Audit Senior Associate

Dixon Hughes Goodman Ontario, CA
Overview

DHG ranks among the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation. With more than 2,000 professionals in 30+ offices located in 13 states, we combine extensive tax, assurance and advisory experience with a focus on relationships and personal service to help our clients achieve their goals. People, careers and flexibility are at the heart of DHG's culture making it a great place to build a valuable career.

Responsibilities

* Serves the needs of the client by planning and performing audits, in addition to any other related client needs

* Coordinates with the Engagement Team, Manager, Senior Manager, and Partner on all phases of the engagement, including execution of the engagement letter, communications with the client, staffing requirements, job planning, and scheduling

* Exercises independent thinking skills by making decisions related to engagements to include assessment of engagement risks, determining which procedures to perform to arrive at a desired level of assurance, and evaluating evidence

* Evaluates the client's system of internal control, and conducts the engagement plan, preparation, and execution

* Promptly brings to the attention of the Manager, Senior Manager, or Partner any significant findings or questions that involve accounting principles or financial statement presentation

* Human relations skills to deal effectively with visitors, clients, staff, and/or co-workers in a professional manner

* Professional demeanor towards duties and responsibilities, particularly with regard to independence, professional ethics, and the exercise of professional judgment

* Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines

* Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

Qualifications

* BA or BS in Accounting or related field required, Masters Degree preferred

* Minimum of 2 years of professional level accounting experience required

* Automotive dealership industry experience highly preferred

* External audit experience preferred

* CPA or CPA candidate preferred

* Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures on manual and automated systems required

* Thorough working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook required

* Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism required

* Ability to travel required

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