Looking for a fun & rewarding job? Want to be challenged and stimulated? An integral part of a small team?

Do you love working with clients?

 Accounting Manager/Partner

Position Summary

Are you looking for…

A small, boutique CPA firm offering a unique partner and ownership possibility?

  • A firm where you can thrive creatively and develop professionally & personally?
  • Work that’s interesting and meaningful?
  • A flexible work environment that cares about the impact of your workload on your personal life?

 Our team is looking for an innovative individual to help lead our Chicago based CPA firm into the future generation of the accounting industry.

 We seek a highly experienced CPA with a deep skill set in small business accounting.  One who will own the client relationship, manage their staff, co-develop the future of the firm,  and earn an ownership position within our company.

Attributes of Candidate

  • Certified Public Accountant with 10+ years of small business accounting experience
  • 5+ years of management experience, responsible for client onboarding, tax return preparation and planning, project workflows and deadlines, staff management
  • Desire and ability to be innovative and creative with new ideas for developing a “firm of the future”
  • Strong comfort level with technology and ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Deep knowledge of Thomson Reuter’s software suite preferred; Quickbook’s Pro-advisor credentials

 Description of Role

  • Working alongside the firm owners to manage staff and clients
  • Provide direction and feedback on the firm’s direction and development
  • Developing streamlined and automated processes within the firm and for our clients by researching and leveraging current and future technologies
  • Growing the presence of the firm by participating in networking events or joining social business organizations
  • Managing prospective client leads and appointments & on-boarding of new clients
  • Leading tax research and client advisory projects
  • Preparing complex partnership returns as well as small business and personal tax returns
  • Reviewing Financial Statements and managing bookkeeping and accounting projects
  • Attending conferences and other events to gain knowledge and clarity of the direction of the industry
  • Participating in self-development on a continuous basis


  • Potential ownership opportunity in the future
  • Use your creative side to lead our firm to a CPA firm of the future! The work you will be doing will be interesting and meaningful and rewarding.
  • Unique opportunity for professional and personal development
  • Strong emphasis on work life balance
    • Flexibility in determining hours and work week and some remote work opportunities
    • Paid Time Off structured around your life
  • Big company perks such as health insurance, retirement and H.S.A plans with company matching
  • Competitive Salary and Annual Bonus