The Bonadio Group

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-Amherst
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    We are seeking an In-Charge to Senior level Accountant to work with the Small Business Advisory practice in the Amherst location to provide timely, accurate and reliable completion of client engagements, while ensuring delivery is consistent with principal/partner expectations.  This role requires the ability to work in a changeable client-service environment and to create raving fans of our clients by asking the right questions, being effective listeners and communicators, and providing creative solutions through targeted resources and technical expertise.


    • Develop understanding of client’s business and aspects of client’s industry.

    • Prepare clear and concise working papers and financial statements.

    • Prepare corporate individual and partnership tax returns.

    • Recommend changes to policies and establish procedures that positively influence organization's operation.

    • 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.

    • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.

    • Handle and manage multiple priorities, and deliver projects and engagements on time, within budget and to the client’s satisfaction.

    • Learn the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA.

    • Be familiar with pronouncements of the FASB, AICPA and the Internal Revenue Code.

    • Often must participate in a cooperative effort among members of a project team.

    • Anticipate problems and issues, and keep the senior/manager informed of engagement/project status.

    • Comply with firm practice management and quality control procedures and systems.

    • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities.


    • Bachelors degree in Accounting w/150 credit hours towards CPA license

    • CPA certification or progress towards completion

    • 3+ years of experience in public accounting

    • Computer proficiency and ability to effectively use firm technology 

    • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Exceptional customer service skills

    • Ability to work outside of normal business hours at peak client service delivery times

    • Must have reliable transportation, as well as, the ability and willingness to travel

    • Seek involvement in professional and community organizations

    • Ability to develop and sustain business relationships for the purpose of increasing the firms client base

    • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities

    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills 


    • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday. 

    • The ability to work additional hours during busy season is critical, but the rest of the year, flexibility is key.

    In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. Top-rated employee policies keep our workforce energized and advancing, and because of our many teams and specialty services, we offer more paths to partnership, including non-traditional arrangements. Add to that our robust training and mentoring programs, and the opportunities for growth really add up. Truly, at Bonadio, your trajectory is limitless. We are the nation’s 38th largest CPA and consulting firm, and the biggest in Upstate New York. Get on board, grow with us, and find your path to partnership. Apply today!

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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