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Assurance, Audit Senior

San Diego, California, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Assurance - Audit Senior Associate

At MGO we believe that human care comes first. Only when our talent thrives can they deliver their very best to our clients. We are honored to serve agents of change in culture-shaping industries - including cannabis, sports and entertainment, technology and state and local government. We stay at the forefront by empowering the next generation of talent: rising leaders full of big ideas, passionate energy, and purpose to effect real change. Our inclusive culture, competitive benefits, and flexible work arrangements are designed to motivate and inspire our team members to build something special.

MGO is a top 50 CPA and advisory firm of 700+ professionals working remotely and in offices throughout the U.S. and India. Through frictionless digital tools, we address the local needs, and fuel the global ambitions, of clients in 97 countries. MGO is proud to be a "Best Place to Work" and is ranked as a leader by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting.

Job Details:

Under limited supervision performs intermediate to advanced accounting functions related to assurance specifications. Employees in this job class perform as a lead by assigning work and providing guidance to lower level associates. This job class requires knowledge of intermediate accounting principals of which would be derived from several years of experience as an Experienced Associate and the ability to assign work, manage progress and meet deadlines.

Core Responsibilities:

· Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA)

· Learn and begin applying growth process (participates in assigned RC, pipeline support, COPs, etc.)

· Supervise the engagement (job) and ensures QC (technical) standards

· Takes care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication)

· Develops engagement team (prepares staff to the next level)

Essential Functions:

· Understand and be able to explain the reasons behind the firm's policies, procedures and practices and project management techniques.

· 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.

· Demonstrate ability to assist in the planning of audit or client engagements.

· Audit complex areas such as debt, derivatives and/or unusual transactions.

· Report day-to-day work to engagement or client manager.

· Ensure all work papers are complete, consistent, and contain procedures performed, evidence obtained, and conclusions reached.

· Prepare draft financial statements.

· Acquire skills (and/or refine) necessary to develop quality client relationships.

· Identify key issues facing clients and discuss possible solutions to increase quality and efficiency.

· Demonstrate complete command of all firm software.

· Develop a command of GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS** and any other common audit techniques.

· Exhibit strong communications skills (verbal; written; presentation) with lower level associates, management/partners, and clients.

· Provide timely performance and behavior feedback to lower level associates via verbal discussions and/or engagement evaluations.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

Minimum Qualifications:

· Minimum of 2, but typically 3 +, years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required.

· Bachelor's Degree in accounting OR Bachelor's Degree plus requisite accounting coursework.

· CPA preferred, if not a CPA, must meet educational requirements and actively sitting for the CPA exam as outlined by the Board of Accountancy in the state of your preferred office location

· Ability to be flexible in changing work priorities and handle numerous projects at the same time.

· Ability to act in a responsive manner to client inquires and requests; escalate the more difficult issues as necessary.

· Proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Success Factors:

· Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.

· Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English.

· Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.

· Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills.

Why work for MGO:

At MGO, we understand that our team members give their very best when they feel fully seen, valued, and supported. Whether you are a seasoned professional ready for your next leadership role, or an emerging talent ready to launch the career of your dreams, we are committed to giving you the tools and guidance to thrive in your own unique way.

What's in it for you:

Work at the forefront: Our clients are culture shapers and mavericks breaking new ground in competitive and highly regulated industries. They expect us to deliver truly innovative solutions, built on sound accounting fundamentals, and a vision for the future. That is why we celebrate creative problem solving and seek team members with passion for what's next.
Culture rooted in human care: Our style of relationship development and service delivery is based on the MGO Way, 26 fundamentals that guide our workplace culture. With a focus on mutual trust, personal responsibility, and an inclusive mindset, we believe there is no limit to what we can accomplish together.
Where you can build something: As one of the fastest-growing firms in the nation, there is no end to the opportunities to shape a career you are passionate about. We appreciate an entrepreneurial spirit. Bring your passions, your energy and your ideas to build a meaningful experience for yourself and our clients.
Freedom to give your best: Because you know your goals and motivations, we offer flexible work arrangements, and a progressive time off policy that helps you achieve an optimal work/life balance.
Compensation you deserve: We are happy to fuel your passion with a competitive compensation and benefits package that rewards hard work and motivates you to go beyond.

Pay Range: $87,500.00 - $111,000.00

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