About our Audit Practice:

At Green Hasson Janks, we focus on helping forward-thinking, entrepreneurial organizations with assurance and advisory services designed to help companies with compliance, reporting and strategic planning.

We provide our clients with the added bonus of having access to industry resources and benchmarking that highlight emerging trends and inspire thoughtful discussions amongst peers and industry leaders through our events, blogs and publications.

Our team prides itself on its ability to understand the strategic vision of our clients and work toward common goals while maintaining the proper level of independence. We are looking for employees that are more than just auditors, but strive to be true advisors and collaborators with our clients.

Most importantly, GHJ is looking for auditors to join our team who want to #BeMore. With our commitment to anytime/anywhere work, our support of flexible work environments and our passion for health and wellness, our Firm wants people who live their best lives, for themselves, their family and GHJ and its clients.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Senior Manager is responsible for larger more complex engagements than a Manager and may manage several engagements simultaneously. Responsibilities include supervising engagements and special assignments including but not limited to reviewing working papers, financial statements, communicating with clients on a one-on-one basis, and complying with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups. Administrative, leadership, marketing, and practice development responsibilities are also key elements of being a Senior Manager or Principal.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for all phases of an audit, compilation, or review engagement.
  • Maintains contact with clients throughout the year; possesses a thorough knowledge of the client and all facets of client's business.
  • Plans, schedules and staffs engagements using firm policies and procedures.
  • Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all staff members; reviews staff assignments for appropriateness.
  • Prepares engagement letter for approval by partner.
  • Evaluates internal controls and work programs prepared by staff.
  • Adheres to engagement time budgets.
  • Supervises staff and provides on-the-job training; reviews work papers and reports prepared by staff.
  • Anticipates problem areas of engagement and questions that will arise.
  • Keeps partner informed of all important developments on engagement; analyzes problems and recommends solutions.
  • Ensures that financial statements and letters of recommendations are prepared in accordance with professional and firm standards.
  • Communicates progress of engagements, problems and resolutions to client.
  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in performance evaluations.
  • Prepares invoices to clients, communicates details of fees to clients, and assists in collection of overdue accounts.
  • Possesses a complete knowledge of the firm's philosophy and its opinions on financial matters.
  • Maintains a knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible legislation that could affect the business climate.

Other Functions:

  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in recruiting, developing training aids, and acting as an instructor in professional development programs.
  • Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by the partners.
  • Participates in firm's practice development efforts.
  • Build client relationships.
  • Marketing, networking and business development.
  • Apply knowledge of business functions, processes and strategies.
  • Supervise, direct and review the results of the engagement.
  • Supervise and train managers, seniors and staff.
  • Responsible for the engagement profitability – billings and collections.
  • Participate in firm’s committees and management meeting.
  • Ability to become a part of the firm's Mentoring Program.
  • Such other duties as may be assigned.

Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • At least seven (7) years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a proven progression.
  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills, as well as to maintain license requirements.
  • Participates in career development program to improve managerial, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • 7+ years of experience performing research and providing quality technical advice.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including proven experience liaising with clients.
  • Self starter with the ability to work independently and use good judgment.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related equivalent, as well as CPA certification
  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills, as well as to maintain license requirements.

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Green Hasson Janks is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Named “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal,  eighth times since 2008, and awarded the 2018 Employee Champion For Life Work Harmony Award by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Green Hasson Janks provides an environment where talented and career-minded individuals can grow personally and professionally. Our exceptional team, comprised of high achievers engaged in the development of their own careers, is encouraged, recognized and rewarded for that individual achievement. If you’re looking for a long-term career in an organization that you can feel good about, where your skills are valued as an essential component of our success, then we want to meet you.