Controller

Manufacturer in the NE Columbia/Elgin area is seeking an experienced accounting manager.  Responsibilities include financial reporting, maintenance of the general ledger function, standard cost accounting, managing the fixed assets function, providing financial analysis, cash management, overseeing financial aspects of capital projects, participating in budgeting, forecasting, and SAP training, and so on.  Position reports to Chief Financial Officer.  SAP environment.

Position requires a BS-Accounting and 5+ years of accounting management experience in a manufacturing setting.  MBA and/or CMA preferred.  Candidate should have experience in standard cost accounting, cash management, budgeting, forecasting, and SAP.  Must possess excellent communication, analytical, and Excel skills.

To $90K.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1906

Accounting Associate

Growing, blue-chip Columbia company is seeking an accounting professional to work with senior management and the accounting department to help manage and drive continuous improvement for its high-quality accounting and finance functions.   Specific duties include the following:

  • Execute monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting procedures to ensure high quality financial statements and reporting both on an investment and corporate level
  • Perform monthly close procedures within a defined timeframe
  • Prepare account reconciliations and post journal entries
  • Prepare financial statements and work papers
  • Responsible for accounts payable and vendor setup
  • Implement and maintain fixed asset ledgers for book and tax depreciation and amortization
  • Maintain and document policies and procedures around financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting system infrastructure
  • Provide acquisition and transaction support for Investments team
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes and maintain monthly variance reporting
  • Assist with audit and tax preparation
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Ideal candidate would be a CPA or CPA candidate with 2-3 years of experience in public accounting and/or corporate real estate environment.  Masters degree ideal not but required.  Must possess excellent technical accounting, analytical, communication, organizational, and software skills combined with high energy, strong work ethic, attention to detail, and self-motivation.  Prior experience in the real estate industry strongly preferred.

To $65K plus bonus potential.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1406

Senior Public Accounting Openings

Well-respected Columbia CPA firms are seeking experienced audit and tax professionals.

  • Large local firm needs a Senior Auditor to plan, organize, and lead audit engagements for governmental clients.  CPA preferred.
  • Full-service Columbia firm is seeking a Tax Manager or Tax Senior to perform tax compliance and review, research and resolve client accounting issues, and assist with the firm’s growing health care practice.  No audit duties.  CPA required.

Both firms are seeking CPAs or CPA candidates with 3+ years of recent public accounting experience and an emphasis in either audit or tax.  Must possess excellent communication, analytical, technical, and Excel skills.

Market compensation.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1206

Senior Internal Auditor

Large Midlands financial institution is seeking an audit professional for its internal audit function.  Position will be responsible for completing all stages of financial, operational, and information technology audit and consulting engagements, including planning, design, coordination, fieldwork, reporting, and follow-up activities.  Minimal travel!  Specific duties include the following:

·  Plans and conducts operational and financial audits in compliance with department  procedures.

·  Documents results of engagements within audit workpapers and communicates findings to the appropriate personnel.  Drafts and submits to management a written audit report for each pertinent assigned engagement.  Performs follow-up reviews based on management action plans and completion dates.

·  Assists in/completes assigned initiatives related to department quality assurance and improvement program.

·  Interacts with 3rd party vendor to facilitate ICFR (SOX) testing program.

·  Maintains awareness of developments in professional auditing standards, industry regulations and trends, bank operations and general information technology.

·  Interacts with external auditors and company personnel, including employees at other affiliated organizations.

Candidates should have Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and have 6+ years of auditing experience in corporate internal audit or public accounting setting.  Financial institution experience preferred.  Should possess excellent communication, analytical, and problem solving skills and project management experience.  CPA, CIA, or CISA preferred.

To $80K.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO0606

Vice President of Finance

Midlands healthcare provider is seeking an experienced financial manager to plan and direct its accounting function.   Position will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervise monthly financial reporting and transactional accounting (A/P, billing, payroll)
  • Review and approve the work of the Controller, including journal entries, accruals, bank reconciliations, etc.
  • Assist Chief Financial Officer with budgeting, cost reports, tax returns, etc.
  • Collect statistical data for administrative and regulatory reporting
  • Maintain accounting policies and procedures and provide staff training
  • Manage accounting record storage and retention function
  • Coordinate annual external audit
  • Maintain privacy rules and regulations pertaining to HIPAA

Position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and supervises the Controller and an accounting staff of 5.

Position requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting and 5+ years of management experience in a healthcare provider (e.g., hospital, assisted living, long-term care).  CPA strongly preferred.  Must have strong interpersonal, analytical, and software skills, specifically Excel.

To $100K.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1505

Inventory Analyst

Rapidly-growing Columbia employer is seeking an experienced Inventory Analyst to be responsible for managing warehouse inventory levels for multiple locations.  Specific duties include the following:

  • Maintain accurate inventory levels with an emphasis on manufacturing and service levels and inventory turns.
  • Utilize system reports, custom reports, and knowledge of warehouse activities to maintain accurate inventory records.
  • Communicate all significant inventory information to the Warehousing Managers, Supervisors and other management to help facilitate shortage detection.
  • Direct cycle counting program and perform cycle counts.
  • Provide leadership and perform physical inventory counts during quarterly and/or annual physical inventory.
  • Review and assist with daily inventory transactions to ensure appropriate procedures are being followed
  • Maintain database of product lines and inventory parts
  • Assist in any product recalls.
  • Facilitate excess inventory reduction by returning excess products to vendors.
  • Evaluate inventory levels, making adjustments to inventory min/max/reorder levels, safety stock, lead times, and inventory formulas to ensure sufficient supply to meet customers’ needs while maintaining targeted inventory turns.
  • Interface with and propose solutions to the Warehousing & Logistics Manager and upper management regarding all issues relating to inventory.
  • Review and analyze all changes to product conversions, deletions and additions to determine impact on inventory requirements and reserves.
  • Identify and analyze product trends by supplier and by product.
  • Maintain effective and courteous communication with vendors, co-workers, and other team members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business or a related field and 2+ years of inventory management experience in manufacturing distribution environment with multiple warehouse locations.  Candidates should possess strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and software skills (especially Excel).  Familiarity with relational databases and SQL reporting preferred.  Experience with an ERP implementation or conversion ideal.

To $60K.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1605

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 services environment (e.g., law firm, CPA firm, architectural/engineering firm, investment advisory firm, etc.).  Candidate should possess full-charge accounting skills , software/spreadsheet proficiency, time-and-billing competency, supervisory experience, strong communication skills, positive demeanor, initiative, and ability to work independently in a fast-paced professional environment.  CPA ideal but not required.

To $70K plus bonus potential.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO2112