The Bonadio Group

  • Assistant Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/26/2019 10:08 AM)
    # of Openings
    Audit Accounting
  • Overview

    We are currently seeking an entry level Assistant Accountant to play a key role in Bonadio Group’s Syracuse office. This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment. 


    A description of successful talent at Bonadio would include:  Professional and Committed, Respectful, Forward-thinking Progressive, Balance Maintainer, Integrity exemplar, Excellence striver, and Innovative and Entrepreneurial.


    Are you interested in the opportunity to work for one of upstate New York’s most respected companies? The Bonadio Group is not only upstate New York’s largest independent CPA and Financial Services firm, but it’s also the fastest growing firm in the area. If you’re looking to be a part of a winning team who believes in support, teamwork, excellence and opportunities for growth then you’ve come to the right spot. We offer competitive salary, lucrative bonuses include sign-on, generous benefits, a number of employee perks, growth opportunities and an amazing work environment. Our strategic business model and continued focus to always exceed client expectations has made Bonadio a nationally recognized firm.  We are a “Top 40 CPA Firm” and one of the“Best Accounting Firms to Work For”, in the country!



    • Responsible for overall successful completion of client engagements including but not limited to compilations, reviews, and tax compliance.

    • Focus on tax planning in an effort to minimize client tax and present ongoing tax savings opportunities to clients. 

    • Ability to prepare complex corporate, individual and partnership tax returns

    • Ability to research complex tax issues and develop resolutions

    • Assist client with budgeting and cash flow projections on an ongoing basis.

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

    • Use appropriate resources and technology.

    • Deliver projects/engagements on time, within budget and to client's satisfaction.

    • Supervise and mentor junior staff inclusive of oversight on client engagements and providing evaluative feedback.

    • Preparing complex client correspondence including recommendations, technical issues, and responses to taxing authorities.

    • Ability to work independently on bookkeeping and account reconciliations both in the office and at client locations.

    • Manage bank and general ledger reconciliations.

    • Preparing quarterly tax filings.

    • Perform month end closings.




    Required Qualifications:

    • Minimal of Bachelors of Science in Accounting w/150 credit hours needed to qualify for CPA
    • CPA certification or progress towards completion
    • Computer proficiency and effectively applying technology tools in assigned areas
    • Specifically skilled in Microsoft Office suite
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Ability to work outside of normal business hours at peak client service delivery times


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Seek involvement in professional and community organizations
    • Ability to develop and sustain business relationships for the purpose of increasing the firms client base
    • Experience in ProSystems FX
    • Prior bookkeeping experience inclusive of QuickBooks
    • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Desire to work in the Syracuse area



    • Office hours are 8am - 5pm (summer hours 8-am – 5:30pm M-Th; 8am – 12pm Fri; ability to work additional hours during peak work periods is critical.


    When you join The Bonadio Group, you’ll get the opportunity to do more things. With our great mentoring and training programs, you’ll be able to tackle more interesting issues; and with our local and national presence, you’ll get a chance to work in more interesting places.   Best of all, you’ll get an opportunity to work with great people and great clients and make a difference.  That is just a sampling of what sets us apart and repeatedly puts us on the “Best Place to Work” lists. To be part of the fastest growing CPA and management consulting firm in upstate New York that still keeps its “Promise” to our people and clients, Apply online Now!


    People ∙ Respect ∙ Opportunity ∙ Maintaining Balance ∙ Integrity ∙ Service & More ∙ Entrepreneurship


    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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