Careers

Current Openings

Where ambition meets opportunity

BLS is a multi-year winner of the News Journal’s Top Workplaces Award and an independent member firm of PrimeGlobal, one of the most expansive associations of independent accounting firms in the world. We offer opportunities for growth and a diverse workload with flexible work options, competitive salary, excellent benefits, state-of-the-art technology, and continued training. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

BLS is seeking a Full Charge Bookkeeper with a solid knowledge of accounting principles to perform full cycle bookkeeping and accounting work for small businesses and individuals.

Sample Project Opportunities
  • Provide supervised bookkeeping services to clients using QuickBooks (online, remote access, and/or desktop versions) and Xero to include: set up, accounts receivable, accounts payable, invoicing, payroll, inventory, depreciation, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, maintaining general ledger, posting adjusting journal entries, and preparing reports
  • Compile information for preparation of various government returns and reports
  • Maintain communication with clients
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing results and assisting accountants with tax return preparation
What We Look For
  • Two-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business-related field and/or comparable work experience in a public accounting environment performing full cycle accounting duties for multiple clients simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of general business practices, Microsoft Office applications, and accounting software (with a competency in Quickbooks and Xero)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, comprehension skills, and good problem solving abilities
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, be thorough, and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively, and have initiative
  • Occasional same day travel to client’s office using personal vehicle
What to Expect
  • Flexible work options available, including
    • Fully remote with the ability to be on-site as needed
    • Fully in-office
    • Hybrid
  • Career advancement
  • Nurturing, open-door environment
  • Resources and tools needed to succeed
  • Ongoing training
  • Mentoring to guide you through your career
  • Becoming part of a family – the BLS family!

BLS is seeking a professional with experienced technical skills in corporate accounting matters with an emphasis on Delaware Investment Holding Companies, including subsidiary set-up management, physical presence establishment and comprehensive accounting and tax planning services.

Sample Project Opportunities
  • Monitor receipts, pay incurred expenses and invoices, prepare wire transfers and maintain account balances for corporate bank accounts
  • Monitor and prepare invoices for royalties and receipt of interest, dividends and royalty payments
  • Maintain communications with clients, financial institutions and law firms
  • Reconcile accounts, calculate income/loss, summarize records and post entries to general ledger
  • Prepare trial balances with supporting financial statements, balance sheets and statements of operations
  • Prepare and file tax returns, including employment, Delaware franchise tax, Delaware 1902(b) and other federal and state returns, as needed
  • Prepare materials for board of director meetings and maintain correspondence, statements and other information in client files
What We Look For
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-4 years public or private accounting experience with an emphasis on corporate accounting
  • CPA certification, evidence of working towards certification or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Some supervisory experience and client relations skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, Client Write-Up System software, ProSystems software, Microsoft Office and other programs related to tax planning, depreciation, and accounting
What to Expect
  • Flexible work options available, including
    • Fully remote with the ability to be on-site as needed
    • Fully in-office
    • Hybrid
  • Career advancement
  • Nurturing, open-door environment
  • Resources and tools needed to succeed
  • Ongoing training
  • Mentoring to guide you through your career
  • Becoming part of a family – the BLS family!

BLS is seeking a professional with advanced technical skills and experience working with governmental entities, including preparation and review of work papers, financial statements and reports.

Sample Project Opportunities
  • Planning and executing the full scope of audit, review and accounting engagements for government entities, entities that receive government awards, and other audit organizations with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and Yellow Book
  • Performing single audits in accordance with Uniform Guidance
  • Acting as primary liaison between the client and the Supervisor, Manager, or Director
  • Preparing, reviewing, and analyzing various financial statements
  • Staying compliant with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups
  • Mentoring of new staff on assignments, while simultaneously performing efficiently on engagements
What We Look For
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3-4 years public accounting experience in an audit or accounting environment with emphasis on government accounting
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • CPA certification or evidence of working towards certification
  • Working knowledge of government audit compliance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Some supervisory experience and client relations skills
  • Experience with Data Analysis software such as IDEA
  • Working knowledge of ProSystems software, Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, Microsoft Office, and other programs related to accounting and auditing
What to Expect
  • Flexible work options available, including
    • Fully remote with the ability to be on-site as needed
    • Fully in-office
    • Hybrid
  • Career advancement
  • Nurturing, open-door environment
  • Resources and tools needed to succeed
  • Ongoing training
  • Mentoring to guide you through your career
  • Becoming part of a family – the BLS family!

BLS is seeking a professional with advanced technical skills in nonprofit auditing, including preparation and review of work papers, financial statements, and reports.

Sample Project Opportunities
  • Plan and execute the full scope of audit and accounting engagements for a variety of nonprofit organizations
  • Liaison between the client and the Supervisor, Manager or Director
  • Preparation, review and analysis of various financial statements
  • Stay compliant with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups
  • Mentor to new staff on assignments, while simultaneously performing efficiently on engagements
  • Preparation of tax returns for nonprofit organizations and varying entities is a plus
What We Look For
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3-4 years public accounting experience in a nonprofit audit or accounting environment
  • CPA certification or evidence of working towards certification
  • Non-CPAs and/or non-accounting degrees with at least 5 years of nonprofit accounting experience will also be considered
  • Ability to travel to same-day work at client locations
  • Working knowledge of nonprofit audit compliance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Some supervisory experience and client relations skills
  • Working knowledge of ProSystems software, Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, Microsoft Office and other programs related to tax planning, depreciation, and accounting

BLS is seeking a professional with experienced technical skills in a variety of tax and small business areas, including preparation and review of work papers, reports and returns needed for tax compliance, and compilation and review engagements.

Sample Project Opportunities
  • Prepare complicated tax returns, including multi-state, dissolution, liquidation, etc.
  • Make inquiries to various tax authorities
  • Review changes in work performed from prior years, considering changes
  • Act as liaison between the client and the Supervisor, Manager, or Director
  • Prepare, review and analyze compilation and review financial statements
  • Stay compliant with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups
  • Mentor new staff on assignments, while simultaneously performing efficiently on engagements
  • Demonstrate an ability to supervise and prioritize simultaneous engagements, including appropriate delegation of duties
What We Look For
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3-4 years public accounting experience in an individual and business tax compliance environment
  • CPA certification or evidence of working towards certification
  • Working knowledge of small business tax compliance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Some supervisory experience and client relations skills
  • Working knowledge of ProSystems/Axcess software, Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, Microsoft Office, and other programs related to tax planning, depreciation, and accounting
What to Expect
  • Flexible work options available, including
    • Fully remote with the ability to be on-site as needed
    • Fully in-office
    • Hybrid
  • Career advancement
  • Nurturing, open-door environment
  • Resources and tools needed to succeed
  • Ongoing training
  • Mentoring to guide you through your career
  • Becoming part of a family – the BLS family!

BLS is seeking a professional with advanced technical skills in a variety of audit and small business areas with a strong nonprofit organization emphasis, including preparation and review of work papers, financial statements, and reports.

Sample Project Opportunities
  • Planning, executing and supervising the full scope of audit and accounting engagements for a variety of nonprofit organizations
  • Performing technical review and analysis of financial statements
  • Primary liaison between the client and the Manager or Director
  • Staying compliant with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups
  • Mentoring of new staff on assignments, while simultaneously performing efficiently on engagements
  • Preparation of tax returns for nonprofits and varying entities is a plus
What We Look For
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5-7 years public accounting experience in an audit or accounting environment with emphasis on nonprofit auditing
  • CPA certification
  • Strong supervisory experience and client relations skills
  • Working knowledge of nonprofit audit compliance
  • Ability to travel to same-day work at client locations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of ProSystems/Axcess software, Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, Microsoft Office, and other programs related to accounting and auditing
What to Expect
  • Flexible work options available, including
    • Fully remote with the ability to be on-site as needed
    • Fully in-office
    • Hybrid
  • Career advancement
  • Nurturing, open-door environment
  • Resources and tools needed to succeed
  • Ongoing training
  • Mentoring to guide you through your career
  • Becoming part of a family – the BLS family!

BLS is seeking a professional with advanced technical skills in a variety of tax, small business and consulting areas, including preparation and review of work papers, reports and returns needed for tax compliance, and compilation and review engagements.

Sample Project Opportunities
  • Plan, execute and supervise the full scope of complex tax returns and special assignments
  • Perform technical review of all tax returns of any complexity
  • Act as liaison between the client and the Manager or Director
  • Prepare and review compilation and review financial statements
  • Resolve accounting problems and tax issues
  • Stay compliant with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups
  • Mentor new staff on assignments, while simultaneously performing efficiently on engagements
  • Prepare staff evaluation reports
What We Look For
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5-7 years public accounting experience in an increasingly complex consulting, individual and business tax environment
  • CPA certification
  • Working knowledge of small business tax compliance
  • Strong supervisory experience and client relations skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to travel to same-day work at client locations
  • Working knowledge of ProSystems/Axcess software, Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, Microsoft Office, and other programs related to tax planning, depreciation, and accounting
What to Expect
  • Flexible work options available, including
    • Fully remote with the ability to be on-site as needed
    • Fully in-office
    • Hybrid
  • Career advancement
  • Nurturing, open-door environment
  • Resources and tools needed to succeed
  • Ongoing training
  • Mentoring to guide you through your career
  • Becoming part of a family – the BLS family!

Begin your career with our Summer Internship Program. Not only will you gain experience, work with clients, and network with the BLS family, but you will also be considered for a Staff Accountant Position. Many of the members of the BLS family started their career journey with a BLS Summer Internship and have advanced throughout the firm! You could be next!

What to Expect
  • Duration – 8-week/40-hour schedule combining formal learning with real world experiences
  • Acquire familiarity with firm processes while learning advanced accounting software programs.
  • Develop and apply learned skills through a variety of activities in all departments of the firm, not just one department. It’s the rotational development concept that makes us different from the others.
  • Engage and learn to perform work assignments as a first-year staff member and an active part of the BLS team.
  • Contribute to real client work, not an internship of scanning.
  • Network with accomplished professionals in the public accounting field.
What We Look For
  • Working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in accounting or an accounting certificate
  • Two years or less from the 150 Credit Hour requirement
  • Striving towards the goal of working in Public Accounting and becoming a CPA

Looking to gain first-hand experience of what it is like to work for a mid-sized, regional firm but are too early in your college career for an internship? Our half-day Externship/Shadowing Experience is for you! During this program, you will have the chance to interact with Staff Accountants through Shareholders to better understand how public accounting firms help their clients succeed. Best of all, our Externs get to add this experience on their resume AND are automatically invited to interview for the Summer Internship Program, when eligible.

Sample Externship Agenda:
  • 30 Minutes: Welcome to BLS and Office Tour
  • 45 Minutes: Accounting & Auditing/Tax & Small Business/Corporate & International Services Overview
  • 30 Minutes: Tax & Small Business Shadowing
  • 1 Hour: Lunch with Recent College Graduates
  • 30 Minutes: Accounting & Auditing Department Shadowing
  • 30 Minutes: Corporate & International Services Department Shadowing
  • 15 Minutes: Recap with College Recruiter and one of our Shareholders
Valerie Middlebrooks CPA - Delaware CPA Firm

After working for another firm, I am happy to be back with the BLS family and working with a team of professionals that I respect and have remained close with over the years. I know by blending my approach and style of practice to BLS I will be able to influence the growth of the firm.”

Valerie Middlebrooks, CPA
LS CPAs Earns Top Workplace Honor for 13th Year
BLS CPAs Ranked as a 2021 Top 300 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

Career Opportunities

Here at BLS, we like to say our firm is where ambition meets opportunity! Find out why we have been named a Top Workplace multiple years in a row and why it is so exciting to be a part of the BLS Family.