ECS Financial Services is looking for an accountant with 2-5 years of recent public accounting experience, ideally with a small to medium-sized firm. An ideal candidate will offer experience in the preparation and/or review of audited, reviewed, and/or compiled financial statements and related financial analysis. Staff supervision, staff training, tax preparation, and/or review experience are a plus.
• Plan, direct, and control the client engagement process to successful completion • Supervise and review work performed by beginning staff and interact with the principals and shareholders on client and team matters • Identify issues and recommend creative solutions to client accounting issues • Participate in the billing and collection process • Pursue opportunities to provide additional services; pursue leads and retain clients • Contribute to our staff’s understanding of GAAP and the general business world • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with staff and client personnel and assess clients' needs and satisfaction • Demonstrate an understanding of accounting, tax, and attestation concepts and apply them to client situations • Oversee fieldwork, planning, and execution on client engagements • Serve as an on-site client and staff resource and support progress against project milestones to help ensure timely delivery of engagements
• Serve as a liaison between clients, staff, and upper management to help ensure the information flow from the client to the engagement team is efficient • Identify and effectively communicate accounting and attestation matters to clients, staff and firm principals and shareholders • Identify performance improvement opportunities • Foster an efficient, innovative, and team-oriented work environment • Help to develop our staff through effectively delegating tasks, training, and providing guidance • Execute the day-to-day activities in the completion of accounting engagements • Utilize technology to share knowledge with team members, develop skills, and increase effectiveness and efficiency in the engagement process • Regularly brief clients, principals, and shareholders on engagement activities through written and verbal communication • Assist in the creation of proposals and other new business development efforts
To succeed, candidates should ideally possess the following: • Bachelor's degree in Accounting • 2-5 years of experience in a CPA firm audit/accounting department • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) • Excellent project and staff management skills • Team player with high integrity and strong work ethic • Strong interpersonal and communication skills • Proficiency in financial audit and engagement software platforms • Proficiency in ProSystem Fx Engagement or other tax preparation software is a plus
About ECS Financial Services
ECS Financial Services is looking for a CPA with 3-5 years of recent public accounting experience, ideally with a small to medium-sized firm. An ideal candidate will offer experience in the preparation and/or review of audited, reviewed and/or compiled financial statements and related financial analysis. Staff supervision, staff training, tax preparation and/or review experience are a plus.