Staff Accountant- St. Joseph

TITLE Staff Accountant

LOCATION Saint Joseph, Michigan

STATUS Full-time

TRAVEL Local and within normal business hours

CAREER OPPORTUNITY Senior to Shareholder progression

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field
  • CPA or actively pursuing certification
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Experienced with accounting software packages

FIRM DESCRIPTION

Hungerford Nichols is a dynamic firm that thrives on innovation- this is where good ideas add up! Our specialized team understands customer needs and identifies the best course of action to take our clients forward. In our organization, we work hard to deliver the uniqueness and quality that we promise. Our employees are rewarded as well as recognized for performance. We offer competitive benefits along with a top-performing, supportive team environment. Visit www.hungerfordnichols.com/careers to learn more.

SUMMARY

As a key member of our team, the position will assume a strategic role in providing tax preparation and audit engagement services to our West Michigan based clients in a wide variety of industries. This will include a keen ability to pay attention to detail, meet deadlines, be proactive and provide consistent communication to clients and fellow team members.

IDEAL SKILL SET

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to multiple businesses/industries
  • Motivated to work overtime to meet client or government deadlines when needed
  • Ability to manage stress
  • Eager to learn and ask questions
  • Professional and personable

 DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparation of trust and corporate tax returns
  • Evaluation of tax correspondence and drafting responses to taxing authorities
  • Audit engagement planning, fieldwork, and wrap-up
    • Governmental, Corporate, Not for profit, and Employee Benefit Plan audits
  • Generating good ideas that add up for our valued clients