CPA (or CPA candidate)

Peterson Campoli & Associates CPAs, PLLC is a diverse accounting firm in downtown Schenectady that services clients in the capital region and beyond. We provide tax and accounting services to individuals, small businesses, not-for- profit organizations estates and trusts.   

We are looking for a CPA (or CPA candidate) that wants to be part of our growing team of professionals that strive to continually improve our skills, expand our knowledge base, nurture meaningful relationships, and continue to perpetuate our core value to provide excellent service to our clients. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Prepare federal and state income tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and non-profits trusts and estates
  • Preparation of financial statements (compilations and reviews)
  • Execute accounting functions including basic bookkeeping through general ledger reconciliation.
  • Develop and nurture effective working relationships with clients.
  • Ability to identify and research tax issues, develop solutions, and prepare written conclusions.
  • Participate in firm directed CPE and on the job training.
  • Have initiative to learn and develop new skills.
  • Manage multiple engagements concurrently to meet client deadlines.
  • Work on in-house projects (teams, working groups, etc.)


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in accounting
  • Current CPA license or CPA candidate
  • 2-5 years of public accounting tax and accounting experience
  • Outstanding analytical, problem-solving, and technical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills working with other staff and clients.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to work additional hours during tax season and at other times during the year as needed.
  •  Ability to learn quickly and work both independently and as a team member to complete tasks.
  •  Meticulous attention to detail and follow-through
  • Proficiency in the following software:
                Microsoft Office
                QuickBooks (desktop and online)
                Professional tax software – Lacerte a plus

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus plan
  • Pension plan
  • Flex spending
  • Health insurance
  • Reduced summer hours.
  • Partner track potential
  • Flexible work schedule


Colleen M. Campoli, CPA
1473 Erie Boulevard
Schenectady, NY 12305

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