Careers at Community CPA

Life at the Firm

Community CPA is looking to add to our rapidly growing team! Our Firm is known for speaking nine different languages and serves a diverse client base, including immigrants from over 52 countries of origin. We are in search of bilingual, self-motivated candidates with a passion for service and a hunger to learn. We have three locations: Des Moines and Coralville, Iowa and Bloomington, Minnesota. Additionally, we offer opportunities to work from home to make your work-life harmony our priority. At Community CPA, we believe in team success. You are provided opportunities for rapid growth unseen at larger CPA Firms. Community CPA is one of the few small CPA Firms equipped with the most advanced technology in our industry.

To Our Clients

  • We respond to our clients within a day, no matter how late it is or how busy we are.
  • We give 100% attention to our clients, no matter how small the matter is.
  • We look beyond physical appearances and treat all clients with care and respect.

Among Ourselves

  • We are here on time to serve our clients, even if the weather is bad.
  • We help each other out and we work as a team.
  • When our work requires us to stay late, we do not hesitate to stay late.

To The Firm

  • We appreciate the benefits and opportunities the firm provides to us.
  • We treasure and protect the reputation of the firm.
  • We believe our individual career growth is based upon the firm’s growth.
  • We respect the management team and help them find more and better ways to grow.

Current Job Openings

Auditor

Summary: This position serves as a member of audit team. In this role, the Candidate reports to the Audit Manager at our Firm and participates in audit projects. The ideal candidate should be detail oriented and meet deadlines with a positive attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct process evaluations of financial statements
  • Evaluate internal accounting control systems, audit risk, materiality, and compliance with generally accepted auditing standards via inquiry, observation and review
  • Analyze and review client accounting records and financial statements
  • Communicate with internal auditors to coordinate audit process
  • Report audit results and recommendations to clients
  • Provide financial advice by studying operational issues, applying financial principles and practices, and developing recommendations
  • Work on portions of larger audit and accounting engagements
  • Participate in various job duties/responsibilities and special projects as directed by audit team lead
  • Follow industry trends related to audits

Qualifications:

  • CPA license or EA strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Tax or related field
  • Second language (multilingual) proficiency preferred
  • 1 year audit related and/or financial statement and accounting experience required
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to read, comprehend and apply rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of AICPA
  • Experience with accounting software such as AdvanceFlow, Accounting CS, QuickBooks, NetSuite, and Financial Edge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suites
  • Applicants must be authorized to work full-time in the United States

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Company contribution to employee 401K plan and pension plan 3% to 15%
  • Immediate Paid Time Off up to two weeks for all new hires
  • Reimbursement for unused PTO annually
  • 80% company paid health, vision and dental insurance coverage
  • Company paid disability coverage and life insurance
  • Company paid trainings and professional dues and licenses reimbursed

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Junior Accountant

Summary: The ideal candidate will be involved with preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, payroll, sales tax, and communicate effectively with clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Financial analysis of General Ledger and Income Statements
  • Reconcile client bank accounts to ensure financial accuracy
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statements
  • File and maintain client records and adhere to client confidentiality policy.
  • Answer client inquiries regarding their financial statement
  • Update accounting knowledge by keeping current with best practices, with support of staff training
  • Answer phone calls, serve clients in person on a walk-in basis and by appointment, and support managerial staff in administrative duties as it pertains to client services
  • Assist in payroll and sales tax information collection and communication with client
  • Performs other related duties as assigned (reports, analysis and review processes)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Business
  • 1-2 years professional work experience preferred
  • English proficiency required and second language (multilingual) proficiency preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone, and in writing
  • Previous experience with any accounting software preferred
  • Proficient with IT and Microsoft Office Suites
  • Applicants must be authorized to work full-time in the United States

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Company contribution to employee 401K plan and pension plan 3% to 15%
  • Immediate Paid Time Off up to two weeks for all new hires
  • Reimbursement for unused PTO annually
  • 80% company paid health, vision and dental insurance coverage
  • Company paid disability coverage and life insurance
  • Company paid trainings and professional dues and licenses reimbursed

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Tax Accountant

Summary: This position serves as a key member of the tax team. The ideal candidate is able to advise clients on their taxes, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare corporate and/or individual client returns, adhering to quality standards of the firm
  • Review financial statements for corporate returns
  • Maintain communications with clients to develop longstanding business relationships, manage expectations, and ensure deadlines are met
  • Prepare individual and corporate tax returns, review necessary paperwork for tax returns, and arrange for tax payments
  • Organize tax planning and calculate estimated payments
  • Recommend tax strategies that align with personal and business goals
  • Identify tax savings and recommend strategies to increase profit
  • Follow industry trends and track changes related to taxes
  • Participate in various job duties/responsibilities as directed by tax manager and director

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting, Taxation, Mathematics or related field
  • 1-2 years tax preparation experience preferred
  • English proficiency required; second language (multilingual) proficiency preferred
  • Experience with accounting software such as Accounting CS, QuickBooks, NetSuite, and Financial Edge
  • Experience with tax preparation software such as UltraTax CS, preferred
  • Proficient with IT and Microsoft Office Suites
  • Applicants must be authorized to work full-time in the United States

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Company contribution to employee 401K plan and pension plan 3% to 15%
  • Immediate Paid Time Off up to two weeks for all new hires
  • Reimbursement for unused PTO annually
  • 80% company paid health, vision and dental insurance coverage
  • Company paid disability coverage and life insurance
  • Company paid trainings and professional dues and licenses reimbursed

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Collections Associate

Summary: The ideal candidate will be goal oriented, able to communicate effectively with clients and fellow staff, is a quick learner, and is able to handle and resolve client complaints and questions regarding payment and invoices.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect on past-due accounts and invoices through phone calls, emails, and direct mail
  • Handle incoming telephone calls concerning delinquent accounts.
  • Respond to and resolve queries from clients regarding payments
  • Follow up reminders, invoice and statement send out to clients.
  • Ensure the proper documentation of the collections process, update and maintain notes, with client accounts
  • Research billing discrepancies and special payment arrangements
  • Compile information for reporting of the progress of collections and accounts receivable aging.
  • Analyze, investigate and clarify problem accounts along with Collections Manager.
  • Monitor accounts with collection problems, and give updates to Collections Manager
  • Report problem and/or doubtful accounts to Manager
  • Monitor new collections matters for existing clients and/or write-off issues.
  • Handle other job-related duties as assigned by the Collections Manager

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 Years’ experience in Collections
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and is able to communicate effectively in person, on the phone, and in writing
  • Ability and experience in handling enterprise-level software systems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Second language (multilingual) proficiency preferred
  • Applicants must be authorized to work full-time in the United States

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Company contribution to employee 401K plan and pension plan 3% to 15%
  • Immediate Paid Time Off up to two weeks for all new hires
  • Reimbursement for unused PTO annually
  • 80% company paid health, vision and dental insurance coverage
  • Company paid disability coverage and life insurance
  • Company paid trainings and professional dues and licenses reimbursed

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Payroll Specialist

Job Descriptions:

  • Process Payroll on recurring schedule or on demand
  • Collect banking information for direct deposit setup and initiate deposits on paydays
  • Process and monitor garnishment orders and other issues that impact payroll specifications
  • Reconcile general ledger with regard to payroll transactions
  • Remit payroll tax to federal and state government agencies timely
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns

Qualifications and skills needed:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant subject preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Experience in payroll process preferred
  • Excellent organization and analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Attention to details

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Commitment to Our Employees

Community CPA & Associates Inc believes in team success. The firm will be successful if our employees are successful. We ask them to give their best to the firm, and we, in return, provide the best benefits in the industry.

Competitive Base Salary

with performance based salary increase without waiting for an annual review.

Health, Vision & Dental

Insurance is 70% covered for every employee without a waiting period. 100% Coverage for disability & life.

Year End Bonus

every January & profit sharing at the end of year
up to 18%.

401k Savings Plan

with a 3% firm contribution guaranteed.

Paid Holidays & Leaves

Starting at 2 weeks of PTO

Paid Training Available

at all levels and all over the country.