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Accounting Manager

Location: Irvine, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $150,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 1/3/2018
Job ID: 02555250
Job Description

Candidates must currently be employed with a Big-4 or national CPA firm as Seniors or Managers specializing in either external or internal audit, complex accounting transactions, and or SOX / risk management.

We are a specialized boutique accounting and consulting services firm offering an exceptional career opportunity featuring high base salaries and bonuses (paid monthly and annually), a very reasonable work life balance, and fast track career growth. We are looking for a Manager level 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 dynamic environment that is a playground for highly skilled, self-motivated professionals.  You will manage 1-2 concurrent project teams which advise and collaborate with high growth companies on significant equity transactions including their initial public offering (IPO) process and solve complex technical accounting issues.  You will also manage 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 Orange County. Candidates must currently be employed with Big-4 or national CPA firms as Seniors or Managers specializing in either external or internal audit, complex accounting transactions, and or SOX / risk management. Aside from the Manager position in Irvine, we also have career opportunities available for Seniors, Managers, and a Director in Los Angeles.

If you’re interested, here is the challenge for your first year with our firm.

  • Become a subject matter expert (SME) in several complex accounting areas through on the job feedback, performance evaluations, mentoring and firm-sponsored formal training programs including monthly CPE and SME training.
    • Research and resolve complex accounting issues balancing client preferred solutions within the confines of the US GAAP structure. Common complex accounting areas include revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, preferred stock, business combinations, and consolidation.
  • Review accounting transactions related to public offerings, inclusive of performing audit preparation work, and documenting significant accounting policies.
  • Review and prepare the financial statements and footnote disclosures in S-1, 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K filings related to IPO, debt offerings and acquisitions.
  • Demonstrating clear and concise writing, and verbal skills to communicate complex issues in simple terms to clients and team members.
  • Given the startup environment of our clients, the ability to adapt to unexpected changes to timelines, deadlines, and the scope of work is a must.
  • Responding to client needs and balancing the competing priorities with minimal client disruptions, while maintaining project progress.
  • Ensure quality deliverables of internal control processes on 3-4 projects by:
    • Reviewing process narratives and control test results and arriving at sound conclusions on design and operating effectiveness of key controls.
    • Collaborate with firm clients to develop process improvements and remediation plans which address identified deficiencies.
    • Demonstrating clear and concise writing, and verbal skills to communicate complex issues in simple terms to clients and team members.
  • Successfully manage assigned projects demonstrated by timely completion of quality deliverables within budget. Project management skills include resource scheduling, leading client status update meetings, communicating budget to actual progress, and resolving timeline delays through proactive client communication. 
  • Responding to client needs and balancing the competing priorities with minimal client disruptions, while maintaining project progress.

Requires a CPA or CIA license (or working toward certification) with hands-on knowledge of SOX, COSO, and PCAOB requirements. Will assist with interview expenses and relocation for out of town candidates. Open to sponsoring transfers of existing TN or H1 visas from Big-4 candidates currently working in the U. S.