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Senior Associate – Audit/Tax in Chicago, IL at CBIZ

Date Posted: 2/3/2018

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan and suburban cities throughout the U.S., CBIZ is one of the nation’s leading providers of professional financial and employee business services. At CBIZ, our associates benefit from the opportunities, resources, training and stability of a national organization, while also enjoying the flexibility, comfortable culture and sense of community typically associated with a smaller, local company.

CBIZ and MHM are together ranked as one of the top accounting services providers in the United States. With more than 35 offices and more than 3,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses and the not-for-profit sector. MHM, an independent CPA firm, provides high quality audit and assurance services and works closely with CBIZ, an accounting, tax and consulting services provider. CBIZ and MHM are members of Kreston International Limited, a global network of independent accounting firms.

CBIZ MHM is proud of our strong corporate and local office company culture. In 2016, our office was recognized as a winner in Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For (a program of the National Association for Business Resources). It was an honor to be acknowledged for such a prestigious award, knowing that it was the feedback from our employees that helped us win. 

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Complete all aspects of accounting, tax, and audit engagements for clients including status updates to engagement managers. Adhere to all quality control standards as required
  • Demonstrate understanding of the client’s business including analysis and planning of client engagements
  • Identify and communicate audit issues, technical matters, and improvement opportunities with Managers and Directors to resolve client issues during the audit process.
  • Adhere to engagement budget constraints and complete assigned tasks within the time requested, explain variances when needed
  • Review associates’ accounting or auditing work: provide constructive reviewpoints
  • Prepare and review federal and state tax returns for partnerships, C corporations, S corporations, trusts and estates, and individuals.
  • May supervise Associate’s on engagements
  • Train and mentor associate staff
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

     Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA candidates preferred
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs


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