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.
BKC is seeking a manager to join our team to continue their professional accounting career while improving technical knowledge in the areas of individual and business tax and/or audit engagements. You will be a member of a team, with numerous specializations and a wide variety of industry knowledge, who will be there to guide and be a resource for you as you navigate arising challenges and opportunities.
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
Provide advice and training to other team members
Manage compliance assignments, prepare tax returns, assist the client with general ledger adjustments, research tax regulations and implications with specific clients, as well as numerous other projects
Daily collaboration with team members
Build working relationships with clients
Collaborative monthly manager meetings to provide strategic technical and operational goals for the firm
Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, required
CPA or EA certification, required
Minimum of 8 years of public accounting experience, preferred
Computer skills in MS Office (Adobe, Word and Excel), preferred, those with experience in UltraTax and Firm Flow, preferred but not required
Knowledge of balance sheet, income statements, and completion of necessary adjusting journal entries
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 a manager, you will be a part of a high-performing team focusing on developing relationships and becoming a trusted advisor to clients. 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.
Summer Flex Schedule & Alternative Schedules
Health Care, Health Savings Account, Vision, Dental, 401(k)
Paid Vacation, Personal Days
We incorporate a mentor program that aids in your personal growth with a focus on technical skills, professional development, and leadership training. As a manager, you will be given the opportunity to not only work with a mentor for your professional career but also be available to mentor other staff and senior accountant team members. For motivated and qualified individuals, advancement opportunities within the firm are readily available.
Be paired up with a mentor that will help your growth track personally and professionally.
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.
Healthcare coverage is available for all employees including medical, vision, and dental.
We are dedicated to giving back and participating with our local community including supporting our people in getting involved.
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.