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Job ID 2021-2673
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 several motivated, hard working and dynamic entry-level Assurance / Audit Associates with a strong passion for public accounting to join the team in our Bay Area offices with an immediate start date! 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 / Audit Associate 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.
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco | US-Walnut Creek | US-San Jose
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2672
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. 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 2.5, 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-San Diego
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2671
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 Supervisor with a strong background in public accounting 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 / AuditSupervisor role will be working with our corporate audit team and be responsible for reporting to and working with management teams and plan, budget and execute engagements. 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. 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. - Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently while recognizing and capitalizing 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 4+ years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting 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.   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-Walnut Creek | US-San Jose
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2670
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 Supervisor with a strong background in public accounting 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 / AuditSupervisor role will be working with our corporate audit team and be responsible for reporting to and working with management teams and plan, budget and execute engagements. 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. 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. - Demonstrate ability to resolve technical and client service issues and/or problems independently while recognizing and capitalizing 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 4+ years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting 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.   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
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2664
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, hardworking and dynamic Associate Financial Planner. The Associate Planner will be responsible for all aspects of building, implementing, and managing financial plans and supporting lead advisor's. Major Responsibilities/Activities - Preparing, presenting, and implementing customized comprehensive financial plans and portfolios - Providing financial planning and technical advice to clients in all areas, including investment planning, insurance planning, tax planning, retirement planning, estate planning, college planning, credit and debt management. - Manage and retain client relationships - Apply and communicate complex financial planning concepts based on client’s situation - Coaching clients regarding planning options - Directing and overseeing plan production for client planning matters   Minimum Requirements - CFP designation - Strong knowledge of TD Ameritrade VEO and Schwab Advisor Platforms - Strong knowledge of financial planning platforms (eMoney and/or Moneyguide Pro) - Financial services experience (3+ years) - Strong organization, prioritising, and management skills - Strong mathematical and analytical skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) Financial Planning and Advice - Identify clients to engage or re-engage in planning relationships - Prepare lead advisor for client meetings focused on planning discussions - Gather and enter client data into financial planning tool (eMoney) - Upload client documents into the Client Vault - Create planning deliverables (Financial Plans, Retirement Income Plans, Education Plans, etc.) - Perform case analysis and develop recommendations - Conduct and/or participate in client meetings to present recommendations/deliver advice - Track/hold clients accountable to agreed upon actions - Answer questions and provide readily available information to clients, if requested, as it relates to servicing their accounts. - Evaluate and explore accounts for potential opportunities (consolidating outside accounts, rolling over old retirement plans, adding life insurance as an asset class, etc.) Investment Portfolio Solutions - Determine the client’s goals, time horizon and risk tolerance - Develop the Investment Policy Statement (IPS) - Develop portfolio recommendations that will fit the client’s risk tolerance and time frame - Run illustrations and hypotheticals Business Management - Review work methods and procedures for possible quality improvements and efficiencies and implement them when appropriate - Assign and delegate work and provide feedback, when appropriate, to other planning support staff - Act as a technical resource and provide training and support to other practice members. Key Traits - Initiative - Strong ability to work well in a team environment - Effective communication and persuasive ability - Strong analytical skills   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-Irvine
Category
MGOPW
Job ID 2021-2663
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 / Audit Associate 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-San Francisco
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2651
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: Our Chicago office has an immediate need for an accounting intern to join their team for approximately 10 – 20 hours per week. This intern will work directly with our Financial Accounting & Advisory Services team on a variety of accounting tasks. The internship will last until December 2021, with the possibility of extension, depending upon hiring needs and performance.   Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions - Provides direct reconciliation of monthly statements, monthly closing, preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliation, and maintenance of balance sheet accounts for clients. - Assist with data entry within client’s accounting systems. - Prepares financial reports, and analyses of accounts as requested. - Books journal entries. - Review general ledger expense coding for accuracy. Minimum Qualifications - Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting or related field required. - Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. - Commitment to excellent client service, flexibility, and the ability to manage constantly shifting priorities with professionalism. - 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-Chicago
Category
Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Job ID 2021-2648
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 Tax Associates / Accountants with a strong passion for public accounting and tax services to join the Boca Raton office in 2022! A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical skills in order to prep and execute returns of all kinds and industries.   This Tax Associate / Accountant role will perform intermediate level accounting functions related to both accounting/audit and tax specifications. Responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communication potential risks, preparing tax accrual work paper and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review. Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions - Complete assigned tasks / jobs. - Learn the growth process (identify and communicate growth). - Identify and help solve engagement (job) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Collaborate and communicate with client and team members in a professional manner. - Actively sit and pass CPA examination. - Works with the tax team to prepare and learn to review tax returns. - Provides standard client service accounting functions. - Provides timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations. - Books journal entries. - Assist tax department with tax return preparation. - Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures. - Directs and/or prepare 1099’s, W2’s, and Payroll Tax Reports. - Recognizes and informs senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients. - Ensures professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate. - Handles routine client tax questions, and works with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance. - Stays informed about Firm capabilities other than tax compliance area, and promotes these activities to clients when appropriate. - Completes research and special projects as needed. Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or related field required. - If not a CPA, must meet educational 150 credit requirements to sit for the CPA exam. - Prior experience using Tax systems and software, CCH ProSystems Fx, Axcess Tax, Engagement, BNA, etc. - Excellent customer service skills (internal and external). - Creative problem solving and research skills. - Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. - Able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently. - Highly motivated and interested in taking the initiative for personal growth and development. - Able to handle multiple priorities, tasks and simultaneous projects. - Ability to travel to client locations which may include occasional overnight stays. - Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).    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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Tax Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-FL-Boca Raton
Category
Tax
Job ID 2021-2647
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 in our New York and Long Island offices and we are looking for motivated, hard working and dynamic entry level Tax Associates / Accountants with a strong passion for public accounting and tax services to join the team in 2022! A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical skills in order to prep and execute returns of all kinds and industries.   This Tax Associate / Accountant role will perform intermediate level accounting functions related to both accounting/audit and tax specifications. Responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communication potential risks, preparing tax accrual work paper and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review. Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions - Complete assigned tasks / jobs. - Learn the growth process (identify and communicate growth). - Identify and help solve engagement (job) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Collaborate and communicate with client and team members in a professional manner. - Actively sit and pass CPA examination. - Works with the tax team to prepare and learn to review tax returns. - Provides standard client service accounting functions. - Provides timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations. - Books journal entries. - Assist tax department with tax return preparation. - Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures. - Directs and/or prepare 1099’s, W2’s, and Payroll Tax Reports. - Recognizes and informs senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients. - Ensures professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate. - Handles routine client tax questions, and works with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance. - Stays informed about Firm capabilities other than tax compliance area, and promotes these activities to clients when appropriate. - Completes research and special projects as needed. Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or related field required. - If not a CPA, must meet educational 150 credit requirements to sit for the CPA exam. - Prior experience using Tax systems and software, CCH ProSystems Fx, Axcess Tax, Engagement, BNA, etc. - Excellent customer service skills (internal and external). - Creative problem solving and research skills. - Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. - Able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently. - Highly motivated and interested in taking the initiative for personal growth and development. - Able to handle multiple priorities, tasks and simultaneous projects. - Ability to travel to client locations which may include occasional overnight stays. - Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).    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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Tax Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-NY-NY | US-NY-Bellmore
Category
Tax
Job ID 2021-2646
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 in our New York and Long Island offices and we are looking for motivated, hard working and dynamic entry level Financial Accounting & Advisory Services Associates / Accountants with a strong passion for public accounting to join the team in 2022! A career in our public (FAAS) sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical skill set by offering "back-office" / client accounting services in a variety of industries.   This FAAS Associate / Accountant role will be working with your engagement team, including management and partners, to deliver hands-on, day-to-day client services and back office / outsourced accounting work where you will be given the opportunity to build basic bookkeeping skills and communication skills needed to deliver excellent client service. This role will require travel to and from client site. Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions:: - Performs the daily, weekly, monthly and yearly accounting activities for the assigned client(s).  - Identify and help solve engagement (client) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Conducts self in a professional manner related to all client communications and interactions. - Conducts self in a professional manner related to all engagement team communications and interactions. - Assists with accounting software implementation or upgrades, for clients and firm staff. - Understands individual client needs and tailors accounting set-up appropriately. - Provides direct reconciliation of monthly statements, monthly closing, preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliation and maintenance of balance sheet accounts for clients. - Prepares financial reports, and analyses of accounts as requested. - Prepares for and coordinates accounting during a client audit process. - Books journal entries.  - Assist tax department with tax return preparation. - Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures. - Directs and/or prepares sales tax and annual local business tax. - Directs and/or prepare 1099’s, W2’s, and Payroll Tax Reports. - Maintains professional proficiency over accounting practices and various accounting software. - Provides technical accounting training as needed to the clients through web meetings or in person. - Anticipates, identifies, and resolves complex assignment issues. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Experienced with Microsoft Office suite, Excel, Word and Outlook. - Experience with QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Enterprise, ADP, NetSuite, Sage Intacct strongly preferred. - Works well in a team environment. - Ability to operate calculator, computer, and other general office equipment. - Feels comfortable working with a variety of computer software both desktop and cloud based. - Knowledge of regulatory requirements of processing payroll accounting transactions, Payroll returns, Business tax license, Secretary of State filing and State Board of Equalization. Minimum Qualifications:  - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field required. - 0 -1 years of accounting experience including GL, AP, AR, reconciliations.  - Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. - Commitment to excellent client service, flexibility, and the ability to manage constantly shifting priorities   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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Financial Accounting & Advisory Services Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-NY-NY | US-NY-Bellmore
Category
Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Job ID 2021-2645
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 in New York & Long Island 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 2022! 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 / Audit Associate 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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Assurance Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-NY-NY | US-NY-Bellmore
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2644
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 in Del Mar 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 San Diego-Del Mar team in 2022! 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 / Audit Associate  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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Assurance Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-San Diego
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2643
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.   Did you meet us at your school's most recent networking event such as Meet the Firms, Mixer or Job Fair? Look no further! MGO is looking to add Tax Interns (Jan 2022 - Apr 2022) for our Orange County team! You have the opportunity to learn and develop technical skills in order to prep and execute returns of all kinds and industries. Performs day-to-day tax functions for clients.   Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions - Complete assigned tasks / jobs. - Learn the growth process (identify and communicate growth). - Identify and help solve engagement (job) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Collaborate and communicate with team members in a professional manner. - Working in a team-based environment to perform tax-related tasks for a variety of firm clients. - Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments of varying sizes and complexity within given timeframe and budget. - Prepare account reconciliations and journal entries related to tax accruals. - Prepares various types of state and federal tax returns. - Develop an understanding of Firm policies, processes, and procedures.   Minimum Qualifications - Pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience in accounting with sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification. - Minimum completion of junior year in undergraduate program (preferred). - 0 years’ experience in a public accounting firm. - Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Accounting Software (Preferred). - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 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.     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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Tax Intern 2022)   Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Irvine
Category
Tax
Job ID 2021-2642
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 Tax Associates / Accountants with a strong passion for public accounting and tax services to join the team in Orange County starting in 2022! A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical skills in order to prep and execute returns of all kinds and industries.   This Tax Associate / Accountant role will perform intermediate level accounting functions related to both accounting/audit and tax specifications. Responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communication potential risks, preparing tax accrual work paper and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review. Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions - Complete assigned tasks / jobs. - Learn the growth process (identify and communicate growth). - Identify and help solve engagement (job) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Collaborate and communicate with client and team members in a professional manner. - Actively sit and pass CPA examination. - Works with the tax team to prepare and learn to review tax returns. - Provides standard client service accounting functions. - Provides timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations. - Books journal entries. - Assist tax department with tax return preparation. - Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures. - Directs and/or prepare 1099’s, W2’s, and Payroll Tax Reports. - Recognizes and informs senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients. - Ensures professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate. - Handles routine client tax questions, and works with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance. - Stays informed about Firm capabilities other than tax compliance area, and promotes these activities to clients when appropriate. - Completes research and special projects as needed.  Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or related field required. - CPA preferred.  If not a CPA, must meet educational 150 credit requirements to sit for the CPA exam. - Prior experience using Tax systems and software, CCH ProSystems Fx, Axcess Tax, Engagement, BNA, etc. - 0-1 years of experience in public accounting required. - Excellent customer service skills (internal and external). - Creative problem solving and research skills. - Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. - Able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently. - Highly motivated and interested in taking the initiative for personal growth and development. - Able to handle multiple priorities, tasks and simultaneous projects. - Ability to travel to client locations which may include occasional overnight stays. - Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).   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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Tax Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Irvine
Category
Tax
Job ID 2021-2641
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 in Orange County 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 Orange County office starting in 2022! 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 / Audit Associate 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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Assurance Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Irvine
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2639
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. Did you meet us at your school's most recent networking event such as Meet the Firms, Mixer or Job Fair? Look no further! MGO is looking to add Assurance / Audit Interns starting in Summer 2022 for our Los Angeles team! This position would be performing day-today auditing functions for clients.   Core Responsibilities - Complete assigned tasks/jobs. - Learn the growth process (identify and communicate growth). - Identify and help solve engagement (job) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Collaborate and communicate with client and team members in a professional manner. Essential Functions: - Assist in the execution of audit procedures. Perform various duties such as understanding routine data processes, testing controls, and performing substantive procedures. Analyze evidence, prepare written communications, participate in one-on-one and small group discussions with other engagement team members, and interact with client personnel. - Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the client's environment. Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to client requests, and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel. - Demonstrate teamwork, integrity, and accountability. Assist and collaborate with team members. Contribute ideas/opinions to teams and listen/respond to other views. - Learn to utilize audit software. - Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, client's engagement history, and planned audit approach. - Understand the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA. - Become familiar with pronouncements of the FASB, PCAOB, AICPA, and when assigned to governmental engagements, the GAO, OMB, and GASB. - Become familiar at preparing financial statements. - Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views. - Demonstrate an approachable, professional and competent demeanor in the client's environment. Minimum Qualifications: - Pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience in accounting with sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification. - Minimum completion of junior year in undergraduate program (preferred). - 0 years’ experience in a public accounting firm. - Proficient in MS Office applications. - Good written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to work a minimum 20 hours per week during summer, options to extend internships into school semesters may be available. 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.   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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Assurance Intern 2022)   Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2638
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 a motivated, hardworking and dynamic entry level Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) Associate to join the team in our Los Angeles office starting in 2022!Working along with the other staff and management to assist with the day-to-day accounting functions/services (GL, AP, AR, and Payroll) for clients.  Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions - Performs the daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly accounting activities for the assigned client(s). - Identify and help solve engagement (client) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Assists with accounting software implementation or upgrades, for clients and firm staff. - Provides direct reconciliation of monthly statements, monthly closing, preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliation and maintenance of balance sheet accounts for clients. - Prepares financial reports, and analyses of accounts as requested. - Prepares for and coordinates accounting during a client audit process. - Books journal entries. - Assist tax department with tax return preparation. - Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures. - Directs and/or prepares sales tax and annual local business tax. - Directs and/or prepare 1099’s, W2’s, and Payroll Tax Reports. - Provides technical accounting training as needed to the clients through web meetings or in person. Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field required. - 1 -2 years of accounting experience including GL, AP, AR, reconciliations.  - Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. - Commitment to excellent client service, flexibility, and the ability to manage constantly shifting priorities with professionalism. - 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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Financial Accounting & Advisory Services Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles
Category
Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Job ID 2021-2636
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 Los Angeles offices starting in 2022!  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 / AuditAssociate 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 system.   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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Assurance Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2635
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. Did you meet us at your school's most recent networking event such as Meet the Firms, Mixer or Job Fair? Look no further! MGO is looking to add Assurance Interns starting in Summer 2022 for our Sacramento team! This position would be performing day-today auditing functions for clients.   Core Responsibilities - Complete assigned tasks/jobs. - Learn the growth process (identify and communicate growth). - Identify and help solve engagement (job) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items. - Collaborate and communicate with client and team members in a professional manner. Essential Functions - Assist in the execution of audit procedures. Perform various duties such as understanding routine data processes, testing controls, and performing substantive procedures. Analyze evidence, prepare written communications, participate in one-on-one and small group discussions with other engagement team members, and interact with client personnel. - Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the client's environment. Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to client requests, and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel. - Demonstrate teamwork, integrity, and accountability. Assist and collaborate with team members. Contribute ideas/opinions to teams and listen/respond to other views. - Learn to utilize audit software. - Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, client's engagement history, and planned audit approach. - Understand the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA. - Become familiar with pronouncements of the FASB, PCAOB, AICPA, and when assigned to governmental engagements, the GAO, OMB, and GASB. - Become familiar at preparing financial statements. - Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views. - Demonstrate an approachable, professional and competent demeanor in the client's environment. Minimum Qualifications: - Pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience in accounting with sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification. - Minimum completion of junior year in undergraduate program (preferred). - 0 years’ experience in a public accounting firm. - Proficient in MS Office applications. - Good written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to work a minimum 20 hours per week during summer, options to extend internships into school semesters may be available.   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.   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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Assurance Intern 2022)   Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Sacramento
Category
Assurance
Job ID 2021-2634
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 in 2022! 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 / AuditAssociate 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.   One-Way Video Interview: After completing your application, please complete a One-Way Video Interview using SparkHire. You will be asked to record video responses to a few questions. You will have a specified time limit and set number of attempts to complete each answer. There are a few questions that will only allow 1 take, but it will tell you before you begin. The whole interview should be approximately 5-10 minutes.   SparkHire Interview (Assurance Associate 2022)     Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!
Job Locations
US-CA-Sacramento
Category
Assurance