Experienced Assurance Senior

We Recruit the Best of the Best. Our firm is growing and we are looking to hire an Experienced Assurance Senior. Bring your upbeat attitude, collaborative mentality, and out-of-the-box creative thinking to add exponential value to our clients and to our company morale and culture.

Abbott, Stringham & Lynch (ASL) is one of the largest local CPA firms in the Silicon Valley serving a broad range of industries. We offer you the resources found in larger firms, with the opportunities and culture of a mid-sized regional firm. We provide our team members with:

  • Best-in-class virtual and in-person training, mentoring, and leadership development programs to support your professional growth at each stage of your career path
  • Comprehensive benefits package including a generous time-off policy for CPAs
  • Flexible hours and the ability to manage your own schedule including working from home
  • Creative opportunities to contribute and collaborate in your work and on projects to enhance your skills and to drive ASL to be best in class
  • Employee engagement is important to us! We use different platforms to keep you connected with your peers and co-workers, while working remotely, or in our San Jose office
  • The opportunity to participate in a number of civic associations focused on community causes throughout the year
  • Bonus for passing the CPA exam within 2 years of start date

Primary Responsibilities of the Role

  • Design and execute tailored client engagement programs, including testing and assessing internal controls
  • Prepare and monitor time and cost budgets
  • Prepare and review financial statements with disclosures in accordance with U.S. GAAP requirements
  • Able to keep multiple engagements progressing simultaneously and in the proper priority
  • Work closely with the engagement team and perform the various phases of an audit, review and compilation engagement
  • Effectively supervise assurance staff through planning, fieldwork, draft reports and complete engagement wrap up by training staff, assigning and delegating tasks, setting budgets and reviewing assigned tasks
  • Evaluate the performance of assurance staff and coach them by providing on-the-job training
  • Effectively and appropriately communicate with senior-level clients with the ability to gather data for engagements
  • Consistently research and stay current on the latest audit and accounting standards

Required Education and Experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel & Word)
  • CPA license preferred or actively studying for the CPA exam
  • Minimum 3 years of recent experience in public accounting
  • Experience with Construction and Technology companies is a plus
  • Knowledge of ProSystems Engagement software is desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills needed to interface with clients and internally. Maintain professional demeanor and confidence communicating with client
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Personable and able to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with internal controls documentation
  • Availability to work overtime as necessary

Working Environment

  • Involves work in ASL’s Silicon Valley office or at the client’s premises or your home office
  • Work at the client’s premises may require the use of the assurance employee’s personal car and business casual dress code
  • Moderate to low overtime required throughout the year. High level of overtime may be required to complete specific audit and review engagements

Sound like a Good Fit? We Want to Hear from You!

Please consider including a cover letter (so we can learn more about you!) and submit your resume here.

Thank you for taking the time to consider ASL.