Passionate About Helping You Succeed

Working at Sassetti means working at a firm where your ideas are welcomed and your individuality is recognized. We’re driven to succeed, just like you, but we are also eager to provide support and encouragement. You’ll tackle tough problems for our clients, but you won’t do it alone.

We recruit only those individuals with high personal standards and a desire to continue to grow professionally. Great people are the key to our success, and we invest liberally in their growth and development. If you are interested in maximizing your career potential and joining our team, please email your resume to careers@sassetti.com or submit your resume via the Contact Us form.

Open Positions

Sassetti LLC is growing and we would like you to join our fun, close-knit audit team as a Senior Audit Associate. At Sassetti, we strive to blend the fast-paced environment of public accounting with a firm culture that emphasizes work-life balance, quality service, continuous improvement, personal and collective responsibility and adaptability at all levels. Some of the benefits we offer include flexible and remote work arrangements, a mentoring program, and opportunities to work in several different industries (including non-profits, employee benefit plans, public companies [PCAOB], manufacturing, and technology). This position can be fully remote. As independent members of the BDO USA Alliance, employees have the opportunity to be involved in BDO training seminars/webinars and conferences.

Responsibilities

  • Leading and participating on annual audit, review, and compilation engagements with a variety of clients. As an in-charge, you will be tasked with planning and executing the day-to-day activities of engagements while managing budget.
  • Support design and execution of approach and procedures for engagements while adhering to relevant auditing and assurance standards.
  • Identify and address client related issues during engagements, while working closely with the Manager and Partner in charge.
  • Maintaining relationships with clients with focus on providing excellent client service, and working with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.
  • Supervising staff assigned to his/her projects to ensure that schedules, budgets, and quality requirements are met
  • Communicating the engagement status with the client and their advisors on a timely and ongoing basis

Office Administration and Client Service

  • Adhering to the office administration and billing policies of Sassetti LLC including entering time into the timekeeping system daily
  • File setup, trial balance, and lead sheet setup
  • Reviewing and updating client financials and filings and reconciling and rolling forward client balances
  • Vouching and tracing to and from client documents
  • Summarizing client agreements
  • Research on complex transactions
  • Problem identification and problem solving
  • Participating in staff training
  • Meeting rising standards of quality control while maintaining our lean audit approach
  • Participating in the firm’s strategic planning process
  • Developing and advocating “best practices” suited to our practice niche

Skills and Education Required

  • CPA certificate or Bachelor’s degree in accounting with desire to pursue CPA certificate and an interest in working with mid-size businesses
  • 3 or more years of recent and relevant public accounting auditing experience, with knowledge of US GAAS and US GAAP.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Positive, can-do demeanor with willingness to “dig in” and get the work done
  • Excellent understanding, comprehension, and ability to articulate auditing and accounting concepts
  • Strong project management skills, demonstrating ability to multi-task to facilitate planning, executing, and wrapping up various engagements concurrently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel and Word
  • Ability to travel to various client sites in the Chicagoland area.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.
  • Experience auditing GAGAS and Single Audits is a plus

Qualified applicants should submit, along with their resume, a cover letter detailing their acceptable salary range and how many hours per week they are willing to work.

Sassetti LLC has an immediate opening for a Tax Senior Associate. The Tax Senior Associate will be an important part of the Tax Team, preparing tax returns within various types of entities and industries in a team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of partnerships, corporations, S-corporations, 990s, trusts and individual income tax returns
  • Preparation of payroll and sales tax returns
  • Part of a multi-disciplinary team helping to provide industry knowledge and experience
  • Provide timely, high-quality client services that meet or exceed client expectations
  • Work with the tax team to ensure the various components of the tax process are performed-including preparing, organizing and maintaining engagement work papers and files, tax planning and quarterly estimates with direct client interaction
  • Research of tax and accounting issues, in addition to determining alternative solutions
  • Begin to participate in firm’s practice development efforts through involvement with referral sources, community and industry activities

Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of public accounting experience in preparing individual and business flow through entity tax returns
  • Bachelors of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting required
  • CPA license in-hand or in-process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to articulate complex information
  • Experience with CCH Axcess Tax software and Checkpoint RIA Research a plus
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Excel/Word and QuickBooks

Qualified applicants should submit, along with their resume, a cover letter detailing their acceptable salary range and how many hours per week they are willing to work.

Sassetti is looking for an experienced Part-time or Full-time accountant to service clients in several industries. Qualified candidates will have five (5) or more years of experience performing general accounting transactions and functions, including a strong understanding of how to perform a month end close. Strong analytical and basic accounting skills are essential to this position.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word is required. Familiarity with Netsuite and QuickBooks a plus.

Public accounting is a fast-paced environment that requires candidates to be able to juggle multiple accounts at one time. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as the ability to communicate clearly and interact effectively.

Qualified applicants should submit, along with their resume, a cover letter detailing their acceptable salary range and how many hours per week they are willing to work.

We are currently looking for a full-time Staff Auditor.

Required Skills

  • Participating on annual audit, review, and compilation of engagements with a variety of clients.
  • Participating in all aspects of financial statement preparation and assisting with the planning of the engagements.
  • Performing a large amount of technical work and continuing to develop technical skills because we want you to succeed.
  • Maintaining an exceptional relationship with clients to increase customer happiness and working with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.
  • We promote partnership and collaboration, so you will work with your audit team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during the audit process. We encourage you to be creative and become an expert so that you can make a difference at our firm.

Qualifications

  • 1 to 2 years of recent and relevant public accounting external auditing experience.
  • Your skills should include organization, social, technical, and accounting and auditing so that you can work effectively with clients and staff. This will help you succeed as well as build and manage positive relationships.
  • You will need to be able to multi-task since planning, executing, and wrapping up various engagements may have to be performed concurrently.
  • This position requires you to meet the education requirement for CPA certification
  • You must be proficient at Microsoft Excel as a minimum qualification.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.

Qualified applicants should submit, along with their resume, a cover letter detailing their acceptable salary range and how many hours per week they are willing to work.

Big Firm Benefits. Smaller Firm Flexibility.

At Sassetti, you’ll gain access to Fortune 500®-caliber programs with smaller firm flexibility, community and individualization. Our high-quality, comprehensive benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • 401K with Employer Matching
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Lots of birthday cake (and singing)

We work hard. But we make sure we have fun
at the office and outside of the office, too.

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