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 and medical industries. 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.

Atherton & Associates is also a member of the RSM US Alliance, an association of top public accounting firms that gives us 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 Tax Manager or Supervisor to help us continue to provide the excellent client service that we are known for.


  • 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


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