  • Anticipates problem areas of engagement and questions that will arise.
  • Keeps partner informed of all important developments on engagement; analyzes problems and recommends solutions.
  • Ensures that financial statements and letters of recommendations are prepared in accordance with professional and firm standards.
  • Communicates progress of engagements, problems and resolutions to client.
  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in performance evaluations.
  • Prepares invoices to clients, communicates details of fees to clients, and assists in collection of overdue accounts.
  • Possesses a complete knowledge of the firm's philosophy and its opinions on financial matters.
  • Maintains a knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible legislation that could affect the business climate.

Other Functions:

  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in recruiting, developing training aids, and acting as an instructor in professional development programs.
  • Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by the partners.
  • Participates in firm's practice development efforts.
  • Build client relationships.
  • Marketing, networking and business development.
  • Apply knowledge of business functions, processes and strategies.
  • Supervise, direct and review the results of the engagement.
  • Responsible for the engagement profitability – billings and collections.
  • Participate in firm’s committees and management meeting.
  • Ability to become a part of the firm's Mentoring Program.
  • Such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • At least five (5) years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a proven progression.
  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills, as well as to maintain license requirements.
  • Participates in career development program to improve managerial, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • 5+ years of experience performing research and providing quality technical advice.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including proven experience liaising with clients.
  • Self starter with the ability to work independently and use good judgment.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related equivalent, as well as CPA certification.
  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills, as well as to maintain license requirements.

As a reminder, we can only represent candidates with recent public accounting experience. Thank you for understanding. 

Carla Wright
1201 S. Orlando Avenue, Suite 440
Winter Park, FL 32789
T: 941.417.5505 | M: 941.504.3752
E: [email protected]
W: VALiNTRY.com
 

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