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Northbrook, IL
51 to 200 employees
1962
Company - Private
Accounting
$5 to $10 million (USD) per year
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ECS Financial was started in 1962 as a traditional accounting firm. Today, ECS has expanded into a full-service accounting firm working with clients world-wide. We offer so much more than traditional accounting, from the leasing industry, to corporate and individual tax, our ... Read more

Mission: To provide our clients with world-class services through the experience and capability of a large-scale accounting firm, with the personal attention of a small business.

ECS Financial Services Reviews

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    "Wonderful Community, Management and Staff"

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Northbrook, IL
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Northbrook, IL
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    I have been working at ECS Financial Services part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    During my time here, I've been given a wide variety of great experience and learning opportunities above and beyond anything i have expected in this early part of my career. ECS has offered great mentorship as well as chances to grow individually. They provide training on different spheres, but also encourage understanding rather than just following steps, and the doors are always open for any existing questions. All in all, it is a very beneficial working environment with great team members and management. Very grateful for the opportunity to work here!

    Cons

    Gets a little busy during the tax season, but that's part of the job.

    Advice to Management

    Continue encouraging growth and recruitment

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ECS Financial Services Interviews

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    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Northbrook, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at ECS Financial Services (Northbrook, IL) in December 2015.

    Interview

    A major part of the interview process is applying online, which involves a few surveys and quick tests designed to measure your current accounting knowledge, taxation knowledge, basic math skills, common sense, and typing speed. These questions were fair, and not overly complex.

    After completing this process online, within a short time I was contacted by HR to schedule a phone interview. The phone interview was with the head of HR and a means to discuss some prior experience.

    HR sent me some contact info of current ECS employees so that I could ask them some questions and gain an understanding of what work was like at ECS before the next step which was an in office interview.

    During the in person portion of the interview one of the firm's partners, HR representatives, and myself went over my test results from the online portion and discussed my past experiences a little more in depth. I was also invited to ask any questions I had about the firm. The interview felt more like a conversation than a barrage of questions.

    The interview process was very accommodating since I was still away at college at the time. ECS scheduled the interviews around my schedule so that I would not need to miss any school work. ECS was also very fast to respond after every stage of the interview process.

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