BKC Administrative Assistant

Full Time (Dec to May) & Part-Time Remainder of Year

At BKC | Brink, Key & Chludzinski, a public accounting firm, our core purpose is to foster success - for our clients, our community, and our people. We value people in everything that we do. We focus on a professional and personable relationship with each and every one of our clients. We strive for making a difference in our community by volunteering our time and talents. We cultivate an inclusive working environment where teamwork and friendships drive our passion. We recognized the needs of our clients, our community, and our people are always changing. BKC will continue to evolve to meet the needs of our stakeholders by staying current with our expertise and resources. 

 

Job Description

BKC is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to join our team in a full-time capacity during our busy season (December through May) and part-time during the remainder of the year – BKC will consider full-time year-round for an excellent candidate.  Our Administrative Team supports the accounting staff and maintains the office environment. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and detail-oriented, with a positive attitude when working with clients and staff. The candidate should be able to demonstrate their ability to learn new software and work efficiently. The ability to cross-train with current Administrators on all job functions.

 

Typical hours are Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Ability to work extended hours during tax season (March – April) with potential weekend coverage a plus, but not mandatory.

 

We pride ourselves on having an open-door policy between all levels of staff and management for any questions or discussions.

 
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Learn accounting software suite to maintain client database.

  • Assist in printing tax returns and ensuring all required reports are generated.

  • Assist in assembling tax returns for clients.

  • Perform data / numerical verifications on printed reports.

  • Handle personal information in a highly professional and confidential manner.

  • Answer phones and direct calls to appropriate individuals.

  • Greet clients when they the office.

  • Arrange lunches and events when requested.

  • Scanning documents and filing scanned document to appropriate client files.

  • Helping clients log into their client portal.

  • Taking credit card payments over the phone.


 
Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Associates degree or higher, preferred

  • 3 years minimum office administration experience, preferred

  • Computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), required, those with experience in accounting software, preferred but not required

  • Ability to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High values in teamwork, client/customer service and professionalism
     

  

Why Work for BKC?

As an Administrator, you will be a part of a high-performing team supporting our accounting staff. We are searching for candidates who want to grow with us and are continuously looking to improve their skills and seek advancement opportunities within our firm.

Recognized as one of West Michigan’s Brightest and Best Places to Work, we believe in offering a balanced work/life environment and a culture built on putting people first, encompassing employees, clients, and our community. Learn more about us at bkccpa.com.

If you consider yourself highly motivated and looking to be a part of something directly impacting the businesses and individuals right in your own community, this may be the position for you.

Employee Benefits (dependent on employee status)

  • Summer Flex Schedule & Alternative Schedules

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Team Environment

  • Health Care, Health Savings Account, Vision, Dental, 401(k)

  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days

 

Competitive pay, commensurate with experience.

Send resumes and cover letters to leslee@bkccpa.com.

WHY BKC?

MENTORING PROGRAM

Be paired up with a mentor that will help your growth track personally and professionally.

TEAM ENVIRONMENT

We know that 2 heads are better than 1 and 3 heads are better than 2. Working in an open environment where questions and learning is encouraged is a key part to our success.

SUMMER FLEX SCHEDULE

Working extra hard during busy season benefits us to get out and enjoy the summer. 

HEALTH CARE

Healthcare coverage is available for all employees including medical, vision, and dental.

VOLUNTEER

We are dedicated to giving back and participating with our local community including supporting our people in getting involved.

ALTERNATIVE SCHEDULES

We understand our work world is evolving and we are right there with it. Some of our team members choose a schedule more fitting for their lives.

We have been recognized by Accounting Today as one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For, West Michigan's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and Southwest Michigan First as a Wonderful Workplace.