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Assurance / Audit Senior Associate

Company: Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

General Intro:

At MGO we do a lot more than crunch numbers and prepare filings. Our approach leverages input from throughout our organization - giving everyone a voice and an opportunity to make an impact.

Utilizing a state-of-the-art technology platform, we go beyond the numbers to provide invaluable financial and operational insight to a diverse array of dynamic clients - from enduring institutions to disruptive start-ups.

By delivering strategic guidance with a personal touch, we are reshaping ideas of what a CPA firm is capable of - and give our professionals the support to self-determine the path their career takes.

Job DetailsMGO is growing and we need an experienced, motivated and dedicated Assurance / Audit Senior Associate with a background strong public accounting to join the team. A career in our public assurance / auditing sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical auditing skills in a variety of industries.

This Assurance / Audit Senior Associate role will be working with our corporate audit team and be responsible for reporting to and working with management teams and staff to prepare and plan budgets and engagements, coordinate and communicate with clients, develop and exhibit a command of audit techniques and methods, all while ensuring best business practices are in place and client satisfaction is always met.

Some additional responsibilities and requirements for the Assurance / Audit Senior Associate:

This role will require travel, some overnight.

Essential Functions:

  • Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise lower level associates and lead engagements, including: coordinate work flow with client; resolve intermediate to advanced audit, accounting and client service issues; review work papers and other products produced by lower level associates; and keep engagement progressing as planned and budgeted.
  • Prepare time budgets on engagements and demonstrate ability to assist in the planning of audit or client engagements.
  • Prepare draft financial statements and audit complex areas such as debt, derivatives and/or unusual transactions.
  • Ensure all work papers are complete, consistent, and contain procedures performed, evidence obtained, and conclusions reached.
  • Identify key issues facing clients and discuss possible solutions to increase quality and efficiency.
  • Develop a command of GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS and any other common audit techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 1/2, but typically 3+, years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required.
  • Must be able to travel, some overnight required
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting OR Bachelor's Degree plus requisite accounting coursework.
  • CPA preferred, must be already sitting or eligible to sit for CPA exams.

Why work for MGO? MGO's professionals take a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to accounting, financial and advisory services. Our teams collaborate across internal functions and service lines to build institutional knowledge, formulate insight, and deliver efficiencies that make a difference - not only in the marketplace, but in the lives of our clients and team members.

That's why we value characteristics like teamwork, communication, creativity, and leadership when building our teams.

We are growing fast and new opportunities emerge every day. If you're not afraid of pushing the status quo, MGO offers a supportive setting where you can take control of your career while still enjoying the mentorship to develop new skills in an environment where you thrive.

Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!

Keywords: Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP, Irvine , Assurance / Audit Senior Associate, Other , Irvine, California

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