Atherton & Associates, LLP is a full service CPA firm in Modesto, CA. We are actively recruiting experienced members to help us continue to grow and provide the excellent client service that we are known for. The growth of our firm has provided unlimited opportunity for advancement for our qualified personnel and the ability to offer broader services to our clients.


  • CPA license in the state of California
  • Three or more years of experience in tax preparation (individual, corporate & partnership)
  • Supervisory experience with staff in planning, performing, & completing tax engagements
  • Developing relationships with clients
  • Passionate about developing associates and senior associates through delegation and training
  • 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:

  • Reviews research findings, work papers, formulates conclusions consistent with the Firm’s policies and professional standards, and determines implications and best course of action for the client
  • Acts as a forward-thinking change agent; helps client see direction of industry trends and how to evolve their business
  • Serves as a frontline consultant to client under direction of Partners
  • Develop specialized expertise in one or more subject matter areas
  • Manages production of quality deliverables on time, in scope and within budget
  • Understands what is important to the client and how to maximize the relationship
  • Engages, motivates and provides timely feedback to team members
  • Delegates work effectively to ensure deadlines are met
  • Dedicates time to coaching others through on-the-job training
  • Develops relationships to produce new business
  • Holds a position of leadership in a community, business or professional organization
  • Builds and leverages strong internal/external networks to offer clients the Firm’s full basket of services
  • Serves a supporting role in marketing programs and campaigns
  • Able to work extended hours, as needed