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Accounting Associate

Tampa, FL

Posted: 09/19/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21143 Pay Rate: $70,000 - $80,000

Job Description

One of our established, market-leading private equity clients is looking to add to their existing STRONG team of professionals.  Are you excited about working for outstanding leadership and a mentor with proven expertise in this space? Do you enjoy a dynamic, unique, and really INTERESTING role where you will be given the autonomy to balance traditional transactional accounting responsibilities with process innovation and automation….all while being a part of a positive culture in a growing, global company (with global exposure)? This Accounting Associate role will perform de facto Senior Accountant responsibilities for a company that offers great visibility, the opportunity to have your voice heard and be part of an evolving function, in a flexible hybrid work setting.  This company offers absolutely world-class benefits, as well as a fantastic work life balance! Apply today to learn more! (Background check and professional references will be required)

Accounting Associate Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Professional, positive working environment – Hybrid setting
  • Great leadership and high visibility in a global company
  • Real career growth potential
  • OUSTANDING benefits – best in class!
  • Reasonable work life balance
  • Highly competitive compensation of $70,000 - $80,000, plus bonus potential and TONS of perks!

Accounting Associate Job Duties: 

  • Perform month-end close and traditional accounting duties, including accounting reconciliations
  • Assist with audit requests and direct interface with auditors
  • Partner with Finance leadership to evolve and automate policies, procedures and tools to support divisional growth strategies
  • Handle AP and AR transactions and manage the corporate credit card processes and accounting
  • Responsible for bank payment processing through online banking portal
  • Prepare reporting and analysis for management
  • Reconcile data and report findings to management
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • Liaise with payroll provider and coordinate with HR & Finance and to run supplementary payrolls when needed
  • Other special projects, as assigned

Accounting Associate Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, CPA is a PLUS!
  • 3+ years professional accounting experience; international exposure a plus
  • Solid understanding of GAAP and reporting processes
  • Prior experience working within a major ERP system
  • Solid proficiency in Excel
  • Solid critical thinking and analysis and attention to detail
  • Superb communication skills required

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at Full-blown background check and professional references will be required.

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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