We are Seeking a CPA / Staff Accountant

Unique opportunity for the right person!

Looking for advancement? Work-life balance? Higher earnings potential?

Growing McHenry County CPA firm seeks part-time or full-time staff accountant to work with clients and handle client write-up, tax preparation, and more. If you have 2-4 years public accounting experience, are ambitious, love technology and want to get ahead, we need to talk!

This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Performing or reviewing client bookkeeping/write-up for clients
  • Review of client data files in QuickBooks and Xero including client training and troubleshooting
  • Monitor client work flow for monthly work. Ensure clients provide information timely and that work flow is progressing timely. Assist in identifying and be responsible for implementing technological solutions to assist in servicing the client
  • Preparation of individual and corporate tax returns including client meetings and client correspondence
  • Assist in resolution of IRS and state tax notices
  • Work with new clients and the onboarding process

Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills, 2-4 years recent public accounting experience, solid knowledge of QuickBooks, experience in corporate and individual tax preparation, be a CPA or CPA candidate and want professional growth.

This opportunity is available only to those who want to advance their careers. Unique incentive compensation program, paid vacation and SIMPLE IRA with company match. We are a forward thinking firm using technology to work with clients and are moving to a remote work environment with industry specialization.

We will consider current practitioners that are self-employed who wish to join a firm.

SMT & Associates, Inc. serves towns and cities throughout northern Illinois including Algonquin, Barrington, Cary, Crystal Lake, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, McHenry, and Woodstock. We serve McHenry County, Lake County, Kane County.