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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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Cost Accountant (Interim)

International manufacturer has an immediate need for an experienced Cost Accountant on an interim basis at its Columbia location.   Position will be responsible for reporting, control, and analysis of operations in the areas of inventory, cost accounting, reporting, purchasing, capital tracking, and maintaining applicable ERP cost system modules.  Duties will also include financial analysis, general ledger accounting, […]

Business Manager

Prestigious law firm in downtown Columbia is seeking an experienced Business Manager.  This position has responsibility for accounting, financial reporting, billing/collections, trust accounts, time and billing function, payroll, miscellaneous special projects, etc.   Reports to Managing Partner and supervises a staff of 5-6.  Excellent work environment. Successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree and prior accounting experience in a professional […]