The Morrissey Family Businesses
  • 06-Sep-2018 to 05-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • John Morrissey Accountants, Inc.
  • Rockford, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

John Morrissey Accountants, Inc. (JMA) is an accounting firm with offices in Rockford and Belvidere Illinois seeking a high quality individual to join a great team.  Accountants with business and individual tax experience 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.



  • 5 to 7 years accounting & income tax preparation experience in a professional environment
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, or equivalent related experience
  • Public accounting experience
  • CPA or Enrolled Agent is a plus
  • Experience preparing individual and business tax returns
  • Provide exceptional client service using strong communication, meeting deadlines and listening and responding to client needs in a timely fashion
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Clear communication and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving ability
  • Must be able 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



  • Examine accounting records; prepare basic accounting and bookkeeping reports
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Statement and account reconciliations
  • Sales and Use Tax calculations and compliance
  • Billings and accounts receivable management
  • Accounts payable
  • Journal entries and adjusting journal entries
  • Maintain fixed assets, reconcile additions and disposals, post depreciation expense entries
  • Quarterly and year end payroll and independent contractor reporting

JMA offers excellent compensation, growth opportunities, and competitive benefits.

Salary based on experience.



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