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Experienced Full-Cycle QuickBooks Senior Accountant – Business Operations – St. Louis

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Posted: 10/8/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R4001

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Experienced Full-Cycle QuickBooks Senior Accountant – Business Operations – St. Louis

We are looking for a detail-oriented Full-Cycle QuickBooks Accountant to join the Business Operations practice in our St. Louis office. As a member of CLA’s BizOps practice, you will be a member of the CLA client service team and will work directly with our clients to provide customized accounting services to support them as they manage and grow their business or organization.

In this role, you will work virtually and at client locations supported and supervised by a CLA Controller. You will be responsible for a variety of accounting, financial and operational services for our clients including processing transactions, completing account reconciliations, closing accounting periods, drafting financial statements, and supporting our clients’ accounting functions.

This position provides an outstanding opportunity to grow your career as you contribute to the success of clients’ businesses or organizations. This is a full-time, long-term career opportunity serving multiple CLA clients on a permanent, part-time basis; it is not an outsourced temporary position.

Job Description

  • Complete non-complex and some complex account reconciliations and record transactions as part of the monthly, quarterly, and annual adjusting and closing process.
  • Apply GAAP (FASB/SFAS) related to our clients’ specific industries.
  • Prepare and review the general ledger, financial statements and required work papers
  • Assist with preparing and reviewing financial and statistical reports, analyzing for unusual items and notifying team leaders when necessary.
  • Prepare and review payroll and payroll tax reporting
  • Assist annually with preparation for the independent auditors
  • Identify accounting errors, research technical issues, and proactively resolve issues

Education/Experience

  • BA/BS degree in accounting or related field a plus; AA degree in accounting plus experience will be considered.
  • 3+ years relative work experience functioning as a full-cycle accountant
  • Relevant experience in the Retail Industry is preferred but not required
  • Specific experience within Dealerships would be a plus
  • Aptitude to develop a thorough working knowledge of accounting software and systems. QuickBooks Desktop & On Line experience is a must.
  • Proficiency with applicable software (including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc).
  • Ability to travel to client sites around the St. Louis area 50% of the time, with the remainder working from the office or remotely
  • Excellent bookkeeping cleanup skills
  • Self-starter, organized, super responsive and a quick mover
  • A plus if prior CPA firm experience and Experience with engagements
  • Inter-company reconciliation skills a plus

Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong organization skills/goal orientation/self-motivation.
  • Ability to handle pressure in a positive professional manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Communication that is clear, concise, and considerate of the needs of others.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and value the different contributions people make.
  • Proven success in managing work and key client relationships to exceed client expectations.

CLA exists to create opportunities for our people, our clients, and our communities.  We are a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer .  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
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About CLA

CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services. With more than 6,200 people, 120 U.S. locations, and a global affiliation, we promise to know you and help you. Learn more at CLAconnect.com. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor.
 

CLA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

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R4001