More Than Accountants and
Tax Experts

F+H: The Best of Both Worlds

Experience the expertise of a large firm + the responsiveness and fee structure of a smaller one.

Out of more than 40,000 CPA firms across the U.S., the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) honored Friedman + Huey as a Group of 400 (G400) honoree. This distinction recognizes F+H as one of the 500 largest CPA firms in the country by number of AICPA members.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Estate, Gift and GST Tax Specialist

  • Job Details

    • Responsible for the preparation/review of estate, gift and generation skipping tax returns, including
      • Determining taxability of assets
      • Analyzes transactions
      • Determine tax elections for filing
    • Review trust and estate documents and help with administration of estates.
    • Be a resource to the firm for all things Estate, Gift and GST.
    • Oversee charitable filings related to estates

    Requirements

    • Knowledge of preparation of Estate, Gift and GST Tax Returns
    • Proficient in reading and interpreting estate tax documents
    • Knowledge and experience with fiduciary and individual tax helpful
    • Exposure to Estate Administration, including fundings helpful
    • Educational background in accounting, tax, or law
    • Able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently
    • Able to handle multiple priorities, tasks and simultaneous projects
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams)

    Benefits

    • Work/life balance
    • Flexible schedules
    • Work from home
    • Generous paid time off
    • Summer Friday’s
    • Office closed between Christmas – New Years
    • Medical/Dental
    • 401k
    • MST and CPA reimbursement
    • Annual bonus pool

    This position can be in any of our Chicago suburban offices: Homewood, Frankfort, or Northbrook, hybrid, or fully remote…

Tax Associate/Senior

Do you want to work with like-minded people and be rewarded for it? Does the challenge of determining the impact of tax law changes, untangling business issues, minimizing estate taxes, or managing family offices excite you? 

Friedman + Huey, a leading tax, accounting, and consulting firm among the AICPA’s Group of 400 firms, isn’t your average accounting firm. We believe in delivering extraordinary client experiences by combining expertise with responsiveness and personalized service to ensure clients get the best solutions – no matter how big or small they may be! 

We offer the best of both worlds: the technical resources and breadth of experience of a mid-sized accounting firm and the diversification, personal attention, and camaraderie of a smaller organization. Our team works with high-net-worth clients across multiple industries. We have the sophisticated clientele, services, and software larger firms have but deliver it via a more personalized service platform. 

If we sound like the place where your skills can support our mission – and you’re ready to break the mold of what clients expect when working with their accountant – you could be the perfect fit as our next Tax Associate/Senior. 

You’ll be responsible for… 

  • Preparing and reviewing tax returns, including ensuring all federal and state income tax returns are prepared timely, accurately, and in compliance with applicable laws. 
  • Going deeper into our clients’ individual, entity, trust, estate, and gift tax returns to minimize their liabilities and identify new strategic planning opportunities 
  • Consulting with clients, reviewing their tax information, and responding to questions and concerns. 
  • General accounting for businesses to be used in preparing income tax returns, including preparation of trial balances and related adjusting journal entries. 

You need… 

  • A bachelor’s degree 
  • At least two years of experience working in a CPA firm preparing and/or reviewing tax returns 
  • Prior experience with tax software (Sure prep, Go System, GFR preferred) 
  • An ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently
  • The organization to multiple priorities, tasks, and simultaneous projects 
  • To be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams) 

What’s in it for you? 

You’ll be part of an environment where you can develop and succeed personally and professionally, guided by our six core values of integrity, excellence, empowerment, teamwork, flexibility, and accountability, which you can review in more detail by clicking here 

We care about our employees as individuals and helping them grow their careers in the areas they’re interested in while balancing workloads. We have a mentoring program, but everyone is willing to help their co-workers, whether it be a question on a return or your career goals. We all work hard/play hard and have maintained team relationships even in a remote environment. 

You’ll get… 

  • Medical/dental insurance coverage 
  • 401(k) 
  • MST and CPA reimbursement 
  • Annual bonus pool 
  • Work/life balance 
  • Flexible schedules 
  • Work from home 
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Summer Fridays 
  • Office closed between Christmas and the New Year 

This position can be in any of our suburban offices: Homewood, Frankfort, or Northbrook, hybrid – or fully remote! 

We’re always looking for innovative, driven professionals with a passion and understanding of accounting to bring their skill set to our team and clients.

Executive Assistant

Friedman & Huey Associates LLP is an exciting, mid-sized, multi-office suburban Chicago CPA firm with a boutique, high-level tax practice. We are looking for an Executive Assistant to join our team in our Homewood or Frankfort office. No need to commute downtown! This position will provide executive administrative support to Partners, Principals and will include assisting Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, and/or the Firm Administrator. The Executive Assistant will regularly interact with senior leaders, all levels of staff and clients. This role requires supreme integrity, trust, and commitment to confidentiality and diplomacy. The ideal candidate must be self-driven, resourceful and think outside of the box.  Functions will include some but not all of those listed below:

 

Essential Functions

  • Practice management software administrator – to become the data steward responsible for maintaining accurate database, developing best practices and procedures, and training firm staff
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks to upload and process files and assist with other related administrative tasks
  • Assist Finance department with reconciling firm credit cards, accounts payable responsibilities, and organizing and tracking renewals of professional memberships
  • Assist HR department with recruiting, onboarding processes, benefits enrollment and administration, employee record keeping, and with education and training
  • Assist with marketing initiatives and projects including proofreading/reviewing scheduled social media posts and email blasts, maintaining lists for distribution of marketing materials, and maintaining firm website to ensure accuracy and most relevant content
  • Assist Firm Administrator with special projects related to operations of the firm
  • Administer and maintain PracticeForward materials, lead implementation and develop best practices for the firm
  • Actively assist in the management of Outlook calendars, including but not limited to independently scheduling internal and external meetings, confirming appointments, etc.
  • Attend committee meetings, take, and transcribe meeting minutes; be a proactive member of the team by volunteering and participating in meetings and committees
  • Assist tax scheduling manager with reports, issues and/or conflicts
  • Read, respond, or draft response to incoming emails for Partners; compose routine correspondence

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, concentration in business administration preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of administrative or operations experience supporting a partner and/or senior executives in a fast-paced, confidential, professional services environment
  • Demonstrate skills in the areas of time management, communication, interpersonal skills, high-level of emotional intelligence, relationship building, collaboration, and problem solving
  • Ability to incorporate creative approaches to various projects by taking initiative and working independently
  • Keen sense of accuracy, attention to detail
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office Suite, certification preferred (skill testing required); experience working with PowerBI a plus
  • Basic accounting knowledge a plus

Tax Season Professionals (All Levels)

We are looking for experienced tax professionals to work full time during tax season preparing and/or reviewing tax returns. Our practice encompasses individual, corporate, partnership, fiduciary, estate & gift, exempt organization, etc. Our team works with high net worth clients across multiple industries.

At Friedman & Huey we offer you the best of both worlds: the technical resources and breadth of experience of a mid-size accounting firm, together with the diversification, personal attention, and camaraderie of a smaller organization. We have sophisticated clientele, services and software as the larger firms delivered on a more personalized service platform.

Must have experience working in a CPA firm and preparing and/or reviewing tax returns.

This position can be in any of our suburban offices: Homewood, Frankfort, or Northbrook, hybrid, or fully remote.

Seasonal position- February – April 15 and Sept- Oct 15th.

Tax Manager

Friedman + Huey is looking for an experienced, tax manager with a robust skill set to join our team. Our growing boutique tax practice spans across areas such as individual, corporate, partnerships, fiduciary, estate and gift, exempt organizations, and more.

Our tax team provides support to all members of the firm involved in client engagements, not just to partners and managers. It is a true team approach, with involvement with multiple generations of clients and family entities, assisting in performing research, analysis and the development of tax strategy alternatives.

The ideal candidate will need to be able to effectively multi-task and be a quick learner, who is willing to work with all levels of the F+H team, from support staff to partners.

Tax experience across various types of tax returns in a public accounting environment is preferred. Opportunities are available in our Northbrook, Homewood and Frankfort offices. (Remote arrangements are possible.)

What
Makes Us
Different

Numerous Health Insurance Plan Options

Firm Contribution to Profit Sharing Plan

Potential Annual Bonus

Optional Dental Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

MST Course Tuition Program

Disability Insurance

Optional AFLAC

CPA Exam Incentives

Competitive Vacation

New Business Incentives

Employee Led Giving Program