Bonadio Group, The

Accounting Manager or Principal Accountant

US-NY-Batavia, NY
1 week ago
# of Openings
Small Business Advisory- Tax Accountant


We are currently seeking a Principal level Accountant to play a key role on the Small Business Advisory team of the Bonadio Group’s Batavia office. This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment. 


Do you have a knack for managing multiple exciting challenges, delivering customer satisfaction that exceeds all expectations, organizing multiple priorities both at work and on the home front, providing “& More’ with all that you do, adapting to the changing needs of the business world, and working with a team of like-minded professionals?


At The Bonadio Group you will be challenged to continually learn new skills, work in a fast-paced environment, provide exceptional detail and accuracy, and then be REWARDED for this hard work. We offer competitive salary, lucrative bonuses, generous benefits, various employee perks, professional growth opportunities and a superb work environment.



  • Overall successful completion of client engagements including but not limited to compilations, reviews, and tax compliance.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Develop effective working relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Assist with development and retention of clients, including the ability to cross-sell services.
  • Focus on tax planning in an effort to minimize client tax and present ongoing  tax savings opportunities to clients.
  • Assist clients with special projects such as budgeting and cash flow projections, tax planning and sales tax.
  • Prepare and review complex corporate, individual and partnership tax returns.
  • Research complex tax issues and develop resolutions.
  • Deliver projects/engagements on time, within budget and to client's satisfaction.
  • Supervise  and mentor staff inclusive of oversight on client engagements and providing evaluative feedback.
  • Prepare complex client correspondence including recommendations, technical issues, and responses to taxing authorities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimal of Bachelors of Science in Accounting 
  • CPA certification 
  • 7+ years of relevant Small Business or Tax experience
  • Recent experience working in public accounting
  • Ability to provide mentoring and leadership to junior staff
  • Ability to develop and sustain business relationships  for the purpose of increasing the firms client base
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite inclusive of Outlook
  • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Seek involvement in professional and community organizations
  • Experience with ProSystems FX/Engagement software
  • Prior bookkeeping experience inclusive of QuickBooks
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills


  • Office hours are 8am - 5pm (summer hours 8-am – 5:00pm M-Th; 8am – 12pm Fri; ability to work additional hours during peak work periods is critical.


The Bonadio Group is one of upstate New York’s largest, most respected and fastest growing independent CPA and Financial Services firm. We are consistently rated as a “Top 40 CPA Firm” and one of the “Best Accounting Firms to Work For”, in the country! When you join The Bonadio Group, you’ll get the opportunity to work with great people and great clients and make a difference.  With our notable mentoring and training programs, you’ll be able to tackle more interesting issues; and with our local and regional presence, you’ll get a chance to work with more interesting people.   To be part of this growing CPA firm that remembers it roots and keeps its’ “Promise” to our people, Apply Now!


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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