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Bonadio Group, The Senior Accountant in Syracuse, New York

Feed your passion for serving tax-exempt accounting clients. We are currently seeking a Senior Audit Accountant to play a vital role in the Healthcare Tax Exempt practice group. Level will commensurate with experience. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for contributing to the successful completion of engagements while ensuring delivery is consistent with Partner and client expectations. This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment.

  • Develop understanding of client’s business and aspects of client’s industry.

  • Prepare clear and concise working papers and financial statements.

  • Generate reports which identify and address areas of significant risk and evaluate overall effectiveness of operations.

  • Recommend changes to policies and establish procedures that positively influence organization's operation.

  • Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends.

  • Prepare complex client correspondence including recommendations, technical issues and proposals.

  • Develop effective working relationships with internal and external clients.

  • Deliver projects/engagements on time, within budget and to client's satisfaction.

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.

  • Handle and manage multiple priorities, and deliver projects and engagements on time, within budget and to the client’s satisfaction.

  • Learn the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA.

  • Become familiar with pronouncements of the FASB, AICPA, GAO, and GASB.

  • Often must participate in a cooperative effort among members of a project team.

  • Anticipate problems and issues, and keep the senior/manager informed of engagement/project status.

  • Comply with firm practice management and quality control procedures and systems.

  • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities.

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting w/150 credit hours towards CPA license.

  • CPA certification or progress towards completion.

  • 3+ years of experience in public accounting.

  • Computer proficiency and ability to effectively use firm technology.

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, i.e. client presentations, industry articles, etc.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours at peak client service delivery times.

  • Must have reliable transportation, as well as, the ability and willingness to travel.

  • Seek involvement in professional and community organizations.

  • Ability to develop and sustain business relationships for the purpose of increasing the firms client base.

  • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities.

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.


  • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday.

  • The ability to work additional hours during busy season is critical, but the rest of the year, flexibility is key.

In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. Top-rated employee policies keep our workforce energized and advancing, and because of our many teams and specialty services, we offer more paths to partnership, including non-traditional arrangements. Add to that our robust training and mentoring programs, and the opportunities for growth really add up. Truly, at Bonadio, your trajectory is limitless. We are the nation’s 38th largest CPA and consulting firm, and the biggest in Upstate New York. Get on board, grow with us, and find your path to partnership. Apply today!

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ID: 2020-2212

External Company Name: Bonadio Group, The

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Street: 432 North Franklin Street