Internal Audit Senior in Woodland Hills at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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Job Description

Senior Associate- Compliance and Risk Advisory Services - Requires candidates currently (or recently) employed with a Big-4 or national CPA / Consulting firm in either audit, SOX consulting or Internal Audit / Risk management

Specialized boutique accounting and consulting services firm looking for a senior accounting professional to help double the size of our firm in three years.  As a result, you will have the opportunity to grow your career in a collaborative environment that is a playground for highly skilled, self-motivated professionals.  You will partner on project teams to assist with SOX compliance and internal audit projects for companies that range from newly public high growth entities in rapidly changing environments, to the largest entertainment and public companies in Los Angeles.  We offer a reasonable work / life balance, no out of town travel, high base salaries and bonuses (paid monthly and annually) as well as paid interview expenses and relocation assistance for out of town candidates. Candidates must be either U. S. citizens, Permanent Residents, or holders of transferable TN visas.

If you’re interested, here is the challenge for your first year:

  • Complete the assigned internal control processes on 3-4 project teams, within the given budget with minimal supervision by:
  • Creating process narratives, identifying key controls, and concluding on design and operating effectiveness of key controls. 
  • Demonstrating clear and concise writing, and verbal skills to communicate complex issues in simple terms to clients and team members.
  • Producing quality deliverables evidenced through minimal review time and review notes.
  • Actively improving technical and project management skills through on the job feedback, performance evaluations, mentoring and firm-sponsored formal training programs including monthly CPE and Subject Matter Expert (SME) training.
  • Responding to client needs and balancing the competing priorities with minimal client disruptions, while maintaining project progress.

Upon successfully demonstrating the skill set listed above you will have the opportunity to earn a promotion to Project Manager. As a Project Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Building internal teams through participation in our mentoring program and interviewing.
  • Managing one to several individual project teams, project scheduling, reviewing of workpapers, and being the primary point of contact between the team and the client.

Realistically, we need someone with a CPA, CISA, or CIA license or who has a goal to obtain one in the near future. (We help you achieve this with time off for testing, paying for study materials, and paying for the exams). A hands on knowledge of SOX, COSO, and PCAOB are required.