McDonald Hopkins is looking for an Accountant to join the Accounting Department in our Cleveland office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare estate tax returns (Form 706) and fiduciary income tax returns (Form 1041)
  • Perform accurate monthly reporting and take responsibility for trust accounts and treasury functions

  • Communicate with clients and Attorneys to establish estate and tax strategies

  • Prepare asset and tax spreadsheets

  • Review bank statements and prepare annual trust and estate accountings

  • Assist in the distribution of estate assets, the funding of sub-trusts, and distributions to beneficiaries in ongoing trust administrations


  • High attention to detail; organized

  • Developed knowledge of basic accounting

  • Effective interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment

  • Strong mathematics and tax skills

  • Ability to analyze and problem solve

  • Multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines

  • Team player with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively

  • Proficient in Thompson Reuters OneSource Trust & Estate Administration Fiduciary Accounts Program, CCH Axcess, Adobe, Microsoft Office Suite, advanced in Microsoft Excel.

McDonald Hopkins does not currently accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or headhunters.

McDonald Hopkins is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. (Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need without regard to any protected category.)

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