Staff Accountant - CPA Firm


Located in Birmingham, AL

Salary: $50,000 - $70,000, DOE

A local Public Accounting firm is urgently seeking a Staff Accountant in Vestavia Hills!

The Staff Accountant performs a variety of entry-level accounting assignments, demonstrating growing knowledge of tax and/or audit accounting.

Salary ranges between $49,000 - $70,000 DOE.


Think you might be a strong candidate? You may be if you have the following:

  • Experience working in public accounting environment
  • 6mos or more in a Staff Accountant position (preferably) OR B.S. in Accounting
  • Ability to work well within an office team, and work with a variety of client personalities
  • Outstanding communication skills – verbal & written (communicating with your clients and fellow team members)
  • A high level of initiative, with proven priority management – someone who owns the job and doesn’t wait on direction for the next step or task

You will be managing client accounts assigned to you, including:

• Efficiently and accurately prepares work papers; performs procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles to ensure accuracy and validity
• Prepares financial statements with appropriate notes
• Prepares a variety of tax returns including individual, corporate and partnership
• Participates in the preparation of routine correspondence and reports, the development or maintenance of spreadsheets, and the research of complex technical issues
• Develops general knowledge and understanding of tax accounting and/or the audit process
• Demonstrates ability to monitor work status to meet deadlines and quality control standards; appropriately prioritizes multiple assignments
• Demonstrates ability to identify solutions to problems; keeps appropriate parties informed of project status; completes work with increasingly fewer review notes
• Becomes familiar with firm policies, procedures, and objectives
• Becomes familiar with clients’ businesses and the unique aspects of each client’s industry in order to begin establishing strong client relationships
• Actively promotes and facilitates teamwork
• Clearly and effectively communicates, both verbally and in writing

Immediate, direct-hire opening - apply today!  Send your resume to:

About Express Employment Professionals:

Express – Birmingham SOUTH, is a customized recruiting and staffing firm that can help you find the type of job that is a great fit for your needs and abilities - and you’ll NEVER pay a fee for our services and support.  Whether you’re looking for a full-time position, part-time work, or a more flexible schedule, Express can place you in a wide range of jobs that meet your employment goals.

Express Office: Birmingham (South)
200 Cahaba Park Circle
Suite 130
Birmingham, AL 35242
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