Audit Senior

Shea Labagh Dobberstein San Francisco , CA 94102

Posted 3 days ago

Are you an experienced Audit Senior professional who is interested in working with a great set of clients?

The Audit Senior provides a full range of professional accounting and auditing services to companies in a variety of industries.


  • Plan engagements to achieve quality and efficiency goals.
  • Perform risk assessment procedures including obtaining an understanding of internal controls and assessment of control risk as well as development of further audit procedures.
  • Conduct and supervise field work.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate staff accountants.
  • Work with audit team to identify audit-related issues and interact with key client management to gather information and resolve issues discovered during audit process.
  • Prepare and/or review adequate documentation in compliance with professional standards and firm policies and procedures
  • Review all workpapers, financial statements before submission to manager for further review.
  • Complete all financial statements and special services.
  • Review reports, statements processed by administrative staff.
  • Research and analyze financial statements and audit- and tax-related issues utilizing electronic databases.
  • Prepare time budgets and monitor progress of engagements in relation to budgets and due dates and communicate issues to supervisors on a timely basis.
  • Prepare management letters and other communication letters.
  • Look for opportunities to provide additional services to clients.
  • Stay up to date on Firm policies, procedures, and the AICPA and state CPA society's rules, regulations and Code of Ethics.
  • Regularly read and be familiar with pronouncements from the AICPA and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
  • Prepare for and obtain a CPA license in California, if not already done.
  • Requirements

    • Minimum of 2 years public accounting experience primarily in the area of accounting and auditing
    • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field
    • CPA or CPA candidate
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work within a team environment
    • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent basis


    • Established (75 years) public accounting firm with highly regarded reputation in the community. You will get to work with a team of highly experienced industry specialists.
    • Culture of promoting from within and opportunities for professional growth
    • Competitive compensation and benefits
    • Great work-life balance
    • 4.0+ overall rating on Glassdoor

    About Our Firm

    Shea Labagh Dobberstein (SLD), one of the longest-standing and most respected independent accounting firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, provides a full spectrum of professional accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services. Exceptional service is a top priority, as clients across the nation rely on the firms professionals to be their advisor.

    SLD has been named by INSIDE Public Accounting as a Best of the Best and Top 200 Firm in the U.S., and employees recognize the firm as a top place to work (consistently rated over 4.0 on Glassdoor). Employees work with a smart and dedicated team of professionals within the stability of a 75-year-old firm.

    SLD has offices in San Francisco, San Mateo and Walnut Creek with convenient access to public transportation. Apply today to become a part of our growing team!


    SLD is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, handicap, disability or veteran status. For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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