Experienced Accountant - Audit

    • Job Tracking ID: 512240-688630
    • Job Location: West Hartford, CT
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 13, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

"Blum is very supportive of work/life balance. Our technology allows me to work from multiple locations or offices, or even from home, without compromising any sort of connectivity. Further, managers and partners are supportive of outside activities and encourage us to get involved in the community." -Bryant, Audit Senior

Description of Position:

BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting, tax and business consulting firm based in New England, seeks an accountant with experience in the construction industry for our West Hartford, CT office.


Responsibilities May Include:

  • Planning and supervising financial statement engagements
  • Managing and driving the success of multiple engagements
  • Ensuring complete client satisfaction through open communication, managing expectations, meeting deadlines and proactively sharing engagement accomplishments
  • Managing, developing, training and mentoring staff including performance and engagement reviews
  • Attend professional development and continuing educations sessions on a regular basis

Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s in accounting required, CPA certification a plus
  • 3 to 5 years of recent accounting experience, public accounting preferred
  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Strong technical skills pertaining to financial statement preparation and review
  • Ability to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically
  • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines
  • Outstanding leadership, mentoring and interpersonal skills fostering client and staff relationships
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills

BlumShapiro’s growing practice provides tremendous career opportunities in an environment of the highest ethical standards and professionalism. BlumShapiro is committed to work/life balance and offers competitive salary and benefit packages.

Company Description:

BlumShapiro has nearly 400 professional and administrative staff, making us a member of the top 50 accounting/consulting firms in the U.S. BlumShapiro was selected by Accounting Today as #1 of the 100 Best Accounting Firms to Work for in the United States. Clients are served from offices in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Visit www.blumshapiro.com for additional information.


BlumShapiro is an equal opportunity employer.