Manager, CPA – Specialized Accounting Services

TITLE Manager, CPA – Specialized Accounting Services

LOCATION Grand Rapids, Michigan

STATUS Full-time

TRAVEL Local and within normal business hours

CAREER PATH Business Advisory, open to Shareholder progression


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field
  • CPA or CMA designation
  • Minimum 8 years total relevant experience – Minimum 3 years of public accounting experience
  • Passion for helping small to medium sized businesses in West Michigan
  • Experience in management and team oversight
  • QuickBooks experience


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 to learn more.


As a key member of our Specialized Accounting Services team, the position will assume a strategic role in providing accounting and advisory services to our West Michigan based small business clients in a wide variety of industries. This will include a keen ability to meet deadlines, be proactive and provide consistent communication to clients and fellow team members.


  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to multiple businesses/industries
  • Strong organizational and planning skills to manage client relationships, workload and deadlines
  • Ability to work overtime to meet client and firm needs
  • Willing to learn and ask questions if needed
  • Effective stress management
  • Professional and personable


  • Team Oversight and Development
    • Effective task delegation and knowledge sharing
  • Specialized Accounting and Business Advisory Services
    • Forecasting and Budget Planning
    • Provide accounting system and software expertise
    • Focus on successful client management
  • Participation in firm business development efforts
  • Clear and consistent communication