- Baker Holtz Mission Statement -
At Baker Holtz, we believe excellent client care comes when we perfectly balance our expertise and your unique needs
Our clients come from various industries and have diverse business goals. They require highly specialized services, and we don’t mind, because that’s just what makes us tick. Facing challenges, finding solutions. Our team works hard to provide a customized approach every time. Does this sound like a philosophy that resonates with you? Consider joining the Baker Holtz team!
No Hourly Billing
Baker Holtz is unique – we don’t track and bill the time spent serving our clients. Through constant communication with our clients, we work to discover their objectives and discuss the value of our services with them. This mindset allows our associates to eliminate the stress that comes with timesheets and focus instead on meeting the needs of our clients.
Continual Professional Development
Our Associate Development Program aligns your personal goals with the firm’s strategic plan. Associates at Baker Holtz have opportunities for Continuing Professional Education that allows our firm to stay on the leading edge of technical expertise.
Very Low Associate-To-Partner Ratio
Associates have daily contact with senior associates and partners. These relationships allow for continual mentoring and feedback as your skills and career develop.
Diverse Client Industries Offer Comprehensive Business Education
The diverse set of clients that Baker Holtz serves gives our associates a broad business operations overview. Our associates come to understand accounting issues across different industries – a perspective that allows our team to see the ingredients of business success firsthand.
Opportunities for Advancement
Baker Holtz was built on the growing skills of our staff, and we expect to continue that growth in the years ahead. As we introduce more talented accountants to the business, we in turn will introduce them to opportunities where they can develop their management, leadership and client service skills.
Baker Holtz offers health, dental, vision, life and 401K benefits to their employees. We have a dress for your day policy as well as half days on Fridays during the summer.
1. Tax & Accounting Intern
The Intern will work in the areas of accounting and tax. The Intern would typically work with a Senior or Manager. Learn more about this position and how to apply on our handshake page here:
2. Staff Associate
The right team-member will have 1-3 years’ experience in public accounting, along with the following skills and experience:
• CPA or actively pursuing completion of CPA licensing
• Preparation of financial statements with disclosures
• Preparation of individual and corporate tax returns
• Excellent verbal/written communication skills
• Ability to work independently, set clear goals and meet deadlines
• Motivated to establish strong relationships with existing and potential clients
• Involvement in networking and business development activities
• Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a major in accounting and 150 credits
We value those individuals with excellent people skills, ties to West Michigan and a desire to serve clients. If this describes you, and you think you’d be a good fit for Baker Holtz, we’d like to hear from you.
3. New Graduate Staff Associate
The Associate will work in the areas of accounting and tax. They will prepare both financial statements and individual and corporate tax returns and will have the opportunity to work directly with clients. The Associate would typically work one on one with a Senior or Manager. Excellent oral and written communication skills a must!
Education Level: Recent Graduate, seeking certification in public accounting, 150 Credit Hours completed
Position Available: January 2021
Here at Baker Holtz we are extremely passionate about giving back to our community and be apart of the town we work in! With a deep commitment to professionalism, individuals of our firm hold membership in the following organizations:
- Construction Financial Management Association
- Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
- Grandville/Jenison Chamber of Commerce
- West Michigan Environmental Action Committee (WMEAC)
- Christian Business Men’s Connection
- Family Business Alliance