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Salary:
$75,000 - $100,000
Location:
Lake Forest, IL
Posted:
September 8th 2021
Relocation Assistance:
Available
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Our North Suburban Chicago CPA firm is looking for a dynamic Auditor with 2-4.

 They offer: 

Essential Functions:

1. Up-to-date technical knowledge of US GAAP accounting standards

2. Ability to be the in-charge of client compilation, review and audit, engagements from the planning phase until the completion of the financial statement and tax returns.

3. Researching, reviewing, and analyzing various new audit and accounting standards and communicating to team members and/or clients.

4. Record transactions in ledgers, prepare trial balances and financial statements using various software programs.

5. Reconcile accounts to trial balance.

6. Perform schedule computation of accruals, property and equipment and calculates depreciation expense.

7. Perform other accounting and auditing as needed.

8. Ability to communicate directly with clients during attestation engagements.

9. Prepare working papers, financial statements, tax returns, and other reports in accordance with generally accepted professional and firm standards.

10. Communicates engagement’s progress, problems, resolutions, financial information, tax activity and other business concerns to partners and supervisors.

11. Respond to tax notices, communicate with taxing authorities and partner regarding such notices.

12. Prepare tax projections.

13. Prepare extensions and quarterly estimated tax payments.

Other Functions:

1. Demonstrate analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, and communication skills

2. Prepares other reports and projects as requested.

3. Maintain and build relationships with clients through good communication, timely service and support of client’s needs.

Educational Requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Master’s degree in Accounting is encouraged.

2. 2 to 5 years of experience providing compilation, review, and auditing services in a public accounting firm.

3. Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year to develop technical skills to provide services to clients. The Firm will assist with achieving this requirement.

Other Expectations:

1. Same day travel for work at client’s offices, meetings, and seminars.

2. Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients, meetings, or seminars.

3. Additional working hours at various times through the year due to client and government deadlines.

 


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