Financial Accounting & Advisory Services - Supervisor

Job ID 2021-2605
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco | US-Chicago | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-San Diego | US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-Irvine
Job Category
Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Job Type
Regular Full-Time


At MGO we do a lot more than crunch numbers and prepare filings. Our approach leverages input from throughout our organization – giving everyone a voice and an opportunity to make an impact. Utilizing a state-of-the-art technology platform, we go beyond the numbers to provide invaluable financial and operational insight to a diverse array of dynamic clients – from enduring institutions to disruptive start-ups.


By delivering strategic guidance with a personal touch, we are reshaping ideas of what a CPA firm is capable of – and give our professionals the support to self-determine the path their career takes.


Job Details
MGO is growing and we are looking for motivated, hard working and dynamic Financial Accounting Services Supervisor with a strong passion for public accounting and client services to join the team. A career in our public FAAS (client accounting services) sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical client servicing and supervisory skills both hands-on working directly with clients and through continuous firm training / staff development initiatives in a variety of client industries. This Financial Accounting Services Supervisor role will be working with your leadership and staff teams, including management and partners, to deliver hands-on, day-to-day and project based client accounting services work, developing staff and seniors and responsible for managing engagements start to finish. This person must be ready to roll-up their sleeves and have the ability to support financial audit/IPO readiness, accounting clean-up projects and be a trusted advisory (in an interim or outsourced CFO or Controller capacity to our clients). The primary responsibilities of this position is to assist in management of all business activities for assigned mandate(s). This role will require travel to and from client site, some overnight stay required (10-40%).


Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Oversees all activities for assigned client(s) to successfully deliver on mandate
  • Conducts self in a professional manner to develop trust with the client and assigned staff
  • Primary point-of-contact with client ultimately responsible for the outcome of client activities/deliverables and its success
  • Ability to roll-up their sleeves and perform the activities necessary to successfully deliver on the mandate(s)
  • Communicates regularly with Relationship Partner to ensure services are being delivered effectively and efficiently
  • Anticipates, identifies and resolves client challenges
  • Communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation skills) with all levels of associates, HQ personnel, management, partners and clients.
  • May act as advisor to lower level associates
  • Actively participates in professional associations/affiliations.
  • Assist in firm management/administration functions as assigned by the partners.
  • Personnel responsibilities such as hiring, termination, promotion, demotion, assignment and performance feedback.

Added Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of full cycle accounting/finance processes: AR/AP, order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, record-to-report, financial planning & analysis, month end close, reconciliation, intercompany eliminations, consolidation and financial reporting.
  • Knowledge of best practice policy, procedures and controls.
  • Experience/exposure to a variety of accounting platforms: QuickBooks, Xero, Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite and Sage, and industries, both public and private.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in public accounting, client accounting services experience required and typically 1-2 years as a Senior Associate.
  • Must be able to travel, some overnight required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework.
  • CPA preferred, must be already sitting or plan to sit for CPA exams.
  • Experience in professional services (public accounting, investment banking and/or management consulting).
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office suite of products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Commitment to excellence, attention to detail, accountable and reliable with strong work ethic.

Why work for MGO?
MGO’s professionals take a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to accounting, financial and advisory services. Our teams collaborate across internal functions and service lines to build institutional knowledge, formulate insight, and deliver efficiencies that make a difference – not only in the marketplace, but in the lives of our clients and team members.
That’s why we value characteristics like teamwork, communication, creativity, and leadership when building our teams.


We are growing fast and new opportunities emerge every day. If you’re not afraid of pushing the status quo, MGO offers a supportive setting where you can take control of your career while still enjoying the mentorship to develop new skills in an environment where you thrive.


Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!


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