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Job ID 2020-2390
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated generalist Tax Director/Partner with a strong background Corporate type returns and years’ experience in public accounting and to join the team. A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical tax research, prep and review skills in a variety of industries. This Tax role will be partnering along side staff and firm leaders to direct all operational functions of their assigned department teams. As the Director you will execute business line specific strategies for business development initiatives; must be able to sell and find new business. Also responsible for directly overseeing and managing multiple engagements simultaneously, the Director will be on the front lines assisting with developing staff and identifying new business development opportunities along the way. A Director has similar responsibilities as a Partner, but without ownership. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principles and industry expertise and the ability to lead a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client and employee relations and produce high-quality results for the firm.   This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Efficiently review engagement work papers and returns for corporate client base - Exhibit superior technical competence, managerial abilities, and the ability to attract and develop new clients. - Provide firm leadership through example. - Be responsible, oversee and supervise multiple engagements in progress simultaneously in addition to other duties including some assigned staff administrative duties. - Identify new business development opportunities and assist in growing existing client services via BD initiatives set forth by yourself. - Develop employees in both technical and management areas in addition, provide effective feedback to partners and senior management/supervisory. - Demonstrate an expertise in responding to tax authority notices and client representation, researching complex tax matters to clearly communicate findings and act as main point of contact for clients.  Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent; Master’s degree strongly preferred. - Licensed CPA required or J.D., LL.M, or EA required  - Minimum of ten years’ experience in public accounting, five of which should be in a management position. - Industry experience in corporate or overall general tax  - Demonstrated success in leading and motivating subordinates and ability to plan and organize projects, especially long-term. - Outstanding organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. - Ability to manage priorities and workflow and reassign as necessary. - Proven leadership and business acumen skills. - Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. - Outstanding interpersonal skills. - Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.  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!
Job Locations
US-San Jose
Category
Tax
Job ID 2020-2389
General Intro: 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 giving our professionals the support to self-determine the path their career takes.   Job Details MGO is growing our Midwest practice, and we need an experienced, motivated and dedicated SEC Assurance / Audit Manager with a strong background in public accounting to join our team. A career in our public assurance / audit sector will provide opportunities to develop advanced technical auditing skills in a variety of industries.   This SEC Assurance / AuditManager will be based in Chicago.  Key responsibilities will include working with our corporate audit teams, being responsible to leadership and partners for planning, budgeting and executing engagements, and assigning work to lower level associates. In addition, the manager will coordinate and communicate with clients directly, develop and exhibit a command of audit techniques and methods, all while ensuring that best business practices are in place and client satisfaction is always met.  This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Exhibit technical proficiency including preparation of reporting products, in accordance with MGO’s policies, procedures and practices, and PCAOB rules and regulations. - Apply knowledge of SEC rules and regulations over financial reporting. Possess experience with Sarbanes Oxley and integrated audits.  - Demonstrate a command of project management skills exhibiting the ability to complete and deliver products and services in a timely and efficient manner. - Manage associates, providing timely verbal and written feedback, and possibly serving as advisor to such associates. Exhibit expertise in assigned areas/departments of the firm. - Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently. - Recognize and capitalize on opportunities to provide additional services to clients. - Monitor and manage realization on engagements and pursue cost savings and raising ideas from others and self. - Communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation skills) with all levels of associates, HQ personnel, management, partners and clients. - Actively participate in professional associations/affiliations. - Assist in firm management/administration functions as assigned by the partners.   Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 7 years of experience in public accounting with an emphasis on serving for profit entities and SEC clientsAdvanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), including, but not limited to merger and acquisition accounting, complex equity and debt transactions, derivatives, stock compensation, intangible assets, and accounting for leases under the new standard. - Experience auditing in accordance with PCAOB standards, and recent completion of pertinent continuing professional education courses. - Proven ability to assign work, guide employees and complete projects on time and in budget. - Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework. - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License (active and in good standing) from appropriate state. - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to direct reports, management at higher levels and clients. - Have experience with Sarbanes Oxley and integrated audits.  - Provide accounting insights, internal control recommendations, and other management comments to clients in a clear and concise manner. 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 also in the lives of our clients and our team members. That is 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 so that our team can reach out to you directly!  
Job Locations
US-Chicago
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2020-2386
General Intro: 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. Summary: Seeking a seasoned Director of Valuations to join our growing team in any of our MGO offices! The Director of Valuations will be charged with assisting heavily in business development activities, staff development and appraisal reviews. Core Responsibilities: - Bring strategic focus on go-to-market initiatives with a successful win record on business development. - Create and maintain strong sales pipelines and forecasts associated to substantiated opportunities and close sales. - Lead, execute and deliver on valuation engagements. - Train, Manage and develop a valuation team. - Take care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication). - Provide strategic thought leadership to important business decisions.   Essential Functions - Manage and execute quarterly/annual fair market valuations pursuant to ASC 820 guidance involving early, mid-late stage, and pre-IPO companies, including illiquid debt, equity, and convertible securities - Complete and lead purchase price allocation engagements according to ASC 805 guidelines and perform valuations of intangible assets including customer relationships, developed technology, and formulations, for financial reporting and tax planning purposes - Manage and perform common and preferred equity valuations pursuant to Internal Revenue Code section 409A, using commonly accepted valuation and allocation methodologies - Perform valuations for fraud and damage losses - Conduct detailed forensic accounting valuations for losses of assets across industries (multiple industries) - Ability to value Biological Assets under IFRS. - Perform quarterly earn-out valuations related to milestone-based contingent consideration payments and monthly valuations of debt securities, structured products, and other illiquid assets/investments - Complete carried and capital interest valuations for general and limited partner interests - Manage and review promissory note valuations related to non-marketable debt agreements - Perform goodwill and long-lived asset impairment analyses pursuant to ASC 350/360 for publicly-traded and privately held companies - Perform and manage equity valuations for controlling and non-controlling interests in domestic and foreign entities for strategic planning purposes - Complete entity valuations and estimate adjustments for lack of control and marketability for tax reporting purposes - Lead and organize all aspects of client engagement and service including drafting of job arrangement letters, staffing, project budgeting, models/report reviewing and editing, billing/receivables tracking, and ongoing client communications - Perform and manage valuations for inventory and other biological assets considered a Level 3 in accordance with IFRS Working Conditions - Low overtime required throughout the year - Heavy sitting for extended periods in front of a computer - Minimal Hazards - Travel 10-20% of the year – travel will be on an as needed basis between offices and to represent the firm at sponsored conferences and events Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant field required - Master’s in Business Administration preferred - 10+ years of business valuation experience in a Big 4 or national basis required - CPA, CFA, AM, ASA or other valuation industry credentials preferred - Significant experience in business valuation and intangible assets required - Prior experience in financial reporting valuation and appraisal review - Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word - Prior experience with Capital IQ and Bloomberg preferred - Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously - Experience managing a team of valuation professionals and delegating work assignments as needed; encouraging team environment on engagements and contributing to the professional development of assigned personnel - Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet project deadlines focusing on details - Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and act as primary contact on assigned engagements - Superior verbal and written communication skills - Superior analytic and research skills  Success Factors: - Ability to build relationships quickly and foster trust at all organizational levels - Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities - Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise good judgment - Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.    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!  
Job Locations
US-NY-NY
Category
Advisory
Job ID 2020-2385
Summary: Under broad supervision performs advanced accounting functions related to assurance specifications and manages a team of lower level associates for the purposes of client service. Employees in this job class typically have a combination of Manager and Director Responsibilities, plan and budget for engagements, delegate work and complete report products. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principals of which would be derived from several years of experience as a Manager and the ability to manage a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client relations and produce high-quality results for the firm.   Core Responsibilities: - Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA) - Understand and assist in the execution of growth strategies (research calls, pipeline mgmt., COPs, etc.) - Manage the engagement (job), project management, billing, ensures QC (technical) standards - Takes care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication) - Develops engagement team (prepares seniors to the next level)   Essential Functions: - Exhibit technical proficiency and the management ability to plan, budget for, and manage complete audit and/or client engagements, including preparation of reporting products, in accordance with MGO’s policies, procedures and practices. - Demonstrate a command of project management skills exhibiting the ability to complete and deliver products and services in a timely and efficient manner. - Manage lower level associates, providing timely verbal and written feedback including conducting annual performance evaluations. - Exhibit expertise in assigned areas/departments of the firm. - Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently. - Recognize and capitalize on opportunities to provide additional services to clients. - Monitor and manage hourly yields realized on engagement or client billings, pursuing cost savings and raising ideas from others and self. - Prepare billing worksheets as per firm schedule and procedures and communicate with clients to ensure satisfaction and retention. - 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 Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 6 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required with a minimum of 1, but typically 2 +, years of experience as a Manager. - Demonstrated strong client acquisition, relations and retention skills. - Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework. - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License from appropriate state. - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to direct reports, management at higher levels and clients. - CPA License (active and in good standing) from appropriate state.    Success Factors: - Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism. - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English. - Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential. - Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills.     Description Founded in 1987, MGO (Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP) is one of the fastest growing professional services firms in the country with a staff of over 300 in offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Century City, Newport Beach, Beverly Hills, Woodland Hills, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami and New Delhi. The firm offers a diverse array of assurance, tax, consulting, staffing, outsourcing and advisory services to clients that range from aerospace and engineering firms, to hospitals and nonprofit foundations – from the largest government entities in the country, to the biggest celebrities in Hollywood. MGO is ranked as one of the top CPA firms in the nation by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting. And the firm was awarded the ‘Best of Accounting’ designation in Client Satisfaction by the independent research firm, Inavero.  In addition to advancement opportunities, we offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parking/Transit Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k) with a company match. To find out more about MGO, visit our website at www.mgocpa.com.
Job Locations
US-NY-NY
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2020-2384
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated Assurance / Audit Director with a strong background in public accounting and to join the team. A career in our public assurance / audit sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical auditing skills in a variety of industries.   This Assurance / Audit Director role will be partnering along side staff and firm leaders to direct all operational functions of their assigned department/engagement audit teams. As a Director level you will execute business line specific strategies for business development initiatives; coordinate and integrate activities with peers and/or other departments; and assume responsibility for profit and loss results. A Director has similar responsibilities as a Partner, but without ownership. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principals and industry expertise and the ability to lead a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client and employee relations and produce high-quality results for the firm. Some additional responsibilities and requirements for the Assurance / Audit Director: This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Has overall responsibilities for the department’s performance; manages and directs all aspects of the firm’s policies, objectives, goals and initiatives through delegation, motivation and coordination of efforts with direct reports. - Provides leadership to staff; ensures a competent, motivated staff through hiring, assignment, and training, supervising and reviewing performance of direct reports. - Represents the firm to its customers and the general public. Attends client meetings and regularly scheduled staff/department meetings. - Planning, budgeting and scheduling of engagement and/or client work. - Responsible for client relations including attraction and retention. - May perform General Services Professional duties - May perform Professional Standards Review duties such as final report review of financial statements; work with engagement or client manager on accounting, auditing, or financial reporting matters; review schedules and work papers of corrected and uncorrected misstatements. - Stand in for Partner, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 8 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required with at least 3, but typically 4 +, years of experience as a Manager/Senior Manager. - Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework. - Hold an active and “in-good standing” CPA license from appropriate state. - Strong and effective communication skills including the proven ability to make presentations and respond to inquiries from Partners, clients and public groups. - CPA License (active/in good standing) from appropriate state  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!      
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Newport Beach
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2020-2381
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated Advisory Director with a strong background in Federal Consulting and Government Contracting advisory services and years’ experience in public accounting and to join the team. A career in our Federal Consulting and Government Contracting sector you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical and business devlopment skills to take over and continue developing a specialized practice years in the making. Core Responsibilities: - Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA) - Support Growth Strategies - Meet the engagement (job) financial goals / metrics / QC (technical) standards - Takes care of the client - Develops successors (managers) Essential Functions: - Manage accounting advisory engagements and provide accounting support to clients, including implementation assistance with new accounting requirements and financial restatements - Assist with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulatory filings for spin-offs, carve-outs, initial public offerings (IPO), debt offerings, and other acquisition filings for both domestic and cross-border transactions - Provide conversion services to U.S. and foreign registered companies that need a change in their financial reporting to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) - Provide transaction oriented accounting and reporting assistance for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, complex capital raising and financing structures, financial instruments, revenue recognition, and provide fresh-start accounting support to clients upon emergence from bankruptcy - Work with valuation advisors to assess the impact and reporting of valuation events such as acquisitions, management buyouts, and fresh-start accounting - Identify and build long-term business relationships with new target clients and key executives Minimum Qualifications: - Eight years of experience with a public accounting firm, advisory services firm, or a large multinational organization conducting financial audit or corporate accounting - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field; licensed CPA or CPA equivalent required - Strong current knowledge in one of the following: U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SEC financial reporting issues, bankruptcies, business combinations, or financial restatements - Demonstrated ability to connect with senior executives of leading organizations to generate new business relationships and projects - Demonstrated ability to lead teams of over twenty employees comprised of diverse backgrounds and skill sets - Ability to travel domestically and internationally 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!      
Job Locations
US-CA-San Diego
Category
Advisory
Job ID 2020-2380
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated generalist Tax Partner with a strong background Corporate type returns and years’ experience in public accounting and to join the team. A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical tax research, prep and review skills in a variety of industries. This role will be partnering along side staff and firm leaders to direct all operational functions of their assigned department teams. As the Director you will execute business line specific strategies for business development initiatives; must be able to sell and find new business. Also responsible for directly overseeing and managing multiple engagements simultaneously, the Director will be on the front lines assisting with developing staff and identifying new business development opportunities along the way. A Director has similar responsibilities as a Partner, but without ownership. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principles and industry expertise and the ability to lead a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client and employee relations and produce high-quality results for the firm.     This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Efficiently review engagement work papers and returns for corporate client base - Exhibit superior technical competence, managerial abilities, and the ability to attract and develop new clients. - Provide firm leadership through example. - Be responsible, oversee and supervise multiple engagements in progress simultaneously in addition to other duties including some assigned staff administrative duties. - Identify new business development opportunities and assist in growing existing client services via BD initiatives set forth by yourself. - Develop employees in both technical and management areas in addition, provide effective feedback to partners and senior management/supervisory. - Demonstrate an expertise in responding to tax authority notices and client representation, researching complex tax matters to clearly communicate findings and act as main point of contact for clients.  Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent; Master’s degree strongly preferred. - Licensed CPA required or J.D., LL.M, or EA required  - Minimum of ten years’ experience in public accounting, five of which should be in a management position. - Industry experience in corporate or overall general tax  - Demonstrated success in leading and motivating subordinates and ability to plan and organize projects, especially long-term. - Outstanding organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. - Ability to manage priorities and workflow and reassign as necessary. - Proven leadership and business acumen skills. - Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. - Outstanding interpersonal skills. - Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.  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!
Job Locations
US-NY-NY
Category
Tax
Job ID 2020-2373
MGO is looking for an Assurance Manager who has a speciality in State and Local Government Audits and Engagements. Under broad supervision performs advanced accounting functions related to assurance specifications and manages a team of lower level associates for the purposes of client service. Employees in this job class plan, budget and execute engagements, delegate work and complete report products. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principals of which would be derived from several years of experience as a Senior Associate and the ability to manage a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client relations and produce high-quality results for the firm. Core Responsibilities: - Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA) - Understand and assist in execution of growth strategies (research calls, pipeline mgmt., COPs, etc.) - Manage the engagement (job) project management, billing / ensures QC (technical) standards - Takes care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication) - Develops engagement team (prepares seniors to the next level) Essential Functions: - Exhibit technical proficiency and the management ability to plan, budget for, and manage complete audit and/or client engagements, including preparation of reporting products, in accordance with MGO’s policies, procedures and practices. - Demonstrate a command of project management skills exhibiting the ability to complete and deliver products and services in a timely and efficient manner. - Manage lower level associates, providing timely verbal and written feedback including conducting annual performance evaluations. - Exhibit expertise in assigned areas/departments of the firm. - Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently. - Recognize and capitalize on opportunities to provide additional services to clients. - Monitor and manage hourly yields realized on engagement or client billings, pursuing cost savings and raising ideas from others and self. - Prepare billing worksheets as per firm schedule and procedures and communicate with clients to ensure satisfaction and retention. - 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. Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required with a minimum of 1, but typically 2 +, years of experience as a Senior Associate. - Proven ability to assign work, guide employees and complete projects on time and in budget. - Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework. - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License from appropriate state. - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to direct reports, management at higher levels and clients. - CPA License (active and in good standing) from appropriate state. Success Factors: - Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism. - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English. - Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential. - Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills. - State and Local Government Audit experience   Company Description:   Founded in 1987, MGO (Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP) is one of the fastest growing professional services firms in the country with a staff of over 300 in offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Century City, Newport Beach, Beverly Hills, Woodland Hills, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, New York City, Miami and New Delhi. The firm offers a diverse array of assurance, tax, consulting, staffing, outsourcing and advisory services to clients that range from aerospace and engineering firms, to hospitals and nonprofit foundations – from the largest government entities in the country, to the biggest celebrities in Hollywood. MGO is ranked as one of the top CPA firms in the nation by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting. And the firm was awarded the ‘Best of Accounting’ designation in Client Satisfaction by the independent research firm, Inavero.  In addition to advancement opportunities, we offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parking/Transit Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k) with a company match. To find out more about MGO, visit our website at www.mgocpa.com.
Job Locations
US-CA-Walnut Creek
Category
Advisory
Job ID 2020-2364
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated Assurance / Audit Senior Associate with a background strong public accounting to join the team. A career in our public assurance / auditing sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical auditing skills in a variety of industries. This Assurance / AuditSenior Associate role will be working with our corporate audit team and be responsible for reporting to and working with management teams and staff to prepare and plan budgets and engagements, coordinate and communicate with clients, develop and exhibit a command of audit techniques and methods, all while ensuring best business practices are in place and client satisfaction is always met. Some additional responsibilities and requirements for the Assurance / Audit Senior Associate: This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise lower level associates and lead engagements, including: coordinate work flow with client; resolve intermediate to advanced audit, accounting and client service issues; review work papers and other products produced by lower level associates; and keep engagement progressing as planned and budgeted. - Prepare time budgets on engagements and demonstrate ability to assist in the planning of audit or client engagements. - Prepare draft financial statements and audit complex areas such as debt, derivatives and/or unusual transactions. - Ensure all work papers are complete, consistent, and contain procedures performed, evidence obtained, and conclusions reached. - Identify key issues facing clients and discuss possible solutions to increase quality and efficiency. - Develop a command of GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS** and any other common audit techniques. Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 2 1/2, but typically 3+, years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required. - 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 eligible to sit for CPA exams. 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!
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Walnut Creek | US-CA-San Jose
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2020-2351
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated Assurance / Audit Manager with a strong background in public accounting and to join the team. A career in our public assurance / audit sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical auditing skills in a variety of industries.   This Assurance / Audit Manager role will be working with our corporate audit team and be responsible for leadership and partners to plan, budget and execute engagements and assign work to lower level associates. Coordinating and communicate with clients directly, develop and exhibit a command of audit techniques and methods, all while ensuring best business practices are in place and client satisfaction is always met. Some additional responsibilities and requirements for the Assurance / Audit Manager: This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Exhibit technical proficiency and the management ability to plan, budget for, and manage complete audit and/or client engagements, including preparation of reporting products, in accordance with MGO’s policies, procedures and practices. - Demonstrate a command of project management skills exhibiting the ability to complete and deliver products and services in a timely and efficient manner. - Manage lower level associates, providing timely verbal and written feedback including conducting annual performance evaluations. - Exhibit expertise in assigned areas/departments of the firm. - Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently. - Recognize and capitalize on opportunities to provide additional services to clients. - Monitor and manage hourly yields realized on engagement or client billings, pursuing cost savings and raising ideas from others and self. - Prepare billing worksheets as per firm schedule and procedures and communicate with clients to ensure satisfaction and retention. - 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. Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required with a minimum of 1, but typically 2 +, years of experience as a Senior Associate. - Proven ability to assign work, guide employees and complete projects on time and in budget. - Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework. - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License from appropriate state. - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to direct reports, management at higher levels and clients. - CPA License (active and in good standing) from appropriate state. 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!  
Job Locations
US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-Sacramento
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2020-2314
General Intro: 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 ExperiencedAssurance / Audit Associates with at least one year experience with a public accounting firm and a strong passion for the industry to join the team. A career in our public assurance / audit sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical auditing skills both hands-on and through continuous firm training initiatives in a variety of industries.   This ExperiencedAssurance Associate / Audit role will be working with your engagement team, including management and partners, to deliver hands-on, day-to-day audit support. While gaining direct exposure to multiple audit techniques and methods you will also be given the opportunity to create, network and develop professional relationships internally and externally with clients and assist in developing those already part of the firm.   This role will require travel to and from client site. Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions: - Understand and recognize potential audit issues through analysis of relevant documentation. Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures in accordance with the engagement objectives, budgeted time frame, and appropriate standards. - Demonstrate an approachable, professional and competent demeanor in the client's environment. Maintain a strong client focus; respond to client requests in a friendly and efficient manner and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel. - Collaborate with team members in setting goals and assuming responsibilities. Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views. - Demonstrate a command of GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS** and any other common audit techniques. - Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers. Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration (related) required - Must be able to sit for CPA exam, already sitting or are have obtained CPA license  - Minimum 1 year working experience in a public accounting firm  - Proficient in with Microsoft Excel  - Willingness to learn how to use a variety of accounting and auditing software and systems   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!
Job Locations
US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-Sacramento
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2019-2219
General Intro: 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 entry level Assurance / Audit Associates with a strong passion for public accounting to join the team in our Sacramento office starting the Summer of 2020! A career in our public assurance / audit sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical auditing skills both hands-on and through continuous firm training initiatives in a variety of industries.   This Assurance Associate / Audit role will be working with your engagement team, including management and partners, to deliver hands-on, day-to-day audit support. While gaining exposure to multiple audit techniques and methods you will also be given the opportunity to create, network and develop professional relationships internally and externally with clients.   This role will require travel to and from client site. Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions: - Understand and recognize potential audit issues through analysis of relevant documentation. Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures in accordance with the engagement objectives, budgeted time frame, and appropriate standards. - Demonstrate an approachable, professional and competent demeanor in the client's environment. Maintain a strong client focus; respond to client requests in a friendly and efficient manner and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel. - Collaborate with team members in setting goals and assuming responsibilities. Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views. - Develop a command of GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS** and any other common audit techniques. - Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers. Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration (related) required - Must be able to sit for CPA exam, already sitting or are have obtained CPA license  - 0-1 year working experience in a public accounting firm  - Proficient in with Microsoft Excel  - Willingness to learn how to use a variety of accounting and auditing software and systems   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!
Job Locations
US-CA-Sacramento
Category
Campus Recruiting
Job ID 2019-2038
General Intro: 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. Summary: Seeking a seasoned Director of Valuations to join our growing team in any of our MGO offices! The Director of Valuations will be charged with assisting heavily in business development activities, staff development and appraisal reviews. Core Responsibilities: - Bring strategic focus on go-to-market initiatives with a successful win record on business development. - Create and maintain strong sales pipelines and forecasts associated to substantiated opportunities and close sales. - Lead, execute and deliver on valuation engagements. - Train, Manage and develop a valuation team. - Take care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication). - Provide strategic thought leadership to important business decisions.   Essential Functions - Manage and execute quarterly/annual fair market valuations pursuant to ASC 820 guidance involving early, mid-late stage, and pre-IPO companies, including illiquid debt, equity, and convertible securities - Complete and lead purchase price allocation engagements according to ASC 805 guidelines and perform valuations of intangible assets including customer relationships, developed technology, and formulations, for financial reporting and tax planning purposes - Manage and perform common and preferred equity valuations pursuant to Internal Revenue Code section 409A, using commonly accepted valuation and allocation methodologies - Perform valuations for fraud and damage losses - Conduct detailed forensic accounting valuations for losses of assets across industries (multiple industries) - Ability to value Biological Assets under IFRS. - Perform quarterly earn-out valuations related to milestone-based contingent consideration payments and monthly valuations of debt securities, structured products, and other illiquid assets/investments - Complete carried and capital interest valuations for general and limited partner interests - Manage and review promissory note valuations related to non-marketable debt agreements - Perform goodwill and long-lived asset impairment analyses pursuant to ASC 350/360 for publicly-traded and privately held companies - Perform and manage equity valuations for controlling and non-controlling interests in domestic and foreign entities for strategic planning purposes - Complete entity valuations and estimate adjustments for lack of control and marketability for tax reporting purposes - Lead and organize all aspects of client engagement and service including drafting of job arrangement letters, staffing, project budgeting, models/report reviewing and editing, billing/receivables tracking, and ongoing client communications - Perform and manage valuations for inventory and other biological assets considered a Level 3 in accordance with IFRS Working Conditions - Low overtime required throughout the year - Heavy sitting for extended periods in front of a computer - Minimal Hazards - Travel 10-20% of the year – travel will be on an as needed basis between offices and to represent the firm at sponsored conferences and events Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant field required - Master’s in Business Administration preferred - 10+ years of business valuation experience in a Big 4 or national basis required - CPA, CFA, AM, ASA or other valuation industry credentials preferred - Significant experience in business valuation and intangible assets required - Prior experience in financial reporting valuation and appraisal review - Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word - Prior experience with Capital IQ and Bloomberg preferred - Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously - Experience managing a team of valuation professionals and delegating work assignments as needed; encouraging team environment on engagements and contributing to the professional development of assigned personnel - Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet project deadlines focusing on details - Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and act as primary contact on assigned engagements - Superior verbal and written communication skills - Superior analytic and research skills  Success Factors: - Ability to build relationships quickly and foster trust at all organizational levels - Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities - Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise good judgment - Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.    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!  
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Los Angeles
Category
Advisory
Job ID 2019-1940
General Intro: 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. Summary: Seeking a seasoned Director of Valuations to join our growing team in any of our MGO offices! The Director of Valuations will be charged with assisting heavily in business development activities, staff development and appraisal reviews. Core Responsibilities: - Bring strategic focus on go-to-market initiatives with a successful win record on business development. - Create and maintain strong sales pipelines and forecasts associated to substantiated opportunities and close sales. - Lead, execute and deliver on valuation engagements. - Train, Manage and develop a valuation team. - Take care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication). - Provide strategic thought leadership to important business decisions.   Essential Functions - Manage and execute quarterly/annual fair market valuations pursuant to ASC 820 guidance involving early, mid-late stage, and pre-IPO companies, including illiquid debt, equity, and convertible securities - Complete and lead purchase price allocation engagements according to ASC 805 guidelines and perform valuations of intangible assets including customer relationships, developed technology, and formulations, for financial reporting and tax planning purposes - Manage and perform common and preferred equity valuations pursuant to Internal Revenue Code section 409A, using commonly accepted valuation and allocation methodologies - Perform valuations for fraud and damage losses - Conduct detailed forensic accounting valuations for losses of assets across industries (multiple industries) - Ability to value Biological Assets under IFRS. - Perform quarterly earn-out valuations related to milestone-based contingent consideration payments and monthly valuations of debt securities, structured products, and other illiquid assets/investments - Complete carried and capital interest valuations for general and limited partner interests - Manage and review promissory note valuations related to non-marketable debt agreements - Perform goodwill and long-lived asset impairment analyses pursuant to ASC 350/360 for publicly-traded and privately held companies - Perform and manage equity valuations for controlling and non-controlling interests in domestic and foreign entities for strategic planning purposes - Complete entity valuations and estimate adjustments for lack of control and marketability for tax reporting purposes - Lead and organize all aspects of client engagement and service including drafting of job arrangement letters, staffing, project budgeting, models/report reviewing and editing, billing/receivables tracking, and ongoing client communications - Perform and manage valuations for inventory and other biological assets considered a Level 3 in accordance with IFRS Working Conditions - Low overtime required throughout the year - Heavy sitting for extended periods in front of a computer - Minimal Hazards - Travel 10-20% of the year – travel will be on an as needed basis between offices and to represent the firm at sponsored conferences and events Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant field required - Master’s in Business Administration preferred - 10+ years of business valuation experience in a Big 4 or national basis required - CPA, CFA, AM, ASA or other valuation industry credentials preferred - Significant experience in business valuation and intangible assets required - Prior experience in financial reporting valuation and appraisal review - Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word - Prior experience with Capital IQ and Bloomberg preferred - Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously - Experience managing a team of valuation professionals and delegating work assignments as needed; encouraging team environment on engagements and contributing to the professional development of assigned personnel - Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet project deadlines focusing on details - Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and act as primary contact on assigned engagements - Superior verbal and written communication skills - Superior analytic and research skills  Success Factors: - Ability to build relationships quickly and foster trust at all organizational levels - Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities - Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise good judgment - Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.    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!  
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco
Category
Advisory
Job ID 2018-1712
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated generalist Tax Director with a strong background Corporate type returns and years’ experience in public accounting and to join the team. A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical tax research, prep and review skills in a variety of industries. This Tax Director role will be partnering along side staff and firm leaders to direct all operational functions of their assigned department teams. As the Director you will execute business line specific strategies for business development initiatives; must be able to sell and find new business. Also responsible for directly overseeing and managing multiple engagements simultaneously, the Director will be on the front lines assisting with developing staff and identifying new business development opportunities along the way. A Director has similar responsibilities as a Partner, but without ownership. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principles and industry expertise and the ability to lead a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client and employee relations and produce high-quality results for the firm.   Some additional responsibilities and requirements for the Tax Director: This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Efficiently review engagement work papers and returns for corporate client base - Exhibit superior technical competence, managerial abilities, and the ability to attract and develop new clients. - Provide firm leadership through example. - Be responsible, oversee and supervise multiple engagements in progress simultaneously in addition to other duties including some assigned staff administrative duties. - Identify new business development opportunities and assist in growing existing client services via BD initiatives set forth by yourself. - Develop employees in both technical and management areas in addition, provide effective feedback to partners and senior management/supervisory. - Demonstrate an expertise in responding to tax authority notices and client representation, researching complex tax matters to clearly communicate findings and act as main point of contact for clients.  Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent; Master’s degree strongly preferred. - Licensed CPA required or J.D., LL.M, or EA required  - Minimum of ten years’ experience in public accounting, five of which should be in a management position. - Industry experience in corporate or overall general tax  - Demonstrated success in leading and motivating subordinates and ability to plan and organize projects, especially long-term. - Outstanding organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. - Ability to manage priorities and workflow and reassign as necessary. - Proven leadership and business acumen skills. - Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. - Outstanding interpersonal skills. - Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.  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!    
Job Locations
US-CA-Newport Beach
Category
Tax
Job ID 2018-1197
General Intro: 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 need an experienced, motivated and dedicated generalist Tax Director with a strong background Corporate type returns and years’ experience in public accounting and to join the team. A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to develop advanced technical tax research, prep and review skills in a variety of industries. This Tax Director role will be partnering along side staff and firm leaders to direct all operational functions of their assigned department teams. As the Director you will execute business line specific strategies for business development initiatives; must be able to sell and find new business. Also responsible for directly overseeing and managing multiple engagements simultaneously, the Director will be on the front lines assisting with developing staff and identifying new business development opportunities along the way. A Director has similar responsibilities as a Partner, but without ownership. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principles and industry expertise and the ability to lead a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client and employee relations and produce high-quality results for the firm.   Some additional responsibilities and requirements for the Tax Director: This role will require travel, some overnight. Essential Functions: - Efficiently review engagement work papers and returns for corporate client base - Exhibit superior technical competence, managerial abilities, and the ability to attract and develop new clients. - Provide firm leadership through example. - Be responsible, oversee and supervise multiple engagements in progress simultaneously in addition to other duties including some assigned staff administrative duties. - Identify new business development opportunities and assist in growing existing client services via BD initiatives set forth by yourself. - Develop employees in both technical and management areas in addition, provide effective feedback to partners and senior management/supervisory. - Demonstrate an expertise in responding to tax authority notices and client representation, researching complex tax matters to clearly communicate findings and act as main point of contact for clients.  Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent; Master’s degree strongly preferred. - Licensed CPA required or J.D., LL.M, or EA required  - Minimum of ten years’ experience in public accounting, five of which should be in a management position. - Industry experience in corporate or overall general tax  - Demonstrated success in leading and motivating subordinates and ability to plan and organize projects, especially long-term. - Outstanding organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. - Ability to manage priorities and workflow and reassign as necessary. - Proven leadership and business acumen skills. - Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. - Outstanding interpersonal skills. - Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.  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!  
Job Locations
US-CA-San Diego
Category
Tax
Job ID 2018-1185
Summary: MGO is looking for an Assurance Manager who has a specialty in State and Local Government Audits and Engagements. Under broad supervision performs advanced accounting functions related to assurance specifications and manages a team of lower level associates for the purposes of client service. Employees in this job class plan, budget and execute engagements, delegate work and complete report products. This job class requires knowledge of advanced accounting principals of which would be derived from several years of experience as a Senior Associate and the ability to manage a variety of business and operational functions, maintain positive client relations and produce high-quality results for the firm. Core Responsibilities: - Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA) - Understand and assist in execution of growth strategies (research calls, pipeline mgmt., COPs, etc.) - Manage the engagement (job) project management, billing / ensures QC (technical) standards - Takes care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication) - Develops engagement team (prepares seniors to the next level) Essential Functions: - Exhibit technical proficiency and the management ability to plan, budget for, and manage complete audit and/or client engagements, including preparation of reporting products, in accordance with MGO’s policies, procedures and practices. - Demonstrate a command of project management skills exhibiting the ability to complete and deliver products and services in a timely and efficient manner. - Manage lower level associates, providing timely verbal and written feedback including conducting annual performance evaluations. - Exhibit expertise in assigned areas/departments of the firm. - Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently. - Recognize and capitalize on opportunities to provide additional services to clients. - Monitor and manage hourly yields realized on engagement or client billings, pursuing cost savings and raising ideas from others and self. - Prepare billing worksheets as per firm schedule and procedures and communicate with clients to ensure satisfaction and retention. - 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. Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting, state and local government auditing experience, required with a minimum of 2 years of experience as a senior associate. - Demonstrated ability to manage large engagement teams dealing with sophisticated local governments and the ability to prepare financial statement in accordance with GASB 34. - Advanced technology skills in data analytics, financial statement preparation applications and research.  - Proven ability to assign work, guide employees and complete projects on time and in budget. - Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree plus requisite accounting coursework. - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License from appropriate state. - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to direct reports, management at higher levels and clients. - CPA License (active and in good standing) from appropriate state. Success Factors: - Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism. - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English. - Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential. - Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills. - State and Local Government Audit experience   Company Description:   Founded in 1987, MGO (Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP) is one of the fastest growing professional services firms in the country with a staff of over 300 in offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Century City, Newport Beach, Beverly Hills, Woodland Hills, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, New York City, Miami and New Delhi. The firm offers a diverse array of assurance, tax, consulting, staffing, outsourcing and advisory services to clients that range from aerospace and engineering firms, to hospitals and nonprofit foundations – from the largest government entities in the country, to the biggest celebrities in Hollywood. MGO is ranked as one of the top CPA firms in the nation by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting. And the firm was awarded the ‘Best of Accounting’ designation in Client Satisfaction by the independent research firm, Inavero.  In addition to advancement opportunities, we offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parking/Transit Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k) with a company match. To find out more about MGO, visit our website at www.mgocpa.com.  
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles
Category
Assurance