Senior Accountant / CPA

Up to $85,000 to start plus full benefits, profit sharing, performance bonus, commissions on new clients and flexible summer hours

West Suburbs - Lombard Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Senior Accountant / CPA
Up to $85,000 to start plus full benefits, profit sharing, performance bonus, commissions on new clients and flexible summer hours
West Suburbs - Lombard Area

As a Senior Accountant and CPA, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Managing a diverse portfolio of established clients
- Meeting with clients by phone, email and through in-person consultations
- Managing multiple client engagements simultaneously
- Coordinating various phases of engagements including scope, timeline, budget and expense limits
- Undertaking all engagements and assignments using established firm policies and procedures
- Reviewing working papers, financial statements and other pertinent documents relating to engagements
- Delegating workflow to staff as appropriate
- Taking appropriate measures to resolve issues as needed
- Overseeing special projects and assignments as requested
- Identifying additional current client needs and growth opportunities
- Cross-selling new service opportunities as appropriate
- Identifying and qualifying potential new clients through referrals, professional associations and networking
- Promoting a team approach that encourages sharing workloads in order to facilitate work/life balance for all

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least three years of public accounting experience
- Tax, Accounting and Financial Reporting Experience
- A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel


- A CPA Designation
- Or eligibility / willingness to sit for the CPA Exam


- Effective communication skills
- Relationship management skills
- Strategic planning and problem solving skills
- Organizational and prioritization skills
- Teamwork skills


- A Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar +++
- QuickBooks proficiency +++
- Thomson-Reuters Ultratax proficiency +++

JobGiraffe's client is a growing full service CPA Firm, offering a wide array of Tax, Accounting and Advisory Services to many industries throughout the Chicago Metropolitan Area.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, or by phone if needed.

JG ID #20-1122 - Lombard, IL 60148

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Finance-Financial Services Accounting Skills Finance-Financial Services,

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