An outstanding firm in Bakersfield,CA is looking for a an IT
The Manager is the liaison between the Partner, the client, and the
Staff. Managers are responsible for managing multiple small
business accounting projects and client engagements simultaneously,
providing quality client service, maintaining profitable client
relationships, and scheduling, staffing, and coordinating
engagement workflow. Managers develop and train staff, and make
associations to develop new business for the Firm.
? Manages and completes multiple financial and IT audit engagements
of all levels of complexity with an emphasis on quality standards,
timely completion, and profitability. Ensures that financial
statements, audit opinion letters, service organization controls
reports relevant to user entities, operations, and compliance, and
letters of recommendation are prepared in accordance with
professional and firm standards. Keeps the partners informed of all
important developments on engagement, analyzes problems, and
? Plans, schedules, and staffs engagements following the Firms?
policies and procedures. Utilizes and enforces standard Firm and
department procedures and policies. Recommends and implements
improvements as appropriate.
? Resolves client issues and problems. Anticipates problem areas of
an engagement and questions that will arise. Assists other
departments in accounting and financial reporting matters. Acts as
a liaison for other accounting and consulting services provided by
the Firm and strategic alliances of the Firm.
? Assists in the preparation of proposals and engagement
? Supervises, trains, and develops staff assigned to engagements
managed including the preparation of work papers, audit planning,
and financial statements. Conducts engagement completion and
mid-year performance evaluations for staff and provides data for
the preparation of the annual performance evaluation.
? Prepares invoices for partner review and approval, if needed.
Communicates details of fees to clients. Assists in the collection
of past due client balances. Reviews and monitors engagement WIP to
ensure adherence to engagement time and billing budget.
? Meet current CPE requirements for governmental and IT audit.
Maintain knowledge of general economic and political trends of
possible new accounting pronouncements, tax or other legislation
that could affect the business, IT or governmental climate.
Maintains a current knowledge of industry trends of assigned
industry niche to improve market share. Gains knowledge of new and
emerging accounting practices, procedures, and legislation that
could benefit existing client base.
? Bachelor?s Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance, or
Master?s Degree in Accounting.
? Minimum of forty hours (40) of annual continuing professional
? Participation in career development programs to improve
managerial, communication, and interpersonal skills.
? Normally a minimum of five years (5) of public accounting or
related business accounting experience demonstrating a progression
in complexity, scope, and number of engagements managed.
? Minimum of two years (2) experience in IT auditing. SOC1 and SOC2
audit experience preferred.
Bakersfield is a better choice for living, working, growing, and
playing, as it is affordable, accessible, and extremely welcoming.
It is home to California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield
College, a UC Merced campus and extensive adult education
facilities. Bakersfield is also linked to the UCLA medical school
though its six area hospitals. Besides the educational
opportunities, Bakersfield offers several natural attractions. It
is within two hours of Pacific Ocean beaches, mountains, and the
Giant Sequoia National monument. Bakersfield is home to one of the
fastest flowing rivers west of the Mississippi, the We are an equal
employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified
candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran