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Senior Audit Accountant more...
Location:Chicago, IL
Company:Baker Tilly
First posted:June 02, 2017 (last updated 1 week 5 days ago)


Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.

It's an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

Due to growth we are currently seeking a Senior Audit Accountant, to be based in our Chicago office.

Baker Tilly Annual Report 2016


As a Senior Audit Accountant, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Communicate with business owners as well as the internal accounting and audit departments of clients to ensure delivery of exceptional client service.
  • Interact directly with Partners on matters related to client and engagement management.
  • Assist with strengthening existing client relationships and developing new business opportunities by participating in sales meetings and working on proposals.
  • Communicate audit findings and results to client's management team.
  • Opportunity to actively participate in firm-wide initiatives, included CPE development, delivery and recruitment.
  • Train, coach and develop Staff Accountants for advancement.


Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience working in external audit in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience.
  • Excellent analytical and technical experience with GAAP, GASS and Auditing Standards.
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel in various industries.
  • Excellent written/verbal communications and collaboration skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and integrity within a professional environment.
  • CPA certification or the ability to sit for the CPA is highly desired.

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