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Staff Accountant Position

The Opportunity

The firm of O’Donnell Ficenic Wills & Ferdig LLP (OFWF) offers sky-high opportunities!  Our associates experience a culture that offers development, challenge, teamwork, support and rewarding career growth.  Our associates enjoy a defined career path and a partnership career opportunity for those willing to deliver quality and success for our clients.  Why now?  OFWF’s client base is growing, fueled by our reputation of integrity, trust, partnership and delivering on our promise.  Our size gives us the flexibility to be nimble and offer our associates experiences that larger firms cannot.  Our associates can direct their development and become well-rounded public accountants and business leaders with diverse professional experience.  Come join our team!

The Role - Staff Accountant

Staff Accountants are an essential element of our team and work with firm leadership to deliver attest and tax services for our clients.  These associates will have an opportunity to work in diverse areas of public accounting and over time, can help direct their practice emphasis.  

Staff accountants typically work with a member of OFWF leadership in completing work for our clients.  They have the opportunity to work on both attest (audits, reviews, etc.) engagements and tax return preparation for individuals, non-profits, and businesses along with other engagement-driven projects.


Typical Role of Staff Accountant on Projects

  • Participate in many phases of attest engagements (compilations, reviews and audits);

  • Participate in researching client data and developing appropriate tax schedules, , following tax code and regulations and preparation of various types of tax returns including income tax for individual, business and trusts, information returns for nonprofits, sales tax, and other types)

  • Participate in a wide range of projects; consistently demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative;

  • Utilize problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;

  • Demonstrate teamwork dynamics through working as a team member;

  • Identify and address client needs; and,

  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.

Required Skills and Responsibilities

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.

  • Analyze data and information responsibly.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

  • Keep up to date with developments in their area of specialization.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials produced.

  • Demonstrate self-motivation and take responsibility for personal growth and development.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

  • Knowledgeable about engagement, accounting and tax software systems.



  • Successful Staff Accountants have a bachelor's degree in accounting or a closely related major.  

  • Candidates have either recently graduated or have up to 2 years of public accounting experience.

  • Having completed at least one internship in the public accounting field is highly desirable.

  • Having met the educational requirements to become a CPA and has either passed the CPA exam or is in the process of taking the exams.

  • Demonstrates strict attention to detail, organization and efficiency.

  • Possesses strong communication skills.

Our Firm

OFWF is a professional, public accountancy in Omaha, NE which includes a total staff of 25 - 30 partners and staff.  The firm serves a wide array of small to medium businesses, nonprofits, and trusts with assurance, tax and business consulting services.  Our clients span all business sectors, and our partners and staff have deep business experience which provides robust support to our clients.  OFWF is heavily involved in the Omaha business and educational communities through sharing expertise, partnership and leadership.  We live our values daily.  


Diversity and Inclusion

OFWF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.  We foster an inclusive and welcoming environment for all our associates to ensure they can perform to their fullest and realize their potential.

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