OUM & CO. Published: April 16, 2019
San Francisco, United States
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OUM is one of the leading CPA firms in California, with offices in San Francisco and the San Diego area. We have over 80 professionals specializing in Tax, Audit and Assurance, and several other offerings across a large variety of industries. We provide knowledgeable business solutions to highly respected and well-known companies within the region.

Since 2000, the San Francisco Business Times has included OUM in their annual ranking of the "Top 25 Largest Bay Area Accounting Firms." We have also been included in Inside Public Accounting's annual list of the "Top 200 Accounting Firms” in the Nation and in 2018, we were listed as one of Inside Public Accounting’s “Best of the Best” Accounting firms. We also value our women leaders and develop our women accounting professionals through OUM’s Women’s Initiative Network. Since 2016, the MOVE Project has listed us as one of the “Best CPA Firms for Equity Leadership” over the past three consecutive years!

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Type of work you will do

OUM provides distinguished service to companies and as an experienced Audit Associate, you will execute audit and accounting procedures that involve problem solving, analyzing, reviewing client documents (such as financial statements and accounting records), conducting risk assessments, inventory observations, and creating “work papers” in which you’ll document and communicate your findings.

Typically, our work day will be at the client site to access client records and then complete some of the work in our office. Field work ranges from a few days to a few weeks of local travel. Auditors connect with clients as part of an audit team, so you will be expected to show professionalism and competence with all levels of client personnel at all times. Audit clients are quite diverse, ranging from small to medium sized companies both privately held and publicly traded in a wide variety of exciting and challenging industries.

Professional Growth

As you continue to grow your career with us, you will engage with talented professionals, be involved in meaningful work, and carve an individualized career path to support your continued professional development. Our learning programs are designed to grow key skills – technical, engagement management, leadership/people development, and client relations. You will develop experience by having direct client interaction, receive career guidance from your coach, and work in a collaborative team environment to foster your emerging skills and capabilities.

Role Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic qualifications (Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher).
    • CPA licensed highly desired.
    • Minimum of 1 year experience in Public Accounting.
    • Technology savvy, able to work efficiently with business software tools such as CCH Axcess and Microsoft Office applications.
    • Well organized, ability to work on multiple assignments, prioritizes tasks, and capable of managing assignments in a team environment.



OUM offers a robust benefits package including a fully subsidized medical plan for OUM employees, 401K Profit Sharing, annual performance bonus, non-accrued PTO, continuing education for employees pursuing a Masters of Taxation or Masters in Accounting at an approved institution in which we will reimburse pre-approved tuition costs. Additionally, OUM will reimburse the pre-approved cost of CPA exam prep materials.

OUM’s Culture

Our welcoming and supportive culture creates an enjoyable work environment. Our professionals are passionate about the work they do for our clients and give back our local community through OUM sponsored community outreach events. We encourage professionals to bring their authentic self to work and to use their strengths each day, contributing to our culture where professionals grow personally and professionally.

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