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Accountant (Part-Time / Full-Time)

Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Our client is a rapidly growing Public Accounting business who are looking to add a Staff Accountant to their team. The company has enjoyed incredible success in the last few years' and are seeking a candidate with a Public Accounting background to join their team as they continue their expansion.
Health & dental insurance coverage partially paid by employer
- Paid Holidays
- The Staff Accountant will be part of an accounting group supporting multiple clients. The primary responsibility is the accurate and timely completion of accounting functions including but not limited to invoicing, bank reconciliation, sales and payroll taxes, payroll, account maintenance and tax preparation The ideal candidate will take a proactive approach to addressing problems and designing processes to maintain and enhance a positive client experience. This full-time salaried position requires flexible, extended hours during times of increased client volume and tax season.
Maintain client records, document all client contact and track time by client
Prepare annual write ups and tax returns
Provide bookkeeping services for businesses in a variety of industries
Provide payroll services and prepare payroll tax documents for business clients
Proactively interact with clients to gather information, resolve accounting & tax-related issues, and make recommendations for business and process improvements
Gain understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives
Communicate proactively with clients to gather information, resolve tax related issues, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
Resolve IRS and state agency audits, inquiries, and tax notices.
Communicate directly with existing clients, colleagues, management, regarding various tax matters.
Engage in consulting and special projects as requested by management and clients.
Month-end close duties - reconciliations, preparing in-house financial statements, journal entries
Ability to manage multiple client accounts
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs, particularly spreadsheet programs (Excel) required.
Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Proficiency working with Microsoft Excel and a computerized financial system
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
Minimum of three years of experience in accounting
Tax preparation experience

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Crystal Lake , Accountant (Part-Time / Full-Time), Accounting, Auditing , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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