Current Openings

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Looking for a healthy work-life balance and great benefits? What about an opportunity to advance your career? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Larson Gross has a lot to offer and in exchange, we’re looking for the best talent.

Resumes are accepted year round for positions in administration, bookkeeping and for certified public accountants. If you have prior public accounting experience, we want to hear from you.

You can apply for the following positions by submitting your cover letter and resume to us.

Current openings:

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the openings you see listed below.

Client Opportunity-Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Client Opportunity-Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

A well-established and successful Lynden, WA agricultural producer is seeking an ambitious and self motivated CFO. Qualified candidates will possess excellent communications skills, strong leadership qualities, and 5 plus years of controller experience, preferably in an agricultural or manufacturing environment. The CFO is a member of the Executive Management Team.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and manage annual budgeting process
  • Oversee accounting functions, including internal controls, policies, tax compliance and reporting
  • Oversee budget expenses to meet budget projections
  • Lease and land management
  • Provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analysis, reports and recommendations
  • Produce monthly and annual financial reports
  • Manage tax deadlines
  • Analyze projected and actual inventories

Essential Qualifications:

  • Five (5) plus years of controller experience (preferably in an agricultural or manufacturing environment)
  • Supervisory experience related to the management of administrative staff/functions
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to educate others on financial matters
  • Initiative and the drive to embrace a culture focused on continuous improvement
  • A Bachelors Degree in accounting (CPA desirable)
  • Software skills: Advanced user of Excel, proficiency with accounting software, and familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning systems

 

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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Core Job Responsibilities:
• Client Data Collection, Management, and Filing
Ensure Proper Receipt and Return of Client Documents
Scan and/or Insert Documents into Electronic Storage System
Maintain Offsite Storage Records, Ensuring Accuracy of List and Physical Site
• Physical Assembly of Client Tax Returns, Financial Statements and Other Documents
• E-File Client Tax Returns
• Edit, Format and Mail Correspondence
• Assist other administrative team members as workload allows
• Other Duties as Assigned

Requirements
• High School Graduate, College Coursework Preferred.
• At least two (2) years of administrative experience.
• Proficient with Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and able to learn other software programs quickly.
• Superb verbal and written communication skills with the ability to proofread and edit documents.
• Top notch organizational skills with a strong ability to multitask.
• Detail oriented with a commitment to produce consistently accurate work.
• Positive and friendly with a service-oriented focus.
• Independent problem solver with the ability to work as a collaborative member of multiple teams.

This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday. The ideal candidate has the ability to flex up or down depending upon workload. This position could require some overtime hours from February-April and around peak deadline dates (6/15, 9/15, 10/15). A reduced schedule may be maintained during July/August and November/December if workload allows.

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International Tax Manager

International Tax Manager

Core Job Responsibilities:
• Provide a full range of tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of industries
• Cultivate client advisor relationships and effectively present client service capabilities
• Develop and lead team members by delegating challenging work, delivering continuous real-time feedback, and providing effective direction and oversight across lines of business and projects
• Serve as a positive change agent and role model to team members
• Actively participate in efforts to identify, attract and retain talent
• Build a professional network

Preferred Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience providing public accounting/tax consulting with a focus on International Taxation
• Current and valid CPA license
• Experience serving closely-held business owners
• Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting
• Superior written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
• Previous supervisory/managerial experience
• Computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology

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Client Service Administrator

Client Service Administrator

Core Job Responsibilities:

Project Tracking and Due Date Monitoring
Client Data Collection, Management, and Filing
Scheduling and Calendar Management
Meeting Set-Up and Preparation
Client Correspondence
Phone Reception
Custom Reporting and Other Projects As Assigned

Requirements:
Some College Coursework and at least two (2) years of administrative experience and a track record of assuming additional responsibility.
Intermediate to advanced-level experience with Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Superb verbal and written communication skills.
Top notch organizational skills with a strong ability to multitask.
Detail oriented with a commitment to produce consistently accurate work.
Positive and friendly with a service-oriented focus.
Independent problem solver with the ability to work as a collaborative member of multiple teams.

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Accounting Services Senior

Accounting Services Senior

Accounting Services Seniors provide direct, proactive accounting support to clients.

Technical Responsibilities include:

  • Accounting Software Set Up and Review
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Reconcile Bank Accounts and trace discrepancies
  • 1099 Preparation
  • Bill Payment
  • Preparation, review and filing of state and local tax returns
  • Preparation and review of payrolls, submit tax withholdings, prepare quarterly tax returns, and prepare W2s
  • General Ledger maintenance and review
  • Record transactions and maintain various accounting software systems
  • Other projects as assigned

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and supervise the client project team and manage all project details
  • Dedicate time to coaching Associate level staff and provide timely feedback
  • Review project work to help ensure the quality of the client deliverable and to identify coaching/training opportunities

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three (3) years responsible accounting or bookkeeping experience related to a computerized accounting system, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger and financial reports.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for processing payroll accounting transactions and payroll returns.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for state and local tax filings
  • Proficiency with computer and spreadsheet software programs (Excel) and the ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Hands-on experience using Quickbooks with an aptitude for learning new software and a desire to leverage technology
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English.

Additional Skills/Characteristics Needed to Perform the Job

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to establish rapport and credibility
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines; Capable of delegating and reviewing work
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Can do attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Flexible mindset and ability to embrace change

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Senior Tax Accountant

Senior Tax Accountant

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Complete complex tax returns and research
  • Direct and review the work of staff accountants
  • Train and supervise staff on routine accounting and tax engagements
  • Plan, schedule, and interview clients
  • Prepare engagement budgets
  • Develop client relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-6+ years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression of complexity of tax knowledge and accounting projects
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting
  • Current and valid CPA license
  • Able to manage workload efficiently, seek additional responsibility, and meet all deadlines
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with staff and clients
  • Previous supervisory experience or a strong aptitude
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Strong team ethic
  • Good problem solving skills

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Senior Auditor

Senior Auditor

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Perform a broad range of more advanced tasks which could include more complex tax returns, compilations, reviews, audits and research
  • Direct and review the work of staff accountants and proactively identify issues or problems that may need to be resolved
  • Train and supervise staff on routine accounting and audit engagements
  • Participate in planning, scheduling, and interviewing clients
  • Prepare engagement budgets
  • Develop client relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-6+ years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression of complexity of tax and audit knowledge and accounting projects
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting
  • Current and valid CPA license
  • Able to manage workload efficiently, seek additional responsibility, and meet all deadlines
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with staff and clients
  • Previous supervisory experience or a strong aptitude
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Strong team ethic
  • Good problem solving skills

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Accounting Services Associate

Accounting Services Associate

As an Accounting Services Associate, you will play an important role within our Firm by providing direct and proactive bookkeeping support to the senior members of our team and their clients. This is an entry-level position.

This position requires strong organizational skills, a keen eye for detail and accuracy, outstanding interpersonal skills, and a team-oriented approach to your work.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Reconciling bank accounts and tracing discrepancies
  • 1099 preparation
  • Preparation of state and local tax returns
  • Preparation and delivery of payroll, quarterly tax returns, and W2s
  • Recording transactions in various software systems, including Quickbooks

 Requirements

  • High school diploma; 2 years of college level coursework in accounting and business preferred
  • Strong aptitude or interest in bookkeeping with a minimum of 1 year of professional work experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office programs (Excel) and an aptitude to easily learn other software programs quickly; Quickbooks knowledge preferred
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills with the ability to establish rapport and trust with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to organizeand prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Can-do attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Flexible mindset with the ability to embrace change

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Seasonal Tax Preparers (February through April)

Seasonal Tax Preparers (February through April)

Core job responsibilities include:

  • Complete basic to complex tax returns

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in public accounting or similar tax preparation environment
  • Ability to manage high volume workload efficiently while meeting deadlines
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with staff and clients

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