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Multi Employer Benefit Plan Audit Supervisor

San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
Mar 4, 2024

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Full Time
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Withum is a forward-thinking, technology-driven advisory and accounting firm, helping clients to Be in a Position of StrengthSM  in today's modern business landscape. Withum empowers clients with innovative tools and solutions to address their accounting, tax and overall business management needs. Withum is a place where talent thrives. We recruit only the best and brightest people, with a genuine passion for the business.

Withum's multiemployer benefit plan Industry team provides support and guidance to our clients to succeed in a technology-driven world full of ever-changing rules and regulations. Withum believes that when you stand together for a common purpose, dreams for a better world become reality. You'll be working with a team of renowned experts and thought leaders in the industry who are passionate about what they doThere are great leadership and advancement opportunities for this role in the multiemployer benefit plans Industry team. The path for promotion is transparent and we work closely with professional by assigning career coaches to ensure that they obtain the right skills for readiness for the next level in their career.

Withum's brand is a reflection of our people, our culture and our strength. Withum has become synonymous with teamwork and client service excellence. The cornerstone of our success can truly be accredited to the dedicated professionals who work here every day, whose mission is to help our clients grow and thrive - to be in a position of strength. But our commitment goes beyond our clients as we continue to live the Withum Way, promoting personal and professional growth for all team members, clients, and surrounding communities. 

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • Leading the engagement team staff on the planning and execution of an audit, review or compilation engagement to effectively and efficiently provide world-class client service
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the audit engagement from staffing, planning, risk assessment, fieldwork, financial reporting and the conclusion
  • Providing supervision and support to the engagement staff and promoting open communication to the engagement manager and partner
  • Performing and overseeing attest procedures specific to employee benefit plans, with a focus on developing those specific to trade and membership organizations
  • Collaborating with managers and partners on client issue resolution and make recommendations for any legal, regulatory and accounting issues that arise during an audit engagement
  • Reviewing all schedule and non-scheduled general ledger accounts for accurate entries
  • Managing multiple engagements concurrently with various teams to efficiently meet client deadlines
  • Creating and tracking engagement budgets to review for inefficiencies that may arise during the audit
  • Conducting constructive discussions with team members on their evaluations and providing counsel accordingly

The Kinds of People We Want to Talk to Have Many of The Following:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA or CPA eligible
  • At least 5 years of public accounting experience, with experience leading multiple engagements and supervising staff
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills including familiarity with US GAAP due to the complexity of the engagements in this sector
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing projects in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment
  • Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills to represent the Firm well to client's management and those charged with governance
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management skills, strong attention to detail, and proven innovative problem-solving skill
  • Knowledge of or experience preparing IRS Form 990, 990T, and related state returns, not required
  • Knowledge of CCH audit tool, not required

The compensation for this position will vary by location. If you reside in California, please see below. In addition to the base compensation, Withum offers a competitive benefits package and bonus program (for eligible roles) based on individual and firm performance. Final offer amounts are based on multiple factors such as the specific role, hiring location, as well as the individual's skills, experience and qualifications. For additional information on our benefits, visit our website at

Encino ranges are from $110,000 - $165,000 annually

Irvine ranges are from $85,000 - $140,000 annually

San Ramon ranges are from $100,000 - $155,000 annually

San Francisco and Carlsbad ranges are from $105,000 - $150,000 annually

Withum will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, height, weight, disability or because they are a protected veteran. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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