Career Opportunities

The DavisKelly team is a dedicated group of professionals who have the business skills, industry experience, and advanced technical know-how of a full-service accounting practice. As an audit professional, you will guide our clients through evaluating, reporting and complying for the needs of their financial reporting.

DavisKelly CPAs is a full-service accounting and business-consulting firm that is dedicated to working with and advising not-for-profit organizations. With offices in New York and Boston, the firm serves over one hundred not-for-profit organizations. We understand the nonprofit sector’s unique accounting, financial, and consulting requirements and we help resolve issues and assist in designing approaches that will yield not-for-profit organizations to be more productive while maintaining their core mission and values that drive each of them.

DavisKelly is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounting and Audit Manager

Staff Accountant

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Job Details:

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards;
  • Prepare schedules and support for annual audit, data collection and analysis, process improvements, and accounting research;
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements for firm clients;
  • Data analysis for the preparation of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Uniform Financial Report; in depth knowledge of the reimbursement structures for Human Services Providers in receipt of Cost Reimbursement and Unit rate contracts.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice;
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information;
  • Expert in the use of Excel, advance macros and pivot tables;
  • Assist partners in performing audit procedures;
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervisors.

Position/Program Requirements:

  • Minimum Years of Experience: This is an entry level position.
  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting or other related program.

Knowledge Preferred:

  • Some knowledge and exposure to the common issues facing not-for-profit organizations.
  • Familiarity with U.S. GAAP and US GAAS.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or commitment to pass CPA exam and thereafter obtain CPA licensure

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer accounting and tax software programs.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and engagement teams for various clients.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.

If you are interested in applying to become part of our team, please e-mail your resume with cover letter via:

Email: judy@daviskellycpas.com and write “Staff Accountant Position” in the subject line

OR

Mail:  Attn: Nancy E. Kelly, DavisKelly CPAs, 4238 Washington Street, Suite 307, Boston, MA 02131.

Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Job Details:

  • Provides timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations.
  • Keeps lines of communication open with staff and clients.
  • Performs diversified accounting, auditing, and tax assignments under the direction of the Partner or Manager.
  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and Firm standards.
  • Meets time and client deadlines.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  • Monitors and reports regarding the productivity of staff and adheres to work plan schedules on each assignment.
  • Directs and instructs Staff Accountants, when applicable, in work to be performed and work paper review.
  • Determines the extent of test-checking required in an audit and selects the transactions to be tested.
  • Prepares and indexes work papers, performs various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles to verify accuracy and validity of client’s financial matters.
  • Prepares complicated tax returns.
  • Suggest client tax planning ideas and opportunity to increase level and types of services to a Partner or Manager.
  • Prepares routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of a Partner or Manager and writes comments for management letters.
  • Drafts reports including footnotes.
  • Performs the broadest range of accounting tasks so that direct participation Partners and/or Managers is kept to a minimum.
  • Leads engagement team and prepares end of engagement evaluations for staff.

Other Functions

  • Keeps abreast of latest developments as they affect GAAP and the Firm’s standards and policies.
  • Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by the Partners.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Position/Program Requirements:

  • Minimum Years of Experience: At least 4 years of experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity, scope, and number of engagements managed.
  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting or other related program.

Knowledge Preferred:

  • Some knowledge and exposure to the common issues facing not-for-profit organizations.
  • Technical knowledge of U.S. GAAP and US GAAS.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or commitment to pass CPA exam and thereafter obtain CPA licensure

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer accounting and tax software programs.
  • Proven record of simultaneously managing multiple projects and engagement teams for various clients.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.

 

If you are interested in applying to become part of our team, please e-mail your resume with cover letter via:

Email: judy@daviskellycpas.com and write “Senior Accountant Position” in the subject line

OR

Mail:  Attn: Nancy E. Kelly, DavisKelly CPAs, 4238 Washington Street, Suite 307, Boston, MA 02131.

Accounting and Audit Manager

Job Title: Accounting and Audit Manager

Job Details:

  • Manages all phases of audit, compilation, or review engagements.
  • Maintains contact with clients throughout the year and possesses a thorough knowledge of the client and all facets of the client’s business.
  • Plans and schedules client engagements, including scheduling staff members, using Firm policies and procedures.
  • Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all staff members and uses staff members appropriately on client engagements.
  • Evaluates internal controls and work programs prepared by staff members
  • Creates and adheres to engagement time budgets.
  • Supervises staff and provides on-the-job training and reviews work papers and reports prepared by the staff members.
  • Anticipates problem areas of the engagements and questions that will arise and prepares accordingly.
  • Keeps the Partner informed of all the important developments on engagements, analyzes any problem areas and makes resolution recommendations.
  • Ensures that financial statements, tax returns, and comment letters are prepared in accordance with professional and Firm standards.
  • Communicates progress of engagements, any problem areas and resolutions to the client.
  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in the performance review process.
  • Prepares invoices to clients and communicates details of fees to clients.

Other Functions

  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff members by developing training aids and acting as an instructor in professional development programs.
  • Participates in the Firm’s practice development efforts.
  • Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by the Partners.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Position/Program Requirements:

  • Minimum Years of Experience: At least 6 years of experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity, scope, and number of engagements managed.
  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting or other related program.
  • Certification Required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Knowledge Preferred:

  • Some knowledge and exposure to the common issues facing not-for-profit organizations
  • Technical knowledge of U.S. GAAP and US GAAS.

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrates ability to bring in new business
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer accounting and tax software programs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

 

If you are interested in applying to become part of our team, please e-mail your resume with cover letter via:

Email: judy@daviskellycpas.com and write ” Accounting and Audit Manager Position” in the subject line

OR

Mail:  Attn: Nancy E. Kelly, DavisKelly CPAs, 4238 Washington Street, Suite 307, Boston, MA 02131.