Audit Staff Accountant

Century Group
September 10, 2021
Oakland, CA
Job Type


Job Description:

  • Our client is looking for a Senior Audit Accountant to join their team in Berkeley. They are a small team of 10-15 Accountants specializing in City and Government accounting. Work primarily with counties and cities all over California. All remote currently, moving to a maximum of 20% onsite work post pandemic. They are looking for people that are self-starters, great communicators and are willing to travel in California for about 3 months throughout the year


  • Participate in internal control interviews and perform walk-through of key internal control processes by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation, and updating internal control write-ups.
  • Performing substantive audit procedures
  • Completes audit work papers
  • Attend educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
  • Assist Audit Senior/Manager with compiling preliminary draft of financial statements.


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business or related fields.
  • Public/ Big 4 experience (Private is "ok" with CPA or studying for CPA)
  • 1-2 years Audit experience (Not a requirement, but highly preferred)
  • Pro FX software knowledge
  • 2-5 years accounting experience
  • Attention to Detail
  • Presentation Skills
  • Ability to multitask and work both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to use MS Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA/CPA Candidate
  • Knowledge of Advanced Excel Functions (Pivot tables, Vlookup, etc.)
  • Experience auditing local governments (Cities, Counties, Special Districts, School Districts)
  • Ability to work on ProSystem Fx Engagement and advanced skills
  • Experience drafting financial statements
  • Salary to be negotiated with successful candidates.

REF# 39569

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