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Senior Accountant

Full Time

Kemper CPA Group LLP, a top 100 public accounting firm, is a multifaceted regional CPA firm with 28 offices in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and California. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Accountant position in our Champaign, IL office. 

The Senior Accountant is an advanced level, non-management professional position. This individual will be responsible for a variety of general accounting, tax and auditing assignments. Our Senior Accountants assist with staff development and serve clients with direct contact when needed. 

Job Description

  • Facilitate and coordinate assignments for monthly controllership functions which may encompass AP, AR, payroll, bank reconciliations, financial statement preparations and monthly reporting as needed by the client or partner.
  • Prepare comprehensive financial statements, balance sheets, income and expense reports, cash flow analysis, notes, schedules, management letters and/or tax returns.
  • Complete moderately complex tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts, and estates independently and with minimal direction.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and assume “in-charge” responsibilities on audit engagements and review staff work.
  • Research issues and respond to client and staff questions in a simple, understandable fashion.
  • Manage multiple client requests in an efficient and timely manner.

Skills Required

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of 3 -5 years of public accounting experience in both audit and tax. CPA designation required.
  • Possess technology skills which contribute to the completion of assignments.
  • Display the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to clients & staff in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Contribute to skill building among interns and newer staff.
  • Take the initiative to complete the work assigned.
  • Work under time constraints.
  • Display analytical skills with an orientation to focus on details and accuracy.

Pay and Benefits

Our employees play an integral role in our success as a firm.  We value the long-term relationships we have developed with our clients as a result of our ability to retain our brightest professionals and believe in rewarding our employees with a competitive base compensation that is commensurate with the position and candidate’s experience.  Additional compensation includes bonus pay and new business incentives.  We also offer an attractive benefits package that includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay
  • Long- and short-term disability leave
  • Paid sick leave
  • Parental leave
  • 401(k) plan and profit sharing contributions
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • Professional development assistance
  • Paid CPA Exam study time, Becker CPA Review course, and Exam reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • Referral program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Access to investment advice

How to Apply
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The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The successful candidate must be authorized to work on a full-time basis for any employer in the United States. Kemper CPA Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.