Senior Associate at Armanino, LLP

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

Armanino, LLP

Location: US-TX-Austin
Category: Risk Assurance & Advisory Services


As an Senior, you will play an integral part in the internal audit services performed by the Firm and will work on all aspects of an engagement, from planning, to execution and completion. This work will include tests or procedures performed under general supervision that allow the Firm to collect sufficient evidence to assess whether the clients are up to date with the latest international organization reporting standards. You will help to ensure the completion of fieldwork related to client engagements primarily related to Sarbanes-Oxley 404 (SOX 404) and Internal Audit co-sourcing support. You will help to insure the completion the client reports and interact accordingly with clients to identify and resolve issues. This position also provides work direction and guidance to less experienced staff


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Supervise, plan and perform various consulting client engagements.

  • Lead a team of up to five staff members under supervision of a Manager and/or Partner.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic and moderately complex workpaper preparation.

  • Exhibit strong analytical skills to evaluate financial data and relationships.

  • Continue to develop administrative, professional and interpersonal skills to the extent of being able to organize, analyze and communicate with both the engagement team and client personnel in a professional, productive and efficient manner.

  • Analyze control activities and supporting documentation and draw logical conclusions.

  • Exercise professional skepticism in the critical assessment of audit evidence.

  • Research and analyze pertinent client, industry and technical matters.

  • Identify, assess, and document controls and weaknesses in client accounting systems

  • Thoroughly evaluate assigned areas of controls testing and identify potential points for improvement.

  • Prepare clear and accurate workpapers.

  • Update Managers and/or Partners of job status and assurance issues in timely manner.

  • Develop understanding of client businesses related to assigned assurance areas.

  • Know and apply specialized knowledge, for example, the rules, regulations, and code of ethics of the AICPA, be familiar with pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") and the AICPA, be familiar with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and PCAOB standards.

  • Understand and comply with the Firm's quality control policy.

  • Organize, analyze and communicate with both fellow auditors and client personnel in a professional, productive and efficient manner.

  • Perform timely review of staff workpapers and provide constructive feedback.

  • Perform some management duties, including: second review of workpapers, directly report to Partner and attend board/client presentations/meetings.


  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or related field.

  • CPA certification desired.

  • 3+ years of experience in a public accounting firm

  • Demonstrate understanding of applicable GAAP

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and business risks/controls including Internal Auditing Standards, COSO and risk assessment practices.

  • Experience in supervising Audit staff professionals

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to research and analyze technical issues independently

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to teach and train others

  • Ability to identify internal control deficiencies and document management letter comments for purposes of communicating deficiencies and weaknesses to clients

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Engagement

Now, the fine print...

Armanino LLP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Armanino LLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Armanino LLP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Armanino LLP's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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