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Remote Senior Accountant, Advisor

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Job Title: Remote Senior Accountant, Advisor
Location: Chicago, Illinois (Remote Based)
Hiring Company:
A progressive cloud-based CPA firm is looking to hire a REMOTE Senior Accountant to deliver advisory services to multiple small business clients.  

Full-time, W2
Salary, $78,000 to $84,000

This is a fully remote position at a well-organized, successful firm that provides regular training to facilitate learning and career growth. The Senior Accountant works with clients and helps small businesses succeed by helping them understand their financials so they can make better business decisions. You will not be responsible for preparing annual tax returns, however, you will be completing tax projections and advising on important tax savings strategies. No tax experience is necessary – you will be trained in full once hired. It is most important that you enjoy communicating with clients, have a client-first attitude, and an eagerness to learn. 


  • Manage client relationships; meet with clients to deliver financials
  • Facilitate quarterly client meetings, interpret and review financials
  • Produce custom tax projections for each client; will train on this
  • Answer client questions as needed 
  • Solve complex accounting problems and questions and identify the next steps to getting the problem(s) solved
  • Effectively manage deliverables of the production team; ensure financials being produced timely and accurately 
  • Review staff accountant’s work for accuracy, and train staff accountant on any corrections needed
  • Manage workflow and schedule to ensure timely client meetings


  • 5+ years of recent public accounting experience, working with multiple clients.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • EA or CPA, nice to have (not required)
  • Prior experience working remotely
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to communicate with clients effectively and strong verbal and written skills
  • Well-versed in Quickbooks Online and Xero, nice to have experience using Quickbooks Desktop and/or Thomason Reuters suite


  • A fast-growing, progressive firm
  • Fully remote role – no commute!
  • Flexible schedule; results-focused workplace
  • Regular training programs to help you succeed in your role
  • Competitive salary
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid holidays

Tech stack: 

  • Ultra Tax, and other Thompson Reuters modules
  • Xero 
  • Quickbooks Online
  • Karbon
  • Sharefile
  • Excel
  • ADP
  • Syft
  • Google Docs
  • Slack

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