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Senior Accountant (Business Solutions Professional)

Do you enjoy engaging in accounting services and working closely with clients to provide solutions to business problems?  Would you like to propel your career at a S. Tampa boutique public accounting firm?  If the answer is an enthusiastic “yes” and you are an experienced accountant, then please read on and consider this opportunity. 

This position is for a minimum of 30 hours per week and up to 40 hours of work per week depending on the applicant’s experience (this may be a full time position).


The senior accountant is responsible with providing both traditional public accounting services (including tax return preparation and financial statement preparation) and private accounting services (such as operational accounting support and financial analysis). 

In addition to the daily duties practicing accountancy, various administrative duties will be required including banking and document management.

Qualifications of the Applicant:

  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively both on individual and team projects – more than 50% of the time you will be working independently
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail and is well organized
  • Highly self-motivated and deadline driven
  • Has a history of demonstrating initiative in meeting project demands
  • Comfortable working in a fast pace and dynamic environment
  • Ability to quickly obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the various clients’ financial reporting and general ledger structures
  • Above average professional communication skills – oral and written
  • Analytically minded and a critical thinker
  • Understands the importance of workpapers and as a standard creates excellent workpapers
  • Must be computer literate in accounting systems and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting
  • Possesses at least intermediate knowledge in the Microsoft Office product suite – Strong Excel skills are critical
  • Flexible and willing to grow with the Firm and its clients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting (strongly preferred)
  • Extensive financial reporting and accounting experience – senior accountant level (can be a rising staff accountant) or higher
  • Tax preparation experience at the staff and senior accountant level handling closely held companies and individual tax returns
  • QuickBooks desktop, QuickBooks online, Brokerwolf and Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) proficient
  • CPA designation or CPA candidate

If you are not a degreed accountant, you must explain specifically in your response why this position is a match for you i.e. show us that you have ample accounting experience to flourish in this role.

As noted previously, this is a part-time to full time position depending on the applicant’s background with up to 40 hours per week (minimum of 30 hours).  However, during tax season, more hours will be required. 

Pay will be commensurate with the qualified candidate’s experience at market rates – which is estimated to exceed $32/hr for the most qualified candidates (starting at $64,000 annual salary for fulltime).  The ceiling is set based on your qualifications.

If you are interested, please respond to this posting by submitting your resume and typing “Carpe Diem” in the response subject line or your cover letter.  In addition, please include a brief explanatory statement as to why you are uniquely qualified for this career opportunity.

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