Senior Accountant (Syracuse and Watertown, NY)


Bowers & Company CPA’s is accepting applications for a Senior Accountant (Syracuse and Watertown, NY).

Due to continued growth in our client base, our Firm is looking for experienced accountants at a Senior and Manager level to service needs in both our audit and tax departments. We offer tremendous growth and development opportunities, flexible work schedules, and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Audit Responsibilities:

  • Execute the day-to-day activities of audit and review engagements of various clients
  • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to senior associates, partners, and clients
  • Prepare financial statements and management letters

Tax Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or review income tax returns, including corporation, S corporation, individual, partnership, and trust income tax returns
  • Client tax planning and research
  • Assist with IRS and state tax audits

Basic Qualifications/Education:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years' experience working at a public accounting firm
  • B.S. in Accounting, CPA is preferred
  • Candidate must be an effective communicator with the ability to pursue self-development and excel within our team approach
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Prior experience with various assurance applications and research tools beneficial
  • Prior experience with paperless workpaper system beneficial
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to successfully multi-task

Bowers & Company CPAs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bowers & Company CPAs, PLLC is a firm of certified public accountants offering a wide range of services in the areas of accounting, auditing, taxation, and consulting. The Firm was originally established in 1977 as a result of a desire to offer the same high-quality services of the national firms, but with a personalized approach more appropriate to small and medium-sized companies. Since its formation, Bowers has experienced strong, steady growth to its present size of 19 partners and a staff of over 80 professionals, representing clients with operations in over thirty-five states and numerous international locations.

The Firm's structure is organized by specialties with separate audit and accounting, tax, and business consulting departments. We have a diverse client base and have specific industry knowledge in Not-for-Profit, Government, Manufacturing, Transportation, Convenience Stores, Real Estate, and Construction.

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