Audit Manager at Accounting Firm

Los Angeles, CA 90024

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Professional Services Job Number: MM-AM-AudMng01 Pay Rate: $115k / yr DOE

Our client, a multi-location accounting firm servicing the Western United States, seeks an experienced accounting professional to fill their Audit Manager role.

The Audit Manager liaises between the Partner, client and professional staff and manages multiple auditing and accounting projects, client engagements, schedules, staff and workflow in addition to developing staff and new business for the Firm.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all phases of an audit, compilation, or review engagement
  • Manage client accounts (communicates progress of engagements and issues)
  • Liaise between partners and clients
  • Advise clients
  • Plan, schedule and staff engagements
  • Review and approve staff assignments
  • Prepare engagement letters
  • Evaluate internal controls and work programs
  • Adheres to engagement time budgets
  • Supervise staff (review and approve documents prepared) and provide on-the-job training
  • Analyze and recommend solutions to potential issues
  • Review financial statements, reviews and other deliverables for professional and firm compliance
  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in performance evaluations
  • Prepare client invoices and assist in collections as needed
  • Assist with recruiting, developing training aids and instruction in professional development programs
  • Special assignments and reports
  • Develop, coach and train senior, semi-seniors and staff accountants
  • Assist with performance reviews and evaluations

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent same day travel for in office work, meetings, and seminars
  • Occasional out-of-town travel
  • Occasional to heavy overtime work depending on time of year
  • 40+ years of continuing professional education per year to maintain and develop skills

About You:

  • 5+ years’ experience in public accounting showing progression in complexity
  • 2+ years’ experience in a management position
  • BA degree (or higher) in accounting
  • CPA license (current and valid)
  • SEC experience (PLUS)
  • Advanced computer skills and accounting/audit software

Equal Opportunity Employer considering qualified candidates in accordance with state and federal laws, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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