Job ID: 236586125
We are a small, five person CPA firm that has an immediate opening for a full time Staff Accountant to work in our Bartlett office. We value life work balance, respect and support one another, and are very hard workers committed to producing quality work. Our work environment is laid back, free from office politics and includes company lunches on Wednesdays. We are excited at the prospect of adding a new member to our team that will enjoy and add to our work atmosphere.
This position will report directly to the owner and be responsible for handling various client accounts. The ideal candidate will have public accounting experience that includes preparing GAAP financial statements as well as tax returns. Other responsibilities will include bank reconciliations, transaction entry, general ledger review, balance sheet reconciliation, journal entries, maintaining fixed asset schedules, account analysis, financial reporting etc. Most of our clients utilize QuickBooks desktop or QuickBooks Online therefore experience with QuickBooks is a must.
The desired candidate will be detail oriented, highly organized, digitally savvy, customer service oriented and have a problem solving attitude. The ability to work in a fast paced environment, multi-task, meet deadlines and maintain client confidentiality is critical. Work quality and attention to detail is of the utmost importance as our clients rely on and expect accuracy. To be successful in this position you must embrace procedures and checklists.
- Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Accounting
- 5+ years prior accounting experience
- 3+ years of tax return preparation experience highly desired
- 3+ years of experience using QuickBooks
- Must be detail oriented, organized, methodical and trustworthy
- Public accounting experience preferred
- Must have a clean background check
- 5+ years of experience using Excel, Intermediate level
This position offers a competitive salary, paid time off and BCBS health insurance. Please send a resume and a cover letter indicating what makes you a good fit for this position.