Senior Auditor – Public Accounting

Well-respected, growing CPA firm in downtown Columbia is seeking an experienced senior professional for its audit staff.  Candidate will participate in the planning, execution, supervision, and completion of audit engagements for clients in a range of industries.

We are seeking a degreed accountant with 3+ years of senior-level audit/assurance experience at a CPA firm.  CPA or progress toward CPA exam strongly preferred.

Market salary.

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

JO1804

Business Development Representative

Large credit union is seeking a Business Development Representative for the South Carolina market.  Located in Columbia, this position will report directly to the Business Development Manager in the implementation of business development activities, including the following duties:

  • Planning, development, and implementation of effective marketing, sales, and business development strategies and policies.
  • Maintaining revenue opportunities with third parties and other business alliances.
  • Developing new market opportunities.
  • Assuming related duties as required or assigned

Our client is seeking at least an Associates degree in business administration, marketing, or related field or equivalent work experience.  Must have 1-3 years of experience in sales, event marketing, advertising, or related fields, preferably in financial services.  Should have good understanding of market penetration strategies, market development techniques, and market segmentation strategies.  Should also have knowledge of sales and promotion techniques and solid experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  Must have strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills and willingness to work flexible hours.

To $50K.

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

JO0602

Collector (Risk Management)

Midlands credit union has an immediate need for an experienced collector.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

  • Assumes responsibility for the effective and professional performance of collections functions.
  • Receives delinquency reports from the computer system and verifies the status of the accounts.
  • Follows up on delinquent accounts by telephone, and correspondence to secure a satisfactory resolution to the repayment problem.
  • Discusses possible financial arrangements, informs members of potential legal actions, and suggests financial counseling to arrive at suitable payment arrangements. Continues to collect until the account becomes current, a write-off, bankruptcy, or attorney account. Makes early contact with members to collect and keep them informed of account status.
  • Utilizes effective human relations skills and various forms of persuasion to present a positive company image in an already negative situation. Calms irate members and answers questions and complaints relevant to department functions. Determines reasons for delinquencies and works toward permanent solutions.
  • Minimizes losses by early actions.
  • Utilizes further appropriate collection methods if initial attempts do not secure required payment. Suggests consolidations and financial counseling.
  • Recommends and completes small claims court complaints and postjudgment actions, including garnishments and supplemental orders.  Recommends possible charge-offs.
  • Performs collections efforts in accordance with company policies and procedures and ensures they are legally compliant.
  • Assists in department and on special projects as needed.
  • Complies with all federal, state, and organizational policies, procedures, and processes, including (but not limited to) the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
  • Assumes responsibility for the efficient administration of collections activities.
  • Keeps accurate and up-to-date activity reports on late, potentially late, and delinquent accounts.
  • Documents all collection actions taken, including telephone conversations, alternative financial arrangements, and correspondence on the collection system.
  • Researches accounts that appear on late and potentially late records to ensure that company errors are detected promptly. Provides members the opportunity to fully explain their account status.
  • Maintains the company’s professional reputation throughout collections operations and in all contacts with members.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Develops contacts with credit bureaus and other financial institutions. Uses shared information to effectively minimize company losses
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel.
  • Assists area personnel as needed.
  • Keeps management informed of activities, progress toward established objectives, and of any significant problems.
  • Attends and participates in meetings as required.
  • Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.
  • Stays informed of changes in collections policies, procedures, and related legal requirements
  • Ensures work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Knowledge of collection procedures and related laws and regulations.
  • Understanding of Company policies. Familiar with default and enforcement clauses
  • Basic understanding of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
  • Previous collection experience
  • Accuracy and thoroughness in work.
  • Excellent communication, telephone, and public relations skills.
  • Ability to work well independently.
  • Ability to work well in stressful situations.
  • Ability to operate related computer applications and other business equipment including
  • calculator, copy machine, printer, telephone, fax

To $47K.

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

JO2002

 

Lead Auditor

The Lead Auditor will be responsible for completing and leading IT, operational, and financial audit/consulting engagements, including audit planning, coordination of responsibilities, completion of fieldwork, reporting of results, and follow-up.  Lead Auditor must ensure that work is completed in accordance with professional standards and departmental guidelines.  Will have the opportunity to assist operational personnel in completing functional risk assessments.  Will also assist in completion of initiatives related to department quality assurance and improvement program.  Position will report to Audit Manager.

Successful candidate should have a Bachelors degree in IT, Accounting, Finance, or related field and at least 8 years of auditing experience, ideally in a financial institution environment.  Must have prior supervisory experience and strong knowledge and application of internal auditing standards.  Background and experience in IT a plus.  CPA, CIA, or CISA strongly preferred.

To $95K.

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

JO0902

Manager-Investment Accounting

Growing real estate investment company has a high-profile opportunity for a strong accounting professional with real estate experience.  The Manager-Investment Accounting will manage all aspects of property accounting for the company’s investments, including the closing process, property financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, and reforecasting.  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 staff of 2-3 and report to Director-Investment Accounting.

This opportunity requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 5-8 years of experience specifically in real estate property accounting.  A focus on retail or office space preferred.   Masters degree or CPA preferred but not required.  Experience with Yardi software ideal.

To $120K plus attractive bonus potential.

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

JO1101

 

Senior Public Accounting Openings

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

  • Large local firm in Columbia needs a Senior Auditor with 3-5 years of experience to plan, organize, and lead audit engagements for corporate clients.  CPA strongly preferred.
  • Full-service Kershaw County CPA firm is seeking a degreed accountant with 0-5 years of public accounting experience for audit and/or tax roles.  Must be CPA or CPA candidate.  Audit role requires some travel.
  • Established regional CPA firm is seeking a Tax Manager for its Columbia office.  Must be CPA with 5+ years of solid technical tax consulting skills in a public accounting or law firm setting.

Market compensation.

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

JO1206