Experienced

Accelerate Your Career

You've worked hard to get where you are—but you want to go even further.


At Moss Adams, you can accelerate your career while finding personal balance and the satisfaction that comes from making a real difference.
What does that mean for you? You’ll have the opportunity to serve many clients and build broad experiences, which can help put you on the fast track.

Explore Your Opportunities

Moss Adams offers opportunities to build your expertise and grow your career in assurance, tax, consulting, and wealth management.  Where will you grow?

Assurance

You'll work closely with our industry-focused teams to deliver quality audits and other assurance services to both public and privately owned middle-market companies as well as not-for-profit and governmental organizations. It’s a chance to direct projects, develop others, and manage client relationships.

As part of the audit team, you’ll gain experience performing the following services:

  • Conducting engagement planning, process and controls testing, audit procedures, analytical reviews, and accounting research as well as draft financial statements, disclosures, and other reports.
  • Working with seasoned professionals who provide clients with the information and tools they need to achieve their operational, compliance, and financial-reporting goals.
  • Delivering business process control services in areas such as internal audit, construction audit, SOX compliance, royalty compliance, and government contracting.
  • Helping clients implement effective and efficient processes and controls needed to mitigate internal and external organization threats and exposures.

Tax

As part of the tax team, you'll deliver quality tax solutions to a broad range of clients, including public and privately owned middle-market companies as well as not-for-profit organizations and high net worth individuals. You’ll help clients and gain expertise in the following areas:

  • Developing industry expertise and hone your skills in areas such as partnerships, estate planning, international taxation, and tax provisions.
  • Working with clients to stay abreast of current and proposed laws and compliance requirements in the income and franchise, sales and transaction, and property tax arenas.
  • Participating in projects related to tax credits, incentives, and refunds; or unemployment tax, refund audits, or nexus analysis and planning.

Information Technology Consulting

Working for our IT auditing and IT consulting teams, you’ll help clients establish priorities, perform gap analyses, develop strategies, and implement an improved infrastructure. You’ll consult with clients on processes and technologies that allow them to advance the way they do business.

IT auditing work includes helping companies stay in compliance with statutory requirements and performing system and organization controls (SOC) examinations, PCI QSA/ASV engagements, and security and technology assessments. IT consulting work includes providing system implementation services, business continuity assessments, governance and strategic planning, and change management services.

Strategy & Operations Consulting

Boost efficiency and revenue by streamlining a company’s organization and processes. Strategic technical and competitive benchmarking as well as internal and performance audits will keep businesses well-equipped for driving forward no matter what challenges they face.

Discover more about these core services:

Transactions Consulting

As part of the team, you’ll provide strategic advisory and investment banking services to middle-market companies, helping business owners and executives make strategic decisions about the future of their companies. You’ll be involved in financial analyses, strategic planning, and competitive evaluations. You'll also help with performing key merger and acquisition transactions as well as arranging growth or buyout capital of private companies.

You'll collaborate with our valuation services team, which performs hundreds of valuations each year. Focus areas include mergers and acquisitions, purchase price allocation, stock option reporting, wealth planning and compliance services, ESOPs, shareholder admission, litigation, and dissolution.

You may also participate in projects related to patents, licenses, customer lists, trademarks and trade names, song catalogs, promissory notes, and personal goodwill.

Specialty Consulting

You'll work with our dedicated industry professionals in our specialist consulting practices—ranging from health care and financial services to telecommunications. You could also work with our team focused on growth in China to help clients tackle daily challenges and navigate changing financial landscapes successfully.

Wealth Management

In wealth management, you’ll provide collaborative strategies to help build, manage, and preserve net worth for individuals, business owners, and their companies. You’ll be part of an uniquely integrated investment advisory team that aligns objectives and goals with financial planning and investment management.

What will you discover at Moss Adams?

At Moss Adams, you have options—and you're encouraged to explore them.


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Diversity & Inclusion

We encourage a variety of perspectives and value different voices—because everyone deserves the same opportunity to thrive.

Forum W: Accelerating Women's Careers
A good example of how we operate is Forum W—our effort to improve how we attract, develop, retain, and advance talented women at Moss Adams. Forum W engages women throughout the firm in a dialogue about their experiences and goals. It also encourages mentoring and networking and matches our top-performing women with leadership opportunities.

Our dedication is paying off. Moss Adams has more women partners than most public accounting firms. In fact, the American Society of Women Accountants named us one of the best accounting firms for women. We're honored by this recognition, and we're committed to being an employer of choice for both women and men at every stage of their career.


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Balance

Life isn't about how many hours you spend at work. It's about being smart and resourceful, sharing fresh and relevant ideas, being engaged in what you do, and having time at the end of the day to enjoy what's important to you.

Our work approach is rooted in our vision and values—it's about getting the job done and getting the most out of life. And because balance is different for everyone, our culture allows you to discover and define what balance means for you.

But don't just take our word for it. Moss Adams has been recognized by several organizations, business journals, and national publications as one of the best places to work.


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Going Global

Our client base has a national and international reach—and it's been that way for decades. Serving clients in more than 44 countries, we're deeply immersed in IFRS. We're also a founding member of Praxity, AISBL, a global alliance of independence accounting firms that provides trusted expertise in more than 90 countries.

What does this mean for you? You'll have opportunities to work internationally—collaborating with coworkers from different cultures and geographies, working with multinational clients, and maybe even experiencing a global assignment working in an international office of a Praxity-member firm.


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Lifetime Learning

We're committed to your ongoing learning and development. We keep it interesting with training methods and events that go beyond the classroom. At Moss Adams, you'll expand your skill set and build meaningful relationships with people across the firm. You may even find a career path or specialty you haven't considered yet.


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Mentoring and Guidance

We believe in building one-on-one relationships and giving you a seat at the table—as well as a voice at the firm—when you first walk through the door. At every stage of growth, you'll have mentors and a career advisor who will work closely with you to develop skills and become a leader.


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Support for Your Success

Our partners are nationally recognized in their fields, and they’re deeply involved in your career development. With our low partner-to-staff ratio and supportive environment, you'll directly benefit from our leaders' extensive technical, industry, and business knowledge. You'll also gain a deep understanding of our clients' operations and challenges.


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Get Answers

We've prepared a few responses to common questions. If you don't see the answer to your questions below, please contact us or your local recruiter.

To apply for an open position and learn more about it, please search for openings and apply online. You can do this through the Campus, Experienced, Client Service Support, or Events portals. If positions that match your background and experience aren't currently open, you can create a profile and attach a résumé for future opportunities.

For students at schools where we recruit on campus, please apply both through our career site and your school’s career center.

You’ll receive an acknowledgement within 24 hours. This will be sent to the email address you provide. If you don’t receive an acknowledgement within 24 hours, please contact us. We’ll be in touch shortly.

In this section, you can view what you’ve applied for and track your application history.

Open positions are posted on our career site. Through the site, you can search for available campus positions and apply online. To enhance your chance of success, submit your profile directly to an open position. If there aren’t any open positions that match your background and experience, you can still create a profile and attach a cover letter, résumé, and unofficial transcripts—capturing all college-level credits—for future opportunities.

Most of our locations offer winter or summer internships—or both. Internship opportunities are posted on our career site and through the career centers where we recruit on campus. Winter internships usually begin in January and end in March or April. Summer internships usually begin in mid-June and end in mid-August. If you’re a student at a school where we don’t recruit on campus, you can search for available internships and apply online.

Yes. We provide all campus hires with support for the CPA exam, including review materials, exam sitting fees, and time off to sit for the exam. We also provide up to a $5,000 bonus for those who pass the exam within a specified period of time. More details on our CPA policy are provided in our offer of employment. We provide experienced hires with similar CPA or other professional certification support relative to experience level and practice. Your recruiter will provide the details.

The client service support section of our careers site, known as CSS, provides information about the various service departments and teams that support the operations of the firm as well as those who serve our clients directly. Open positions are posted on our career site, where you can learn about them and apply online.

To enhance your chance of success, submit your profile directly to an open position. If there aren’t any positions open that match your background and experience, you can still create a profile and attach a résumé for future opportunities.

Find a complete list of our locations here.

Moss Adams brings more West to business. More than a location, it’s a way of doing business—an ethos in which innovation thrives and optimism abounds. We’re excited by the greatness of possibility and the extraordinary potential for companies and individuals to prosper. It’s what’s defined our firm and client relationships since we opened our doors for business more than 100 year ago.

At Moss Adams, you’ll find a firm that’s unbound from industry orthodoxy and big-firm conventions. You’ll be able to guide your career, take on new challenges, and enjoy a work-life balance that works for you. Our vision and values represent the qualities we look for in people we hire, our beliefs about how we should conduct business, and our commitment to providing opportunities for our clients and our people.

Since we serve over 30 distinct industries, clients at Moss Adams will range in size—from individuals to multinational public companies. But the vast majority of our clients are not-for-profit organizations, governmental entities, and the middle-market public and privately owned businesses that drive our economy.

Yes. We’re the independent auditor on record for more than 130 SEC registrants, and we provide consulting and tax services to over 100 others. The companies we work with have a broad range of market capitalizations.

Yes. Our consulting services cover a broad range of capabilities, including IT consulting, strategy and operations, investment banking, valuations, and wealth management to name a few. See the complete list.

Visit the Benefits and Rewards section of our site to learn about benefits, including health care, paid time off, retirement plans, and more.

At Moss Adams, success means hiring the best and brightest people and investing in their ongoing professional development. We’re committed to providing client service professionals with a minimum of 40 hours of high-quality CPE per year. This helps deepen technical and soft-skill knowledge, build valuable skills, and stay current on new issues and developments.

As your career goals evolve, we’ll provide the tools and education you need to keep advancing. Moss Adams University offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to help you find your niche in public accounting. Our senior leadership and partners’ involvement in the design and delivery of our programs reflects the high priority we place on professional development.

You’ll be assigned a career advisor to help guide your career at Moss Adams and to aid in the performance review process. This advisor is your go-to person any time in the year. In addition, you’ll have two formal meetings each year to discuss performance, set goals, and help guide your career path.

You’ll benefit directly from investing in your advisor­–advisee ­relationship, making sure you understand the expectations of your role and the roles in your career continuum. Our top performers are typically those who take ownership of their career development and performance.

This varies by location, service specialty, industry, and engagement. Ask your local recruiter during your interview about the amount of required travel.

Yes. Moss Adams may be composed of many locations in several states, but we’re still one firm, and we strive to meet the needs of each individual and each practice. Transfer requests require approval from regional leadership, and approvals are based on employee performance and business need.