Financial Analyst

Columbia-area health care provider is seeking an experienced Financial Analyst to assist the Chief Financial Officer as a primary analytical resource for the company.  Will be responsible for compiling, analyzing, and reporting financial and statistical data on the company’s lines of business to senior management and the Board.  Will also be responsible for financial reporting to outside entities, including Medicare cost reports.  Other duties include participating in the annual operating budget, assisting with due diligence on potential acquisition targets, and completing special projects as assigned by senior financial management and the Board.  Position reports directly to Chief Financial Officer and enjoys high visibility within the company.

Position requires an undergraduate degree in accounting or business and 5+ years of experience in corporate financial analysis, accounting, and financial reporting.  Candidate should have experience in extracting, analyzing, and summarizing financial data from database software.  Should have proficiency with Excel and Access.  Previous health care accounting experience a plus but not a requirement.  CPA and/or Masters degree preferred.

To $65K.

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

JO1610

Payroll Supervisor

Columbia health care provider with multiple locations in South Carolina needs an experienced Payroll Supervisor to manage and coordinate its large payroll processing function.  Payroll is issued bi-weekly and is processed using ADP as its outside payroll service.  Position will supervise one payroll administrative assistant and report to the Chief Financial Officer.

Qualifications include an Associates degree and 3+ years of payroll experience OR 5+ years of payroll experience, ideally in a large payroll environment.  Previous supervisory skills preferred.  Experience with ADP and time and attendance software systems preferred.  Must have solid communication, Excel, data entry, and multi-tasking skills.

To $55K.

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

JO2408

Senior Internal Auditor

Excellent opportunity with a well-respected and growing community bank in the Midlands.  This position is responsible for performing all aspects of audits which includes planning the audit, fieldwork, resolution of audit issues and report writing.  This position will also be responsible for conducting a full range of financial, compliance and operational audits.

  • Ensure audit goals and objectives are adequately met.
  • Prepare audit work papers to ensure audit recommendations are properly supported and documented and the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls have been properly evaluated.
  • Ensure audits are conducted in a timely and efficient manner and recommendations for corrective action are realistic and cost beneficial to the organization.
  • Review and analyze the scope of audit programs, recommending changes and improvements as appropriate including development of new audit programs when needed.
  • Develop and implement effective audit techniques and utilize documentation skills to adequately support audit findings within a timely manner.
  • Effectively prepare audit reports and communicate complex audit findings and recommendations to appropriate management levels, including senior management, in a timely manner.
  • Ability to evaluate internal controls and perform risk assessments in a banking environment.
  • Leverage technology to conduct analytics and streamline the audit process.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with audit clients.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 plus years of internal audit experience in a banking environment or in public accounting with banking clients
  • Banking regulatory compliance knowledge, mortgage experience and SOX preferred
  • Proficiency in computer skills, specifically Microsoft™ office products
  • Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework and Code of Ethics

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Professional designation desirable; CIA, CBA or CISA

To $90K

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

JO1007

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 various 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

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