Staff Accountant

Billings & Company Certified Public Accountants is a mid size Elyria CPA firm seeking a professional Staff Accountant. This is a full-time, take-charge position that would require overtime during tax season including Saturdays.

RECENT PUBLIC ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED. This is not a trainee position or a position for someone with only corporate experience. Public accounting firms provide services to numerous individuals and businesses. This is not a position that entails doing the accounting for our own firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Various accounting duties
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • General ledger accounting
  • Financial statements
  • Preparation of various types of tax returns: 1040, 1120, 1120S, 1065, 1041, Sales Tax,CAT Tax
  • Reviewing individual tax returns prepared by others for complete accuracy
  • You must have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of tax code

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in individual tax preparation including experience with complex returns
  • Experience in various areas of accounting in a PUBLIC ACCOUNTING ENVIRONMENT
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills needed
  • Must be proficient on Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Must be a self starter able to take a task from start to finish without being given in depth instruction or direction
  • Must be able to do research and make educated confident decisions when needed
  • Must be able to multitask and work in a team environment
  • Prior experience using the following software would be beneficial: QuickBooks, Peachtree/Sage, Outlook, UltraTax, Accounting CS
  • Prior experience in a CPA firm required
  • Must maintain professional appearance

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Benefits
  • Paid time off

Please visit our website and Facebook page to familiarize yourself with our firm. Qualified candidates may forward a resume, including salary requirements, to Ron Billings or Linda Reinhardt.