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Job Description

• Work directly with our CPA's
• Friendly, family type atmosphere
• Directly impact the success of the firm by directly helping your clients
• Highly varied work, exposure to many industries
• Hands on involvement in clients books from start to finish
• Tired of red tape? Agile thinking required
• Flexible career track - develop your career ladder based on your aspirations and life situation
• Be key team player
• Input into Firm processes & see your ideas implemented

A few advantages of working at Leigh Van Gilst CPA & Associates, a well-established local firm.

Job duties:
Utilizing hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices. Day-to-day responsibilities include:
• Creating and reviewing financial statements
• Verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling accounts payable and receivable
• Reconciling account balances and bank statements
• Maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures
• Advising clients on loan compliance with financial institutions
• Compiling and processing payrollRecording and managing inventory records
• Supporting month-end and year end close processes
• Performing insurance audits
• Answering client questions & making recommendations for improved efficiency
• Reviewing work of bookkeeping staff and mentoring staff
• Ensuring compliance with GAAP principles
• Partnering with Manager of Operations/Accountant to improve procedures
• Performing detailed and accurate work in compliance with internal processes
• Perform your work with the utmost integrity in compliance with the AICPA Code of Ethics and IRS Circular 230
• Performing other tasks as assigned by management

The successful candidate may assist with income tax preparation during tax season using our in-house tax software.
• 2 year degree or equivalent experience
• 5 - 10 years experience, preferably multi-industry experience
• Expert knowledge and experience of generally accepted accounting principles
• Excellent knowledge and experience utilizing QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and Outlook
• General knowledge of income taxes preferred
• Ability to work with multiple deadline, fast-paced environment
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
• Ability to maintain confidentialityAbility to build client relationships
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty
• Strong analytical, problem solving and follow up skillsMaintain a current insurable driver’s license

Leigh Van Gilst CPA & Associates, LLC is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the Valencia, Socorro and Bernalillo counties in New Mexico. We are dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of accounting, tax and business needs.

Each team member should reflect the values of our company: Intelligence, character, integrity, togetherness, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence.

If you meet the minimum requirements, please submit your resume to this posting. Do not contact the Firm directly. No third party recruiters or agency contacts please.



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General Contact Info:

Leigh Van Gilst, CPA & Associates, LLC

  • 121 A Don Diego S.E.
  • Los Lunas, NM 87031
  • Telephone: (505) 865-1040
  • Fax: (505) 866-9228


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