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Senior Accountant - Elk Grove Village, IL

Post Date: 02/27/2023

Req. Number: 101820

City: Elk Grove Village

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60007


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Are you experienced in Public Accounting and looking for an opportunity that can provide longevity, stability, and professional development along the way? If so, we have a great opportunity for you. 

NOW HIRING! Goodwill TalentBridge has partnered with an accounting firm in the Elk Grove Village, IL area and is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join their team.  


  • Recognized as one of the "TOP 10" employers
  • Direct Hire
  • Flexibility w/ schedule and LESS working hours compared to other firms; Monday-Friday (on-site and in-person), 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Competitive pay, benefits, AND commission! Pay starts at $75k - negotiable, based on exp. level
  • Stability
  • Community Impact & Support
  • Professional Development
  • Company luncheon’s, monthly staff meetings, employee appreciation days, and holiday parties
  • NO Sunday’s during Tax Season!
  • 100% medical coverage paid by employer plus 50% coverage for dependents!
  • 401(k) & Profit Sharing
  • Parental Leave, Maternity Leave, & Adoption Leave
  • PTO – minimum of 4 weeks, PLUS Holiday pay
  • & MORE!


  • Responsible for managing engagements and special assignments using established firm policies and procedures
  • Coordinate various phases of engagement planning by budgeting time and expenses, monitoring performances against budgets, reviewing documentation for accuracy, and reviewing financial statements
  • Works with clients one-on-one to assist in developing solutions and managing processes’
  • Identifies clients needs and opportunities, cross selling and offering new service opportunities
  • Communicates engagement progress, problems and resolutions, financial information, tax activity, and any business concerns
  • Develops work plans and ensures accountability for meeting deadlines
  • Works with co-workers to resolve and prevent issues, assessing alternatives and taking appropriate measures to resolve said issues
  • Supports partners to develop new initiatives, increase retention, meet resource needs, utilization, and professional development
  • Assists with any other projects as needed



  • 3-6 years’ experience in Public Accounting
  • CPA or at minimum, 150 accredited hours with eligibility to obtain CPA
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting
  • General knowledge in accounting and taxes; auditing is a plus!
  • Proficiency in tax software, Microsoft Office, and QuickBooks
  • Ability to maintain new and existing relationships with clientele while building positive rapport with clients
  • Traveling is required for this role (same day, out of town, and overnights on occasion)
  • Must have a valid drivers license and auto insurance as a personal vehicle will be required for commuting to and from work sites, in addition to meetings and seminars
  • Must be comfortable working in an in-office setting and on-site at client facilities

MAKE NO MISTAKE. Our organization ALSO works on your behalf. If you think you are valued at $75,000, we will submit you as such. If you have the experience, can prove your skills, and believe you should earn above that, we listen to you and negotiate on your behalf.

Goodwill TalentBridge is a non-profit entity of Goodwill Industries, providing recruitment services for people, like you, and companies throughout Chicagoland and Milwaukee. The services we charge to companies directly supports our mission. So, THANK YOU for working with us! It is completely free to you.

APPLY TODAY with Goodwill TalentBridge and automatically be considered for other Finance & Accounting opportunities, or anything else you wish to be considered for! 

Apply now!

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