Public Entity Group (PEG) Staff Accountant

Location: Mount Arlington

Years of experience: 1-3 Years

Job Overview

Consistently ranked as a Best Place to Work in the State of New Jersey, Nisivoccia, a well-established, regional CPA firm seeks a Staff Accountant to join our team Government Auditing team.
At Nisivoccia, Staff Accountants possess excellent mathematical skills and the ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations. As an effective communicator, the candidate will collaborate across departments in the organization, as well as corresponding with clients. Possessing strong organizational skills empowers candidates to thrive in a high-energy environment. The ideal candidate possesses the following abilities:
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
• Self-motivated
• Effective communicator with the ability to ask questions in a professional, clear and concise manner
• Strong work ethic, integrity & reliability
• Professionalism and the ability to maintain client confidentiality


• Execute tests to assess accounts for accuracy and regulatory compliance
• Prepare basic analysis of cash and bank reconciliations
• Conduct client interviews
• Review and test internal controls
• Perform risk assessment analyses
• Prepare financial statements
• Maintain strong, positive relationships with clients


• Competitive salary
• Flexible work arrangements
• 37.5 hour work week – all additional hours are paid or put into an additional PTO bank
• 18 days of PTO plus 7 holidays
• Employer profit sharing contribution to 401k plan
• Full benefit package including medical, dental and vision
• Employer paid Life Insurance and Short/Long term disability
• Bonus for earning CPA


• BA or BS degree in Accounting
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• 0-2 years’ experience in public accounting
• CPA license or plans to obtain it


Nisivoccia maintains a strong family culture. We offer our people unparalleled support through proactive stewardship and giving back to our community. Every member of our team enjoys a strong work life balance and flexible hours. All employees participate in technical and soft skills training and development that include:

• Marketing and Business Development in person and webinar training programs
• One-on-One Executive Coaching for future leaders
• Nisivoccia Financial Learning Program (lunch and learns) – presented by Nisivoccia Wealth Advisors
• Quality of Life Committee committed to continuously building a better work experience
• Young Professional and Women’s networking events hosted by the firm
• Ability to attend client and networking events as a representative of the firm
• On-going celebrations throughout the year that include family picnics, employee golf outings, luncheons, happy hours, holiday party and a variety of other fun experiences
• Leading edge technology that enables more efficient and productive working arrangements