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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 permanent and temporary 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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Office Manager

Prestigious professional services firm in downtown Columbia is seeking an experienced Office Manager.  This position has responsibility for monthly closing process, accounts payable, billing. accounts receivable, payroll, routine human resource functions, special projects, and various nonrecurring tasks.   Reports to Chief Financial Officer and supervises various team members.  Superb work environment. Successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree […]

Manager, Tax & Risk Management

Large, well-respected, multi-location company is seeking an experienced tax professional for its Columbia headquarters.  Position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing processes for tax compliance and risk management.  Specific duties include the following: Prepare quarterly federal and state income tax provisions Analyze tax impacts of company transactions Support tax planning initiatives and special projects and […]