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Tax and Audit Associate - Fall 2025 - Bay Area, CA

💼 Graduate Job

Walnut Creek +1

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  • You need a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, eligibility for the CPA exam, knowledge of accounting principles, tech savvy, MS Office skills, reliable transportation, and willingness to travel.
  • You will prepare tax returns, perform audit services, gain knowledge of procedures, support client engagements, expand industry knowledge, complete research projects, and communicate with clients and team members.

Graduate Job

Accounting & TaxWalnut Creek, San Jose


  • We strive every day to exemplify our CLA values – curious, collaborative, transparent, inclusive, and reliable. We are looking for individuals who believe in accountability for one’s actions, take the initiative to make their vision a reality and place honesty, professionalism, conscientiousness and trust above all else. 


  • Bachelor’s degree required – Degree in Accounting or Finance strongly preferred.
  • Eligible to sit for the CPA exam per state requirements.
  • General knowledge of accounting principles and reporting of financial data.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft (MS) Windows and Office products.
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to client sites.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • Prepares individual, corporate, partnership, and other types of tax returns.
  • Performs audit, review, compilation, and other assurance services.
  • Gains experience, exposure, and knowledge of procedures, workpapers and systems.
  • Supports multiple client engagements on time and within budget, identifying issues and communicating progress.
  • Expands industry knowledge, through greater exposure to peers, clients, and formal training opportunities.
  • Completes research and special projects as needed.
  • Communicates effectively with clients and CLA family members on a regular basis.


Work type

Full time

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Walnut Creek, San Jose