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Entry-Level Staff Accountant

Job Details

BBD Office Location - Philadelphia, PA
Full Time
4 Year Degree


BBD exists to serve the audit and tax needs of not-for-profit and government entities in the Greater Philadelphia area and across the Mid-Atlantic region. We are committed to offering a client experience rooted in collaborative partnership that empowers clients to advance their missions in a meaningful way. We also strive to be a career-long home with exciting advancement opportunities for professionals dedicated to serving not-for-profit and government entities.

BBD is a rewarding place to make a career and has been named a Best Place to Work by the Philadelphia Business Journal for the past seven consecutive years 2017 - 2023. Our culture and work environment are very positive and stand in marked contrast to the “churn and burn” atmosphere common at many public accounting firms. We take care of our people, and, in turn, our people take care of our clients

As a Staff Accountant at BBD, you will learn to perform the fundamental procedures for accounting, tax and auditing engagements through on-the-job and formal classroom training. You will benefit from hands-on experience working in a broad range of assignments for our diverse client base detailed above. Due to our firm’s size and structure, you also will benefit and learn from extensive interaction with supervisors, managers and partners of the firm, as well as firm clients. Applicants will be given the opportunity to choose their preference of practice area in either tax or audit.


  • Performance of audit engagements, including performance of audit fieldwork and financial reporting
  • Communication with client management teams
  • Research of accounting and audit issues based on client or engagement need
  • Gaining audit efficiencies through the use of technology, particularly paperless audit and trial balance software

Tax Return Compliance

Prepare tax returns for the following:

  • Exempt Organizations
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Trusts

Experience and Skills

  • Undergraduate degree with major in accounting
  • 150 credits required
  • Desire to complete CPA exam
  • Overall and accounting grade point average of at least 3.00
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Superior dedication, integrity and professional bearing
  • Enthusiasm for rapid professional growth
  • Dependability and strong work ethic

Compensation and Benefits

Our salary structure is competitive with the Big Four. Our benefits include the following:

  • Company-paid health insurance, life insurance and disability insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
  • Paid CPE, professional association dues, and professional licenses
  • An interest-free loan to cover the costs associated with CPA exam review courses
  • Up to a $6,000 bonus for passing CPA Exam
  • 401(k) plan with outstanding profit sharing