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 Tax 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.
  • CPA license in the State of California.
  • Three or more years of experience in tax preparation (individual, corporate & Partnership).
  • Effective Supervisory and delegation experience with staff in planning, performing and completing tax engagements.
  • Strong technology skills and proficiency with all aspects of Microsoft Office. Experience with ProSystem fx and CaseWare is a plus.
  • Ability to build relationships across lines of business to ensure client service excellence.
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • Stays current on regulatory and industry issues and shares applicable information with others.
  • Manages production of quality deliverables on time, in scope and within budget.
  • Effectively supervises, trains and develops associates and senior associates.
  • Delegates work effectively to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Acts as role model and mentor to new and existing team members by creating a positive work environment that fosters open communication among all team members.
  • Participates in and represents the Firm in networking events, develops relationships to produce new business.
  • Seeks business development opportunities through new or existing contacts.
  • Serves a supporting role in marketing programs and campaigns.
  • Able to work extended hours as needed during peak busy periods or as needed to meet deadlines as well as partner and client expectations.


  • 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