CPA Management Consultants - Transactional Accounting and Risk Management

Woodland Hills, CA
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description
We are a specialized boutique accounting and consulting services firm looking for both a Manager and Senior level accounting professional to help double the size of our firm in three years. As a result, you will have the opportunity to grow your career in a dynamic environment that is a playground for highly skilled, self-motivated professionals. You will manage 2-3 concurrent project teams which advise and collaborate with high growth companies on significant equity transactions including their initial public offering (IPO) process and solve complex technical accounting issues. Preferred Manager background would include a CPA license with a minimum of five years experience with a Big-4 or national U. S. based public accounting firm, specializing in either audit, assurance, or management consulting services. Preferred Senior background would include a CPA license (or actively working on getting certified) and a minimum of 2 1/2 years of experience with a Big-4 or national public accounting firm, specializing in either audit, assurance, or management consulting. Positions available in both Woodland Hills and Irvine, CA.

If you're interested, here is the challenge for your first year with the firm:

Become a subject matter expert (SME) in several complex accounting areas through on the job feedback, performance evaluations, mentoring and firm-sponsored formal training programs including monthly CPE and SME training.
Review accounting transactions related to public offerings, inclusive of performing audit preparation work, and documenting significant accounting policies.
Review and prepare the financial statements and footnote disclosures in S-1, 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K filings related to IPO, debt offerings and acquisitions.
Demonstrating clear and concise writing, and verbal skills to communicate complex issues in simple terms to clients and team members.
Given the startup environment of our clients, the ability to adapt to unexpected changes to timelines, deadlines, and the scope of work is a must.
Responding to client needs and balancing the competing priorities with minimal client disruptions, while maintaining project progress.
Research and resolve complex accounting issues balancing client preferred solutions within the confines of the US GAAP structure. Common complex accounting areas include revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, preferred stock, business combinations, and consolidation.

Upon successfully demonstrating the skill set listed above you will have the opportunity to earn a promotion to Director. As a Director you will be responsible for:

Building internal teams through participation in our mentoring program and interviewing.
Being responsible for managing the overall client relationship and satisfaction for several concurrent projects. Being a trusted advisor by understanding success and value from the client point of view.
Actively teaching the team and advising firm clients as an SME resource in several technical accounting areas.
Managers require certification (CPA, CIA, and/or CISA). Seniors should also be certified, or have a goal to obtain certification in the near future. (We help you achieve this with time off for testing, paying for study materials, and paying for the exams).

For the Senior level opportunity, a minimum of three years of public accounting experience at Big 4/national firms who can help us enthusiastically meet our clients' needs within Sarbanes-Oxley assistance, including 404 scoping, documentation and testing, audit preparation and support services, financial reporting assistance and support and other accounting support, including implementation assistance with new accounting pronouncements and financial restatements.

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Company Description
A US dairy manufacturing company

Woodland Hills, CA


Wed, 3 May 2017 08:26:08 PDT