Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Tax and Audit Services Group

Please send your résumé and cover letter to [email protected]. Be sure to add the job title as your subject line.

Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP, a regional CPA and consulting firm, has an immediate opening for a Senior Accountant in our Philadelphia office Tax and Audit Services Group.

Position Summary

Senior Accountants manage a variety of audit or tax assignments as designated by a Manager. Senior Accountants function with minimal supervision and with a focus on supervising and mentoring Staff, independent problem solving, strengthening client relationships, and increasing team profitability.

Position Responsibilities

  • Complete audit or tax projects for designated clients as directed with minimal oversight by Managers
  • Conduct thorough engagement reviews
  • Accept increasing responsibility for engagement management
  • Recognize potential problem areas during engagements and propose effective solutions
  • Conduct business specific research – gather and analyze data, interpret results, compile reports, and make recommendations
  • Develop, strengthen, and maintain effective client relationships through professionalism, responsiveness, and service-oriented approach
  • Enhance skills in the industries the Firm services by seeking out and completing appropriate training
  • Increase the team’s profitability by managing your time and Staff time efficiently, contributing ideas, and adding value
  • Supervise and mentor Staff Accountants
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • If not already obtained, work toward obtaining a CPA license

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Exhibit a strong understanding of accounting and tax rules
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate a level of intellectual curiosity
  • Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize a fast-paced and varied workload, effectively manage a variety of concurrent and shifting priorities
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback from management and adjust as directed
  • Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment
  • Strong computer skills, including solid skill in the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel) and report writing tools
  • Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and clients
  • Ability to meet internal Firm deadlines (time entry, billing, etc.)
  • Available to work evenings and weekends based on position needs, and to travel domestically if required

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (advanced degree is a plus) and 3-5 years’ experience in public accounting (Big 4 experience is a plus), and/or appropriate balance of education and work experience. Ability to sit for the CPA exam or passed one or more sections of the CPA (CPA license is a plus).

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (150 credits and eligibility to sit for CPA Exam)

Experience: 3-5 years



  • Healthcare, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401k retirement plan with employer match and profit sharing
  • Pre-tax Cafeteria / Section 125 plan
  • Professional Development
  • Transportation / Section 132 Plan
  • Payroll Direct Deposit

About Heffler

Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP is an equal opportunity employer, with employment opportunities for highly motivated and skilled professionals. We offer a dynamic work environment that fosters teamwork, professional development and career advancement. As a premier certified public accounting and consulting firm based in Philadelphia, we serve a diversified clientele nationwide and provide challenging career opportunities to our employees. For more information, visit

Please send your résumé and cover letter to [email protected]. Be sure to add the job title as your subject line.