Report on Staff Auditor - Growing CPA Firm - Excellent Career Path

Staff Auditor - Growing CPA Firm - Excellent Career Path

A growing CPA firm based in Carlsbad and with corporate clients in multiple states is looking for a Staff Auditor to join their team. This is a newly created position due to company growth.

The company offers an outstanding work/life balance with minimal overtime even in busy season and the opportunity to work with a talented and friendly team. Benefits include: 100% paid medical, 401K match and 4 weeks PTO.

This position also offers the opportunity for promotion to Senior Auditor.

Major responsibilities:
- Review workpapers
- Draft footnotes
- Good understanding of GAAP and GAAS
- Strong knowledge of internal controls and risk assessment
- Work independently to complete audits in a timely, efficient and complete manner
- Manage assigned management companies/clients - Correspond with audit clients, scheduling fieldwork, answering questions, etc.
- Ultimately responsible for making sure the following gets done on their assigned audits (whether done by them, another auditor, or preaudit/admin function): Bank confirmations, predecessor auditor letters, invoice vouching, reserve study entry. Reviews and sign off on pre-auditor / admin workpapers
- Review latest Internal control questionnaire (before/during audit)
- Checking that client financial reports and records are accurate and reliable
- Attorney letter identification and footnote/additional procedures
- Contributes to team effort to meet deadlines
- Prepare planning workpapers including materiality
- Audit procedures all assets, liabilities, equity, revenues, expenses
- Verifies information by comparing and analyzing items to documentation
- Completes audit workpapers by documenting audit tests and findings
- Subsequent events testing/inquiry and documentation
- Equity reconciliations
- Record journal entries for all audit adjustments
- Documenting audit tests and findings / completes and signs off audit work papers
- Correspond with audit manager on issues identified during audits
- Correspond with audit manager on assigned clients: issues/new accounting procedures, planning strategies (busy season prep, testing etc.)
- Correspond with admin and engagement coordinator, tax department as needed
- Prepare audited financial statements
- Answer questions with clients directly via email, phone, in person

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent
- CPA or advancement towards status
- 1-3 years of progressive audit experience
- Strong communication skills
- Supervisory skills
- Ability to prioritize and to meet deadlines

Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
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