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Current Openings

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Accounting Services Manager

Larson Gross, a leading public accounting firm based in Bellingham, Wash., is seeking a Client Accounting Services Manager.   As CAS Manager, you provide direct, proactive accounting services to our clients.  You work on complex accounting projects and provide consulting services.  Managers serve as an in-charge supervising and reviewing accounting projects to ensure the accuracy and quality of work being delivered to clients.

Core Job Responsibilities

This position demands a high level of expertise in all facets of accounting, demonstrated leadership qualities, effective communication, technical aptitude, organization and planning skills.

The CAS Manager will work closely with small business owners and key decision makers, as a strategic advisor, coordinating services that extend beyond compliance.  Must be comfortable working with business owners in a variety of industries; however, concentrated experience with Agriculture, Construction/Manufacturing, and/or Not for Profit is preferred.

  • Strong understanding of the Financial Statements, including Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss and Cashflow Statements, with the ability to review financial performance and provide input on strategies to improve the client business
  • Effectively performing and at times overseeing all accounting functions (full charge) for our clients.
  • Cash and accrual basis financial reporting
  • Payroll processing, review and reporting
  • Maintaining general industry knowledge and the regulatory environment
  • Accounting for inventory
  • Proficient utilization of Virtual Accounting Software: QuickBooks Desktop, QuickBooks Online, Bill.com, ADP, T-Sheets, Right Networks, Go-To-Assist, Tax1099.com, T-Value, Microsoft Office, Fixed Asset Software
  • Proficient utilization of core business software (iChannel/QuickBooks/Excel/T-Value/DSW/Yes/Remote Access), practice management software (CCH) and related technology tools to accomplish work efficiently

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance preferred, CPA license preferred

  • At least five (5) years of progressively responsible accounting, finance experience including general ledger and financial reports using QuickBooks
  • Must have strong analytical skills with experience measuring and improving processes to meet organizational goals
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for processing payroll accounting transactions and payroll returns
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks and MS Office programs (Excel) and an aptitude to easily learn other software programs quickly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to establish rapport and trust with colleagues and clients
  • Able to confidently interact with a variety of clients

We offer a friendly and professional work environment, competitive salaries and a full benefit package.  This position is full time.  Candidates should be able to work year-round and have the flexibility for additional hours during our busy work periods.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume with subject line: Manager – Client Accounting Services to [email protected]

Interested? Email us your resume.

Tax Senior

Larson Gross is a growing, locally owned, full service public accounting firm based in Bellingham, Washington.  We serve clients throughout Washington and British Columbia.  We offer audit, tax, accounting and consulting services in a variety of industries.  Our growth and longevity is a direct result of our long-term and collaborative approach to client service, our integrated client service model, and the importance we place on building genuine relationships with our colleagues, our clients and the communities we serve.

Perks:

We are an innovative, forward-thinking, team-oriented firm.  Not only do we have opportunities for growth and development, we offer competitive compensation, holidays and paid time off, 100% employer paid employee medical and vision insurance, 401K with generous company contribution, voluntary dental, flexible work and more!

Core Job Responsibilities:

We are seeking a full-time Tax SeniorThe Tax Senior is responsible for preparing and reviewing tax returns of varying complexity.

  • Complete complex tax returns, compilations, reviews, and research
  • Direct and review the work of staff accountants
  • Plan, schedule, prepare engagement budgets, and interview clients
  • Train and supervise staff on routine accounting and tax engagements
  • Serve as client contact and liaison regarding engagement issues and informational needs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Education and Expereince:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or another relevant field required
  • Current and valid CPA license required
  • 3+ years’ experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression of complexity of accounting tasks and tax knowledge, international experience a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong technical skills pertaining to tax preparation and review, tax compliance, agency correspondence and tax research
  • Ability to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically
  • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines

Join us! Qualified candidates can email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] subject line:  Tax Senior.

Interested? Email us your resume.

Audit Staff

Larson Gross is a growing, locally owned, full service public accounting firm based in Bellingham, Washington.  We serve clients throughout Washington and British Columbia.  We offer audit, tax, accounting and consulting services in a variety of industries.  Our growth and longevity is a direct result of our long-term and collaborative approach to client service, our integrated client service model, and the importance we place on building genuine relationships with our colleagues, our clients and the communities we serve.

Perks:

We are an innovative, forward-thinking, team-oriented firm.  Not only do we have opportunities for growth and development, we offer competitive compensation, holidays and paid time off, 100% employer paid employee medical and vision insurance, 401K with generous company contribution, voluntary dental, flexible work and more!

We are seeking a full-time Audit Associate

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform audit or review procedures as assigned by the assurance team
  • Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, and planned audit approach
  • Recognize potential audit issues or unusual relationships from basic analysis of the financial statement and communicate them to the assurance team
  • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the audit client’s environment
  • Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to requests, develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and the assurance team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable of general financial accounting and cost accounting
  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
  • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or another relevant field required
  • CPA or sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification upon passing the examination
  • 1 year of related work experience in public accounting preferred

Join us! Qualified candidates can email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] subject line:  Assurance Associate.

Interested? Email us your resume.

Audit Senior

Larson Gross is a growing, locally owned, full service public accounting firm based in Bellingham, Washington.  We serve clients throughout Washington and British Columbia.  We offer audit, tax, accounting and consulting services in a variety of industries.  Our growth and longevity is a direct result of our long-term and collaborative approach to client service, our integrated client service model, and the importance we place on building genuine relationships with our colleagues, our clients and the communities we serve.

Perks:

We are an innovative, forward-thinking, team-oriented firm.  Not only do we have opportunities for growth and development, we offer competitive compensation, holidays and paid time off, 100% employer paid employee medical and vision insurance, 401K with generous company contribution, voluntary dental, flexible work and more!

We are seeking a full-time Audit Senior.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete compilations, reviews, audits and research
  • In charge all stages of the audit, including planning, fieldwork, and wrap up
  • Prepare and/or review financial statements with disclosures in accordance with GAAP requirements, including documentation, validation and testing
  • Direct and review the work of staff accountants
  • Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to requests, develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and the assurance team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable of general financial accounting and cost accounting
  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Experience managing multiple engagements at the same time

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or another relevant field required
  • CPA preferred, or actively studying for the CPA exam
  • 3 years of related work experience in public accounting

Join us! Qualified candidates can email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] subject line:  Audit Senior.

Interested? Email us your resume.

Openings with Our Clients

We love discovering hard-working talent so much that we even do it for other organizations. That’s right, we get the opportunity to connect with job seekers on behalf of our clients as they look to build their teams. We’re currently looking to fill the following positions for our clients:

Controller & Operations Manager

Wellman and Zuck Construction LLC, a well-established commercial contractor, located in Bellingham, Washington, is looking for a Controller and Operations Manager.   Bring your accounting expertise to this growing construction firm, founded on honest business dealings, quality workmanship, and happy customers.

Perks:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Employer paid employee medical, dental, and vision
  • Paid vacation, paid holidays, employer matched retirement program
  • Flexible work environment

Job Description

Our Controller and Operations Manager is responsible for all financial and accounting functions and affiliated entities. This includes general office administration, accounting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable, and reporting. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and multitasking skills, strong time management, attention to detail and organizational skills.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee financial operations including A/R, A/P, payroll, invoicing, cash management, bank reconciliations, etc. for each business entities
  • Job costing and work in process spreadsheet management and reporting
  • Prepare monthly internal financial statements, including balance sheet and P&L
  • Prepare and process payroll, payroll reporting
  • Prepare proposals, change orders, bid sheets for projects, and subcontractor contract management
  • Manage the payment process to vender and subcontractors and confirm lien waivers are properly collected
  • Maintain subcontractor ledger and project billing for all projects
  • Year-end processing, W-2, 1099’s and year end 1099 reporting
  • B&O taxes
  • Monthly vendor payments, property taxes, and property management accounting
  • Establish efficiencies in systems and operation procedures
  • Maintain professional relationships with vendors, subcontractors and financial institutions
  • Supply information to CPA for annual taxes and compliance work
  • Manage IT related issues and work with IT service provider
  • Maintain business office operations and office management duties
  • Create and maintain employee records including contract information, payroll salary or rate information and related employment data such as W-4’s another new hire paperwork

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred. Experience in accounting may be substituted for education
  • 5 – 7 years of construction industry accounting knowledge and experience
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, and MS Project, Office 365

This is a full time, hourly position.  All inquiries should be directed to Larson Gross, who is recruiting for this position.  To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected], subject line: Controller 93729

Interested? Email us your resume.