With the increasing number of states allowing medical or adult-use of Cannabis, MGO's Cannabis practice is experiencing rapid growth as we support our clients navigating this emerging regulatory and financial environment. Under broad supervision performs advanced accounting and assurance functions and manages a team of subordinate staff. Employees in this job class plan, budget and execute engagements, delegate work and complete report products. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principles that would be derived from experience as a Senior Associate and the ability to manage a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client relations and produce high-quality results for the firm.
Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA)
Learn and begin applying growth process (participates in assigned RC, pipeline support, COPs, etc.)
Supervise the engagement (job) and ensures QC (technical) standards
Takes care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication)
Develops engagement team (prepares staff to the next level)
Exhibit technical proficiency and the management ability to plan, budget for, and manage complete audit and/or client engagements, including preparation of reporting products, in accordance with MGO's policies, procedures and practices.
Demonstrate a command of project management skills exhibiting the ability to complete and deliver products and services in a timely and efficient manner.
Manage lower level associates, providing timely verbal and written feedback including conducting annual performance evaluations.
Exhibit expertise in assigned areas/departments of the firm.
Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently.
Recognize and capitalize on opportunities to provide additional services to clients.
Monitor and manage hourly yields realized on engagement or client billings, pursuing cost savings and raising ideas from others and self.
Prepare billing worksheets as per firm schedule and procedures and communicate with clients to ensure satisfaction and retention.
Communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation skills) with all levels of associates, HQ personnel, management, partners and clients.
May act as advisor to lower level associates.
Actively participates in professional associations/affiliations.
Assist in firm management/administration functions as assigned by the partners.
Personnel responsibilities such as hiring, termination, promotion, demotion, assignment and performance feedback.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required with a minimum of 1, but typically 2 +, years of experience as a Senior Associate.
Proven ability to assign work, guide employees and complete projects on time and in budget.
Bachelor's Degree in accounting OR Bachelor's Degree plus requisite accounting coursework.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License from appropriate state.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to direct reports, management at higher levels and clients.
Passed exams or CPA License (active and in good standing) from appropriate state
Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English.
Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills.
Founded in 1987, MGO (Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP) is one of the fastest growing professional services firms in the country with a staff of over 300 in offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Century City, Newport Beach, Beverly Hills, Woodland Hills, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, New York City, Miami and New Delhi. The firm offers a diverse array of assurance, tax, consulting, staffing, outsourcing and advisory services to clients that range from aerospace and engineering firms, to hospitals and nonprofit foundations from the largest government entities in the country, to the biggest celebrities in Hollywood.
MGO is ranked as one of the top CPA firms in the nation by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting. And the firm was awarded the 'Best of Accounting' designation in Client Satisfaction by the independent research firm, Inavero.
In addition to advancement opportunities, we offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parking/Transit Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k) with a company match. To find out more about MGO, visit our website at www.mgocpa.com.
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