Apicella, Testa & Company, P.C. is growing!

We are always interested in talking to potential new professional staff members — from staff accountants to CPA managers.

In general, all candidates should have good interpersonal skills to be able to interact with clients and staff as well as excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks®, and CCH ProSystems Tax.

Our firm offers an “employee-friendly” work environment, continuing education and training, state-of-the-art technology, and hands-on work experience with a diverse client base. We provide vacation, holiday, health benefits, life insurance, flex spending, and a 401(k) plan.

Those interested should send a resume with cover letter and salary history for confidential consideration. Our current firm openings appear below.

Staff Accountant

We are a mid-sized public accounting firm in search of an experienced Accountant to join our rapidly growing business. We employ 12-15 individuals and specialize in business and individual tax returns, financial planning, and business consulting. Throughout the year we also focus on all types of audits and financial statement preparation as well as other client advisory services.

 Some of the benefits of working with a smaller firm such as ours: 

  • Direct supervision and training – Mentoring and in-house guidance happen organically, as you will have the benefit of working directly with Senior Management and Partners. This allows you to gain real world experience through a more intimate sort of connection.
  • Variety of tasks – at our firm, you will have the opportunity to work on multiple aspects and areas of a business, such as both tax and audit, with clients that span a variety of different sectors that include but are not limited to medical, hospitality, retail, and not-for-profit.
  • Minimal travel – our main office is in Shelton and the majority of our clients are in the surrounding areas, so overnight travel is not required. In the instance where travel to a client is required, reimbursement is offered based on IRS standard mileage rates.
  • Prospects for advancement – there is opportunity for growth! We advance and promote from within, the right candidate will be able to grow and thrive with our firm. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing business and individual income tax returns
  • Preparing financial statements (compilation, review, audit)
  • Assist clients with their QuickBooks
  • Manage select client Engagements
  • Interact and consult with clients to answer their tax or financial questions 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA license or working towards (Preferred)
  • Over 2 years of experience in the Accounting industry
  • Excellent written, communication, and interpersonal skills 


  • Competitive salary with overtime
  • 401(k) plan with employer contributions
  • Paid health insurance
  • Paid vacation and holiday time
  • Flex-time schedules
  • Fully paid CSCPA dues and CPE courses

Please mail, fax, or e-mail resumes to:

Human Resources
Apicella, Testa & Company, P.C.
680 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
Fax: (203) 925-1422

How Can We Help You?

Want to learn more? Contact us at 203-925-9494 or to initiate discussions. We offer a free, preliminary, no-obligation appointment.