ABOUT GPW

Career Opportunities

GPW is always seeking qualified, talented people to join our organization.  Currently there are openings in our Tax Department at all levels (Associate, Senior and Manager) and our Audit Department at the Intern and Associate level. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: careers@gpw.cpa

Why GPW

GPW offers a great work environment where all team members can enjoy a healthy work life balance, with realistic manageable work schedules even during our busiest seasons. We have been ranked by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the best places to work for 2022 and we were also recently recognized by Best Companies Group and Color Magazine as an Inclusive Workplace.

About GPW

We are a boutique firm and proud to have maintained our personal touch because we believe relationships are paramount. Our guiding principle is our clients deserve the best of our knowledge and experience. We build value and trust by taking the time to clearly explain complicated tax and accounting concepts as it applies to our client’s unique situations.

We do not think this commitment to providing our best stops at how we serve our clients. We believe it is our responsibility to give back to our community, which we do year-round with both our time and resources. Our team is committed to giving 100% in all we do. More than coworkers, we are like family and it is thanks to this culture and passion for excellence that we owe our success.

Being Part of Our Team

We believe each member of our team plays an important role in driving our success at GPW. The fundamental key to success is 100% ownership, therefore each of us takes responsibility for our success and our firm’s success. Every member has a voice and is enrolled in actively participating in the development of the firm and together we strive for progress through collaboration.

Benefits

  • 401(K)
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) eligible plans
  • Supplemental Pregnancy-Related Disability Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Coaching and mentoring program

Positions Available

Tax Manager

Details

Position Details and Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Full-time
  • Open to remote worker
  • Licensed CPA
  • Minimum 7 years of experience with a CPA firm
  • Salary range $130,000 – $200,000

Responsibilities and Key Success Factors:

  • Perform technical review of all tax returns
  • Assume full responsibility of tax accounts assigned; this includes being responsible for personnel scheduling, compliance with due dates and monitoring time budgets
  • Begin and complete tax research projects, including the ability to present findings in a clear, concise, understandable written form
  • Act as a resource for tax preparers/specialists and audit staff on specific tax issues and questions
  • Assume tax preparation responsibility for more complex returns
  • Manage time effectively; includes the ability to handle multiple engagements at one time and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Have excellent organization and time management skills
  • Working knowledge of CCH Axcess or ProSystem fx is a plus

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@gpw.cpa

Tax Associates and Tax Senior

Details

Position Details and Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Full-time
  • Open to remote worker
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting
  • Licensed CPA or in process
  • 2-4 Years of experience with a CPA firm
  • Tax Associate Salary Range: $60,000 – $95,000
  • Tax Senior Salary Range: $95,000 – $130,000

Responsibilities and Key Success Factors:

  • Prepare Individual, Partnership, Corporate and Trust tax returns
  • Prepare federal and state quarterly estimated tax payments
  • Assist with tax audits and tax research projects
  • Take ownership of tasks and be able to work with others to prioritize work assignments
  • Handle multiple engagements at one time and meet deadlines
  • Ask appropriate questions when faced with difficulties
  • Produce deliverables that are clear, concise, thorough and of professional quality
  • Dedicated to meeting and exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal and external clients
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Have excellent organization and time management skills
  • Must be comfortable reporting to multiple people
  • Working knowledge of CCH Axcess or ProSystems fx is a plus

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@gpw.cpa

Tax Internship

Details

Gatto, Pope & Walwick, LLP is seeking sophomores, juniors and seniors for tax internship positions. Recent graduates may also apply. There are two internship periods: January to April and June to October with the potential for continued employment.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • General tax file organization
  • Basic tax return preparation (utilizing ProSystems fx Tax software)
  • Projects utilizing Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and QuickBooks
  • General administrative duties
  • Hourly Rate $28 – $30

Our ideal candidate is an accounting major that is a self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills. Must be able to work independently and effectively multi-task.

For consideration, please submit the following to careers@gpw.cpa:

  • Resume
  • Current transcript (unofficial)
  • Internship period you are applying for
  • Tentative availability (25-35 hours per week preferred)

Audit Associate

Details

Position Details and Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Full-time with benefits
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting
  • Licensed CPA or in process
  • 1 Year of experience with a CPA firm or in an accounting function
  • Audit Associate Salary Range: $65,000 – $75,000

Responsibilities and Key Success Factors:

  • Perform audit and review procedures for private company clients in various industries
  • Prepare well organized working papers consistent with firm policies and procedures that are clear, concise, thorough and of professional quality
  • Resolve open items directly with client and other team members
  • Take ownership of tasks and be able to work with others to prioritize work assignments
  • Handle multiple engagements at one time and meet deadlines
  • Ask appropriate questions when faced with difficulties
  • Dedicated to meeting and exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal and external clients
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Have excellent organization and time management skills
  • Must be comfortable reporting to multiple people
  • Working knowledge of ProSystems Engagement is a plus

Note: We are not actively recruiting for this position at the moment. However, if you are interested in learning more or would like to enquire further, please feel free to reach out. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to careers@gpw.cpa.

Audit Internship

Details

Gatto, Pope & Walwick, LLP is seeking sophomores, juniors and seniors for audit internship positions. Recent graduates may also apply. There are two internship periods: January to April and June to October with the potential for continued employment.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • General accounting and bookkeeping projects
  • Assist in compilation and review engagements (utilizing ProSystem fx Engagement)
  • Assist in audit engagements through auditing of cash, cash disbursements, accounts payable, payroll, and other sections as deemed necessary (utilizing ProSystem fx Engagement and PPC SMART Practice Aids)
  • Projects utilizing Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and QuickBooks
  • General administrative duties
  • Hourly Rate $28 – $30

Our ideal candidate is an accounting major that is a self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills. Must be able to work independently and effectively multi-task.

For consideration, please submit the following to careers@gpw.cpa:

  • Resume
  • Current transcript (unofficial)
  • Internship period you are applying for
  • Tentative availability (20+ hours per week preferred)

Family Office Services Senior

Details

Family Office Services Senior candidates must have at least 4 years of bookkeeping and client service experience.

FOS Seniors are expected to perform any or all the following functions:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Work in a dynamic environment with high-net-worth individuals.
  • Track and maintain a schedule of recurring deadlines for client affairs.
  • Keep client and team members informed of future cash flow events
  • Develop efficiencies on client projects
  • Implement ways to improve client satisfaction
  • Seize the opportunity to expand the FOS department

Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 4 years of bookkeeping and client service experience
  • Strong client interaction skills
  • Must take 100% ownership of all projects
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@gpw.cpa

Family Office Services Associate

Details

Family Office Services Associate candidates should understand accounting basics such as assets, liabilities, capital/equity, income, and expenses.

FOS Associates are expected to perform any or all the following functions:

  • Respond to clients with an expectation of within the hour
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of bank, investment, and credit card accounts.
  • Process bill payments
  • Research whatever is needed to serve the client
  • Organize and maintain the client’s supporting documentation.
  • Handle multiple engagements at one time and meet deadlines
  • Ask appropriate questions when faced with difficulties
  • Communicate professionally both internally and externally.

Qualifications:

  • Must take 100% ownership of all projects.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks a plus

Full-time and part-time opportunities are available for this position.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@gpw.cpa