OUM & Co. LLP Published: April 16, 2019
Carlsbad and San Francisco, CA
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About OUM & Co. LLP

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”.

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Type of work you will do

OUM provides distinguished service to companies and as a Tax Senior, you will work on a variety of more complex tax returns for entities and individuals such as S-Corps, C-Corps, partnerships, LLCs, ASC 740 tax provision work, and high net worth individuals. Critical thinking, researching, and troubleshooting are integral parts of delivering the top-notch service that our clients value.

It is never a dull moment in the Tax Practice!  You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of client engagements that span various industries. Generally, you will be in the office communicating with your teammates and working collaboratively.

This position also provides you the opportunity to interact with clients to provide advice and help answer questions. Your managers will provide guidance to help you become a trusted business advisor. When it makes sense for your professional development and for the job, your managers will find just the right way to challenge you.

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Professional Growth

As a Tax Senior, you can have a rewarding career at OUM. 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, working in a supportive team environment to foster your emerging skills and capabilities.

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Role Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting or comparable subject. Masters in Accounting or Taxation highly preferred.
  • CPA highly desired, but partial completion of the CPA exam is acceptable.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in public accounting.
  • Ability to efficiently manage full life cycle of multiple projects yielding high quality results.
  • Strong aptitude to identify tax issues and propose recommended solutions.
  • Experienced with business software tools such as Microsoft Office applications and Tax preparations tools.
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize tasks, responsive, polished communication skills (verbal and written), and capable of leading teams.
  • Effectively mentor and coach junior level staff


OUM offers a robust benefits package including recognition for additional work efforts, a fully subsidized medical plan for OUM employees, 401K Profit Sharing, non-accrued PTO, flexible work arrangement,  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 100% of the cost of CPA exam prep materials.

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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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