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Sr. Accountant-CPA

Century Associates
Merchantville, New Jersey, 08109, United States
November 18, 2016

Looking for Senior Accountant in our Merchantville, NJ office. Individual at this level should have a minimum of three years' experience as a staff accountant and normally have passed the CPA exam and/or have 150 credit hour education requirements or Master's degree or currently pursuing. Seniors are expected to:

• Know and understand the reasons behind the firm's policy and procedures.

• Process technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff accountants.

• Begin acquiring the skills necessary to develop quality client relationships and loyalty.

Accounting and Audit engagements:

• Demonstrate development of a command of GAAP, OCBOA, unique or specialized accounting principles, and financial statement presentations.

• Obtain a thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.

• Assume responsibility for efficiently supervising both audit and non-audit engagements.

Tax engagements:

• Begin developing a command of pertinent IRC sections and regulations.

• Become proficient at tax research, including knowledge of the reference sources available to the firm.

• Assume responsibility for the supervision of tax return preparation engagements.


• B.S. in Accounting, including 150 credit hour education requirement or Master's degree or currently pursuing

• 3 to 4 years public accounting experience

• CPA or currently working toward license

• Intelligent, motivated, team player

• Trustworthy, dependable

• Accounting, auditing, tax and research knowledge

• Sound writing and communication skills

• Comfortable with multi-tasking, being responsible for multiple assignments and meeting deadlines

• Ability and willingness to learn

• Stable work history

Benefits of our firm include:

• Our professional staff are versed in both audit and tax disciplines

• Operate in a paperless environment

• In the office, we are informal, diverse, and business casual

• Competitive salary

• Competitive health benefits

• 401K plan with firm contributions

• Paid holidays, vacation, and sick days plus annual comp time and/or bonus based on performance

• Paid sick time

• Paid Time Off for CPA Exam

• Reimbursement for CPA Review Course

• Early office closure during summer

• Firm paid dues, networking and civic/community events and CPE

• Partners very accessible and involved