Part-Time Accounting Services Accountant

LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors
13 Oct 2020
29 Oct 2020
Job role
Contract type
Full time

LaPorte CPAs and Business Advisors, one of the region's fastest growing and respected CPA firms is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Part–Time Accountant in our Accounting Services Department. The position is based in our Covington, Louisiana office.

Job Requirements:



  • Prepares and posts journal entries for clients
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations and sales tax reports
  • Prepares quarterly and annual payroll tax reports to include W2's, W3 and Forms 1099 MISC
  • Perform monthly financial close and related activities
  • Completes assignments within budgeted time and meets tight deadlines
  • Ensures assignments meet the firms' service quality standards
  • Identifies and communicates engagement matters to managers and partners
  • Establish business contacts with clients and provide excellent customer service by following up in a timely manner
  • Become familiar with Firm's practices and polices


Credentials & Experience

  • Nearing completion of BS/MS in Accounting
  • 1 –2 years of Bookkeeping/Accounting Experience
  • Actively working towards requirements for CPA Certification

Knowledge & Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Programs
  • Working knowledge in QuickBooks Desktop and/or Quickbooks Online
  • Understanding of General Ledger, Payroll Tax Return preparation, Sales Tax Returns Preparation, Account Reconciliations, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to handle multiple engagements simultaneously, while maintaining consistency and accuracy
  • Ability to successfully interact with staff as well as clients
  • Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self–motivated and detail oriented

Travel Requirement

  • To accommodate the needs of clients local travel from time to time

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