Bay Area Accounting Firms, California CPA's

Assurance Senior

Location: San Jose
Job Code: 273
# of openings: 1


Are you an experienced Assurance professional who wants to work with interesting, dynamic people who contribute to client relations and makes your Firm a great place to work? Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. (BPM) is hiring in San Jose, CA . The Assurance Senior will be working with a driven and growing team of professionals. Our San Jose Assurance team contributes largely to our robust SEC practice, focusing on Silicon Valley Technology clients among others.

BPM was established 28 years ago in San Francisco, and now with offices in San Jose, Palo Alto, Walnut Creek, St. Helena and Santa Rosa, BPM is a full service accounting firm with a true entrepreneurial spirit. We offer expertise in Assurance, Tax, Business Consulting and Wealth Management to our clients in a wide VARIETY of industries.

We have been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times, Accounting Today, and other industry publications and was awarded an EBBIE for Excellence in Business and commitment to the community. In 2010 we established an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), a first in the United States for an accounting company of our size, offering employees a vested interest in the organization’s present and future success.

Full Service - Community – Fun


  • Oversee multiple engagements and is responsible for resolving all legal, regulatory, and accounting issues that arise during the audit engagement
  • Supervise and manage services to our clients, which include preparation of audit strategy and business plans, setting budgets, scheduling audits, selecting staff and assigning workloads, and financial reporting
  • Develop and maintain client relationships, thus driving client satisfaction
  • Research, understand and apply complex accounting concepts and auditing procedures
  • Develop, motivate and mentor associates by providing training, regular feedback and career guidance while fostering a team environment
  • Draft and assist in the delivery of proposals for engagements by knowing the range of firm services


  • Minimum 2 years experience in public accounting in a variety of industries including non-profit and pension audits; SEC experience preferred
  • BS/BA degree, accounting preferred
  • Licensed CPA or CPA candidate
  • Demonstrated leadership/supervisor 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
  • Understands client needs, identifies root causes of problems, and implements pragmatic solutions



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