Senior Audit Staff

Lead-team member for all fieldwork, including management of performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements. Multiple positions currently available.
From entry-level to senior manager, BFBA has created a work environment that is attractive and rewarding for staff at all levels.

Perform all audit planning aspects, including risk assessment, business processes, project scheduling and allocation of work during audits. Prepare detailed reports on audit findings. Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures. Evaluate taxpayer finances to determine tax liability, using knowledge of interest and discount rates, annuities, valuation of stocks and bonds, and amortization valuation of depletable assets. Review taxpayer accounts and conduct audits on-site, by correspondence, or by summoning taxpayer to the office.

Prepare, analyze, and verify annual reports, financial statements, and other records, using U.S. General Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) to assess financial condition and facilitate financial planning. Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities. Demonstrate an understanding of current US GAAP updates, as well as sharing this knowledge to assist the development of junior colleagues. Responsible for budget tracking.

Engage clients and provide authoritative advice and professionalism throughout engagements.  Act as the liaison and maintain relationships with clients and the firm. Understand clients’ unique ambitions and needs, and refer to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationship where possible.

Provide leadership and mentor two Staff Accountants per audit.  Provide training to Staff Accountants. Review work of Staff Auditors, including final review before Partner review. Make recommendations to management regarding performance of Staff Auditors.  Other duties as assigned.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance

Experience Requirement:

3 years’ experience as an auditor in a public accounting firm.

Special Requirements:

3 years’ experience leading the planning, execution, and reporting on audits of financial statements applying the U.S. General Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP); and

Eligibility for U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure and examination by the California Board of Accountancy

Job Site:


83 Scripps Dr. Ste. 210

Sacramento, CA 95825

Travel Requirements:

Little domestic travel (less than 15%) to client sites within California, Nevada, and Oregon.


If you are interested in applying for the above-referenced position, please contact