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Staff Accountant

Company: Wall Einhorn & Chernitzer
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Title: Staff Accountant

Department: Audit & Tax

Location: Norfolk, VA (On-site)

Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C. (WEC), is seeking your talent to join our team as a Staff Accountant. We are locally based in Norfolk, VA with approximately 75 employees and 8 partners. WEC's formal mentoring program, available firm wide, will help guide you as you grow your career with the firm. Your mentor and partners are all available with open doors, ready and eager to help you succeed. Our collaborative workspaces throughout the office are available for you to use while you host formal meetings, technical trainings, or client calls.

The firm is a proud recipient of numerous prestigious awards including INSIDE Public Accounting's "Best of the Best Firms", Virginia Business' "Best Places to Work in Virginia," Accounting Today's "Best Accounting Firms to Work For," Inside Business' "Best Places to Work in Hampton Roads," and CoVa BIZ's "Best Places to Work."

Check out our Instagram account (@walleinhornchernitzer) to see what the day-to-day culture is like at WEC.

Benefits Include: 5 weeks PTO, continuing professional education and tuition assistance, 401(k) profit sharing plan with firm match, company paid holidays and floating holidays, annual wellness reimbursement, medical insurance (100% coverage of the HMO HSA Employee Plan), company paid vision insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, company paid long-term disability, voluntary short-term disability, paid parental leave and paid bereavement leave.

Other Perks Include: Shortened summer workweeks, paid week of closure in December, incentive plans, flexible scheduling, option to telecommute as needed, catered lunches on-site (frequent during busy season), "dress for your day" dress code, electronic sit-to-stand desks, paid parking space, regularly scheduled firm socials, team-building activities, community service events, and much more!

Position Summary: Collaborate with Tax and Audit & Attestation teams as an entry level General Staff Accountant to gain experience with a variety of work. You will become a trusted advisor to your clients and engagement teams by proposing solutions with a lasting impact. You will be given the opportunity to expand your skillset and become an expert in various industries.

Position Duties:

  • Work closely with Tax Seniors and Managers regarding tax issues and preparation of tax returns for entities, trusts, and individuals
  • Perform audits of financial statements within various industries
  • Prepare fiduciary inventories and accountings, as needed
  • Demonstrate the technical knowledge and skills necessary to produce quality work and provide excellent client service
  • Ability to identify, research, and solve tax issues to develop the best solution for clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • A bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required
    • Internship or other public accounting experience required
    • Actively working towards CPA designation, preferred
    • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Must be able to work under deadlines with focus on work completion and extended hours during peak times of the year
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      Equal Employment Opportunity:

      WEC is committed to equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including on the basis of traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

      Job Type: Full-time

      #Associate #LI-Onsite

Keywords: Wall Einhorn & Chernitzer, Norfolk , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Norfolk, Virginia

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