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Staff Accountant

Sarasota, FL

Posted: 05/24/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 20855 Pay Rate: $55,000 - $70,000

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Staff Accountant for a newly created position with a growing company based in the Sarasota area! This is a private-equity owned company in the service industry and this position is being created due to growth. Responsibilities will include month end close, account reconciliations, variance analysis, support for AP and AR, financial statement preparation, and process improvements. If you are looking for a fun and outgoing team to join to continue growing your accounting career, please apply!

Staff Accountant Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Highly competitive compensation of $55,000 - $70,000 (to be based on level of experience)
  • Collaborative, professional working environment
  • Great leadership and a fun, friendly team that likes to go out to lunch together!
  • STRONG benefits including health insurance, dental, vision, PTO, and more

Staff Accountant Job Duties: 

  • Assist with month end close functions, including calculating accruals and posting journal entries
  • Prepare financial statements, and perform light financial analysis
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly bank reconciliations and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist with the integration of newly acquired entities, including systems and accounting processes
  • Provide support for the external audit, including preparing audit deliverables and supporting schedules
  • Special projects, as assigned

Staff Accountant Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 2+ years of professional accounting experience
  • Strong core accounting experience and GAAP knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills required, including pivots and lookups
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail required
  • Superb attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and excellent communications 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

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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