We believe that human care comes first. Only when our talent thrives can they deliver their very best to our clients. We are honored to serve agents of change in culture-shaping industries – including cannabis, sports and entertainment, technology and state and local government. We stay at the forefront by empowering the next generation of talent: rising leaders full of big ideas, passionate energy, and purpose to effect real change. Our inclusive culture, competitive benefits, and flexible work arrangements are designed to motivate and inspire our team members to build something special.
MGO is a top 50 CPA and advisory firm of 700+ professionals working remotely and in offices throughout the U.S. and India. Through frictionless digital tools, we address the local needs, and fuel the global ambitions, of clients in 97 countries. MGO is proud to be a “Best Place to Work” and is ranked as a leader by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting.
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 2024! 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.
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?
At MGO, we understand that our team members give their very best when they feel fully seen, valued, and supported. Whether you are a seasoned professional ready for your next leadership role, or an emerging talent ready to launch the career of your dreams, we are committed to giving you the tools and guidance to thrive in your own unique way.
What’s in it for you:
Work at the forefront: Our clients are culture shapers and mavericks breaking new ground in competitive and highly regulated industries. They expect us to deliver truly innovative solutions, built on sound accounting fundamentals, and a vision for the future. That is why we celebrate creative problem solving and seek team members with passion for what’s next.
Culture rooted in human care: Our style of relationship development and service delivery is based on the MGO Way, 26 fundamentals that guide our workplace culture. With a focus on mutual trust, personal responsibility, and an inclusive mindset, we believe there is no limit to what we can accomplish together.
Where you can build something: As one of the fastest-growing firms in the nation, there is no end to the opportunities to shape a career you are passionate about. We appreciate an entrepreneurial spirit. Bring your passions, your energy and your ideas to build a meaningful experience for yourself and our clients.
Freedom to give your best: Because you know your goals and motivations, we offer flexible work arrangements, and a progressive time off policy that helps you achieve an optimal work/life balance.
Compensation you deserve: We are happy to fuel your passion with a competitive compensation and benefits package that rewards hard work and motivates you to go beyond.