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Staff Accountant - Entry Level

Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: Crofton, MD / in office position

Position Status: Full-time salaried position, 40 hours per week, with additional hours during tax season.

Pay: $40,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year, depending on experience.

The Staff Accountant works directly with small business owners and individuals as part of a team – providing accounting services to include bookkeeping, payroll processing, tax preparation and financial analysis. This role is extremely client focused. The ideal Staff Accountant is a highly skilled individual who possesses excellent client service skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Description of primary responsibilities

  • Provide monthly bookkeeping services, including data entry, bank reconciliations and financial report preparation for a variety of small business clients
  • Financial analysis and review
  • Weekly payroll processing
  • Prepare personal property tax returns (training provided)
  • Provide support to team of tax managers
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Candidates qualifying for this opportunity will demonstrate the following accomplishments, skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree or associate degree/equivalent on-track for completion of bachelor degree
  • Accounting major preferred
  • Full understanding of general accounting principles
  • Proficient in QuickBooks Accounting Software, including Quickbooks Online
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and internet research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Extremely client focused
  • Capable of multi-tasking and working independently to complete projects before deadline dates
  • Understands need for urgency in meeting deadlines
  • Embraces personal accountability