BRS Technical Accounting Manager

Moss Adams   •  

Tacoma, WA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 32 days ago



Why Moss Adams

Moss Adams brings more West to business.  At Moss Adams, we’re excited by the greatness of possibility and the extraordinary potential for companies and individuals to prosper. With more than 2,600 professionals across 20-plus locations in the West and beyond, we provide the world’s most innovative companies with specialized accounting, consulting, and wealth management services to help them embrace emerging opportunity.


Introduction to the Team

We are currently seeking a Technical Accounting Manager to be part of our Business Risk Services (BRS) practice. The Technical Accounting Consulting group (TAC) within BRS assists clients with addressing complex accounting and financial reporting issues. For example, TAC is helping clients implement the new revenue standard (ASC Topic 606) and the new lease standard (ASC Topic 842). We also address other complex issues, such as business combination, consolidation under variable interest entity guidance, debt and equity instruments, and stock-based compensation arrangements.  Most importantly the BRS group is a fun, close-knit group that is rapidly growing, with ample room from growth and career development.

Individuals who thrive at Moss Adams exhibit the following success skills – Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Executive Presence, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, and Results Focus. 



  • Manage multiple concurrent engagements within the Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) practice to provide technical accounting and financial or business advisory guidance to clients
  • Demonstrate intermediate to advanced knowledge of complex accounting concepts
  • Collaborate directly with firm specialists/subject matter experts on complex accounting matters
  • Assist in the preparation of technical memos and other client deliverables
  • Supervise Audit Seniors and Supervisors on engagement teams
  • Oversee engagement economics and manage appropriate resources for efficient engagement models
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise; identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Develop others within the TAC practice through mentoring, training and advising on career development or participating in other Firm initiatives
  • Provide conversion services around financial reporting to GAAP or IFRS


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 4 years of experience in external or internal audit, internal control testing and documentation, internal control assessments, and report writing required
  • Previous experience in auditing or reviewing quarterly financial reports, analyzing business risks, implementing new compliance standards and risk assessments required
  • Previous experience in a public accounting firm required
  • Recent Internal Audit and SOX 404 compliance experience required
  • CPA, CIA, and/or CISA required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience handling multiple engagements simultaneously, while providing leadership and management over professional staff preferred
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 30%

Here, you’ll be challenged and rewarded for leadership, technical excellence, and inspired perspectives. That’s why we offer opportunities to build your skills and explore your career in a supportive environment.  At Moss Adams, where you take your career is up to you.


Moss Adams is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.