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Client Accounting Associate

Company: UHY LLP
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Are you looking to be part of a -rapidly growing team -that takes a collaborative approach to digitally transform a client's back office to provide a variety of services that add value to their business? - -Look no further! Our Client Accounting Advisory Service (CAAS) team does just that. - The CAAS team provides clients with accounting, financial statement preparation and advisory services, technology solution deployment, accounts payable and accounts receivable service, reconciliations (e.g. Bank, Credit Card, and sales tax filing and management). -Apply today to join the team as a Client Accounting Associate to help service our clients. - -Client Accounting Associates are employees who are interested in pursuing a career in professional bookkeeping services. - During this time, Client Accounting Associates need to focus on developing their accounting and technical skills, understanding and executing diligent client service, and getting oriented to the Firm's practices, policies, and culture.

Tasks:
Proactively demonstrates a willingness to learn and attain greater knowledge on a continual basis; looks to build technical skill baseGrasps concepts quickly and demonstrates knowledge of basic technical skills, as well as related knowledge of necessary systems and proceduresMakes well-thought-out decisions and considers all facts; with the best interest of the client in mindAsks appropriate questions and requests supervision when in need of assistanceFollows regulations and professional ethics of the AICPA and the state societyDemonstrates ability to work independently on engagements with the assistance of senior staff:Performing bookkeeping/accounting services for clientAssist with completing month-end work (reconciliation of bank accounts, post cash receipts and cash disbursements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, calculate and record monthly accruals, record journal entries, assist with financial statements, assist with reviewing G/L detail to be sure sufficient information is provided for preparation of year-end returns)Assists in preparing quarterly and annual payroll tax returns, W-2's, 1099'sAssists in calculating monthly sales tax liability and preparing and filing returnsPayroll processing servicesDevelops proficiency in use of all technology necessary for performance executionMaintains designated chargeable hours for the year (determined by Geography & Discipline leaders) -Ensures quality control procedures are being executed under direction of senior staffMaintains positive client relationships -Responds timely and accurately to internal team and client requestsDevelops efficient work habits to support the organizationAbility to work within budgetary parametersAppropriately communicates difficult situations encountered on engagements to senior staffPerform thorough self-review of all work prior to submission to senior staff

Skills:
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and have strong time management skillsClear and concise written and oral communication skillsBegins to build knowledge base of the local office service offerings -Solicits internal experts from which to learn and builds relationshipsPositively represents and actively promotes the Firm -Participates in recruiting and team-building activities directly related to job responsibilitiesConducts oneself professionally and shows respect to others at all times; maintains poise under pressure, especially during stressful times and during peak periods of client engagement activity -Develops and establishes rapport with fellow employeesProactively seeks knowledge, new tasks and responsibilitiesCooperative and responsive to training, supervision and constructive criticismRespects and embraces diversity; looks to build a One-Firm team spirit amongst peersPunctually enters time and expenses to support efficient billing processesMaintains appropriate compliance with all firm wide and local office policies and procedures

Experience and Education:
Education:Accounting experience requiredBachelor's Degree a plusExperience: -Prior and current bookkeeping/accounting experience in public accounting, corporate or private businessThorough understanding of basic accounting principalsProficient knowledge of accounting software, Excel, Word, and PowerPointExperience with Sage Intacct, Bill.com, QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, Xero, NetSuite, are a plus

Keywords: UHY LLP, West Des Moines , Client Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , West Des Moines, Iowa

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