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Audit Senior Associate

Eide Bailly
vision insurance, paid time off, 401(k), profit sharing
United States, California, Laguna Hills
25231 Paseo De Alicia (Show on map)
March 16, 2024

Audit Senior Associate
Job Locations

US-CA-Laguna Hills


Audit & Assurance
Position Type

Work Option(s)

Hybrid / In-Office

Who We Are

Eide Bailly is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have over 40 offices in 15 states across the Midwest and western United States and offer our staff and Partners the opportunity to serve a variety of industries. Founded in 1917, our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to help them achieve their goals and pursue their interests both in the office and at home. At Eide Bailly, we are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and, most importantly, having fun while we do it!

Why You'll Love Working Here

At Eide Bailly, we believe respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Our culture focuses on collaboration to achieve career growth. Innovation is highly encouraged, which is where programs like our EB Xchange originate. This program allows interested tax and audit employees to complete a rotation into a specialty area. We promote happy employees by making work-life balance a priority and being actively involved in our communities. Our dedication to service can be seen through the Firm's decision to match charitable donations made by employees as well as providing opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Most importantly, we like to have fun! We offer a professional and fun work environment with frequent lunch and learns, socials, contests, outings, and other events.

Typical Day in the Life

A typical day in the life of an Audit Senior Associate with Eide Bailly might include the following:

* Initiates client engagement meetings and determines timelines, objectives, and expectations of an engagement.

* Performs audit, review, or compilation procedures for clients.

* Plans and performs all phases of an engagement, including workpaper preparation, financial statement preparation, and report preparation.

* Analyzes and prepares trial balances, complex financial statements, and audit reports using audit software programs such as Word and Excel.

* Reconciles accounting information to control accounts.

* Conducts fraud interviews on an as-needed basis with CEO, accountants, and other employees.

* Reviews staff work, prepares high-risk audit sections, and drafts financial statements.

* Provides financial analysis upon completion of fieldwork to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures.

* Requests and collects appropriate information to diagnose and solve client problems.

* Coordinates various activities to meet client needs within a specified time frame.

* Trains lower-level staff on the various aspects of an audit and delegates work based on availability and experience.

* Understands and applies work procedures and effectively tailors the plan as necessary.

* Maintains awareness of general business trends and issues and applies that knowledge to client issues and solutions.

* Performs field work at client locations as necessary.

* Networks, builds relationships, and attracts new clients or business to the Firm.

* Attends training seminars, professional development, and networking events.

* Ensures timely and accurate performance on assigned projects.

* Maintains compliance with project budgets, turnaround times, and deadlines.

Who You Are

    Well-rounded knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.
  • Demonstrates critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Valid Certified Public Accountant License or working toward obtaining a CPA license required
  • In addition to all of this, you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, and have 2-4 years of experience in public accounting audit work, Government experience is a plus.

Must be authorized to work in the United States now or in the future without visa sponsorship.

Benefits and Compensation

Our compensation philosophy emphasizes competitive and equitable pay. Eide Bailly complies with all local and state regulations regarding displaying salary ranges. Final compensation decisions are dependent upon factors such as geography, experience, education, skills, and internal equity.

Salary Range: $85,000 - $110,000

Beyond base salary, Eide Bailly provides benefits such as: generous paid time off; comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) profit sharing; life and disability insurance; a lifestyle spending account; certification incentives; education assistance; and a referral program. For more information about our benefit offerings and other total rewards, visit our careers page.

What to Expect Next

We'll be in touch! If you look like the right fit for our position, one of our recruiters will be reaching out to schedule a phone interview with you to learn more about your career interests and goals. In the meantime, we encourage you to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Eide Bailly LLP is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.