ECS Financial Services is looking for a CPA with 4-7 years of recent public accounting experience, ideally with a small to medium-sized firm. An ideal candidate will be computer literate, have supervisory experience, and offer experience in the preparation and/or review of audited, reviewed, and/or compiled financial statements including financial analysis. Exposure or experience using Quickbooks accounting software, client management, staff training, corporate, partnership and/or individual tax return preparation, and/or tax audit experience are a plus.
Take a leadership role in assisting our staff and clients by actively managing the engagement, interacting with clients and/or staff and managing budgeted time.
Supervise staff and interact with the principals and shareholders on client matters.
Complete assignments in a timely manner.
Perform accounting research and consult with client on such matters.
Provide feedback on performance of staff members to Principals and Shareholders.
Assist and actively participate in the development of departmental training, methodology and technology tools.
Monitor engagement progress against client expectations.
Help to ensure engagement staff follow-up on open items and that engagement deliverables are completed on a timely basis.
Assist in mentoring staff by actively cultivating an environment that challenges, encourages, cares and fosters learning.
Business expense reimbursement
401K with profit sharing
Blue Cross Medical, dental & vision insurance
New client incentive program of approximately 25% of collections on an ongoing basis
Choice of flextime or incentive compensation for overtime
Significant opportunity for advancement
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
4-7 years experience in a CPA firm tax department
Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and attestation concepts
Strong project management skills
Team player with high integrity and strong work ethic
Solid interpersonal and communication skills
Proficiency in financial audit and engagement software platforms, Quickbooks accounting software a plus
About ECS Financial Services
ECS Financial was started in 1962 as a traditional accounting firm. Today, more than five decades later, ECS has expanded into a full-service accounting firm that offers so much more than traditional accounting. Located in Northbrook, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago, ECS works with clients world-wide.
At ECS, we are driven by our mission to provide our clients with world-class services. From the leasing industry, to corporate and individual tax, our clients benefit from our staff of experts who not only listen, but take the time to thoroughly understand their needs and objectives. You get the experience and capability of a large-scale accounting firm, with the personal attention of a small business.