Located in Modesto, California, Atherton & Associates, LLP is a quality firm founded more than 50 years ago with a strong commitment to providing the highest possible level of service to our clients. We provide a wide variety of services for our clients that include tax planning and preparation, estate planning, accounting and auditing and general business advisory services. The many large and small family-owned businesses that we serve include the agriculture, food processing, cooperative, real estate, transportation, manufacturing, warehousing, medical industries, and professional services.

As one of the largest CPA & consulting firms in the San Joaquin Valley, Atherton & Associates, LLP also has the ability and resources to tackle the most complex business situations. We enhanced those abilities in 2003 by joining the RSM US Alliance. This affiliation gives us access to a full range of national and international capabilities and it also assists us in providing our employees continuing professional education while assisting them with short and long- term career goals.

As a member of the RSM US Alliance, an association of top public accounting firms, Atherton & Associates has access to more than 7,000 accounting professionals in 70 different countries – a level of expertise once only available at select national firms. No matter what situation our clients may encounter, Atherton & Associates, LLP can provide the expert advice they may need.

Atherton & Associates, LLP is seeking a self-motivated, client-focused individual to join our team as a Assurance Supervisor to help us continue to provide the excellent client service that we are known for.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred concentration in Business Administration or Accounting, from an accredited college or university.
  • Current California CPA license.
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant experience.
  • Effective supervisory and delegation experience with staff in planning, performing and completing audit engagements.
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff.
  • Superior client service with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Strong technology skills and proficiency with all aspects of Microsoft Office. Experience with ProSystem fx  Engagement and Caseware are a plus.
  • Ability to build relationships across lines of business to ensure client service excellence.
  • Ability to lead, prioritize, thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines with accuracy.
  • Has a strong conviction and holds to the Firm’s core values of Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Innovation, and Teamwork.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple assurance engagements by overseeing the planning, organizing, and execution of engagements.
  • Builds and maintains client relationships through direct contact at appropriate levels of the organization on assigned engagements, consistently provides timely response to client and internal requests.
  • Takes responsibility for service quality, thoroughness and accuracy; proactively works with client to gather data and follow-up on open items.
  • Delegates work effectively to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Assesses – and interprets the implications for the client; understands client’s tolerance for risk.
  • Stays current on regulatory and industry issues and shares applicable information with others.
  • Seeks business development opportunities through new or existing contacts.
  • Effectively supervises, trains, mentors and develops associates and senior associates.
  • Provide training to co-workers and associates as needed on technical areas of expertise.
  • Proactively communicates work/project status with engagement team and client in a direct and respectful manner.
  • Create and maintain continuing professional education schedule for department staff.
  • Attends recruiting events to build the practice.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and extended hours during peak busy seasons.



  • Competitive salary
  • Incentive Compensation Plan
  • Cafeteria Plan which includes 401K Plan, Health, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Medical and Daycare Reimbursement Plans
  • Signing Bonus available