Employer Spotlight

The UIS Career Development Center offers our Employer Spotlight to employers who recruit UIS students. This Employer Spotlight serves to better educate and prepare students for future career opportunities. Students will be able to learn about a featured employer and the internship/career opportunities they offer. Students will also be able to engage with some of the featured employers at our career fairs/expos.



What kind of positions are available within this company?
Tax and Audit Internships (Spring and Summer 2021) – Full time Staff Accountants

What are the most important skills or characteristics needed to succeed in this company?
Excellent communication skills, knowledge of tax and audit, willingness to learn and flexibility.

What are some benefits available to employees who are continuing their education?
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam and Review Material reimbursement and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) opportunities.

What efforts are the company making to support a diverse and inclusive environment?
We are actively searching to continue to have a diverse candidate pool; actively participating in Mary T. Washington Wylie programming.

What are some challenges the company expects within the next 5 years and how might new employees assist with these challenges?
We are always looking for people to join our ever growing team. Sikich is expanding, our newest acquisition being in Virginia, so we are wanting flexible employees who are willing and committed to our mission to put our people first.

Tell us a unique fact about the company.
Our CEO, Chris Geier, has a blog called Lessons from Leadership. You can read his insights here: https://www.sikich.com/lessons-from-leadership/

Sikich will be at the 2020 Career Connection Expo on 2/6/2020. Stop by their table to talk with representatives about the openings.