“Our staff is what sets us apart from other firms. They are the key to our success, and we make sure they know just how important they are. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a competitive benefits package that focuses on work/life balance.”

~ Shelly Casella-Dercole, Managing Partner

Why we love working at Eccezion…

“Extremely flexible schedule/work-life balance, ability to rise up in the organization, good work atmosphere.”

“Respect towards personal lives, a team that properly trained me and constantly gives feedback to become better because they care about building you as a person along with their company.”

“The work-life balance. I love the people I work with, but I also love knowing that if an emergency comes up with my home life that family comes first and I won’t risk my job for needing to be home to take care of things.”

Full-Time Staff Benefits

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan, Including Company Match
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Annual Health and Wellness Screenings

Work/Life Balance

  • Flexible Hours – Including 24 hours/week during slow times and the ability to manage your schedule
  • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 2-Week Sabbatical Every 5 Years

Additional Benefits

  • Generous Commission Program
  • CPA Prep Course Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off for the CPA Exam
  • Professional Association Memberships

Training and Development

  • Mentorship Program
  • Frequent In-House Training and Development
  • Continuing Professional Education

Available Positions

We aren’t your typical Accounting Firm. We pride ourselves on creating a fun and lively environment that encourages the all-important work/life balance. If you’re looking to make a change to a company that will not only support you but will appreciate the value that you bring to the business, then we’d love to have you join our team.

As our Managing Partner, Shelly Dercole says, “Our staff is what sets us apart from other firms. They are the key to our success, and we make sure they know just how important they are. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a robust benefits package that focuses on work/life balance.” We are currently seeking full-time staff accountants.

We are the largest CPA firm in McHenry County with over 60 staff members throughout McHenry and Barrington. We provide a wide array of accounting and tax services to our clients including: Compilations, reviews, audits, tax return preparation, payroll services, bookkeeping, and consulting services. Our clients include individuals, businesses, employee benefit plans, non-profit organizations, municipalities, libraries, fire protection districts, cities, school districts and a variety of others.


  • Proven work experience as a Certified Public Accountant or Senior Accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and financial procedures
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information
  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Prefer experience with QuickBooks & Microsoft Office

​Some of the benefits of employment with our firm include:

  • A friendly and energetic environment that encourages work-life balance.
  • A wide variety of work and experiences. We do not have departments. Everyone does a little of everything.
  • Overtime during busy seasons is typically not more than 10 hours per week and lasts only for a few weeks.
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance.
  • 3 weeks paid time off.
  • Holiday pay.
  • 401k Retirement Plan with company match program.


  • Barrington, Illinois
  • McHenry, Illinois

Join Us

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our team!

Whether you are a college student or have years of experience, we are interested in learning more about your unique talents. Please send your resume to careers@eccezion.com or complete the following form.