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Staff Accountant

Posted: 07/09/2021

OUR FIRM

Senter, CPA, P.C. is a full-service CPA firm providing tax, accounting, and consulting services in southeastern Michigan and across the U.S. Here at Senter, CPA, we nurture a team mentality and truly value what each individual member has to contribute. We offer a fun work environment and aspire to provide exceptional client service for everyone who crosses our path.

We are currently seeking a driven, detail-oriented professional, with a positive, “can-do” attitude, to join our growing team. If you’re interested in joining our team, please submit your resume with a cover letter stating why you think you would be a good fit.

Location: Remote/ Anywhere (In-person/in-office training)
Duration: Full time. Extended hours during tax season (February – April 15th)
Start date: When the right person is found (there will be a 90-day introductory/probationary period)
Salary: Commensurate with experience (please provide requirements with resume)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm (some flexibility allowed)

PERKS OF JOINING THE SENTER, CPA TEAM

  • Work Remotely
  • Equipment Provided
    • 3 Monitors
    • Docking Station
    • Laptop & Bag
    • Wireless Keyboard & Mouse
    • Phone w/Wireless Adapter
  • Paid Holidays – Plus 3 paid floating holidays
  • 10 Paid Vacation/Sick days
  • Basic Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employer match 401K, after 1 full year of service
  • $60/month toward internet (minimum speed of 100 mbps required)
  • Productivity Bonus 
  • New Business Bonus
  • Growth opportunities available
  • Flexibility
  • Continuing education reimbursement

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Staff Accountant is responsible for any accounting and tax related engagements of the firm. This role will mainly be to maintain our growing accounting, tax and payroll clients and any related activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Bookkeeping: Monthly, Quarterly, Annual for multiple clients
    • Reconcile balance sheet
    • Maintain general ledger and coordinate with clients to properly code all transactions
    • Facilitate electronic source documents
    • Prepare financial reports
  • Process weekly client payroll
  • Tax return preparation: Individual, Trusts, Partnership & Corporation
  • Data entry
  • Scanning and electronically filing documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned by team

JOB QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Committed to a client service approach
  • Understanding of tax planning concepts
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Possession of strong organizational skills
  • Punctual
  • Ability to work remote and heavy use of leading technologies
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to effectively operate office equipment and computer programs
  • Ability to work independently on assigned task as well as to accept direction on given assignments
  • Ability to work effectively with staff members and clients in a remote / virtual environment
  • Has a dedicated home office workspace
  • Ability to attend training in-person, at Senter, CPA’s office

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • At least three years of bookkeeping and QuickBooks experience REQUIRED
  • At least three years of tax experience (preparing individual and business returns) REQUIRED
  • Payroll experience REQUIRED
  • CPA NOT required but considered
  • Thomson Reuters Tax, Accounting and Virtual Office and or ONVIO experience A PLUS but NOT required
  • Office 365 Suite A PLUS

BENEFITS

  • 10 Paid Vacation/Sick Days
  • NO health insurance offered at this time
  • Basic Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employer match 401K, after 1 full year of service
  • Paid Holidays – Plus 3 paid floating holidays
  • Continuing education reimbursement

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Remote, home office
  • Weekly staff meetings in office or remote via Microsoft Teams
  • Ability to travel to office as needed (minimal)
  • Professional attire: when in office or meeting with clients
  • Occasional overtime hours required (on as needed basis during tax season)

Please submit your resume to info@sentercpa.com. Be sure to include salary requirements and preferred interview schedule. Call 248-934-0550 with any questions.

The above noted job description does not list all the duties of the job; you may be asked to perform other assignments and duties. This job description is intended to give a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations associated with the position. You will be evaluated in part based on your performance of the tasks listed above. The firm’s management has the right to revise this job description at any time.