Staff Assurance Accountant

Atherton & Associates, LLP, Modesto, California, is seeking serious, motivated individuals to join our Team!  As one of the largest, most respected, and established CPA & Consulting firms in the San Joaquin Valley, we offer exceptional career opportunities to individuals looking for growth, development, and advancement.  We are proud of our Firm culture based on teamwork, collaboration, excellence in service, mutual respect, and support for our local community.  Best of all, we value our team, their well-being, and the well-being of their families.

At Atherton & Associates, LLP, we are large enough to provide you the opportunity for extensive learning and professional growth as you provide a wide variety of assurance, auditing, planning, and consulting services to our many clients which include large and small family-owned businesses in agriculture, manufacturing, food processing, real estate, transportation, medical, warehousing, and professional industries.  At the same time, we are small enough that we can provide personalized training, guidance, and mentoring along the way to ensure that you have the resources and support to reach your career growth and development goals.


  • Conferred or seeking Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Concentration in Accounting preferred.
  • Experience in accounting and/or assurance & auditing preferred.
  • Adequate semester units to sit for the CPA exam, or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Strong technology skills and proficiency with all aspects of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent project/time management, verbal, and written communication.

Salary & Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary ranging from $55K to $95K, DOE.
  • Health, vision, dental, disability, life Insurance, medical and daycare reimbursement plans, 401(K) plan.
  • CPA exam review course discount.
  • CPA exam pass bonus.
  • Four paid days to sit for CPA exams.
  • Sick and vacation accrual.
  • Paid holidays.
  • “Dress for Your Day” policy.
  • Community events participation.
  • Firm parties/events and other perks.
  • Referral bonus.
  • Signing bonus may apply.
  • Incentive Compensation Plan may apply.
  • Tuition assistance for Master’s degree may apply.
  • Advancement opportunities with higher responsibility and pay.