Atherton & Associates, LLP is a full service CPA firm in Modesto, CA. We are actively recruiting a bookkeeping paraprofessional to help us continue to grow and provide the excellent client service that we are known for. The position will provide opportunity to work on a variety of client projects in industries that include manufacturing, distribution, real estate, construction, and many others.


  • Minimum of two years of experience in heavy bookkeeping environment (understand debits and credits, bank reconciliations, etc.)
  • Ability to work proficiently in QuickBooks (QuickBooks Pro-Advisor is a plus)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and Ten Key
  • Ability to lead, prioritize, thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Superior client service with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously (multi-task)
  • Has a strong conviction and holds to the Firm’s core values of Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Innovation, and Teamwork

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Month-end/Quarter-end/Year-end closing
  • Post and reconcile the General Ledger
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Maintain fixed asset listings and record depreciation expense
  • Prepare payroll, remit payroll taxes, and prepare quarterly payroll tax filings
  • Prepare property tax returns
  • Prepare form 1096 and 1099’s