DSWD Career Opportunities

Entry-Mid Level Audit Associate - Frankfort

Full-Time Entry/Mid-Level Audit Associate

We are looking for full time, entry to mid-level audit associate for a boutique CPA firm located in Frankfort, IL. Engagement concentration in highly specialized field of Broker-Dealers. Hours, pay and other benefits (401k, health insurance) are negotiable but will be competitive with downtown Chicago firms. This is a non-traditional CPA environment includes flexible hours, quality of life balance and casual (jeans) attire. Standard 40+ hour weekly commitment with increases during the January – May timeframe.  Discretionary bonuses paid based on hours worked and performance during this period.

Desired Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in public accounting preferred.

1 – 3 years of audit or accounting experience preferred; CPA or equivalent experience a plus.

Excel, Word, Profx (tax software), QuickBooks (ProAdvisor a plus), CaseWare

Duties included but not limited to:

  • Performs detailed audit procedures on financial statement account balances, prepares and adjusts workpapers from clients’ trial balance
  • Performs other accounting, auditing, tax and consulting duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel
  • Identifies potential management letter comments
  • Self-starter and team player with ability to recognize when additional hour commitments are needed and willingness to take on extra work to meet firm wide deadlines
  • Recognizes potential problem areas in specific engagements and discusses them with engagement supervisor
  • Participates in the engagement planning process
  • Assists with more complicated segments of audit and accounting engagements
  • Becomes proficient at preparing financial statements/tax returns using the firm’s software programs

Please email resume/cover letter to jhofferica@dscpagroup.com with ENTRY LEVEL in subject line.

Senior Level Audit Associate - Frankfort

Full-Time Senior Level Audit Associate

We are looking for full time, Senior Level audit associate for a boutique CPA firm located in Frankfort, IL. Engagement concentration in highly specialized field of Broker-Dealers. Hours, pay and other benefits (401k, health insurance) are negotiable but will be competitive with downtown Chicago firms. This is a non-traditional CPA environment includes flexible hours, quality of life balance and casual (jeans) attire. Standard 40+ hour weekly commitment with increases during the January – May timeframe.  Discretionary bonuses paid based on hours worked and performance during this period.

Desired Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in public accounting required.

3+ years of audit or accounting experience preferred; CPA or equivalent preferred.

Excel, Word, Profx (tax software), QuickBooks (ProAdvisor a plus), Caseware

Knowledge of Broker Dealer/Hedge Funds/Investment industries a plus.

Duties included but not limited to:

  • Performs detailed audit procedures on financial statement account balances, prepares and adjusts workpapers from clients’ trial balance
  • Performs other accounting, auditing, tax and consulting duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel
  • Identifies potential management letter comments
  • Self-starter and team player with ability to recognize when additional hour commitments are needed and willingness to take on extra work to meet firm wide deadlines
  • Recognizes potential problem areas in specific engagements and discusses them with engagement supervisor
  • Participates in the engagement planning process
  • Assists with more complicated segments of audit and accounting engagements
  • Becomes proficient at preparing financial statements/tax returns using the firm’s software programs

Please email resume/cover letter to jhofferica@dscpagroup.com with SENIOR LEVEL in subject line.

Senior Level Tax Associate - Florida

Full-Time Experienced Sr. Level Tax Associate

We are looking for full time, Senior Level tax associate with experience in direct client contact involving transactional consulting, tax research, and compliance for a boutique CPA firm located in Sarasota, FL. You will be responsible for preparing and reviewing income tax returns, assisting with income tax audit representation/correspondence, training staff, and researching tax issues. You will also be asked to interact directly with our clients on income tax matters.

Hours, pay and other benefits (401k, health insurance) are negotiable but will be competitive with downtown Chicago firms. This is a non-traditional CPA environment includes flexible hours, quality of life balance and casual (jeans) attire. Standard 40+ hour weekly commitment with increases during the January – May timeframe.  Discretionary bonuses paid based on hours worked and performance during this period.

Desired Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in public accounting required.

1 – 3 years of Tax Preparation preferred; CPA or equivalent experience a plus.

Excel, Word, Profx (tax software), QuickBooks (ProAdvisor a plus), CaseWare

Duties included but not limited to:

  • Corporate and individual tax preparation including complex multi-state engagements using the firms tax preparation software
  • Research on tax issues
  • Ability to execute multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter and team player with ability to recognize when additional hour commitments are needed and willingness to take on extra work to meet firm wide deadlines
  • Performs other accounting, auditing, tax and consulting duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel
  • Recognizes potential problem areas in specific engagements and discusses them with engagement manager/partner
  • Training of new staff and assist tax manager with yearly tax update trainings
  • Other duties as assigned by managers/partners

Please email resume/cover letter to jhofferica@dscpagroup.com with SENIOR TAX in subject line.