Are you an Accountant that is ready to join a team that has a positive and rewarding environment? Do you have your degree and have a goal to obtain a CPA? Great! Doherty Career Solutions is partnering with a local St. Cloud, MN client as they search for a Staff Accountant to join the growing team! The Staff Accountant is an entry-level to three-year experienced person who works in a team environment in our not-for-profit/government audit department. The Staff Accountant will be a fully integrated audit team member that works closely with audit clients and personnel. The position is a full time, M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm role with a competitive package and opportunity for advancement. Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Work on assigned segments of audit or accounting engagements, in some instances assuming substantial responsibility (under supervision) for small accounting engagements involving assurance services, compiled, reviewed, and audited financial statements. - Stay up to date on Firm policies, procedures, and the AICPA and MNCPA society's rules, regulations, and Code of Ethics. - Monitor and communicate the progress of engagements concerning budgets and due dates. - Regularly read and be familiar with pronouncements from the AICPA and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). - Responsible for understanding the interrelationship of accounts within transaction cycles to appropriately apply audit procedures. - Apply understanding of the complete audit cycle from planning to deliverables and executes appropriate methodologies and audit procedures. - Analyzes financial information and prepares basic financial statements (including footnotes). - Communicate client concerns/problems to appropriate team member(s) and provide input for appropriate response, if needed. Qualifications: - BA/BS Accounting Degree. - 0-3 years of experience in public accounting or financial services. - Working to obtain CPA license or is eligible and plans to sit for and pass CPA examination preferred. - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. - Ability to learn new software and feels highly proficient in Microsoft Office software applications. Experience and working knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software is preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities: - Ability to work in a team-oriented environment. - Ability to operate independently and self-manage projects. - Ability to adapt to different personalities and working styles. - Ability to manage computer software tools. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times. - Maintain a high level of organization. Do you want a company that will support you and your career goals? If so, we urge you to apply for this unique opportunity! Submit your resume to or call the Doherty recruiter at (701) 314-9037.
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