Associate

Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC is seeking an Associate. The candidate will be required to have obtained a college degree with a major or concentration in accounting and a total of 150 semester hours of credit. Prefer candidate to currently be working towards completing the CPA exam. The candidate will have the opportunity to work in the field or office on engagements involving audits or management services or preparation of tax returns for tax clients. M&J provides a great opportunity to build your career with a regional accounting firm.

Knowledge of the Firm

The Associate is expected to acquire familiarity and understanding of the Firm’s organization, the services which it offers to clients, and its practices and policies relating to professional, administrative, and personnel matters.

General Responsibilities

Associate is responsible to be alert to the interest of clients and of the Firm and the profession. This requires the development of technical skills and personal qualifications, including the following:

  • Well-Rounded Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing standards as defined in accounting and auditing literature.
  • Working knowledge of Federal and state income tax laws and regulations at a level sufficient for the preparation of tax returns.
  • An awareness of current developments in the accounting profession.
  • The ability to speak and write effectively.
  • Professional appearance in attitude, dress, poise, and conduct.
  • Establishing a practice of accuracy in dealing with information (numeric and alphabetic).
  • Develop proficiency in the use of available resources (e.g., Firm manuals, computer software, etc.)
  • Additional tasks as needed

Job Responsibilities

Some of the responsibilities of an associate are listed below:

  • Assist with the study and evaluation of internal accounting controls.
  • Test compliance with internal controls when their evaluation has shown they can be relied upon if, in fact, they are working.
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Examine client reconciliations of bank accounts and investigate discrepancies.
  • Examine client reconciliations of subsidiary accounts to controls.
  • Schedule computations of accruals and document the underlying support for those accruals.
  • Prepare the schedule of write-offs of prepaid expenses and deferred charges.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Overnight travel will be necessary
  • May be required to work weekends
  • Must be able to lift 25lb

Education and Experience:

  • College degree with a major or concentration in accounting Total of 150 hours of credit
  • Currently pursuing CPA License

Office Location: All Offices

Training:

In addition to on-the-job training, all staff will have multiple continuing education opportunities throughout the year. Depending on work assignments, you will attend industry-specific training internally and/or externally. We also provide ample opportunities to learn new and innovative skills to become a thought leader within the Accounting industry.

Salary: Competitive

Benefits:

At M&J, we do not ask you to give up your personal life for your career; we encourage a healthy work/life balance by providing you with the tools, compensation, and benefits to achieve a high quality of life. To learn more about the benefits we provide, visit mjcpa.com/careers.

Mauldin and Jenkins Culture:

Your goals and ideas matter at Mauldin & Jenkins – you are an integral part of our team, working with other like-minded professionals in a technologically advanced, dynamic and friendly environment. Our dynamic environment provides opportunities for our employees to succeed.

Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.