Audit Associate - 2023 [Southern California]

Job Locations | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Woodland Hills
Job ID 2021-4930
2 months ago
College Program (Intern & Associate Level)


Our Southern California Offices [Downtown Los Angeles, CA, West Los Angeles, CA & Woodland Hills] are looking to hire Audit Associates for 2023. 

  • Please apply to ONE position, select the service line [Tax, Audit, Consulting, etc.] most fitting to your career goals.
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. is required for intern and entry-level positions

We are looking for candidates who align with Armanino’s core values:

  • Empowered: We encourage our people to follow their ideas and passions, and we give them the freedom and support to succeed.
  • Firm First: We support one another and always put the firm’s best interest ahead of department or individual concerns.
  • Wickedly Smart: We never stop challenging ourselves and each other to innovate, improve and move the firm forward.
  • Positive Energy: Our positive attitude and spirit is the force multiplier that drives our success.


Audit Associates play in integral part in the audit work performed by the Firm. They will work on all aspects of an audit, from planning to execution and completion. This work will include tests or procedures performed under general supervision that allow the Firm to collect sufficient evidence to assess whether the clients’ financial statements are free of material misstatement. You will help to ensure the completion of our clients’ annual reports and interact with clients to identify and resolve audit issues.


  • Perform audits, reviews, compilations, and various consulting engagements
  • Interpret and analyze financial statement data and draw logical conclusions
  • Exercise professional skepticism in the critical assessment of audit evidence
  • Research and analyze pertinent client, industry, and technical matters
  • Work with a team of 0-5 fellow staff members under supervision of a senior, manager and/or partner
  • Identify, assess, and document controls and weaknesses in client accounting systems
  • Thoroughly evaluate assigned areas of financial statements and identify potential points for improvement
  • Prepare clear and accurate workpapers
  • Exhibit strong analytical skills to evaluate financial data and relationships
  • Update managers and seniors of job status and assurance issues in a timely manner
  • Develop understanding of client businesses related to assigned assurance areas
  • Know and apply specialized knowledge, for example, the rules, regulations, and code of ethics of the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), the pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) and the AICPA, and applicable state regulations.
  • Understand and comply with the Firm’s quality control policy.
  • Organize, analyze, and communicate with both fellow staff and client personnel in a professional, productive, and efficient manner.
  • Work toward completion of CPA certification.


  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. is required for intern and entry-level positions.
  • Completion of a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting, finance, or related field with a graduation date between December 2022- August 2023 preferred
  • Must be eligible to sit for the CPA exam in home office state
  • 0-1 year of public accounting experience, including management of audit engagements
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
  • Demonstrate understanding of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) principles
  • Ability to research and analyze technical issues independently as requested
  • Ability to identify internal control deficiencies and document management letter comments for purposes of communicating deficiencies and weaknesses to clients


  • Click the "apply for this job online" button to get started!
  • Candidates should apply for only one position, so please select the application most fitting to your career goals.
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. is required for intern and entry-level positions.

Now, the fine print...

Armanino LLP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Armanino LLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Armanino LLP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Armanino LLP’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


For positions based in San Francisco, consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.


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