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Accountant (Manager)

Modesto, California
Posted on September 13, 2021

Position Description

Kemper CPA Group LLP, a top 100 public accounting firm, is seeking a qualified candidate for a Manager Accountant for our Modesto, California office.  The accountant is considered a liaison between the partners, clients, and staff, and should be involved in virtually all areas for which partners are responsible. 

The appropriate candidate should possess expertise in current professional accounting practices and the ability to manage and coach staff throughout all phases of the engagement. 

Job Description

  • Prepare and/or review federal, state, local, and special tax returns by collecting, analyzing, and formatting financial information.  Comply with federal, state, and local requirements; advise management on needed actions; communicate with partners, staff, clients, attorneys, bankers, tax authorities or any agent associated with the process to ensure timely and accurate tax reporting.
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and supervise audit engagements.
  • Prepare and/or review comprehensive financial statements, balance sheets, income and expense reports, cash flow analysis, notes, schedules, and management letters.
  • Manage assigned book of business within budgeted revenue and realization expectations.
  • Maintain professional standards and technical knowledge through workshops, seminars, publications, personal networks, professional societies, and/or boards.  Remain current on general economic and political trends of possible tax or other legislation impacting the business climate.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the firm and staff by promoting efficient execution throughout all phases of the engagement while cultivating positive client relationships.
  • Promote the firm by taking an active role in professional, civic, or charitable organizations.

Skills Required

  • Possess a CPA designation with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of public accounting experience.
  • Ability to coordinate staff and client expectations by planning assignments, resolving issues, communicating expected outcomes, measuring actual outcomes, and developing responsible and knowledgeable staff.
  • Produce and comprehend budget expectations for engagements and manage projects and staff accordingly.
  • Possess technology skills which contribute to the completion of assignments.
  • Display the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to clients and staff in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Work under time constraints.
  • Display analytical skills with an orientation to focus on details and accuracy.

How to Apply

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The successful candidate must be authorized to work on a full-time basis for any employer in the United States. Kemper CPA Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.