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South Carolina Born and Raised

With over 30 years of experience in accounting and financial staffing.

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With both temporary or permanent positions,

We’ve got you covered.

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Our priority is to get results—and we succeed.

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Local Expertise…National Reach.

We know and understand your situation

As a company owned and managed by CPAs, we’ve got years of industry insight.

We work on a contingency basis

Which means you pay us only when we successfully meet your staffing needs.

We know people—lots of people

Allow us to use our established connections to best serve you.

In traditional Southern fashion

we like to do things face-to-face. You won’t find our personal service elsewhere.

Looking for a job?

Let’s sit down and have a chat about exactly what you’re looking for. We work exclusively in accounting and finance, so we’re one of the first to know of upcoming opportunities in the industry. And when an opening arises and your resume comes from John Shell Associates, it carries with it our years of credibility.

Have a staffing need?

Our established connections allow you access to the highest caliber financial professionals across the state. And if we don’t know of anyone who meets your needs, we’ll do our best to go out into the industry and find them for you. Our affiliation with around 40 other firms across the country means we can widen your search even further.

Current Job Openings

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Inventory Accountant

Rapidly-growing Columbia company located in the St. Andrews area is seeking a degreed accountant to primarily be responsible for inventory accounting and analysis for multiple warehouse locations.  Position will include additional accounting duties as assigned.  Specific duties include the following: Utilize various reports and knowledge of warehouse activities to maintain accurate inventory records. Communicate significant inventory information to […]


Senior Accountant – Healthcare

Columbia healthcare provider has an immediate need for an experienced accountant with experience in a physician practice group.  Position will have a variety of duties, including transactional accounting, general ledger, closing process, financial and management reporting, budget preparation and variance analysis, account reconciliations, physician compensation, and miscellaneous other duties as assigned. Ideal candidate should have a Bachelors degree in […]