Staff Accountant (2025 Start)

| Rochester, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 57,000-64,000 Annually
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Staff Accountant 2025

Location: Rochester, NY or Ithaca, NY

Insero & Co. is an accounting and business advisory practice serving businesses, nonprofits, governmental entities, and individuals throughout New York state. One of our core values is that we are Passionate about People. We don't just talk about our values, we live them. That's why we've consistently been recognized as a best place to work:• Ranked the #3 Best Company to Work For in New York in the Medium Companies category (State, NYS-SHRM and Best Companies Group) 2023, ranked #1 in 2022• Best Accounting Firms to Work For (National, Accounting Today and Best Companies Group) 2012-2023• Rochester's Top Workplaces (Local, D&C and Energage) 2014-2022• Central New York's Best Places to Work (Local, CNY Business Journal and BizEventz) 2018-2021

*We relocated to a newly remodeled office located in the heart of downtown Rochester. There is easy access to great restaurants and events, and featured amenities such as collaboration spaces, game room and firm paid for underground parking in a secure garage. We also have comfortable break rooms fully stocked with complimentary drinks and snacks

At Insero, we're committed to transforming the employee experience, beyond industry standards to enable you to build your ideal career. Let us show you how life at Insero is different:• We offer excellent advancement opportunities as well as advisor and mentor programs.• We invest heavily in training and technology.• We focus on flexibility, with an amazing hybrid working environment giving you the ability to work in the office as well as from home/remote.• We serve a wide variety of clients and offer many compliance and consulting services, giving our team members opportunities to explore different areas of practice.• There are also many opportunities to get involved from day one, including our initiatives for outreach, innovation, wellness, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We are clients of the RSM Professional Services+ Practice. As a client, we have access to the Professional Services+ Collaborative, a globally connected community that provides access to an ecosystem of capabilities, collaboration and camaraderie to help professional services firms grow and thrive in a rapidly changing business environment. As a participant in the PS+ Collaborative, we have the opportunity to interact and share best practices with other professional services firms across the U.S. and Canada.

Since 1992, this relationship has given Insero access to a valuable accounting and consulting peer network of like-sized firms as well as a broad range of technical tools, expertise, and practice management resources.

We are seeking to hire multiple Accountants to join our growing practice with start dates available in January 2025, June 2025 or October 2025. These are full-time positions with our organization based in either Rochester or Ithaca, NY.


  • Working on engagements primarily in Audit, but potential exposure to Tax or Outsourced Accounting based on individual interest.

• Becoming familiar with the firm's policies, procedures, and technical resources.• Assisting team in conducting audits, reviews, compilations, and other assigned tasks.• Preparing assigned financial statements as needed.• Supporting the Senior/Manager through maintaining a good working relationship with client personnel and other team members and demonstrating an awareness of the client's business.• Promptly informing the appropriate person of any difficulties that you may experience with an assignment/task that could affect our scheduled deadlines.• Bringing issues for inclusion in the letter of representation or management letter to the appropriate Engagement Manager. • Performing and recording all work in compliance with our firm policies. • Developing an understanding of the standards of the profession and progress toward passing the CPA exam.• Assisting in administrative functions, practice development, and practice management as assigned.


Qualified candidates should have excellent communication skills, self-confidence, and be self-motivated and capable of working productively in a professional environment. Must be conscientious, detailed-oriented and have excellent organizational skills. Bachelor's degree in Accounting with either 150 credit hours or MBA/Master's degree. Basic knowledge of spreadsheet and database applications is required; experience with financial/accounting software applications is a plus. Internship assignments involving auditing or tax preparation experience is also a plus.

Our Benefits:

We offer competitive salaries, an outstanding paid time off program (4-5 weeks based on level), 16 paid holidays, remote/hybrid work flexibly, 401(k) plan with firm contributions, tuition reimbursement program, 100% employer paid parking, spot bonus program, CPA bonus, a variety of different medical plan options along with opt-out dollars if you do not need medical ins coverage. In addition, we offer tremendous growth and development opportunities to assist with both your personal and professional goals. We invite you to experience it firsthand!

Salary Range: $57,000 - $64,000

The above range is a reasonable estimate of the current salary range for this position. Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, and/or education and geographic location. It is not typical for a candidate to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the capabilities and experience of the candidate. You may also become eligible to receive discretionary spot bonus incentives. Incentives, if any, depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and firm performance.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Accounting w/150 credit hours and CPA eligibility required. Staff Accountants normally have 0-24 months' accounting experience (or equivalent experience as deemed appropriate by the firm).

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Insero & Co. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Insero & Co. CPAs, LLP operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Ithaca, NY. Insero & Co. CPAs, LLP was founded in 1973. It has 138 total employees. To see all 2 open jobs at Insero & Co. CPAs, LLP, click here.
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