The professionals at Brown Kaplan + Liss LLP are a diverse group of accountants focused on providing exceptional service and value to the firm’s clients. Available positions will be listed here. As we’re not always hiring, we welcome the CVs of any outstanding accountants who wish to be considered for future opportunities.
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Client Accounting Professional
Following is a detailed list of knowledge and skills that are needed to successfully perform the position of client accounting professional. Applicants must be experienced using QuickBooks and Creative Solutions Accounting. The position requires the applicant be, or be willing to quickly become, a QuickBooks Pro Advisor with experience reviewing client QuickBooks files, correcting client input errors as well as adding or changing QuickBooks set-up characteristics to better track client transactions.
Knowledge and skill at using all QuickBooks features, such as the following, is required:
+ setting up a QuickBooks file from scratch
+ setting up and working with charts of accounts, items, classes, vendor lists and customer lists
+ tracking inventory
+ creating inventory assemblies
+ tracking profitability by job, item and customer
+ preparing bank and credit card account reconciliations
+ tracking budgets
+ creating and tracking purchase orders and bills
+ creating and tracking sales order and invoices
+ preparing payroll, payroll tax returns and informational returns
+ customizing reports
+ memorizing transactions and reports
The position will require the ability to access QuickBooks using the following methods:
+ receiving and returning an accountants’ and portable copies
+ accessing clients’ computers using Log-Me-In or GoToMyPC
+ accessing QuickBooks on-line
+ accessing QuickBooks in the cloud
+ accessing QuickBooks at client offices
Knowledge and skill at using all Creative Solutions Accounting features, such as the following, is required:
+ maintaining an adjusted trial balance
+ entering transactions and journal entries
+ importing QuickBooks files
+ editing and customizing automated financial statements
+ preparing after-the-fact payroll tax and informational returns
The position may also include the following activities:
+ preparing income tax returns
+ analyzing client data
+ client consulting
Applicants are expected to have the following personal skills and traits:
+ the ability to analyze complex, sometimes ambiguous and, occasionally, disorganized client data
+ the ability to create and execute solutions to complex problems
+ the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with clients, co-workers, government tax agencies and other professionals
+ the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
+ the ability to react quickly and independently
+ the ability to maintain and grow business relationships
+ the ability to think ahead and be creative
+ the desire to be successful
+ a strong commitment to the profession
the ability to bounce back from adversity and maintain a positive outlook under pressure
A high level of skill is also required in the following software applications:
+ Excel – design and presentation, formulas, graphing, linking and macros
+ Word – design, presentation and mail-merge
+ LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
Brown, Kaplan & Liss LLP has been providing high quality services to a large range of privately held businesses, high income/net worth individuals, not-for-profits, trusts and estates since 1962. We maintain professional independence, but, when appropriate, we are integrally involved with our clients businesses and personal finances and are proactive in helping our clients achieve their financial goals. Staff works directly with partners and clients. As a firm of fifteen professionals, we are adroit, quick and adaptable. As a member of the Plante and Moran Alliance, a regional firm of 1,800 professionals, we have access to deep expertise in almost every field.
The right applicant must be desirous of a long and fulfilling career, with a goal of growing with the firm. She or he must be a self-starter and eager to accept increasing responsibility. Staff development is integral to BK+L™’s success. Accordingly, the successful candidate will participate in both group and individualized training.
BK+L™ has an excellent pre-employment screening system that includes surveys as well as in person and/or telephone interviews.
The BK+L™ screening system takes several days but the wait will be worth it for the successful applicant who wants to work in the nurturing BK+L™ environment.
Please send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.