Client Senior Accountant in Minneapolis at CBIZ

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States.  With more than 35 offices and more than 3,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses.  MHM provides high quality audit and attest services, while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

Our CBIZ Minneapolis office is comprised of several business entities that provide employee benefits, payroll, insurance and accounting services - all working together to help your company grow and succeed!

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Manage and delegate day-to-day accounting  activities, including but not limited to:
    • Daily sales, bank, and other account reconciliations
    • Accounts receivable and accounts payable management
    • Managing critical client deadlines (AP Due dates, reports, etc.)
    • Payroll pre-processing and preparation
    • Expense reimbursements
    • Preparation of bank deposits
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Prepare sales and use tax returns
  • Maintain a chart of accounts
  • Monitor fixed assets and depreciation / amortization schedules
  • Prepare financial statement and/or tax work papers, as needed
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business practices
  • Project/Budget Management skills
  • Ability to streamline communication with both internal and external clients
  • Organize work, multitask, and prioritize to meet client and Firm deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in Accounting (or related field)
  • Familiarity with internal revenue code, tax law, and tax processes
  • Familiarity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and knowledge of review and compilation standards
  • Tax and/or Financial Statement preparation
  • Previous Public Accounting Firm experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting (or related field)
  • Strong understanding of accounting and data entry activities
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in various accounting and other software, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong knowledge of QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks On-line software
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with year-end and interim financial statement close. 
  • Ability to apply accounting concepts and theory
  • Ability to learn new processes and information quickly
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and prioritize work to meet deadlines as well as delegate tasks as needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a team-based attitude, and a desire to collaborate


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