Accounting Supervisor

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Posted: 10/28/2018 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 240100 Pay Rate: $65000.00/year City: Ridgeland Type: Direct Hire

Large CPA firm in Jackson area is looking for an ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR. Qualified applicants must have strong project management skills. They will assume full responsibility for supervising projects and special assignments. They will also be responsible for:

  • Coordinating various phases of projects, budgets time and expenses, monitors actual performance against budget, reviews working papers for accuracy and completeness, and reviews financial statements for suitability of presentation and adequacy of disclosures.

  • Resolving accounting and consulting problems as they arise.

  • Providing supervision and the on-the-job training to staff assigned to project.

  • Assigning work to staff members based on their knowledge and capabilities.

  • Ensuring that working papers, financial statements, tax returns, and letters of recommendations are prepared in accordance with generally accepted professional and Firm standards.

  • Communicating project's progress, problems, resolutions, financial information, tax activity and other business concerns to Managers, Senior Managers, or Partners.

  • Preparing or reviewing financial statements, notes, schedules, management letters, and tax returns for later discussion between Manager or Partner and the client.

  • Developing relationships with clients and providing high quality client service. Adding value to clients businesses is an integral part of the job requirements.

  • Assisting in marketing and promoting the Firm.


  • Normally three (3) to five (5) years experience in public accounting or consulting, demonstrating a progression in complexity and number of projects managed

  • Bachelor s or Master's degree in Accounting, or degree appropriate to practice area

  • Current and valid CPA license strongly preferred. If not currently a CPA, the ideal candidate must be CPA eligible and working toward obtaining licensure by taking and passing applicable state CPA exam

  • If CPA, must be a member in good standing with the AICPA and respective state societies

  • Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software, or software appropriate to practice group

If you review the job description and the requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the PROFESSIONAL BRANCH. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-3777.

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