Senior Accountant

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Posted: 11/04/2018 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 240098 Pay Rate: $55000.00/year City: Ridgeland Type: Direct Hire

Seeking SENIOR ACCOUNTANT for a large CPA firm in the Jackson Area. Qualified applicants must be capable of performing diversified accounting, auditing, and consulting assignments under the direction of Supervisor, Manager, or Partner.


  • Prepares financial calculations and models

  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and Firm standards

  • Meets time constraints and client expectations

  • Participates in planning and scheduling client projects

  • Documents work performed and summarizes any findings

  • Prepares written reports and/or sections to be included in a report

  • Assists in proofing schedules, calculations, work papers, reports, and other documents

  • Assists in recruiting entry-level and experienced staff by serving as greeters for on-campus interviews and such other recruiting duties as needed and attend Beta Alpha Psi events, career days, and functions at colleges and universities sponsored by the Firm

  • Develops relationships with clients and provides high quality client service. Adding value to clients businesses is an integral part of the job requirements; begins to learn cross-selling opportunities and refer those opportunities to more qualified professionals

  • Accepts responsibility for accuracy of data entry, accumulation, and maintenance in all aspects of what we do as an accounting and consulting Firm

  • Learns through Performance Advisor or direct Supervisor proper delegation and management of workload and demonstrates ability to properly delegate and manage workload

  • Assists in marketing and promoting the Firm


  • Encouraged to join a community association related to his/her field after first year of employment with Performance Advisor approval prior to joining

  • Participates in Full Potential Development Program and serves as new hire buddy

  • Assumes individual responsibility to learn all new technology introduced by the Firm as appropriate for service/practice area

  • Such other duties as may be assigned


  • Normally two (2) to three (3) years experience in public accounting or consulting, demonstrating a progression in complexity and number of projects

  • 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 JACKSON PROFESSIONAL BRANCH. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-3777.

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