The Morrissey Family Businesses
  • 26-Sep-2017 to 25-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • John Morrissey Accountants, Inc.
  • Rockford, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

John Morrissey Accountants is an accounting firm with offices in Rockford and Belvidere, Illinois. We are seeking a high quality individual to join a great team in providing accounting and tax services to our clients. Bookkeepers who are looking for a great work environment should apply.


The candidate must exhibit: strong client relationship skills; verbal and written communication skills; problem solving ability; technical proficiency; and the ability to adhere to processes and develop efficiencies in their work. The candidate must continuously prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a high level of focus on quality, accuracy, and confidentiality. Individual tax experience is a plus.





  • 3+ years bookkeeping experience
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles
  • Manage due dates for client work
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to build strong client relationships
  • Clear communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to work independently and maintain productivity and accuracy
  • Experience with MS Office (Word & Excel at a minimum)
  • Experience with accounting and tax software; Ultra Tax, QuickBooks and Creative Solutions Accounting/ACS a plus
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • Enrolled Agent is a plus
  • Experience preparing individual tax returns a plus



  • Perform all bookkeeping functions, including analyzing and preparing adjustments to accounting records
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Prepare quarterly and annual payroll tax reports


John Morrissey Accountants offers excellent compensation, growth opportunities, and competitive benefits. Salary based on experience.

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