Certified Public Accountant – CPA at Hawkins, Kominsky, DeVries & Associates

Remote | Freelance | Full-time
Hawkins, Kominsky, DeVries & Associates

Certified Public Accountant

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) to join our firm. This position is a contract role with flexible scheduling. This position is a 100% remote position. The ideal candidate possesses in-depth knowledge of business and individual tax returns, bookkeeping, payroll practices, and preparation of financial statements. They will be able to effectively manage multiple engagements with clients and consistently deliver exemplary tax services to them. There is an opportunity for this position to become a year-round, full-time employee position. Please note that the items listed are not all-inclusive.


Tax Services:

  • Prepare tax returns, schedules, and forms, ensuring timely tax filing and payment
  • Review tax returns prepared by staff accountants and partner
  • Organize and update financial records
  • Serve as a resource for staff accountants
  • Conduct complex tax research
  • Analyze IRS notices and draft responses
  • Offer tax saving and planning strategies to clients

Bookkeeping Services:

  • Prepare and review financial statements
  • Serve as a resource for bookkeepers
  • Prepare and review payroll and all associated relevant deposits, tax forms, etc. as needed
  • Assist with business planning


Technical Knowledge:

  • Possess CPA license or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in corporate, partnership, individual, and non-profit taxation
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with IRS procedures and policies
  • Well versed with accounting and tax softwares
  • Proficient preparing tax returns in CCH Axcess or CCH ProSystem
  • Comfort and experience working in a remote environment
  • Up-to-date on current technologies
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online and Quickbooks Desktop
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills

Communications Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Prioritizes clarity, collaboration and consideration in professional communication


  • Ability to work and solve problems independently
  • Demonstrates an ability to multi-task while maintaining a detail-oriented perspective
  • Develops and models an understanding of firm philosophy, values, and tax opinions
  • Implements technology to help streamline office practices and processes



Application Instructions

Email Amanda Stricker at amandas@hkdcpa.com a cover letter and resume outlining why you are a fit for this position. Do not apply for this position unless you are an experienced CPA who has worked in a remote environment.

Application Deadline

Open until filled.

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