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Audit Director

Sacramento, CA 95816

Industry: Accounting / Finance Job Number: 1895

Audit Director



Under minimal supervision, directs all operational functions of assigned department or team. Employees in this job class plan and execute business strategies for services and business development; coordinate and integrate activities with peers and/or other departments; and assume responsibility for profit and loss results.

A Director has similar responsibilities as a Partner, but without ownership. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principals and industry expertise and the ability to lead a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client and employee relations and produce high-quality results for the firm.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA)

  • Support Growth Strategies

  • Meeting the engagement, financial goals/metrics (financial sustainability)

  • Develop Successors

  • Taking care of the client


Essential Functions:

  • Has overall responsibilities for the department’ s performance; manages and directs all aspects of the firm’ s policies, objectives, goals and initiatives through delegation, motivation and coordination of efforts with direct reports.

  • Provides leadership to staff; ensures a competent, motivated staff through hiring, assignment, and training, supervising and reviewing performance of direct reports.

  • Represents the firm to its customers and the general public. Attends client meetings and regularly scheduled staff/department meetings.

  • Planning, budgeting and scheduling of engagement and/or client work.

  • Responsible for client relations including attraction and retention.

  • May perform General Services Professional duties

  • May perform Professional Standards Review duties such as final report review of financial statements; work with engagement or client manager on accounting, auditing, or financial reporting matters; review schedules and work papers of corrected and uncorrected misstatements.

  • Stand in for Partner, as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required with at least 3, but typically 4 +, years of experience as a Manager/Senior Manager.

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’ s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework.

  • Hold an active and “ in-good standing” CPA license from appropriate state.

  • Strong and effective communication skills including the proven ability to make presentations and respond to inquiries from Partners, clients and public groups.

  • CPA License (active/in good standing) from appropriate state
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