CPA Club Inc. Accounting & Advisory Director Irvine, CA · Remote · Full time Company website

We’ve been in your shoes, and we know you've had enough. The 60 plus hour work weeks. A busy season that's sadly become all four seasons. The marathon path to partner. Just like startups disrupted the taxi market and hotel industry, CPAClub has turned the traditional public accounting staffing model upside down to make it better for you! We've built a firm of dreams for you. We’re on the lookout for skilled professionals who love what they do, but just not how they do it. If you're a current Big 4 accounting and advisory professional who's dreaming of your next career move, we want to welcome you to the Club!



While we maintain a physical office in Irvine, CA, we are committed to a remote work environment. Candidates must align with one of the following options:

  • Reside within 50 miles of Irvine, CA
  • Be willing to relocate
  • Commit to travel to Irvine, CA on an as-needed basis

Strong preference will be given to candidates who meet either of the first two options.


We are seeking a full-time Accounting & Advisory Chief (also referred to as 'Directors' or 'Managers') to join our team in a hybrid work environment. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Take on a leading role in our new and rapidly growing Technical Advisory & Managed Accounting division to ensure our members are provided with solutions in the areas of technical accounting, internal audit, risk management, business processes, controls design and implementation, managed accounting, and more.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to broaden and grow our member base for our Technical Advisory & Managed Accounting solutions.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities and priorities of multiple companies and/or CPA firms
  • Consult and research technical matters within complex accounting areas (e.g., revenue recognition, leases, financial instruments, fair value measurement) or advisory areas (e.g., SOC reporting, information technology, business process controls, risk advisory, SOX 404 compliance)
  • Serve as a preparer and/or reviewer of accounting, advisory and/or outsourced internal audit workpapers 
  • Develop accounting and/or advisory quality control policies and procedures
  • Test a firm’s or company’s system of quality control 
  • Develop and facilitate training on relevant accounting and advisory topics
  • Represent CPAClub by attending and participating in conferences and meetings related to the AICPA, IRS, PCAOB, SEC, and other external parties
  • Plan and execute on internal strategic initiatives and business development activities


  • Applicants must be an experienced high-performing audit, accounting, or advisory professional with 6 - 12 years of current or recent experience at a Big 4 firm
  • Combination of audit, assurance, and advisory experience preferred
  • Substantial familiarity with some or most of the following: complex accounting matters, internal audit, SOC reporting, information technology, business process controls, risk advisory, SOX 404 implementation and compliance, and/or other business consulting engagements
  • Active professional certification (CPA preferred, CIA or CISA considered)
  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced education, or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of technical accounting standards, SOC attestation standards, agreed-upon procedures, entity-level risk assessments, business process improvement, and SOX 404 standards, as well as professional practice standards including independence, ethics, attestation, and quality control standards, and financial reporting requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Very organized and highly efficient at managing multiple projects
  • Ability to interact with senior members of companies and CPA firms
  • Ability to collaborate and promote teamwork, solve problems, take initiative, and show openness to new ideas
  • Ability to conduct and use research, analysis, and experience to inform sound decisions
  • Ability to stay informed of current developments and industry trends relevant to accounting, assurance, attestation, and advisory topics
  • Willingness to embrace and ability to thrive and adapt within an entrepreneurial culture


At CPAClub, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits and value, including, but not limited to the following:

  • A 4-day year-round work week (No that's not a typo!)
  • Flexible and virtual work arrangements
  • Personalized paid time off, in addition to holidays, plus summer and winter disconnect days
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans, including medical, dental and vision
  • $3,000 annual CPAClub Care monetary reimbursement for personal expenses that support your financial, mental and physical well-being
  • Complimentary life insurance coverage
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • CPA license renewal fees
  • AICPA annual membership reimbursement
  • Annual company trip
  • Leading technology tools including Apple MacBook Pro & Apple iPad
  • Becker CPE subscription
  • Earmark CPE subscription
  • Live and virtual CPE training opportunities
  • A true work-life balance in action
  • Professional coaching from former partners, directors, and college educators
  • Real-time teaming and performance feedback
  • Challenging and exciting development opportunities
  • Accelerated advancement and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Friendly culture of change


  • $135,000 - $200,000 annual base salary range, depending on experience and role
  • $3,000 annual CPAClub Care monetary reimbursement for personal expenses that support your financial, mental and physical well-being
  • Variable profit sharing


$135,000 - $200,000 per year