Entry-level Accountant

Rochester Office

 

Audit Responsibilities Include

  • Plan and schedule engagements
  • Perform audit, review and compilation procedures including fieldwork as necessary
  • Prepare audit reports
  • Develop effective working relationships with clients and maintain client communication
  • Work in team environment with principals, manager and staff
  • Understand and effectively use current accounting, audit and tax software application in completion of engagements
  • Research technical accounting issues
  • Prepare simple and intermediate level individual and business tax returns

 

Tax Responsibilities Include

  • Prepare simple and intermediate level individual and business tax returns
  • Assist with tax planning
  • Compile financial statement
  • Work in a team environment with Principals and staff
  • Understand and effectively use current accounting and tax software application in completion of engagements
  • Research technical tax issues

 

Requirements of the Accountant

  • BA/BS in Accounting or related field
  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • 1-3 years current experience with a public accounting firm
  • Strong technical, analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with ProSystems software and QuickBooks strongly preferred

 

Benefits to the Accountant

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a smaller environment with the industry experience and knowledge of a large firm. Competitive salary and benefits package based on education and experience including 401k match.

 

As a recent recipient of the Best Places to Work in Southeast Minnesota, it is our goal at Smith Schafer to continue to hire the most talented individuals who will make a positive impact on our clients and contribute to the success of our Firm. Smith Schafer offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

Please submit cover letter/resume to: [email protected] or complete the web form.