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Office Assistant (Full-Time South Barrington, IL)

Company: Kaizen CPAs + Advisors
Location: Barrington
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

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 to.

We know that having the best team is critical to our own success that is why we are searching for qualified candidates like you!

Job Description

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 language."

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 values.

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Additional Information

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 option.

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 and cooperation.

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 training.

Keywords: Kaizen CPAs + Advisors, Waukegan , Office Assistant (Full-Time South Barrington, IL), Administration, Clerical , Barrington, Illinois

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