Career Opportunities - Associate


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Salinas, California

About Us Hayashi Wayland is a thriving accounting and consulting firm looking for candidates who are interested in growing their skills and knowledge base into promising careers. 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. Our culture promotes a healthy work-life balance, encourages community involvement, embraces challenging projects and enjoys a fun work environment. We are the largest CPA firm on California’s Central Coast with offices in Carmel, King City, Paso Robles and Salinas. The only local member of the RSM US Alliance, the fifth largest accounting and consulting firm in the US, affords us access to national industry and accounting expertise. Our membership, coupled with our detailed knowledge of local issues, sets us well apart from our competitors.

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.

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

Upcoming deadlines:

We are now accepting resumes for 2022 Associate positions. Interviews will be held through Zoom in October 2021.  If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, email your resume in confidence to: Please do not contact the employer directly after submission; we will initiate any further follow-up.

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