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Careers

BrookWeiner is continuing to expand into new areas of professional financial services. There is a place for bright, self-motivated people.

If you like the fit of a growing accounting firm with a diversified clientele, BrookWeiner might have just the job for you. We have attractive offices in downtown Chicago, located just a few blocks from both the Northwestern and Union Stations. Plus, we are able to offer competitive compensation and benefit packages to all candidates. Resumes can be faxed to 312-629-0901, or please use the form below to send us your resume electronically. Documents are preferred in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Jobs Available

Position Title: Senior Staff Accountants

Location: Chicago, IL

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sr. Staff Accountants to participate in a variety of accounting and/or auditing engagements for privately held corporations, government and not-for-profit entities.  Industries served include manufacturing, Hedge Funds, broker dealers, real estate, online education and service industries.
  • Sr. Staff Accountant will be involved in all aspects of client service, including the accounting and preparation of financial reports, performing review, compilation or audit services designed to help clients assess the effectiveness of their financial and operational controls and accuracy of financial records.
  • Apply US GAAP, GAAS, IFRS, FASB or other recognized auditing and accounting standards and regulations.
  • Work with clients or systems in-charge directly to understand and document accounting and internal control systems to prepare workpapers.
  • Document and discuss internal control issues and recommendations with clients, other staff and superiors.
  • Plan and perform audits of not-for-profit entities’ financial statements pursuant to GAAP.
  • Supervise and review the preparation of federal and state tax returns for not-for-profit entities by junior-level team members.
  • Supervise and review the preparation of detailed workpapers and procedures by junior-level team members for the audits of not-for-profit entities under generally accepted auditing standards of the United States.
  • Perform, plan and review audit work on Hedge Fund audits for registered and non-registered investment companies under the investment companies guidelines issued by AICPA. 
  • Prepare related federal and state tax returns for Hedge Fund partnerships and registered investment companies.
  • Supervise and review the preparation of detailed audit workpapers and procedures by junior-level team members for Hedge Fund audits under generally accepted auditing standards of the United States.
  • Perform valuation services and prepare reports on valuation of businesses for estate and gift tax purposes.
  • Independently perform Medicaid integrity post-payment audits for the State of Illinois, Bureau of Medical Quality Assurance.
  • Apply advanced level of knowledge of Microsoft Word (tables) and Excel (pivot tables and linking documents) to prepare financial statements, related financial statement disclosures notes and analyze large amounts of financial and accounting data.
  • Apply basic understanding of financial statement analysis, financial ratios, capital market and portfolio management.
  • Apply experience with ProSystems Engagement or equivalent software or audit fieldwork tools.  
  • Apply experience using accounting and ERP systems, including SAP, Sage, and/or QuickBooks to obtain data and reports used for our accounting, auditing and tax services.
  • CPA certification required.
  • Supervise 2 Junior staff accountants and 3 Staff Accountants.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, related field or equivalent with 5 years of public or private accounting experience as a Sr. Staff Accountant, Staff Accountant, Audit Accountant, or related occupation.  Will accept a bachelor’s equivalent based on a combination of education as determined by a qualified evaluation service.

Applicant’s experience must include:

  • 2 years of experience with ProSystems Engagement or equivalent software or audit fieldwork tools;
  • Applying US GAAP, GAAS, IFRS, FASB or other recognized auditing and accounting standards and regulations;
  • Working with clients or systems in-charge directly to understand and document accounting and internal control systems to prepare workpapers;
  • Documenting and discussing internal control issues and recommendations with clients, other staff and superiors;
  • Applying advanced level of knowledge of Microsoft Word (tables) and Excel (pivot tables and linking documents) to prepare financial statements, related financial statement disclosures notes and analyze large amounts of financial and accounting data;
  • Using accounting and ERP systems, including SAP, Sage, and/or QuickBooks  to obtain data and reports used for our accounting, auditing and tax services; and
  • CPA certification is required.

Will accept applicant with any suitable combination of education, training or experience. 

 

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