Office Assistant (Full-Time South Barrington, IL)
Company: Kaizen CPAs + Advisors
Posted on: June 24, 2022
About Kaizen CPAs + Advisors
Since 1964, Kaizen CPAs + Advisors has been helping businesses
maximize their profit potential. As a second-generation,
family-owned business we know firsthand what it takes to provide
and incorporate forward-thinking advice, preparation, and planning
to achieve and exceed business growth goals.
We are a deeply service-oriented, licensed CPA firm. Think of us as
your company CFO. At Kaizen CPAs + Advisors, we provide smart
advice to keep our clients informed, business management counsel to
keep clients inspired along their journey, combined with
information technology and a proactive approach to help clients
continuously improve themselves and their business. We worry about
our client's business financials and upkeep, so they don't have
We know that having the best team is critical to our own success
that is why we are searching for qualified candidates like you!
Kaizen CPAs + Advisors is expanding our team! An exciting career
opportunity exist for an energetic and friendly Office Assistant!
In the words of author Dale Carnegie, "Remember that a person's
name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any
As the face of the firm, it is imperative to remember our clients'
names and faces and to maintain a positive, pleasant, welcoming,
and friendly demeanor, in person, as well as on the phone. The
Office Assistant provides administrative support to others in the
firm to ensure effective and efficient office operations. The key
to success in this position is to anticipate the needs of others
throughout the firm and the needs of our clients. Among other
duties, you will maintain office supplies, receive and distribute
communications, schedule necessary property maintenance, head many
internal communications/announcements, and assume firm party
planning. The Office Assistant will identify areas for enhancements
that will bring efficiency to other members of the team and overall
will provide value to the client. To do this, it is essential to
understand the varied departments and positions throughout the
firm. You will work with the owner, managers, assistant managers,
bookkeepers and members of payroll, financial services, IT,
marketing and sales. Building a good rapport with clients and
co-workers is essential. You will gain proficiency in many software
programs, including Outlook, Excel, Word, Access and a suite of tax
programs. You must efficiently manage time pressures due to various
tasks and deadlines in order to be successful in achieving firm
goals. You will need to demonstrate integrity, honesty,
dependability, enthusiasm, organization and professionalism daily
in this position, as well as hold true to the firm's vision and
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Pease note that during tax season (mid-February to mid-April) the
office assistant's duties are more significant; therefore, we do
not take vacations during this time frame.
Due to the nature of this position remote work is not an available
What else you should know!
Here at Kaizen CPAs + Advisors , we work as a team. You'll find a
team of professionals ready to encourage and celebrate your
achievements and successes. We offer a flexible, fun, relaxed and
family-friendly atmosphere, where we dress in business casual
attire year-round. We give back to our community through various
charitable acts such as hosting blood drives and volunteering at
non-profits such as Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). There are
frequent company outings such as dinners, plays, baseball games and
so much more.
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits that may
include Medical, Dental, LTD/STD/Life Insurance, Paid Vacation,
PTO, Holidays, 401(k), Cafeteria/Section 125 plans.
Excellent career opportunities exist for someone who is looking to
grow with us!
Ready to join our team?
If you feel you would be the right candidate for our Office
Assistant position, please apply now!
Please note that only online applications will be considered,
please do not call, or stop by the office. Candidate assessments
and background check will be conducted before employment. Our
interview process is involved and thorough, we appreciate your time
We are looking forward to meeting you!
Kaizen CPAs + Advisors provides equal employment opportunities to
all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits
discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status,
genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and
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