Audit Senior

Location: Encino, CA

Department: RSJ/Swenson

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About The Position

The Audit Senior is responsible for documentation of the planning, performance, and file completion of audits, reviews, and compilations, under the direct supervision of Partners and/or Managers; including the preparation of the related financial statements.  The Audit Senior may also take on limited responsibility for training and supervising other Audit staff on jobs assigned. This person will take responsibility for ensuring quality client service is provided through communication and technical skills.

About Us

Since 1976, Rose Snyder & Jacobs (RSJ) has been a full service accounting and professional services firm. We serve high net worth individuals, families, public companies and entrepreneurial businesses. We pride ourselves in going deep with our clients so they can make better decisions, accomplish their goals and realize a bigger future.

RSJ’s executive team continuously evaluates and invests in the right team members, systems and processes to enhance our services. We strive to not only keep current on best practices and market trends, but to stay ahead of the curve by being industry leaders and innovators in the field. Our collective knowledge, experience and unique, client-focused approach are the added value you get by working with us.

About You

You are an outgoing and personable professional, committed to a career in accounting.  You understand and live by the concept of being a “team player”, making sure that collaboration is essential to your success, as well as the success of those you work with.  At the same time, you have excellent judgment to ensure the right thing is being done.  You have very strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as a strong attention to detail.  You have sufficient audit experience to be able to provide value in planning discussions, in the design of audit and other procedures, while still striving to learn and understand more about the process and related technical work.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance
  • Is in process of or has attained a CPA designation.
  • Completion of 2-3 busy seasons performing financial statement audit and other related attest work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and be a team player
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fast growing, constantly changing work environment
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for your actions
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Ability to organize and direct a project to completion
  • Reliable, dependable and trustworthy
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and professionals of all levels
  • Ability to understand and follow directions to complete tasks assigned by supervisors and management
  • Ability to train new staff
  • Ability to do what it takes to meet client and firm deadlines and expectations

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrate an understanding of audit/accounting programs, procedures, and work paper technique
  • Perform audits, reviews, compilations, and other special projects through analysis of client prepared documents, understanding of client processes, and inquiries made of client
  • Prepare well-organized, complete, accurate and efficient work papers that support RSJ audit opinions, review and compilation reports
  • Responsible for self-reviewing work. This includes double checking mathematical calculations and the accuracy of factual information, as well as double checking references between work papers and perm file documents
  • Responsible for on-the-job training of staff
  • Prepare financial statements and footnote disclosures in accordance with GAAP
  • Meet client deadlines and be conscious of budgets
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with clients and other team members
  • Demonstrate ability to research GAAP, GAAS and SEC requirements
  • Monitor work assignments to ensure timely completion within budget & effectively communicate status to manager/partner on a regular basis. Accomplish all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested


Base salary is competitive; there is a competitive benefits plan including participation in our 401(k) program and 20 paid vacation days per year, plus a detailed training program.


Our sister company RSJ/Swenson is providing the screening services for this position.


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