About Founder’s CPA

Founder’s CPA is a boutique accounting firm located in Chicago that focuses on outsourced accounting services for tech startups, small businesses and cryptocurrency traders/investors/miners. We pride ourselves on being a trusted advisor for startup founders, small business owners and cryptocurrency adopters across the country. Our breadth of service offerings leverages technology adoption and streamlined processes to deliver tailored accounting solutions to each one of our clients’ unique needs. We refuse to accept the inefficient and burdensome “old school” approach to accounting and seek to innovate alongside our clients to deliver scalable accounting solutions.

We believe in an outcomes-based approach to work and emphasize individual accountability. We’re looking for reliable team members who deliver an exceptional work product that they’re proud to put their name on!

Founder's CPA is on a fast growth trajectory and offers an exciting opportunity for candidates to be part of building an innovative accounting firm.

What You'll Do

As a valued member of our team, you will be tasked with working in our tax and accounting services departments. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist management with the preparation of business and individual tax returns
  • Reviewing tax documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Preparing client work papers and financial statements for return preparation
  • Assist with financial statement preparation and review for tax engagements
  • Research tax topics and provide commentary and recommendations for management
  • Execution of client month-end close procedures
  • Preparation and posting of adjusting journal entries

Who You Are

The ideal candidate exhibits the following skills and/or characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar field
  • 1+ years in accounting services, tax or similar role preferred
  • A borderline unhealthy obsession with being organized
  • Keen attention to detail (do you notice when little things are off and does it bother you?!)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Natural curiosity and a strong desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Problem-solving skills-- do you believe you can find the answer to anything if you just look hard enough?
  • Professionalism and commitment to exceptional communication and client service
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online required
  • CPA eligibility is preferred but not necessary

Perks

  • Casual dress
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive compensation
  • Autonomy of work and ability to grow within the company
  • Great company culture
  • Regular company outings and happy hours

Compensation

This position is for immediate hire, paid commensurate with candidate's experience level. Opportunity for fast growth to a leadership role as the company and position grow for the right candidate.