Staff Associate


Located in Marion, IL

Salary: 40,000-90,000

We are looking for a Staff Accountant in the Jackson County area. This position is willing to train, but the right candidate MUST have an accounting degree or experience working in public accounting. This is full-time, long-term opportunity and plenty of room to grow and advance. Will also have the ability to work remotely.



Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years'' experience in a similar role in public accounting
  • Must have an Accounting degree
  • CPA preferred but not required

Duties include:

  • Process Federal & State compliance reporting
  • Prepare individual and entity tax returns (prior tax prep experience required)
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Perform general bookkeeping including payroll and account reconciliations
  • Follow strict guidelines regarding file management and client confidentiality
  • Regularly use Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Use QuickBooks
  • Regularly use Thomson Reuters CS Professional Suite (Ultra Tax) a plus
  • Maintain a schedule
  • Input data, schedule required jobs and verify the data
  • May assist in audits



  • Must be detailed oriented and organized
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Able to set priorities independently & multi-task
  • Able to work as a team
  • Great listener
  • Able to put others first

Express Office: Carbondale
1301 West Main Street
Carbondale, IL 62901
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