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Risk Assurance and Advisory

We are a forward-thinking, full-service accounting firm providing modern solutions to businesses across the globe. We focus on comprehensive assurance, tax, and consulting services for our clients, and we provide our people and our community with the resources to lead meaningful and purposeful lives.

While we are one of the largest California-based accounting firms, our flexible work locations and schedules mean we have professionals across the continent. BPM offers a rich diversity in clients, industries, and overall work. Our teams and our clients drive us to provide quality services and ignite unique insights and ideas that contribute to our continued success. Our clients come from different backgrounds and industries, which keep our people intellectually challenged every day.

Our initiatives and ideals lead to our continued recognition as one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Bay Area and beyond. We are dedicated to providing meaningful careers for all of our employees along with fostering an environment that allows an integrated lifestyle. Our flexible culture allows our professionals to live a balanced lifestyle between their work responsibilities and personal commitments.

What we're looking for

  • A desire to begin a career in public accounting
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in a BS/BA/MS in
  • Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Economics
  • Students graduating between 12/1/2022 – 8/1/2023 interested in a fulltime position
    Students who are interested in achieving enough hours/credits to sit for the CPA exam
  • An interest in working close to one of our California Offices: Irvine, Long Beach, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Santa Rosa, Walnut Creek
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong desire to work in a team environment and partner with a variety of clients
  • A desire to both learn and eventually teach new associates or interns on our processes

You can expect to:

  • Collaborate with clients, working hand in hand with the engagement team lead and other team members to deliver quality products within the client’s time frame
  • Perform internal controls documentation and internal audit work on key financial processes including Financial Close, Cash, Accounts Payable, Inventory and Payroll/HR
  • Participate in virtual RAAS technical and non-technical training with members of our Learning and Development team
  • Research basic and intermediate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and PCAOB ( guidance, as well as auditing topics, and present to more senior members with trends analysis
  • Develop and apply an intermediate knowledge of financial controls theory and a sense of audit skepticism
  • Identify key issues and work with more senior team members to come up with an audit controls approach
  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the engagement teams

Additional perks / notes:

  • We provide 2-3 weeks of training in the first year that addresses key technical deliverables and non-technical soft skills related to SOX and Internal Audit projects
  • We offer a generous bonus for Associates who pass all 4 parts of the CPA and CIA exam in the first 12 months of employment
  • We provide unlimited PTO for all new Associates as well as healthcare and retirement benefits
  • This is a virtual position allowing associates to work from home with the benefit of visiting the office or clients a few times per year at the firm’s expense
  • While our base salary and bonus structure are competitive, we are unable to offer relocation assistance at this time
  • This job pays a base salary of $70,000.

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