Staff Accountant

Well-respected, established statewide organization located in Cayce/West Columbia is seeking an experienced, full-charge accountant to join its accounting/finance department.  Position reports to Accounting Manager.  Company offers excellent benefits and currently allows work-from-home on Fridays with a goal of expanding work-from-home options in the future.

Duties include handling a diverse range of accounting duties, including the following:

  • preparation of journal entries and account analysis
  • entering transactions into accounting system
  • preparing account reconciliations and reports
  • reconciling deposits and accounts payable
  • assisting with year-end audit
  • assisting with compilation of information for annual tax returns
  • assisting Accounting Manager and Chief Financial Officer with other duties as needed

Position requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance with concentration in Accounting.  CPA ideal but not required.  Must have a minimum of two years accounting experience in public accounting or industry and demonstrate a proficiency with Microsoft applications.  Also prefer experience with Sage 100, QuickBooks Pro, and Adobe Acrobat DC.  Candidate should be a highly motivated self-starter who possesses a positive attitude, strong interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking skills, and ability to multi-task while working autonomously and with a team.

Salary to mid $50s+, depending on experience level.

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

JO2912

 

Director, Accounting & Financial Reporting

Major Columbia corporation is seeking a CPA to serve as a member of its management team.  Duties include leading all aspects of financial reporting, including developing and overseeing the preparation of statutory financial statements and reports for regulatory agencies.  Other responsibilities include the development and implementation of accounting policies and the operations of accounting systems, budgeting, and financial report preparation, including the proper application of generally accepted accounting principles.  Position supervises a staff of 5 and reports to VP, Finance and Corporate Controller.

Position requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting or related degree with 24 semester hours in accounting and 10+ years of accounting work experience (including 3+ of supervisory or management experience).  Successful candidate should be CPA with financial reporting and auditing experience and should possess strong skills in project management, communication, leadership, analytics, and problem solving.

Base salary to $125K plus attractive bonus potential.

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

JO2311

Part-Time Church Accountant

Northeast Columbia church is seeking a Church Accountant on a part-time basis (approximately 30 hours per week).  Excellent work environment.  Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Maintain donor contribution records and deposits, record stock and non-cash gifts, issue quarterly and year-end contribution statements to donors, acknowledge memorial gifts, prepare giving analysis as needed, and so on.
  • Maintain general ledger function for the church, including bank account reconciliations, preparation of monthly financial statements, analyze accounts as needed, assist in budgeting process, and track project costs.
  • Process and pay accounts payable, record EFT transfers for payroll taxes, fees, and health insurance, reconcile various credit accounts, issue 1099s, etc.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly and biweekly payroll, issue quarterly and annual payroll tax reports, maintain personnel files and vacation records, ensure accuracy and completeness of paperwork for new hires, maintain records for medical, life, long-term disability insurance, and retirement.
  • Handle cemetery administration, including maintaining financial records, paying expenses as needed, and so on.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position reports to Church Administrator and may supervise a Financial Assistant.

Preferred qualifications include an accounting degree and previous controllership experience.  CPA and knowledge of non-profit organizations ideal.  Must be a motivated self-starter with skills in problem solving and effective communication.  Experience or willingness to lead financial software conversions helpful.  Candidate should have at least intermediate skills in Excel and Word.  Prior experience in ShelbyNext software would be ideal.

Market salary.

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

JO2810

 

 

Controller

Established full-service insurance agency in the Columbia area is seeking an experienced Controller. Position is responsible for planning and directing all finance operations for the company. Specific duties include general ledger accounting, financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, oversight of billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, and payroll , etc. Also responsible for maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures and implementing internal controls over the accounting function. Job will supervise a staff of approximately 5 and report to Company President.

Required qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.  CPA, CMA, or Masters degree preferred but not required.  Candidates should have 10 years of accounting work experience, including experience in an accounting management role.  Experience in the insurance industry ideal.

To $85K.

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

JO0906

Tax Senior/Manager for Financial Advisor Position

Highly respected, blue-chip wealth management firm in the Midlands is seeking a top tax professional to join its client service team.  Position offers the opportunity to support the firm’s Financial Advisors by serving as the firm’s in-house specialist on income tax planning, following regulatory changes that may impact clients, and creating tax projections for clients.  In addition, the successful candidate will transition into a Financial Advisor role and serve as lead advisor for a group of clients.  Once the candidate has obtained Certified Financial Planner or CPA/Personal Financial Specialist designation, duties will include creating financial plans for and with clients, assisting in the implementation of such plans, and conducting regular reviews of client plans.

Candidates should be a Certified Public Accountant with 5-10 years of tax experience in public accounting.  CFP, CPA/PFS, or firm commitment to obtain at least one of these designations required.  MBA or JD a plus but not required.  Must function well in team environment, possess high emotional quotient, have strong communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Competitive salary plus attractive benefits and excellent advancement potential.

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

JO0406

Tax Professionals

Established, respected CPA firms in Columbia and Charleston are seeking tax professionals with experience in individual, corporate, partnership, and fiduciary tax compliance and tax research. Excellent work environments. Will be responsible for supervising and mentoring less-experienced staff.

Successful candidates should be a CPA or CPA candidate with at least 3 years of diverse tax or audit experience in public accounting.  Masters of Taxation ideal but not required.  Must have solid communication and supervisory skills and a passion for assisting clients with tax matters.

Market salary.

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

JO3101

Manager-Investment Accounting

Growing real estate investment company has a high-profile opportunity for a strong accounting professional with commercial real estate experience.  The Manager-Investment Accounting will manage all aspects of property and investment accounting for the company’s investments, including the closing process, property-level financial statement analysis, budgeting, reforecasting, and business intelligence.  Specific duties include the following:

  • Supervise, manage and direct day-to-day activities of property accounting and staff, including recurring journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance reports and internal/external  financial reporting
  • Oversee and ensure timely and accurate monthly close of the property general ledgers and creation of property level financial statements
  • Review budget to actual explanations by line item for all properties and determine the key drivers of budget to actual property Net Operating Income variances
  • Partner with the Director – Investment Accounting and the Managing Director – Asset Management on the budgeting and reforecasting process for all properties
  • Partner with the Asset Management team to review accounts receivable detail along with the operations teams to determine the required bad debt reserves and to ensure all income is billed in accordance with lease terms, including review of monthly accruals and annual reconciliations of recovery items
  • Partner with various property operations groups to identify value creation opportunities at the property level that will drive efficiencies into the leasing and property valuation process and increase cash flow through sales reporting, percentage rent, and expense recoveries
  • Play a key role in the Company’s financial reporting process including the preparation of the quarterly report and annual audited financial statements
  • Provide sound advice relative to potential financial implications of proposed transactions, acquisitions, and dispositions and interact with all levels within the Company to ensure proper recording of financial transactions
  • Manage departmental projects that deploy updated processes and technology to create efficiencies and automate manual tasks
  • Assist with special projects or tasks to support the overall Company’s goals
  • Maintain and document policies and procedures around financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting system infrastructure

Position will supervise a growing staff, report to Director-Investment Accounting, and work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and other members of senior financial management.

This opportunity requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 6+ years of experience specifically in commercial real estate property accounting.  A focus on retail or office space preferred.   Masters degree or CPA preferred but not required.  Experience with Yardi and Argus Enterprise ideal.

To $120K plus bonus potential.

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

JO0205