Position Staff Accountant II

Position: Staff Accountant II     ID: SA2

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Staff Accountant II

$65k-$80k plus average 10-15% bonuses

Hybrid in-office/WFH options available


Parsons CPA is a growing Charlotte-based firm looking for service-oriented, personable, growth-focused team players to service our privately held, small to mid-size business clients. Client contact is encouraged at all levels. You will work in both hands-on and formal training sessions to broaden your technical and professional skills. There is room for advancement in the firm and options to specialize or broaden your skillset.



Responsibilities will include:      

   Client Accounting Services (“CAS”), which encompasses quarterly or monthly outsourced controllership-type assistance and consulting to clients’ accounting team or office managers.

·         Oversee and review all general ledger reconciliations and prepare/review client journal entries.

·         Prepare/review fixed asset listings for depreciation and gain/loss on sales.

·         Prepare/review the month-end close process.

·         Prepare/review and troubleshoot any issues with bank and credit card reconciliations.

·         Prepare/review prepaid and accrual schedules.

·         Reconcile, review, and post monthly payroll entries.

·         Prepare/review annual 1099 forms and annual/quarterly payroll tax returns.

·         Prepare/review business personal property tax returns.

·         Prepare income tax returns for small businesses and their owners.

·         Prepare compiled GAAP and income tax basis financial statements.

·         Analyze financial results and make recommendations to client management.

·         Work as a team with the client manager to coordinate multiple service deliverables and setting timelines for the accounting, attest, and tax compliance as a holistic service provider.

·         Opportunities to focus on an interest area (CAS, audit, tax).





·         2+ years of relevant experience, specifically external client-facing services.

·         Intermediate to Advanced skills with Excel (including pivot and VLOOKUP).

·         Experience with various versions of QuickBooks Desktop and Online.

·         Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

·         Ability to prioritize effectively and meet tight monthly deadlines.

·         Strong judgment skills and ability to know when to escalate an issue to the manager or senior on a client account.

·         Motivated to be an advisor to a variety of business clients with varying skill levels.



·         Licensed CPA or eligible to sit for the CPA exam.

·         Knowledge of federal and state payroll tax requirements.

·         Experience with business clients $1-$15+ million in revenue.

·         Industry knowledge for construction/contractors, real estate, and/or professional services.

We are proud to offer top compensation, bonuses, medical, dental, 401(k) match, and a diversified small business environment. 


   Charlotte, NC, United States, 28203