Current Job Opportunities

Controller

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 analysis, etc.
  • Work closely with sales, product, engineering, and business development to identify and resolve issues; establish, monitor, and enforce policies; and assist in the structuring of business contracts.
  • Develop and implement strong internal controls.
  • Ensure the integrity of all systems, processes and data.
  • Assure corporate income tax compliance.
  • Comply with local, state, federal, and foreign reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Participate in a variety of special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Position reports to the Chief Financial Officer, directly supervises a staff of four, and oversees a department of around 13.

Our client is seeking a degreed accountant with 10+ years of hands-on accounting managerial experience, including proven experience as a Controller.  CPA preferred.  Candidate should have thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, possess strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and advanced Excel skills, and be able to use planning and organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.  Must be self-directed, committed to building a supportive, positive, winning culture, be able to navigate change in a productive manner, and possess a willingness to pursue training and development opportunities.

To base of $105K plus bonus potential.

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

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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 review of various financial reports to be submitted to the Corporation’s Board of Directors, federal and state government agencies.

• Prepare management reports to be submitted to various Departments. Maintains supporting documentation for these reports.

• Provide support for achieving automation and process improvement in various areas of the Financial Services Department. Ensures adequate updated documentation of these procedures.

• Assist in the coordination of internal and external financial audits. Prepare and reconcile necessary entries and audit work papers to the general ledger.

• Assist Controller in various financial analysis as needed.

Position reports to Controller and does not have direct supervisory responsibility.

We are seeking a candidate with a BS-Accounting and 5-7 years of strong work experience in accounting/financial functions.  Masters degree and/or CPA preferred.  Successful candidate should have good experience with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  Financial Edge or other related accounting software preferred.  Must have effective analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.  Should be able to meet structured deadlines, interpret/implement organizational policies and procedures, and work independently with minimal supervision.

To $75K.

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

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Corporate CPA

Blue chip Columbia corporation has an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Certified Public Accountant who is seeking work/life balance and advancement potential. Position will be responsible for financial analysis supporting company wide strategic and operational initiatives to include analysis of actual cost, preparation of monthly forecast and cost center analysis. Perform studies to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the company. Advise management regarding matters such as effective use of resources and return on investments scenarios.

We are seeking a Certified Public Accountant (required) with four or more years of public accounting experience or five or more years of corporate accounting experience.  Masters degree in Accounting or related field and experience in statutory accounting and health insurance preferred but not required.  Successful candidate should possess the following:

• Strong communication, presentation, analytical,  and decision-making skills.

• Able to compile information, design reports, perform research, and analyze data.

• Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.

• Knowledge of consolidated financial statements.

• Knowledge of GAAP and STAT accounting and Microsoft Office.

• Able to communicate complex financial concepts and data in an understandable manner to all levels of management and staff.

• Detail-oriented.

To $75K.

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

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Senior Internal Auditor

Financial services company in Northeast Columbia has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Internal Auditor.  Position is responsible for planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory, IT and compliance related internal audits and reviews of the Corporation to monitor efficiency and compliance with laws and regulations. This position will also provide advice on internal controls to the Corporation’s senior management team and participate in the development/evaluation of risk management standards and practices within the Corporation.

Job requirements include the following:

Required education and experience:

  • Post-secondary degree, preferably in business or finance.
  • Minimum of three to five years progressive work experience with a focus on financial risk and regulatory requirements. Related education and work experience (strongly preferred)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook and Visio.
  • Excellent knowledge of banking/financial business operations and risk-based auditing attained through progressive work experience.
  • Excellent understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors and ability to comply with such standards.
  • Ability to manage projects and, when required, encourage the Corporation’s management to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately.
  • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, manage multiple demands, and work with all types of individuals.
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building and problem solving.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented but able to quickly grasp the big picture.

To $75K.

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

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Financial Accountant

Columbia insurance company is seeking a key employee for its finance team to be responsible for general ledger accounting and reconciliations.  Will support the financial team in the completion of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).  Will also assist in redesign and implementation of the technical accounting process, including documentation of SOX controls.  Specific duties include the following:

  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and create journal entries and adjustments when necessary
  • Perform analytical review of financial results for assigned business and prepare commentary or explanations for period development
  • Provide responses for questions concerning financial results
  • Work with the accounts receivable database, which is housed in Microsoft Access, and perform reconciliations to source data
  • Assist with preparation of reports and statements for various state and regulatory filings
  • Assist and provide support for internal/external audits and budget processes
  • Miscellaneous other duties that may be assigned

Position requires a Bachelors degree in accounting or finance with 3-5+ years of experience in corporate or public accounting.  Insurance experience preferred but not required.  Must have knowledge of and experience in Microsoft Access and have high level of Excel proficiency, including pivot tables and complex formulas.  Should have strong communication and analytical skills and possess ability to work independently, prioritize responsibilities, and manage time effectively.

To $70K.

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

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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].

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Inventory Manager/Cost Accountant

Growing, blue-chip Lexington County company is seeking a degreed professional with recent significant inventory management and cost accounting experience.  Will be responsible for ensuring accurate inventory, developing inventory reports, analyzing variances, implementing and enforcing inventory control procedures, maintaining accurate standard costs, and preparing monthly journal entries as needed.  May participate in special projects.  Reports to Chief Financial Officer.

Candidates should have Bachelors degree, ideally in Accounting, Finance, or related field, and 5+ years of strong inventory management and cost accounting experience.  Must have strong work ethic and solid leadership, communication, and analytical skills.

To $75K.

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

JO2703

Tax Senior/Manager

Established, respected CPA firm in Charleston is seeking tax professional with experience in individual, corporate, partnership, and fiduciary tax compliance and tax research.  Excellent work environment.  Will be responsible for supervising and mentoring less-experienced staff.

Successful candidates should be a CPA with at least 3-5 years of diverse tax 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].

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