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  • Naperville, IL

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Senior Accountant -- Government Accounting Services

Sikich • Naperville, IL

Posted 26 days ago

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Degree - 4 Year Degree
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Government, Accounting


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Job Description

Sikich LLP, a top professional services firm, is recognized as one of the fastest growing organizations and best places to work. Consistently ranking as one of the country’s Top 35 CPA firms and among the top 1% of all enterprise resource planning solution partners in the world, the firm offers one-of-a-kind solutions. 

We are currently seeking an Accounting Professional - Accounting Services Government Team to be based out of our headquarters located in Naperville, IL. This position is a unique role within one of our elite service areas that will be handling a multitude of different projects within local governments, municipalities, libraries, etc.


  • Assist clients with reconciliation of books and records
  • Preparation of  interim financial statements and other information for Boards 
  • Assist clients with internal accounting matters 
  • Be familiar with third party fund accounting software 
  • Consult with clients on various internal accounting related transactions, as needed
  • Work on a variety of different projects in our Government services team
  • Be willing and able to service multiple clients in each working day, as needed
  • Good understanding of payroll other compliance taxes as well as state reporting requirements
  • Prepare bank reconciliations


  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • At least 3 Years of Government Accounting Experience
  • Previous history of working within a local government entity
  • Proficiency with computerized accounting software and MS Office
  • Strong client rapport and project management skills
  • Verbal and written skills with the emphasis on being able to articulate complex financial information to a variety of clientele within multiple government entities
  • CPA certification recommended but not required

Benefits include:

  • Major Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Exam Costs for Professional Certifications
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Paternal & Adoption Leave
  • Business Casual Dress Code
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Reimbursement

If you are looking to grow both personally and professionally in your next role, Sikich could be just the right fit!

Comprehensive Benefits:
Health Insurance
Health Savings Account
MDLIVE Telehealth Program (Telephonic/Video appointments)
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Life Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
401(k) Plan with Matching Contributions

Career and Life Benefits:
Flexible Work Schedules (Part-time, Seasonal, Internships, Compressed Workweeks)
Paid Holidays
Paid Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption Leave
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Thank You Days
CPA Exam and Materials Reimbursement Policy
CPA Exam Bonus
Paid Professional Association Memberships
Paid Exam Costs for Professional Certifications
Educational Assistance Program
Computer Loan Program

Employee Assistance Program
Annual Health and Wellness Screenings
Annual Wellness Challenge
Sikich Social Media Contest
Smoking Cessation Program
Wellness Reimbursement
Quarterly Wellness Webinars
Health Portal and Coaching
Corporate Location On-Site Wellness Amenities

Sikich University Professional Development:
Blend of training from eLearning, VILT, IL7, Micro Learning, and self-study
Leadership Academy
Sales Leadership Academy
CPE credits
Elective Trainings
Annual Compliance Trainings
Mentoring Program


*Securities are offered through Sikich Corporate Finance LLC, a registered broker/dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission and a member of FINRA/SIPC.

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