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Staff Accountant

Company: Mize CPAs Inc.
Location: Topeka
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Mize CPAs Inc. is a leading regional accounting and IT firm with offices in Topeka and Overland Park, Kansas. Our firm works with clients in a number of industries and has a rapidly growing restaurant and hospitality division that serves clients nationwide.

The Accounting Services Staff Accountant is responsible for the compilation of monthly financial statements, related schedules, and supplementary information for various clients as assigned. The Accounting Services Staff Accountant is an in-office position based in the Topeka office and can be performed remotely after training is completed, approximately 4 - 6 months after hire date.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Compilation of monthly financial statements, which include balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and various supplementary schedules as required.
Reconcile bank statements, prepare adjusting journal entries, process accounts payable and receivable, sales tax filings, and post to the general ledger.
Maintain client's depreciation schedules, recording changes in property and equipment and calculating depreciation and amortization.
Research general ledger account issues, to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, intercompany transfers, miscellaneous, etc.
Consult with the client or the client's bookkeeper regarding matters of general ledger account coding classification.
Gathering information for financial and income tax projections including quarterly and year-end tax packets.
Monitor client adherence to compliance related deadlines such as sales tax, payroll tax, income tax payments, personal property filings, and real estate taxes.
Foster a positive working environment that promotes team work within the Accounting Services Department and other departments including Tax, Payroll, and Accounts Payable.
Ability to work the hours necessary to meet deadlines for work assigned.
Meet all deadlines for monthly compilations, government reporting and tax services.
Occasional same day or out of town travel with overnight stay for meetings or seminars.


Required Qualifications:
In-office work during training, due to the interaction necessary between departments and trainer. Amount of time will vary depending on individual's experience and abilities.
Individuals at this level normally have a Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting, or other related business field, or equivalent accounting experience.
Zero to two years' experience with accounting services.
Strong technical knowledge and skills.
Strong interpersonal/relationship building skills and project/team management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
CPA licensed or CPA-eligible.
Experience with various accounting software, such as QuickBooks, Restaurant365, or Dynamics365.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Mize CPAs Inc. offers competitive salary and fringe benefits, challenging projects, and ongoing professional development opportunities for our employees. Mize offers remote working capabilities, upon completion of in-office training.

With shareholder approval, Mize provides reimbursement for individuals taking a review course to prepare for the CPA exam, time off to take the exam, and reimbursement for the cost of taking each part of the exam once.

Mize CPAs Inc. believes in a work-life balance and supports career development as part of our culture. Because of our size and variety of industries we serve, there are opportunities for growth within the Firm.

Keywords: Mize CPAs Inc., Topeka , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Topeka, Kansas

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