What does BPM stand for? Innovation, opportunity, community, diversity, inclusivity, flexibility and so much more.
B-P-M stands for “Because People Matter,” because at our core, our people drive everything we do and how we do it.
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. 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.
You have (requirements):
CPA certification or CPA in progress preferred.
BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
3+ years’ audit experience in public accounting in a variety of industries; preferred industries include Technology, Life Sciences, Consumer Products, Wine & Vineyard, Financial Services, or Non-Profit/NFP.
SEC auditing experience preferred.
Experience auditing complex accounts such as inventory, revenue, equity/stock options, etc.
Demonstrated leadership experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong desire to continuously learn.
Competently analyzes and prioritizes information to make appropriate recommendations.
Ability to synthesize all forms of research into clear, thoughtful, actionable deliverables.
Ability to understand client needs, identify root causes of problems, and implement pragmatic solutions.
You will (job responsibilities):
Be responsible for day-to-day planning and execution of multiple client engagements throughout the year.
Supervise associate-level professionals and delegate engagement responsibilities.
Be responsible for communicating and resolving all issues that arise during the audit engagement with the support of the engagement manager.
Develop and execute audit strategy from planning to reporting.
Develop and maintain client relationships, thus driving client satisfaction.
Research, understand and apply complex accounting concepts and auditing procedures.
Draft financials and report audit findings (both verbal and written).
Develop, motivate and mentor associates by providing training, regular feedback and career guidance while fostering a team environment.
A unique people-centered culture that attracts the brightest and most forward-thinking accounting professionals.
The resources, expertise, and global capability of a Big Four accounting firm together with the responsiveness and accessibility of a local firm.
A regional presence in the Bay Area, while still serving our clients nationally and internationally.
Recognition as one of the Bay Area’s “Best Place to Work” and “No. 1 Best Large Accounting Firm to Work For” by Accounting Today.
Wondering if you should apply?
BPM is powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. We recognize, develop, and empower talent and encourage diversity of thought. Your point of view, skillset and experience will only make us stronger, so if you’re eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.
BPM provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Please note – this posting is for prospective candidates only. Unsolicited third-party resume submissions will be considered property of BPM and will not be acknowledged or returned.