Senior Accountant

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team in Columbia, IL. Experience in public accounting is required, and both CPAs and CPA Candidates are welcome to apply. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for developing client relationships, lending your knowledge to both audit and tax engagements, and utilizing your industry experience to better our team.

We are looking for a strong team player, someone who is willing to be flexible and effectively manage a dynamic workload. If you are someone with public accounting experience who wants to hit the ground running and foster a rewarding career in a local firm, we want to meet you!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with emphasis on Accounting
  • Experience working in public accounting with professional knowledge in both tax and audit
  • Both CPAs and CPA Candidates are welcome to apply
  • Experience with major accounting and tax software packages including CCH Prosystems Tax, Caseware, QuickBooks and other applicable software products is preferred
  • Skilled in use of MS Word and Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Desire to be an important member of a large team that services a variety of clients
  • Must have a high level of respect for confidentiality


  • Conduct financial statement engagements from planning to report presentation.
  • Preparation of both business and individual income tax returns
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current processes and recommending changes
  • Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Conduct research of various accounting and tax issues
  • Identification of tax planning opportunities
  • Must be able to work increased hours during tax season, including weeknights and weekends, with compensation
  • Minimal Travel may be required, with mileage reimbursement


  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Cafeteria Plan)
  • Earned PTO for overtime worked during busy season, paid holidays, and vacation/PTO package
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company-matching contribution plan
  • Membership reimbursement for approved civic and professional activities
  • Competitive salary package
  • CPA Passing Bonus and PTO for taking the exam
  • Continuing Education provided through corporate programming

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