Do you fit this description?

  • Experienced and highly motivated
  • Intellectually curious
  • Looking for a challenging and stimulating environment
  • Prefers a workplace that provides autonomy and rewards independent and critical thinking
  • Goes beyond ordinary compliance to provide outstanding service to clients

If so, you’d fit right in at MMA – and we’d like to speak with you!

How To Apply

We offer a challenging and stimulating work environment where we encourage staff to “be the partner” and take an active role in client relationships. If you’re looking for a firm that treats you as a professional with flexibility and opportunities to grow, please contact us.

Send your resume and cover letter, including the employment application to:

hr@mowat.com

We will review your resume, and if we have an open position that matches your skills, we will contact you.

Mowat Mackie & Anderson LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

AUDIT SENIORS / SUPERVISORS

We are currently seeking experienced Audit Seniors / Supervisors to serve our client base of privately-held companies and non-profit organizations. Qualified candidates should have the following:

  • At least 4 years recent experience performing all phases of audits and reviews for privately held companies
  • Licensed CPA
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working knowledge of CCH’s Engagement or similar paperless audit software
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, audit and review standards
  • Strong supervisory and ability to run multiple engagements

MMA provides a full complement of traditional benefits to its employees, which include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 3 Weeks Vacation per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • LTD Insurance
  • 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education Per Year

In addition to the benefits listed above, MMA offers “non-traditional” benefits to develop our employees’ skills, knowledge and experience and enhance employee morale and satisfaction:

  • Busy season “treats” (including chair massages, weekly healthy dinners, catered Saturday lunches, and a steady stock of snacks and munchies)
  • Social Events (including firm sponsored after-busy-season party, holiday party and an annual firm picnic).
  • Happy Hours
  • Business Casual Environment and Friday Jeans Day
  • In-House and Off-Site Trainings
  • New Business Incentive Program (compensates any employee of the firm that brings in a new business)
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Program (bonus paid to any employee of the firm that refers a new hire)
  • 100% reimbursement for Masters in Tax program at Golden Gate University or Cal State East Bay to all CPA licensed full-time professional employees (minimum grade and employment length required)
  • CPA Exam support, including:
    • All employees eligible to take the exam may take up to four total days off to take the CPA exam.
    • The Firm will pay 50% of an approved CPA review course for CPA candidates

Mowat Mackie & Anderson, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, creed, gender, gender identity, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration prohibited by federal, state or local laws.

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements noted above, please email a resume along with a cover letter to hr@mowat.com. Direct inquiries only, no agencies or phone calls please.

AUDIT MANAGER

We are currently seeking experienced Audit Managers to serve our client base of privately-held companies and non-profit organizations. Qualified candidates should have the following:

  • At least 8 years of recent public accounting experience managing audits and reviews
  • Licensed CPA
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in a paperless environment
  • Strong technical and research skills

MMA provides a full complement of traditional benefits to its employees, which include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 4 Weeks Vacation per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • LTD Insurance
  • 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education Per Year

In addition, MMA offers “non-traditional” benefits to develop our employees’ skills, knowledge and experience and enhance employee morale and satisfaction:

  • Busy season “treats” (including chair massages, weekly healthy dinners, catered Saturday lunches, and a steady stock of snacks and munchies)
  • Social Events (including firm sponsored after-busy-season party, holiday party and an annual firm picnic).
  • Happy Hours
  • Business Casual Environment and Friday Jeans Day
  • In-House and Off-Site Trainings
  • New Business Incentive Program (compensates any employee of the firm that brings in a new business)
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Program (bonus paid to any employee of the firm that refers a new hire)
  • 100% reimbursement for Masters in Tax program at Golden Gate University or Cal State East Bay to all CPA licensed full-time professional employees (minimum grade and employment length required)
  • CPA Exam support, including:
    • All employees eligible to take the exam may take up to four total days off to take the CPA exam.
    • The Firm will pay 50% of an approved CPA review course for CPA candidates

Mowat Mackie & Anderson, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, creed, gender, gender identity, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration prohibited by federal, state or local laws.

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements noted above, please email a resume along with a cover letter to hr@mowat.com. Direct inquiries only, no agencies or phone calls please.

TAX SENIORS

We are currently seeking experienced Tax Seniors to serve our client base of privately-held companies and non-profit organizations. Qualified candidates should have the following:

  • At least 3 years recent experience preparing individual, trust, partnership and corporate tax returns
  • Proven ability to research complex tax issues and develop quality, practical tax planning
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (solid working knowledge of CCH Prosystem tax and Engagement software a plus

MMA provides a full complement of traditional benefits to its employees, which include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 3 Weeks Vacation per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • LTD Insurance
  • 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education Per Year

In addition, MMA offers “non-traditional” benefits to develop our employees’ skills, knowledge and experience and enhance employee morale and satisfaction:

  • Busy season “treats” (including chair massages, weekly healthy dinners, catered Saturday lunches, and a steady stock of snacks and munchies)
  • Social Events (including firm sponsored after-busy-season party, holiday party and an annual firm picnic).
  • Happy Hours
  • Business Casual Environment and Friday Jeans Day
  • In-House and Off-Site Trainings
  • New Business Incentive Program (compensates any employee of the firm that brings in a new business)
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Program (bonus paid to any employee of the firm that refers a new hire)
  • 100% reimbursement for Masters in Tax program at Golden Gate University or Cal State East Bay to all CPA licensed full-time professional employees (minimum grade and employment length required)
  • CPA Exam support, including:
    • All employees eligible to take the exam may take up to four total days off to take the CPA exam.
    • The Firm will pay 50% of an approved CPA review course for CPA candidates

Mowat Mackie & Anderson, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, creed, gender, gender identity, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration prohibited by federal, state or local laws.

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements noted above, please complete the employment application and email a resume along with a cover letter to hr@mowat.com. Direct inquiries only, no agencies or phone calls please.

TAX MANAGERS

We are currently seeking experienced Tax Managers with significant expertise preparing and reviewing income tax returns. Qualified candidates should have the following:

  • At least 8 years’ experience preferably with large local or regional CPA firms
  • Licensed CPA
  • MS in Taxation is preferred
  • Proven ability to research complex tax issues and develop quality, practical tax planning
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (solid working knowledge of CCH ProSystem fx tax a plus)
  • Experience working in a paperless environment

MMA provides a full complement of traditional benefits to its employees, which include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 4 Weeks Vacation per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • LTD Insurance
  • 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education Per Year

In addition, MMA offers some “non-traditional” benefits in its effort to develop our employees’ skills, knowledge and experience and enhance employee morale and satisfaction:

  • Busy season “treats” (including chair massages, weekly healthy dinners, catered Saturday lunches, and a steady stock of snacks and munchies)
  • Social Events (including firm sponsored after-busy-season party, holiday party and an annual firm picnic).
  • Happy Hours
  • Business Casual Environment and Friday Jeans Day
  • In-House and Off-Site Trainings
  • New Business Incentive Program (compensates any employee of the firm that brings in a new business)
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Program (bonus paid to any employee of the firm that refers a new hire)
  • 100% reimbursement for Masters in Tax program at Golden Gate University or Cal State East Bay to all CPA licensed full-time professional employees (minimum grade and employment length required)
  • CPA Exam support, including:
    • All employees eligible to take the exam may take up to four total days off to take the CPA exam.
    • The Firm will pay 50% of an approved CPA review course for CPA candidates

Mowat Mackie & Anderson, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, creed, gender, gender identity, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration prohibited by federal, state or local laws.

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements noted above, please complete the employment application and email a resume along with a cover letter to hr@mowat.com. Direct inquiries only, no agencies or phone calls please.

INTERN

Reports to:  Senior Staff, Supervisors, Managers and Partners

General Requirements

Client Service

The best way to distinguish ourselves from the competition is by providing exceptional, consistent and effective client services.  You should strive to be courteous and professional in all communications with clients; efficiently manage workflow to exceed client and statutory deadlines; go beyond “yes” and “no” answers to client questions and develop viable alternatives where possible (“think outside the box”); take responsibility for meeting client expectations.

Professional Development

Interns are expected to develop professionally through on-the-job coaching and direction.  Interns should strive to stay current with new tax and accounting developments.  Interns should strive for proficiency with computers and technology used by the firm.

Personal Characteristics

Interns who excel will exhibit the following:  a positive work ethic and a drive to participate as a member of a team; good oral and written communication skills; self-motivation and interest in taking initiative in your career; strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor; ability to multitask and juggle multiple projects simultaneously; prioritize and meet deadlines; react in a positive manner to instruction and feedback; demonstrate respect of others.

Firm Administration

Interns are expected to understand and follow firm policies and procedures, including workflow standards, attendance, and submission of timely and accurate timesheets.

Summary of Responsibilities

Interns are supervised by Senior Accountants, Supervisors, Managers and Partners.  They will be given simple accounting and tax assignments initially.  As they gain knowledge and experience, and demonstrate responsibility, they are given more difficult assignments.  Interns will generally be exposed to a wide variety of engagements in both accounting and tax, to provide a well-rounded view of work in a public accounting firm.

General Duties

  • Work with engagement leaders to determine engagement duties and timetables to accomplish task
  • Prepare complete, accurate, orderly and logical workpapers.
  • Develop an ability to identify and document relevant information from legal documents (trusts, leases and other contracts).
  • Provide timely updates on work in progress to supervisors, managers and partners.
  • Manage time and workflow.
  • Follow instructions, but exhibit creativity and common sense.
  • Develop efficient and business-like approach in performance of assigned duties, including self-review skills.

Accounting Projects

  • Adequately document the testing performed consistent with firm policy and use standardized workpapers where applicable.
  • Perform various bookkeeping tasks and prepare related reconciliation.
  • Be alert to the proper and consistent application principles in performing all accounting/bookkeeping functions.
  • Import trial balances in Engagement and create relevant workpapers.
  • As needed, prepare and update checklists.
  • Discuss with immediate supervising person questionable accounting principles and account balances.
  • Gain a working knowledge of Prosystem Engagement

Tax Projects

  • Gain a working knowledge of Prosystem Fx tax software.
  • Become proficient in inputting client data into tax software.
  • Identify items missing from client data in order to prepare a complete and accurate tax return.
  • Prepare extensions of time to file based on the client data.
  • Perform various bookkeeping tasks and prepare related reconciliations (i.e., accrual to cash, reconciling retained earnings, fixed assets, and depreciation).

Paperless Technology

CCH AutoFlow:  AutoFlow is part of our complete paperless 1040 and 1041 preparation solution.  AutoFlow technology extracts information from selected IRS source documents and imports it into the tax software.  Our interns are the firm’s “AutoFlow Champions” verifying information that is populated in the tax software.  Our interns are a vital part of our 1040 preparation because of their involvement in the AutoFlow technology.