Walter & Shuffain - Certified Public Accountants & Business Advisors

Career Opportunities

Senior Accountant

Summary of Responsibilities

Senior Accountants at Walter & Shuffain are the heart of our team. They are responsible for performing both audit and tax engagements with little supervision. They also direct and review the work of staff accountants. Senior Accountants are capable of making decisions on most accounting, tax, and auditing matters. They continue to hone their skills in all areas of public accounting through assignments, continuing education and training.

Essential functions

Plan, coordinate, and supervise the various phases of an audit engagement.
Assume responsibility for the supervision of tax return preparation engagements.
Evaluate the performance of Staff Accountants.
Continue to foster quality client relationships.
Keep abreast of tax regulations, changes and accounting research.

Required experience

Minimum three to five years of auditing and tax experience.
Bachelors in Accounting, CPA Certification preferred.
Strong technical and communication skills both written and verbal.
Must be a team player as well as being able to supervision of junior staff.

Position will involve traveling to client sites (mostly local travel). Moderate to low overtime required throughout the year. High level of overtime may be required to complete audit and tax engagements during annual busy season (January-April).

If interested, please email resume to Kimberly Colesano.

Staff Accountant

Summary of Responsibilities

Staff accountants at Walter & Shuffain play an integral role in every engagement and have the opportunity to gain both tax and audit experience in a variety of industries. Staff Accountants work on a wide range of assignments including: preparation of individual, corporate and partnership returns; performing audits, reviews and compilations; financial statement preparation; and training on current accounting software and research tools. They quickly become valued team members working closely with employees at all levels within the firm, from other staff members to partners. While initial assignments will be less complex they will lead to more difficult assignments and increasing responsibility.

Essential functions

Perform assigned audit, review and compilation procedures.
Become proficient in the preparation of corporate, individual, partnership, fiduciary and other tax forms.
Understand the rules, requirements, and code of conduct of the AICPA, FASB and GASB.
Obtain a working knowledge of firm technology, including the use of email, the Internet, spreadsheets and tax software.
Learn tax and accounting research techniques and become proficient with the various research sources of the firm's library, IRC Regulations and Codes.
Assume responsibility for completion of assignments.
Pursue continuing education by attending firm sponsored and external training seminars.
Adhere to firm policies and procedures.

Required experience

Bachelors in Accounting with 1+yrs of public accounting experience.
Strong technical and communication skills both written and verbal.
Must be a team player with strong attention to detail.

Position will involve traveling to client sites (mostly local travel). Moderate to low overtime required throughout the year. High level of overtime may be required to complete audit and tax engagements during annual busy season (January-April).

If interested, please email resume to Kimberly Colesano.