Senior Audit Accountant

 TITLE Senior Audit Accountant

STATUS Full-time, overtime expected

LOCATION Grand Rapids

TRAVEL Local client travel required, some overnight travel


As a key member of our firm, the position will assume an important role in providing a variety of accounting and auditing related services to our clients and community. The primary day-to-day responsibilities will involve in-charging and performing governmental and not-for-profit audit engagements, and relationship building.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA designation (or actively pursuing CPA)
  • Minimum 2 years of public accounting experience
  • Governmental audit and/or not for profit experience highly preferred


Hungerford Nichols is a dynamic public accounting firm that thrives on innovation- this is where good ideas add up! We’re large enough to offer specialized opportunities for professional growth, yet small enough where you won’t get lost in the shuffle. 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.
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  • Planning, coordinating, executing governmental entity and not-for-profit audits in compliance with applicable GAAS, GAAP and regulatory requirements
  • Develop, train, and mentor staff
  • Research technical accounting and auditing issues and provide technical review support
  • Prepare 990’s and other business tax returns as needed
  • Manage and build client relationships


  • Tech savvy; Ability to learn and utilize software packages to benefit work product and firm
  • Highly detail-oriented with strategic organization skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Effective and consistent communication skills
  • Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision and take initiative
  • Professionalism, positive attitude, personable
  • Strong relationship building skills