Oct 08, 2021

Staff Accountant (Public Accounting)

  • OneTrust
  • Schaumburg, IL, United States

✍🏾Job Description

Our well-established, Schaumburg-based CPA firm is seeking a Staff Accountant to work alongside staff and partners who will provide mentorship and ongoing feedback to promote learning and growth. The firm believes in hiring talented individuals and investing in their future by offering opportunities for professional development and career advancement. Potential manager and partnership opportunities exist for the right candidates.

Job Requirements:


  • Preparation and review of financial statements
  • Prepare and analyze general journal entries
  • Review of payroll and sales tax returns
  • Prepare individual, corporate, partnership, fiduciary, and retirement plan tax returns
  • Tax research and analysis as required
  • Special projects as needed
  • Represent firm positively and professionally by providing quality service in assisting clients

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years’ experience working with small business
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook); experience with various accounting software desired (QuickBooks, Creative Solutions, Accounting CS); experience with various tax software applications preferred including UltraTax and RIA Checkpoint tax research

The Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with a high standard of professionalism
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate various assignments and responsibilities
  • Reliable and punctual; Full-Time, Monday through Friday
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment