Accounting Associate

Job Description  

Ready for an employment opportunity with no ceiling for advancement? Crace+ Beam CPAs (formerly known as Jason L. Crace, CPA, LLC)is a rapidly growing certified public accounting firm on the northside of Indianapolis. We provide tax planningpreparation, bookkeeping, payroll, business management consulting, and litigation support to more than 800 business owners and individuals all over the country. Our track record of impeccable advice and client service is attributed to the values we adhere to and our dedicated team members.  We are doing so well that you will be able start your career in our brand-new building scheduled to be finished in late November. 

We don’t hire people that want a job. We hire people that are looking for a career. The next team member we hire will provide support to our accounting & payroll department.  In supporting the accounting department, you will work with our business bookkeeping clientsprocessing accounts payable and receivables, assistance with payroll processing, and other controllership processes that our clients rely upon.   

Tax experience is not required to become a team member, but it sure helps.  The tax department needs a little help from time to time, especially in tax season from January 15th through April 15th.  If you have some tax experience, you may provide data entry support by entering tax forms into our cloud-based tax software.   

To perform this job to the best of your potential, you will need solid accounting skills and be fluent in programs, such as, Word, Excel, and Outlook.  We use QuickBooks Online for client bookkeeping and payroll.  Use with QuickBooks is a must and a certification is a plus.  Knowledge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll processing moves you to the front of the line.  On the tax side, if you have prepared a few returns or taken a class or two, we can work with that.  If your accounting experience has provided you with an opportunity to work with sales and payroll taxes, you are what we are looking for.  

Responsibilities & Requirements 

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and daily tasks with superb accuracy 
  • Talents that include making quick accurate decisions based on information provided 
  • Understanding the ultimate goal with every project you attack 
  • Strong sense of urgency and problem-solving skills 
  • Work and play well with others 

Qualifications 

  • Associate’s degree required 
  • 2+ years of hands on accounting and bookkeeping experience 
  • Knowledge of debits, credits, internal controls and accounting processes  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience in the financial industry or an accounting firm is a plus 
  • Must be computer savvy and proficient in MS Word, ExcelOutlook and QuickBooks 

Compensation & Benefits 

  • Compensation depends on skills and experience 
  • Excellent medical coverage 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Generous bonus plan 
  • New business commission plan 

Crace + Beam is an equal opportunity employer and we are always looking for motivated individuals that want to build a career, not just seeking a job. Our environment is laid back, fun, family friendly, and growth opportunities abound. Just click the button below to submit your information.