Outside Sales Representative - Accounting, Advising, Payroll

  • 1555 Main St, Antioch, IL 60002, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

James Hamlin & Co., P.C. is a licensed CPA firm helping clients maximize their profit potential while achieving and exceeding their business growth goals. In addition to accounting and tax services, James Hamlin & Co. assists clients through its related divisions of payroll, information technology and financial services. Established in 1964, James Hamlin & Co. is a second-generation, family-owned business with nearly 50 employees serving hundreds of businesses and thousands of individuals.

Job Description

Do you enjoy meeting new people?  Does the thought of helping business owners succeed sound interesting?  Are you confident in your sales abilities?  If so, this opportunity may be for you!  We are seeking an outside business-to-business sales representative with at least 3 years prior B2B sales experience and a proven track record.  Our Outside Sales Representatives direct 2-3 sales leads daily with owners of small to medium-sized businesses with the goal of showing them the benefits of our accounting and payroll services.  You will be expected to handle all aspects of the sales process, including: prospecting, setting appointments, developing relationships, creating written proposals, presenting the proposals, and closing the sale. 

The successful candidate is self-motivated, self-disciplined, and goal oriented.  He or she must demonstrate strong communications skills; in particular strong listening skills with the ability to uncover the real challenges the client is facing with his accounting and/or payroll services.  The successful candidate also displays an outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, presidents and CEO’s.  He or she must possess a strong results-oriented work ethic and sense of integrity, be professional, upbeat, enthusiastic, dependable and honest. 


3+ years of B2B outside sales and business development experience

Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Willingness to travel within a 50 mile radius of your home

Additional Information

We have a great benefits and compensation package that includes salary plus commission.  We offer the resources you need to go as far as your talent will take you!