Source Pro Search is conducting a search for an Audit Senior Accountant on behalf of a well-established local CPA firm based in Southern California, offering an exceptional career opportunity. With a minimum of five years of U.S.-based CPA firm experience, this position provides a very reasonable work/life balance, overtime paid at time and a half, exposure to diverse clients across multiple industries, and excellent career growth potential. Candidates must be based in Southern California within a reasonable commute distance of Irvine and be either U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents.
Title: Audit Senior Accountant
The Audit Senior Accountant serves as the firm's ambassador on client accounts assigned to them.
Conducts complete audit and review services for corporate clients.
Reviews or prepares work papers, financial statements, general ledgers, etc., under supervision.
Analyzes investments, insurance, purchases, contracts, etc., with supervision.
Performs client-requested research projects efficiently.
Supervises staff/interns assigned to engagements as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiarity with computerized accounting, with the ability to review a manual set of books.
Thorough understanding of the firm's philosophy.
Proficiency in computer use, including accounting and tax software programs such as QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online.
Ability to organize work, handle multiple accounts, prioritize and meet deadlines, and complete work efficiently and accurately.
Fundamental knowledge of corporate taxation, business taxes, property taxes, and payroll is advantageous.
Responsible for supervising staff and interns on selective accounts.
Frequent same-day travel to clients' offices, meetings, and seminars using a personal vehicle.
Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stays for work at clients, meetings, or seminars using a personal vehicle.
Occasional overtime work required throughout the year.
At least 5 years' experience in public accounting (or similar work environment), showing progression in complexity of accounting tasks and tax knowledge.
Preferably possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, ideally in accounting or a related field.
Actively participate in continuing professional education as required by the department head.
Working toward obtaining a CPA license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam, or already in possession of a CPA license is preferable.
If a licensed CPA, should be a member in good standing with the AICPA.
Proficiency in the use of computers and computer accounting and tax software programs. QuickBooks experience required. Bill.com is a significant plus.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
If you meet these qualifications and seek a rewarding career with a reputable CPA firm, please submit your resume along with your salary history and expectations. The firm is proud to offer a competitive benefit and compensation package, a favorable work/life balance, and opportunities for growth and advancement. Join a firm that has been a cornerstone in the Southern California community for years.