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A COMMITMENT BUILT ON EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE

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As a diversified professional services firm with over four decades in practice, SVA Certified Public Accountants, SC has developed specialization in both industries and services. We, however, have not lost sight of what's at the core of all our services we provide - accounting, assurance, tax and business consulting.

Our professionals recognize that businesses rely on accurate, insightful and comprehensive financial information to maintain profitability and succeed in their industry. From start-up businesses to established enterprises, SVA offers a full range of accounting services to ensure accurate recordkeeping and reporting from initial accounting system setup to compiling year-end statements.

Send an email to: careers@sva.com

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We encourage flexibility and innovation

We encourage our employees to continually upgrade their skills and capabilities through ongoing training and development. We also expect our staff to take responsibility for meeting objectives, and encourage flexibility and innovation in how objectives are reached.

We conduct ourselves with integrity

To be effective in our work and in our communities, we must be open and honest as we strive to earn our clients' trust and loyalty. In everything we do, acting with uncompromising integrity is our highest priority.

We have trust and respect for others

We strive to attract highly capable individuals who will contribute enthusiastically and share in the success that they help make possible. Our role is to provide the tools and support to enhance our employees

We are committed to teamwork

To achieve our goals and meet our clients’ needs, we understand the necessity of cooperation. We work as a team to provide clients with comprehensive and integrated services. The benefits and obligations of this commitment are shared by all of us at SVA.

We promote a high level of achievement and contribution

For SVA to be a leader, our employees should always be looking for new and better ways to do their work. Our professionals are real leaders who generate enthusiasm and are willing to put forth extra effort to meet client needs.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Additional Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plans
  • Client Referral Bonus
  • Continuing Professional Education
  • Long-term Care Insurance
  • Specialty Licenses & Certifications
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Dress For Your Day Policy

CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Employees are not unlike athletes. Their success is largely dependent on a constant regimen of healthy, balanced ingredient that keep them informed, educated and nourished.

Educational Opportunities

While we expect our employees to educate clients, we also expect our professionals to continue learning. That's why we strive to provide a supportive learning environment. Tehcnical and management educational opportunities are promoted on an ongoing basis. We encourage employees who would benefit from additional accreditation or certification related to their work assignments to acquire those skills through classes, workshops and study.

Challenging Assignments

Our expectation is to provide employees with challenging assignments so they can attain rapid professional growth. We seek out individuals who bring both a skill set and a mind set that allows them to grow professionally. As the scope of SVA's services has expanded to accommodate the growing needs of our clients, our employees have also broadened their knowledge and experience.

Career Development

Feedback plays a critical role in educating employees. While annual reviews provide a formal method for determining progress, programs within various departments offer additional mentoring opportunities. In addition, we focus on providing a unique blend of technical, management and marketing training that gives our staff members the opportunity to develop their skills and take advantage of new opportunities.

Flexible Career Paths

In today's ever-changing business world, employees may discover that their skills, interests, opportunities and the needs of SVA may lead them on a career path not originally anticipated. That's one reason why we try to provide career flexibility through multiple career paths. Opportunities are available with a number of service areas to provide a full complement of service for clients.

CAMPUS RECRUITING

SVA invests a significant amount of time and resources into the recruitment of top tier accounting graduates. SVA actively recruits from many universities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa. SVA participates in the Beta Alpha Psi honor accounting fraternity and Student Accounting Society on the various campuses.

We offer many exciting opportunities to college and recent graduates. Interns gain first-hand knowledge of pulic accounting while working closely with seasoned professionals. These hands-on experiences often lead to full-time career opportunities with the firm and always provide invaluable tools to take with you, wherever your career path leads you. If you are interested in pursuing an internship or a career with SVA, please call us at (888) 574-4782.

If there are upcoming recruiting events scheduled, we will list them below. Our representatives at any of the recruiting events can assist you in pursuing an internship or career at SVA.

UW Whitewater
September 13 – Accounting Career Fair
September 28 – on-campus interviews for accounting internship positions in the Madison and Brookfield offices

UW La Crosse
September 25 – Accounting Career Fair
September 26 – on-campus interviews for accounting internship positions in the Madison and Brookfield offices

UW Eau Claire
September 28 – Fall Career Conference 2017
TBD – on-campus interviews for accounting internship positions in the Madison and Brookfield offices

UW Milwaukee
September 20 – Accounting Night 2017
TBD – on-campus interviews for accounting internship positions in the Madison and Brookfield offices

Edgewood College
TBD – 2017 Career Mixer
TBD – on-campus interviews for accounting internship positions in the Madison and Brookfield offices

Wisconsin Lutheran College
Check back for more information!

 

INTERNSHIPS AT SVA

SVA provides college students in their third or fourth year of school an opportunity to enhance their education through our paid internship program. Our intern positions are designed for students majoring in accounting, financial and information technology. These positions provide hands-on, real experience within the designated field.

Interns are mentored by senior staff members who provide training, guidance and feedback on assigned tasks. SVA also works with a student's school to meet the school's requirement for educational credits.

Our accounting intern program is offered during the spring semester with recruiting taking place during the previous fall term. (We do not offer an accounting intern program during the summer).

The intern programs for financial and IT students operate year round based on business need.

Open internship positions are posted at various accredited schools and on our website. Interested students should check with their school's career center or view our schedule of SVA campus visits and interviews.