Pivot CPAs is looking for recent college graduates and experienced professionals who want to be part of our exceptional team. We understand we’re not your only option, and that’s why our top priority is making our firm a place where you want to build your career!

Audit Staff

Job Description
As an audit staff you will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the audit process and different businesses by working on various stages of the audit, which may include fieldwork in the areas of compliance testing, cash, accounts receivable, inventories, fixed assets, accounts payable and accruals. Typical responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in performing audits and review engagements
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial statements and applying areas of GAAP
  • Providing input and suggestions to management to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures
  • Maintaining relationships with and speaking to key client personnel to obtain an understanding of business operations, processes and functions
  • Communicating with the clients’ customers, creditors, banks and related parties concerning audit issues
  • Documenting work completed by preparing workpapers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • One to three years audit experience a plus; public accounting experience preferred
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles; knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) a plus
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer accounting software programs
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Either holds a current and valid certified public accountant’s license or is working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Some travel may be required
  • Team player
  • Ability to meet deadlines

About Pivot CPAs
At Pivot CPAs, we think differently about the public accounting profession. It’s not about just working with numbers; it’s about building relationships with our clients in order to Impact Lives Beyond Accounting.

Our strong commitment to client service has recently earned Pivot CPAs a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 90 – well above the current accounting industry average of 82.

Additionally, Pivot CPAs is a member of BDO Alliance USA, which allows us to supplement our service for our clients and provides a learning network for our employees.

Tax Staff Accountant

Job Description
Located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, Pivot CPAs is seeking to hire an entry level tax staff accountant to join our team. Staff accountants play a key role during client engagements. Our firm provides an opportunity to work on a wide array of projects in various industries. In this role, you will establish a more personal and direct working relationships with management while developing knowledge and experience.

Responsibilities

  • Review client documents and apply applicable tax laws
  • Prepare appropriate tax returns
  • Analyze client-prepared financial statements
  • Prepare tax basis financial statements
  • Research tax issues
  • Interact with all levels of staff and management

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting
  • On path to sit for CPA exam if not already certified
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and multi-task
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to client service combined with creative problem solving skills
  • Self-driven with a desire to grow professionally

Audit Intern

Job Description
The audit internship is an opportunity that allows students to assist with and perform the responsibilities of Audit Staff, such as work paper preparation and drafting audit documents. The Audit Intern will work closely with Audit Staff to gain an understanding of the preparation needed for planning and performing audits.

Duties may include:

  • Auditing select areas of a financial statements and note disclosures
  • Work with clients’ documents; communicate with the clients
  • Work business and accounting software
  • Apply FASB and GASB accounting and reporting standards and the AICPA and GAO auditing standards
  • Participation in fieldwork
  • Attending staff meetings and training sessions

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled college student with a major in accounting.

About Pivot CPAs
At Pivot CPAs, we think differently about the public accounting profession. It’s not about just working with numbers; it’s about building relationships with our clients in order to Impact Lives Beyond Accounting.

Our strong commitment to client service has recently earned Pivot CPAs a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 90 – well above the current accounting industry average of 82.

Additionally, Pivot CPAs is a member of BDO Alliance USA, which allows us to supplement our service for our clients and provides a learning network for our employees.

Why Pivot?
Our employees are just as important as the clients we serve. We work hard for our clients and although they are a top priority, we recognize that you have – and need – a life, too.

At Pivot CPAs, you’ll get:

  • Full staff training from Day 1
  • Tailored continuing professional development
  • Performance dependent promotion opportunities
  • Challenging yet rewarding career that respects individual needs and encourages growth
  • Encouragement to spend time with your family and friends
  • Community involvement

If you share our passion for people and want to Impact Lives Beyond Accounting, then we want you as part of our team.

Full Charge Bookkeeper

Job Description
Pivot CPAs is seeking a bookkeeper with experience computing, classifying, and recording financial transactions to ensure the financial records organizations are accurate. Our firm has been consistently ranked as one of the Best of the Best of Ponte Vedra by the Ponte Vedra Recorder. If you’re looking for a dynamic position with a growing team, apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Operates computers programmed with accounting software to record, store and analyze information.
  • Checks figures, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper codes.
  • Classifies, records and summarizes numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers.
  • Debits, credits and totals accounts in computer spreadsheets and databases, using specialized accounting software.
  • Receives, records and banks cash, checks and vouchers.
  • Complies with federal, state and company policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Compiles statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses.
  • Codes documents according to company procedures.
  • Reconciles or notes and reports discrepancies found in records

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years relevant experience working in accounting and bookkeeping
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of GAAP
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient skills in QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Assurance Administrative Support Staff

Job Description
We are seeking an Administrative Support Staff to assist and support our professional assurance department. This position will assist with administrative functions of our assurance department in areas such as documenting compliance with quality control standards, marketing research, distribution of marketing material and other client correspondence, managing certain CRM functions, word processing, electronic filing. This is a highly responsible position, as the ability of this person to perform as an integral member of the assurance team directly impacts profitability and the overall success of the company.

Ideal candidate will have a background in performing sales research and administrative support. Ideal candidate should be detail oriented with developed organizational skills.

Required Experience

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 2+ years of customer service, sales, credit, accounting or business related experience, 3+ years of experience preferred

Required Skills

  • Adept at working in fast-paced work environments and adapting to change
  • Exceptional ability to multitask, including seamlessly transitioning between different work assignments
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills for communicating with internal staff and clients
  • Well-developed time-management skills, with the ability to plan one’s tasks and self-manage progress toward task completion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to learn/gain proficiency in proprietary software tools.

Audit Senior

Job Description
As an Audit Senior, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with supervision and review of audit staff for commercial audit and assurance engagements, while reporting to Manager and above.
  • Actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients.
  • Develop and deepen an understanding of more complex auditing and accounting concepts and apply that knowledge to our client base.
  • Actively engage with key client management to collect information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Assist with financial statement preparation and/or review.
  • Perform general audit procedures and substantive work over more complex areas.
  • Establish and grow relationships within the business community.
  • Coach, train, and develop audit staff.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of public accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Masters preferred.
  • Currently hold a valid CPA license or working towards obtaining a CPA license

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Working knowledge and exposure to the common business and accounting issues facing companies today. Technical knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP).

Technical Capabilities:

  • Staying current and applying applicable technical accounting and financial reporting standards, supporting resolution of technical issues through effective analysis of accounting standards/issues;
  • Understanding and applying effectively auditing standards, firm audit methodology and guidance in work, proactively seeking to apply new guidance and tools in performing audit work;
  • Setting leading examples with professional skepticism, independence, and objectivity, e.g. considering where client incentives or pressures exist and supporting the team in navigating auditor judgments;
  • Identifying and elevating issues early, proposing solutions and communicating them effectively to team members and the client; and,
  • Enhancing the quality of work by actively supervising and coaching others taking responsibility for the quality of work and performing a critical self-review, seeking proactively the advice of supervisors, and responding to feedback in a timely manner.

Leadership Attributes:

  • Adjusting to shifting priorities and challenges and ability to juggle new and multiple tasks;
  • Delegating effectively tasks and providing direction and support to more junior team members;
  • Developing others by creating and supporting appropriate work assignments; and,
  • Providing coaching and feedback candidly and constructively and receive feedback openly.

Relationship Building:

  • Communicating confidently and effectively using a variety of communication styles across different contexts;
  • Preparing for team and client interactions by anticipating others’ needs and tailoring content appropriately;

Playing an active role in discussions, proactively ask questions and share an informed point of view.

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