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Experienced IT Associate - Risk Assurance Services (SOC)

Sensiba San Filippo LLP
United States, California
August 07, 2022
Job Details
Job Location
Remote/ Bay Area / YOUR CHOICE! - Remote, CA
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Travel Percentage
Some - 25%
Job Category

With over 40 years of experience Sensiba San Filippo LLP (SSF) believes in providing our clients with more than just a tax strategy or compliance report. At SSF we use our professional and personal skills to improve the lives of our families, communities, clients and colleagues. Offering comprehensive assurance, tax and consulting services, the Firm has a regional focus with global expertise.

SSF's core values are Family, Community, Firm (in that order). Our relationships are built on honesty, mutual respect, and trust.

In 2018, SSF became the first and only California CPA firm certified as a B Corporation (B Corp).This certification distinguishes companies that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.The B Corp certification helps us better assess how our core values are aligned with our daily operations and helps identify where to improve.

Should YOU be excited about the possibility of becoming a member of the SSF Family please apply below and our Recruiting Team will be in touch!

At SSF, we believe that the quality of a business is congruent to the happiness of its employees. We look for people who want to make a difference - both in their professional life as well as their personal life. We work hard for our clients, but we also understand that time with our family, friends, and community is equally vital. We have been voted one of the Top Workplaces in the Bay Area, consistently named one of the Healthiest Employers, as well as ranked among the top 20 fastest growing firms in the United States.As an IT Audit Experienced Associateyou will be responsible forensuring client satisfaction and efficient execution of engagement plans, while being the coach and advisor to your team members.

*Candidates MUST be able to work 8:30am - 5:30pm PST*

Job duties explained:

SSF has exceptional career opportunities available for an IT Audit Experienced Associatein the SF Bay Area. We have Experienced Associate positions available in in our Risk Assurance practice, mostly responsible for business process and IT control related auditing specifically focusing on System and Organization Control (SOC 1 and SOC 2) engagements.

At SSF, Experienced Associates in Risk Assurance will be auditing companies from Fortune 500 multi-national companies to venture backed startup companies. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses, their challenges, risks, and compliance requirements.

Our Risk Assurance Associates provide quality services to clients by focusing on their business, IT/security risk and control requirements.

SSF strives to hire from our local talent pool as one of the many ways we demonstrate our commitment towards supporting our local communities. We're invested in our cities' growth, the well-being of its citizens and the health of our local economy.

SSFis an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law.


  • 1-3years of experience in SOC examination work (SOC 1 and SOC 2) IT audit, or other IT compliance related work
  • Fundamental understanding of audit principles such as risk assessment, materiality, independence and sufficiency of evidence
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS, IT or related field
  • Prior responsibilities should include performing SOC 1 and/or SOC 2 audits, and controls reviews along with recommending, designing and advising on applicable IT controls
  • Have a good understanding of relevant regulations and industry standards (e.g., SSAE 18/SOC, HIPAA, ISO-27001, COSO, HITRUST, etc.) and best practices and methodologies to address these requirements. Ability to apply these requirements to organizational internal control frameworks
  • Understanding of technical concepts such as cybersecurity, virtualization, data center, cloud computing, and the like
  • Have or will obtain a relevant professional designation such as CISA, CISSP, CIPP, etc.
  • Must be able to interpret/relaytechnical information to all levels of technical aptitude, including senior management. This includes written and oral communications
  • Documentation skills are a must. Ability to articulate, write and present information in a clear and understandable manner and to meet the re-performance standard required for supporting our audit work
  • Previous experience documenting engagements in CCH FX Engagement is a big plus
  • Strong time management, project management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities successfully within a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand and assimilate business processes
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products; particularly Excel and Word
  • Demonstrated integrity, maturity, dependability, and a strong work ethic within a professional environment
  • The ability to work independently (remotely and in the office) and as part of a Team