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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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Well-respected Columbia company with multiple locations is seeking a Controller.  Position will manage the accounting function and be responsible for providing financial information to management, shareholders, and other users.  Specific duties include the following: Oversee and participate in the corporate accounting function, including internal and external financial reporting, closing process, transactional accounting, budgeting, financial modeling and […]

Senior Accountant

Financial services non-profit located in Northeast Columbia is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant.  The essential functions of the position include the follwoing: • Coordinates and prepares daily, monthly, quarterly, and year-end processing of journal entries. • Responsible for coordinating daily cash transactions. • Analyze and reconcile all general ledger accounts. Prepares, reconciles and assist in […]

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