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Staff Accountant

Walter Shuffain - Staff Accountant
Walter Shuffain is a mid-sized firm providing consulting, tax and estate planning, and accounting services to a variety of business sectors including: real estate, professional services, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and construction. Our team approach to achieving clients’ business goals makes us an integral part of their management teams, valued for providing innovative solutions to the challenges closely-held businesses, and their owners, face each day.
Staff accountants at Walter Shuffain play an integral role in every engagement and have the opportunity to gain both tax and audit experience in a variety of industries. Staff work on a wide range of assignments including: preparation of individual, corporate and partnership returns; performing audits, reviews and compilations; financial statement preparation; and training on current accounting software and research tools. They quickly become valued team members and work closely with employees at all levels within the firm, from other staff members to partners. While initial assignments will be less complex they will lead to more difficult assignments and increasing responsibility.
Essential Functions:
Become familiar with firm policies and procedures.
Understand the rules, requirements, and code of conduct of the AICPA, and the authoritative literature established by the FASB and GASB.
Become familiar with pertinent IRC sections and regulations.
Obtain a working knowledge of tax and accounting research techniques and the various research sources of the firm’s library.
Obtain a working knowledge of firm technology, including the use of e-mail, the Internet, spreadsheets and tax software.
Become proficient in the preparation of corporate, individual, partnership, fiduciary and other tax forms.
Assume responsibility for completion of assignments.
Perform assigned audit, review and compilation procedures under the supervision of more experienced staff.
If you are looking to gain experience in all aspects of public accounting with a firm that values its employees, look no further. We offer challenging work, competitive salaries and benefits, flexible time, year round casual dress, and half day Fridays in the summer. We strive to provide our staff with great career experience combined with a work/life balance.
Those interested in applying for a full time staff accountant position should submit a resume and cover letter through Handshake. Also, be sure to check out our website at