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Janet, Lindsay and Erich meeting future accountants at a college career fair.


At Porter & Sack, CPAs, work/life balance is more than just a phrase.  We live it.  Our employees will also tell you that we are not your typical accounting firm.  Beyond knowing each other well, we know everyone’s family too.  We welcome visits by our employees’ children including the run down the hallway to find mom or dad’s office.  We work hard and are busy at times but we take time to laugh, share a story or catch up on what we did over the weekend.  When our work is done, we go home, to the fitness center, a Badger game or a school related activity.  Yes, we are a little different and that’s our goal.

Our collaborative, business casual environment is perfect for those who want to apply their skills to a wide variety of industries and business challenges while forming close relationships with clients and colleagues.  At P&S, you will find yourself working on a variety of projects and seeing the majority of them from start to finish.

Even if we are not hiring at this moment, we always keep resumés on file for future consideration. So if you’re interested in working with us, now or in the future, please contact us or send your resumé to:

Janet Hartung Renfert, CPA, Managing Partner
Porter & Sack, CPAs, S.C.
1232 Fourier Drive, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53717


Full-time Accountant

This position focuses on the completion of a variety of assignments. The size of our firm allows you to perform both accounting and tax services, while providing you hands-on exposure to build your career. You’ll enjoy responsibility, rewarding challenges, and exposure to a wide variety of industries and projects.  We do not assign staff to a specific department or industry group.  Instead, you will work in all accounting and tax areas and industries.

Qualified candidates must be pursuing or must have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting. A successful accountant will possess excellent communication skills, outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, the ability to work on multiple projects, strong computer skills, and be highly motivated to excel while working independently as well as in a team environment.


We want to help you start your career so our goal is to provide a wide variety of tax and accounting projects to enhance your academic classroom training. The size of our firm allows you to perform both accounting and tax services while working closely with our staff, managers and partners. We do not assign staff to a specific department or industry group.  Instead, you will work in all accounting and tax areas and industries. So you will have the opportunity to explore both accounting, financial statement preparation and tax.

Intern duties include tax preparation, compilations and reviews, assist with accounting duties using QuickBooks, update depreciation schedules, etc.   These accounting and tax projects include sole proprietorships, corporations, partnerships, LLCs, trust, etc. Tax returns may include income, sales and use tax, property, and payroll.

We attend many campus career fairs and recruiting events so we look forward to meeting you on campus.

Seasonal Work

It takes a village for us to make it through the tax season rush. In September, we start interviewing for seasonal positions to help us with everything from preparing tax returns, assembling returns, organizing documents and getting the mail out on time. It’s a fast-paced and exciting experience.

As an administrative seasonal employee you will be expected to answer phones, greet and assist clients, handle multiple tasks and help out wherever you are needed.  It’s all hands on deck!

Along with administrative assistance, we are always looking for seasonal tax preparers too; so if you’re an accountant looking for a way to spend the winter months, let us know.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of each position. They are not intended to be an all inclusive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.