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Senior Accountant (Bilingual Chinese Preferred)

Senior Accountant

Company Description is looking to add to our rapidly growing team! Our Firm is a multi-lingual company. Collectively, our staff speak nine different languages and serves a diverse client base, including immigrants from over 52 countries of origin. We are in search of bilingual, self-motivated candidates with a passion for service and a hunger to learn.

At Community CPA, we believe in team success.  You are provided opportunities for rapid growth unseen at larger CPA Firms. Community CPA is one of the few small CPA Firms equipped with the most advanced technology in our industry.


The ideal candidate is responsible for preparing and reviewing financial statements, assist managers and support junior staff, ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations, and provide advice and guidance to clients on financial matters.


  • Perform complex accounting activities and financial
  • Analyses of General Ledger and Income Statements
  • Train and mentor junior staff
  • Perform variance analyses and prepare account reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statements
  • File and maintain client records and adhere to client confidentiality policy.
  • Update accounting knowledge by keeping current with best practices, with support of staff training
  • Review journal entries of junior accountants to ensure accuracy
  • Support managerial staff in administrative duties as it pertains to client services
  • Coordinate more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
  • Assist with financial and tax audits 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned (reports, analysis and review processes) 

Candidate Essential Skills

Highly detail-oriented and organized Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees Superior analytical and problem-solving skills Familiarity with accounting software and programs


  • 3+ years professional accounting experience, either in a public accounting firm or in a private corporate environment 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, math, business administration, or a related field 
  • English proficiency required and second language (multilingual) proficiency preferred 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone, and in writing 
  • Previous experience with any accounting software preferred 
  • Proficient with IT and Microsoft Office Suites 
  • Applicants must be authorized to work full-time in the United States


  • Competitive Salary
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Company contribution to employee 401K plan and pension plan 3% to 15% 
  • Immediate Paid Time Off up to two weeks for all new hires 
  • Reimbursement for unused PTO annually 
  • 80% company paid health, vision and dental insurance coverage 
  • Company paid disability coverage and life insurance 
  • Company paid trainings and professional dues and licenses reimbursed 
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Catherine Tran,

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