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Staff Accountant
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Job Description

Staff Accountant


Carr, Riggs & Ingram ("CRI") regional CPA and Advisory firm is the 3rd largest CPA firm in the South and growing rapidly. CRI believes in hiring talented individuals and investing in their futures by providing opportunities for professional development and career growth while also enabling our team to maintain the work life balance they seek.

All Staff Accountants (Associates) are expected to successfully execute the following functions:

* Manage time within limits of budgets and provide real-time feedback to the immediate supervising person
* Create a quality work product by following the firm's processes and procedures
* Participate in firm training courses to help develop technical training skills
* Develop sound work relationships with administrative personnel, peers, supervisors and manger to foster team work
* Assist supervisors and managers with special project when needed

Essential Tax Functions

* Prepare individual, corporate and partnership tax returns of varying complexities
* Perform services within budgeted time by developing technical, time management and organizational skills
* Assist in the preparation of quarterly and year-end estimates
* Draft response letter to IRS and state notices when needed
* Make adjusting entries and complete a trial balance in order to prepare business returns
* Perform accounting/bookkeeping functions when needed

Essential Audit Functions

* Obtain an understanding of the client's business and industry as well as a working knowledge of the client's system cycles and account balances that are within the scope of specifically assigned tasks
* Obtain an understanding of the work to be performed and the purpose of the work
* Perform substantive and analytical auditing procedures in assigned areas
* Prepare working papers which adequately document the tests performed and procedures followed to substantiate conclusions reached
* Be alert to the proper and consistent application of accounting principles in performing audit procedures
* Assist in the preparation of financial statement and footnotes
* Identify and document control deficiencies or other matters that warrant the attention of management


* Ideally completed an internship
* Have completed all requirements to be able to sit for the CPA exam
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Strong organizational and analytical abilities
* Ability to work well in a team environment

CRI possesses National Strength - technical expertise equivalent to many national firms - grown from Southern Roots - an acknowledgement of our dedication to client service, respect, and integrity delivered with hospitality. CRI has offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. You may learn more about each of our locations by visiting www.cricpa.com

About Accounting and Consulting Group, LLP

Accounting & Consulting Group is made up of very individual people who are very optimistic about how fulfilling our profession can be. Three characteristics define us: We love both numbers and people. We are very good at what we do. We enjoy working with each other and with our clients. Since 2001, we have nearly doubled our team's size. We're pretty sure our growth is the direct result of these three defining traits.