OUR FIRM

We are a full-service CPA firm providing tax, accounting and consulting services in Southeastern, Michigan and across the US. We offer a fun work environment and client service atmosphere.

We are looking for a driven, detail oriented professional with a positive attitude to join our growing team. The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) plays an important role in maintaining positive and valuable client experiences. If you’d like to join our team, please send us a resume with a cover letter stating why you think you’d be a good fit.

Location: Clarkston, MI (position will start out as remote and eventually become an in office or hybrid environment)
Duration: Full-Time
Start date: TBD with a 90-day introductory/probationary period
Salary: $60,000 – $100,000 Commensurate with experience (provide requirements with resume)
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is responsible for the firm’s overall tax and accounting activities. Directs and coordinates office, client and facility services and any related activities. This position would be in heavy contact with clients and final authority on work assignments, acting on behalf of the firm, providing exceptional client service. As such, it’s important to be personable, professional, and helpful when working in this position. Serving as an added voice and face of our company, he or she will be integral to reinforcing our reputation, accuracy and exceptional customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Tax Preparation: (must have experience filing and signing returns)
    • Individual Tax Preparation experience is REQUIRED
    • Corporate & Partnership Tax Preparation is REQUIRED
    • Trust & Estate Tax Preparation A PLUS but NOT required
  • Experience with Ultra Tax is REQUIRED
  • Experience with Onvio A PLUS but NOT required
  • Experience with Tax Projections & Planning is REQUIRED
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online is REQUIRED
  • Experience performing and reviewing monthly client accounting services and/or bookkeeping is REQUIRED
  • Experience preparing quarterly payroll tax returns is REQUIRED
  • Experience with financial statement preparation A PLUS but NOT required
  • Identify and address client needs with a goal of complete satisfaction
  • Build rapport with clients by engaging with them in an inviting, friendly, and professional manner, to deliver exceptional experiences and nurture lasting relationships
  • Respond quickly, professionally, and accurately to all client inquiries
  • Managing projects & firm checklists
  • Assembling, distributing documents and obtaining client signatures
  • Provide initiative, recommendations, and assistance regarding policies, procedures, and firm matters

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Highly committed to a client service approach
  • Dedications to accuracy and going the extra mile
  • Track record of meeting or exceeding client expectations
  • Have excellent communication skills (must not be afraid to call clients)
  • Possession of strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize
  • Pays excellent attention to detail
  • Punctual
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to effectively operate office equipment and computer programs
  • Ability to type 30 words per minute
  • Ability to work independently on assigned task, as well as to accept direction on given assignments
  • Ability to work effectively with staff members, clients, and vendors
  • Able to work individually and as a team

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Possession of a Certified Public Accountant License (CPA) is REQUIRED
  • 5+ years of experience in public accounting and tax role
  • 2+ years of experience signing tax returns and ability to demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position 
  • CPA firm experience and full-charge management of client work is REQUIRED

BENEFITS

  • Paid time off (after 90 days)
  • 401(K) with employer match (after 2-year eligibility period)
  • NO health insurance offered at this time
  • Employee referral program
  • Commitment to work / life balance
  • Potential for future profits interest partnership opportunity for outstanding candidates

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Remote to start until we procure and build out new office space in the next 12 – 18 months – availability to meet clients in office conference room
  • Professional attire
  • Occasional overtime hours required (on as needed basis and during tax season)

Please submit resumes to careers@sentercpa.com. Be sure to include salary requirements and preferred interview schedule. At this time, we would prefer to start with a Teams (video interview) until we narrow our search and conduct in office interviews. Call 248-934-0550 with any questions.

The above noted job description does not list all the duties of the job; you may be asked to perform other assignments and duties. This job description is intended to give a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations associated with the position. You will be evaluated in part based on your performance of the tasks listed above. The firm’s management has the right to revise this job description at any time.