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Whether graduation is soon approaching or you have a few years of experience, Lumsden McCormick is looking for talented accountants that wish to grow professionally with one of the top firms in Western New York. Beginning with New-Hire Orientation your first days at the office you’ll see that we place a high priority on helping you achieve your professional goals. When you look at our PAL mentoring program, firm-sponsored CPE opportunities, and business development training, it’s clear we understand that to give premier service to our clients we need to develop our staff professionally and holistically.

In that vein, we recognize that fulfilled employees need support outside of our round office walls, too. That’s why the Firm provides opportunities for comradery and team building at events such as our summer picnics, golf outings, and firm-sponsored sports leagues. Around Lumsden McCormick our trusted accountants are highly skilled, caring, responsive employees who are continually seeking to proactively serve the needs of our clients. If you can see yourself amongst some of the most trusted accounting professionals in WNY, please contact Tracy Johnston.

Lumsden & McCormick, LLP is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® after participating for the first time in 2022. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Lumsden McCormick. Ninety-seven percent of employees said it’s a great place to work – 40 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

Around Lumsden

Around Lumsden

You’ll notice on your first day at Lumsden McCormick that we place a high priority on investing in your success. Our new-hire orientation program, opportunities for technical and business development trainings, and the PAL mentoring program support your development as you grow and advance on your career path. The Firm covers the cost of attendance at networking and business development events, industry-specific educational seminars, memberships in professional associations, and subscriptions to leading business and accounting publications. We recognize that investing in you is not only an investment in your future and the growth of the Firm, but most importantly, the success of the businesses and individuals we have the pleasure of serving.

Additional perks include paid time off to sit for the CPA exam, catered lunches and dinners during tax season, Firm outings, cutting-edge technology, and a generous compensation and benefits package. With opportunities for specialization, you’ll thrive when you experience a wide variety of industries, services, and support, all starting on your first day.

We pride ourselves on creating and supporting opportunities for our professionals to grow within the community, whether in community, civic, or nonprofit organizations or through the opportunities created with our Making A Difference (MAD) Committee. We participate in the Ride for Roswell, the Corporate Challenge, Buffalo News Kids Day, and sports leagues including softball, bowling, and curling. By hosting seasonal ski and golf outings, an annual tax season party, summer picnic, holiday party, happy-hours, and regular get-togethers, the Firm makes sure being part of Lumsden McCormick is as fun as it is rewarding.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits and Perks

Lumsden McCormick spends a great deal of time and energy giving its employees opportunities to grow both personally and professionally. Lumsden McCormick goes beyond offering competitive health benefits such as medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and a 401(k) plan. Our perks include:

  • Dress for Your Day
  • Free parking
  • Summer Friday hours
  • Catered meals during tax season
  • CPA Exam Bonus Program
  • Bonuses for referring new business and new employees
  • Discounted Becker Professional Education CPA Exam Review as well as interest free loans
  • Ongoing technical training, both on-the-job and structured programs
  • PAL mentoring program
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) paid for by the Firm
  • Opportunities to attend regional and national conferences
  • Memberships in professional associations
  • Small partner-to-professional staff ratio
  • Firm outings (holiday party, summer picnic, happy hours, tax season party)
  • Firm support for involvement on charitable and civic boards
  • In-house IT support, business development and marketing teams, and other key support services
  • Resources and support through Firm membership in the BDO Alliance USA
Experienced Professionals

Experienced Professionals

Lumsden McCormick is always looking for experienced certified public accountants who can share their knowledge and expertise with our Firm. We invite those of you looking for a change and a chance to continue growing to examine our current job openings and join us at our annual Open House held in September of every year. When you join our team at our corporate headquarters in the Cyclorama Building, a unique Buffalo landmark, you will find yourself amongst the top accounting talent in Western New York.

Students and Recent Grads

Students and Recent Grads

Lumsden McCormick’s goal is not only to provide exemplary service to clients, but also to find, develop, and support exceptional staff. That’s why we are seeking young talent who are looking to grow. With a wealth of knowledge and experience shared by current Firm leadership, frequent opportunities to grow professionally, and a culture that is as encouraging as it is fun, it’s easy to see why Lumsden McCormick is one of the best Western New York firms to begin your career with.


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