Report this job About the Job If you are a Staff Accountant with experience, please read on!Top Reasons to Work with Us1. Long-established and thriving small CPA firm2. Client-facing role with exposure to many individual and corporate accounting clients3. Exceptional learning opportunity – mentorship under a seasoned PartnerWhat You Need for this Position•Bachelor’s degree with a focus in accounting (majored in accounting)•Proficiency working with notebook computers, connecting to networks, printers, wifi, etc.•Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and Word. Possess working knowledge of excel functions including: – vlookup – hlookup – filtering – sorting – text to column – Preparation of pivot tables.•Must present well, dress appropriately, and possess effective oral and written English communication skills.•Self starter•Should be able to manage time spent on projects and meet deadlines•Must have a car so as to be able to occasionally travel in the Chicago metropolitan area to assist Clients.•Working knowledge and experience preparing individual, partnership, and fiduciary or corporation income tax returns is a plus.•Experience with compilations of financial statements is a plus•A working knowledge of bookkeeping is a plus, ideally understand cash and accrual bookkeepingAlso Helpful:- CPA candidates- Experience with Caseware Working Papers- Experience with Caseware IDEA audit software- Experience with Lacerte tax preparation software*at this time we are not able to consider candidates who do now or will in the future require sponsorship.What You Will Be Doing•Track time spent working on projects;•Travel throughout metropolitan Chicago area to gather information and assist clients on-site at their place of business;•Summarize and analyze financial data provided by clients;•Work directly with clients to close books, and prepare related bookkeeping adjustments and reconciliations;•Prepare and annotate working trial balances based on books and records provided by clients;•Calculate and propose adjusting journal entries for financial and income tax reporting purposes;•Assist in performing financial statement audit, review, and compilation engagements for small and closely-held businesses, employee benefit plans, and nonprofit organizations;•Draft income tax returns for small and closely-held businesses (partnership, S-corporation, corporation);•Draft income tax returns for individuals;•Prepare correspondence related to inquiries and notices received from federal and state tax agencies.•Respond to tax agency inquiries and noticesWhat’s In It for You- Vacation/PTO- Medical- Dental- 401(k)- Travel Reimbursement- Continuing Education Reimbursement- Dues/Licensing ReimbursementSo, if you are a Junior Staff Accountant with experience, please apply today! Report Previous Next {“Caption”:””,”Images”:[{“Src”:”//media.newjobs.com/mm/xcybercx/cjt1/1.jpg”,”Title”:null,”Text”:null,”Caption”:null},{“Src”:”//media.newjobs.com/mm/xcybercx/cjt1/2.jpg”,”Title”:null,”Text”:null,”Caption”:null},{“Src”:”//media.newjobs.com/mm/xcybercx/cjt1/3.jpg”,”Title”:null,”Text”:null,”Caption”:null}]} ‹ › ×