Careers

careers

We’re Hiring!

Hayashi Wayland is a thriving accounting and consulting firm looking for candidates who are interested in taking their careers to the next level.  As a growing firm, we offer many opportunities for advancement and a broad range of services, which allow you exposure to and specialization in areas that interest you most.

We understand you want to be at your best in everything you do. We provide you the opportunities to accomplish just that, because we know, you at your best will bring about great things.  

Our culture promotes a healthy work-life balance, encourages community involvement, embraces challenging projects and enjoys a fun work environment. We create meaningful experiences that lead to rewarding careers. 

As you bring your best to every project, you deserve to be rewarded. We offer our team members competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

We are the largest CPA firm on California’s Central Coast with offices in Carmel, King City, Paso Robles and Salinas.  We are also the only local member of the RSM US Alliance, the fifth largest accounting and consulting firm in the US, which gains us access to international tax, national tax and accounting expertise.  Our membership, coupled with our detailed knowledge of local issues, sets us well apart from other accounting firms.

Summer Opportunities

About You

During the summer, we have opportunities available for students who are looking to pursue a career in Accounting. If you are a new student who might be considering the idea of accounting as your major or someone who has already declared and looking for some real world experience, we have an opportunity for you!

Our Summer Leadership Day is an opportunity for you to explore what Accounting is really all about! You may have already declared your major or maybe you are still exploring your options on what path to take. After a day with Hayashi Wayland, our goal is help solidify your career choice in accounting! This leadership day is an open house experience at our firm where you can learn how a CPA firm operates, learn about Hayashi Wayland’s line of services and departments, as well as some fun team building and networking opportunities with other students, staff and partners.

Event Details:

  • Program to be held onsite at Hayashi Wayland offices in Summer of 2022.

What to expect from the program:

  • Networking with our staff and partners
  • Participating in team building activities
  • Learn about the public accounting profession and receive an inside look at how a CPA firm operates
  • Presentations from different department representatives (Tax, Audit, Consulting and others)

Basic qualifications for program include:

  • Must have 3.0 GPA or above
  • Must be a 2nd year/sophomore standing student
  • Open to all interested majors

Upcoming Deadlines:

We are now accepting resumes for our 2022 Summer Leadership Program. If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, email your resume in confidence to: mspeciale@hw-cpa.com. Please do not contact the employer directly after submission; we will initiate any further follow-up.

The right internship can be an influential part of shaping a successful and rewarding career. Our internships provide you with the same exposure as our associate hires and insight into the career opportunities and lifestyle of a public accounting firm. Internships typically run from the middle of June until the beginning of August; approximately 8 weeks. We begin interviewing in the Fall for positions the following summer.

What to expect from your internship:

  • Week of Welcome! A jam-packed, fun interactive week to introduce you to your new team members, our culture, and prepare you for your client services role
  • Hands-on experience working directly with key decision makers and company owners
  • Working with experts in the field on jobs in numerous industries
  • Networking with clients and personnel at Hayashi Wayland while participating in community events and social activities
  • Opportunity to work in our four office locations
  • Exposure to key financial workings of successful companies

Basic qualifications for an intern include:

  • 90 credit hours completed
  • Working towards a B.A/B.S degree or equivalent an accredited university
  • Ability to travel to assigned client locations and access to use of reliable modes of transportation to these locations
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is preferred

Upcoming Deadlines:

We are now accepting resumes for 2022 Internship positions. Resumes are due back to HW by Friday, October 8. Interviews will take place during the week of 10/27. If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, email your resume in confidence to: mspeciale@hw-cpa.com. Please do not contact the employer directly after submission; we will initiate any further follow-up.

Full Time Positions

About You

Hayashi Wayland is looking for a go-getter, who is passionate about their career and works well both independently and on a team. You are an exceptional communicator and are looking to make a positive impact in the lives of your clients and where you work. You look forward to learning, growing your career, helping develop your peers and working at a company that is big enough to work with large, well-established businesses, but small enough for you to have an impact in the overall success of the firm.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Salinas, California

What you bring:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Eligible to sit for CPA exam. Check requirements here
  • Timely, high quality, client service, that meets or exceeds client expectations
  • Eagerness to learn more about audit and tax
  • The ability to adhere to work plan schedules on each assignment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • The ability to keep lines of communication open with staff and clients
  • An eye for quality, thoroughness and accuracy
  • A can do attitude and willingness to help others

What you receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus and incentive programs
  • Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, and life insurance
  • Personalized career development
  • Tailored Continuing Education courses to help further your career
  • Business development and marketing participation opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Opportunity to make an impact in your field, the community and in the Firm
  • A Firm that is culturally diverse and where people value excellence and quality
  • Live in a community where others vacation

Busy Salinas CPA firm in search of a full-time bookkeeper. Must have the ability to handle multiple clients, be highly organized, and professional. Responsibilities will include:

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • General ledger and GL account analysis
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks Online / Desktop is a must
  • Familiarity with Business Property Tax Statements and sales tax forms preferred

Excellent oral & written communication skills are mandatory. Accounting/Bookkeeping test will be given.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and 401(k) match.

Position Type: Full or Part time

Position Level: Audit Seniors and Supervisors

Location: Salinas, California

What you bring:

  • 2+ years of public accounting or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or CPA Candidates
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, team environment

What you receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus and incentive programs
  • Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, and life insurance
  • Personalized career development
  • Broad range of Continuing Education courses to choose from
  • Business development and marketing participation opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Opportunity to make an impact in your field, the community and in the Firm
  • A Firm that is culturally diverse and where people value excellence and quality
  • Live in a community where others vacation

Position Type:  Full-Time

Position Level:  Senior Associate, Supervisor & Manager

Location:  Paso Robles and Salinas, California

What you bring:

  • 3+ years of public accounting or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or CPA Candidates
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgement, problem-solving, and decision making abilities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, team environment

What you receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus and incentive programs
  • Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, and life insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Personalized career development
  • Broad range of Continuing Education courses to choose from
  • Business development and marketing participation opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Opportunity to make an impact in your field, the community and in the firm
  • A firm that is culturally diverse and where people value excellence and quality
  • Live in a community where others vacation

Position Type:  Full-Time

Location:  Carmel, California

What you bring:

  • 20+ years of public accounting experience
  • Certified Public Accountant license required
  • At least 10-15 years of experience with a specialized focus in estates and trusts
  • A high level of technical tax expertise and leadership skills, experience with tax planning, tax research and reviewing tax returns, and leading an engagement team
  • New ideas and business solutions that result in new clients or extended services to existing clients
  • Positive people interactions that allow you to be a liaison for clients and staff throughout the year
  • The skills to develop and motivate staff and provide them with counseling and career guidance

What you receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus and incentive programs
  • Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, profit sharing, and life insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Personalized career development
  • Broad range of Continuing Education courses to choose from
  • Business development and marketing participation opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Opportunity to make an impact in your field, the community and in the firm
  • A firm that is culturally diverse and where people value excellence and quality
  • Live in a community where others vacation

How To Apply