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Audit Senior

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Who We Are

Jacobson Jarvis is the region’s largest public accounting firm focused 100% on the nonprofit community. Since 1991, we have assisted a broad range of nonprofit clients headquartered primarily in the Pacific Northwest. For more than 30 years, our mission has been to provide an unmatched level of high-quality service to our clients. Our focus on this mission ensures consistent professional improvement as we continue to grow our team and the number of clients we serve. We recognize that our clients want more than just an audit report. We also know that accounting questions don’t wait until the audit starts. We view ourselves as business advisors and a responsive resource to our clients throughout the year.

As a member of our Audit Department, you will be assigned to engagements that will provide opportunities for you to enhance your own professional, technical and interpersonal skills. You will participate in department-wide decision-making and direct client service. You will have the opportunity to help grow the firm and your own professional network by joining firm leaders and other team members at presentations, conferences and other continuing education events.

What You’ll Do For JJCo

We are looking for an Audit Senior to join our team. In that role, you will be leading engagements from start to finish, including planning, supervising and completing the engagement while managing client deadlines, monitoring performance against budget, and communicating engagement status and concerns with the engagement manager and partner. As the in-charge, you will develop and maintain a relationship with the clients which continues beyond audit weeks. You will also supervise audit associates assigned to your engagement team, including performing the detailed review of associates’ work.

As you grow as a Senior, you will have continued opportunities to grow as a professional. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of generally accepted governmental auditing standards. You will have opportunities to assist with business development, assisting with proposals, networking, public presentations and recruiting.

Who You Are

You bring at least three years of recent auditing experience with a public accounting firm. You either have or are actively pursuing your CPA license. You’ll be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. You’ll be able to demonstrate strong understanding of generally accepted auditing standards, including the risk assessment process. Your written and verbal communication skills are excellent. You also bring some experience training and managing associates.

Ideally, you are located in the Seattle area. You have demonstrated understanding of nonprofit GAAP. You have experience performing audits under the Uniform Guidance. You are able to demonstrate leadership experience.

What We Will Do For You

  • Fully remote or hybrid work location.
  • Compensation between $80,000 and $110,000, depending on experience and location.
  • Employer-paid medical and dental coverage (employee only).
  • Short- and long-term disability (employee only).
  • 401(k) with employer match.
  • 8 paid holidays and 17 days of PTO (to start).
  • Paid continuing education, licensure and membership in professional organizations.

Jacobson Jarvis is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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