Cover & Rossiter is always looking for talented candidates to join our growing team. Although there are no current openings for this position, we encourage you to apply. Staff accountants work under the supervision of a director, principal or manager.
WHY JOIN THE COVER & ROSSITER TEAM?
Cover & Rossiter is a great place to work with many unique benefits! We work in a beautiful, state-of-the-art office space at Little Falls Centre One. The configuration of the office space and innovative workstations, which include sit-to-stand desks, are intended to facilitate collaboration and improve productivity.
In an industry that is legendary for long hours and burnout, Cover & Rossiter is committed to our employees’ well-being, both in the office and in their personal life. We make a conscious effort to establish plans and policies designed to allow for flexibility and balance between work and home life demands. We began offering telecommuting options nearly 20 years ago – well before most CPA firms would consider such a benefit.
We are a future ready firm that is experiencing rapid growth. We regularly seek opportunities to invest in our future leaders. Our firm has been recognized in our community and industry for the work we are doing. We are a two-time winner of the Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award presented by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. In 2019, we were one of five accounting firms in the nation to be selected by the AICPA to participate in the George Willie Ethnically Diverse Student Scholarship and Internship program for the 2020 tax season.
We want our accountants to not only be technically proficient but to also play a role in the firm’s future growth. We regularly invest in firm-wide professional development initiatives that go beyond accounting and focus on professionalism, accountability and client service.
Successful team members are self-starters, who effectively and efficiently manage their work load in order to complete assigned tasks/engagements on a timely basis and within project scope and budget. They develop a depth of knowledge in tools, systems and processes and their practical application. They demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the firm’s systems and processes and are able to apply them with support and direction. They are able to document findings and express ideas clearly and concisely. They contribute to the team by handling challenges in a positive, professional manner, and effectively managing the demands of tax and audit deadlines. They demonstrate a commitment to the profession by working toward a CPA license.
DESIRED SKILLS and EXPERTISE
In addition to the core competencies, the candidate will ideally have:
- B.A. or B.S. degree in Accounting
- Knowledge of accounting principles
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Basic math skills and the ability to analyze figures
- Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and organize efficiently
- Proficiency in researching and interpreting tax rules
- Familiarity with accounting workpaper systems and MS Office products with an emphasis in Excel
ABOUT COVER & ROSSITER
Cover & Rossiter is an award-winning CPA advisory firm providing tax, audit, estate, trust, and accounting services to small businesses, nonprofits, families and individuals, and captive insurance groups. We have proudly served clients from the Delaware Valley and across the United States since 1939.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays, CPE training, employee referral bonus, and free on-site fitness center.