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Accounting Specialist II

Company: Savant Wealth Management
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking to join a growing firm of compassionate servant leaders, with a mission to impact a million people? If so, check out our opening for an Accounting Specialist II in Iowa City, IA.

Description and Requirements for our Accounting Specialist II

We are looking for an experienced professional with a friendly attitude and the ability to multitask, to process monthly accounting and payroll for our clients. As a member of the Tax Team here in Iowa City, you will get the chance to provide accounting services best in class service through use of our accounting software programs and our accounting procedures.

A couple things to note about our Accounting Specialist II:

You will be working in person out of our Iowa City, IA office.
This is a full-time position, with a minimum expected hour amount of 40 hours per week.
You will work the general hours of Monday-Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM.

The Accounting Specialist II can expect to focus in the following areas:

With your expertise in bookkeeping and payroll, in conjunction with, the assistance of our software, you will get the opportunity to prepare sales tax returns, process payroll and payroll tax returns, prepare bank reconciliations, monthly journal entries, and generate monthly financial statement for our clients.
Your proven written and verbal communication skills will help you successfully communicate missing information, answer and problem solve client questions, and report any issues or concerns with work to management.
You will use your attention to detail to review monthly financial statements prior to manager review.
You will be detail oriented and organized as you maintain a log of accounting documents.
You will use efficient methods of time management and organization to prioritize accounting and payrolls in a timely manner.
Your team mentality and ambition to keep busy will help drive you as you assist with various payroll duties, as necessary (i.e., guide payroll clients on correct treatment of pay items and deductions, research payroll tax notices, process state and federal tax deposits, create and send direct deposit processing files, scanning of documents, etc.)

The Accounting Specialist II position typically requires the following qualifications:

Here are a few of our must-have's:

You will possess a minimum of a high School Diploma or GED; Associates degree preferred.
You will come with 5+ years proven success in an accounting role doing write-up and bookkeeping services.
You will have the ability to successfully handle large client volumes while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
You will be proficient with QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, and Microsoft Office Suite.
You will exude a proven understanding of accounting and accounting practices.

Here are a few skills that will be helpful in your success:

You will possess a friendly, client first attitude.
You will be a team player, be collaborative, possess the ability to work with and through others, and be a team approach by assisting and filling in for others as needed.
You will be a mentor and train new staff in accounting procedures and general office procedures as well as provide mentorship and be a role model for other accounting and payroll team members.
You will assist in in the development and implementation of best practices and continuous improvements for the accounting and payroll departments.

Why Join Us?

We are a growing firm, with opportunities for future growth and advancement in your role.
We offer health, vision, dental, and 401K benefit options for you and your family.
We believe in collaboration, innovation, excellence doing what's right, and helping our team to provide a world class service
Our culture is steeped in Savant's Midwestern roots as described through our corporate values of excellence, integrity, lifelong learning, respect, growth, and servant leadership. We are dedicated to living these values through our relationships with clients, each other, and the greater community. Our core values truly define the Savant way.

Let us help you on your path to your ideal career - apply today!

Collective Wisdom. We're Better Together.

At Savant Wealth Management, we are driven by a purpose to serve our clients with skill, passion and integrity. Inspired by collaboration, our team craves innovation, commitment to excellence and above all, doing what is right. We are up for any challenge. Since 1986 we have focused on committing to helping clients achieve peace of mind through our collective insight and wisdom.

If you want to be part of a culture that is defined through strong values - Savant is right for you.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position.

Any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered.

Savant Capital, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer%17894531% %%accounting%%

Keywords: Savant Wealth Management, Iowa City , Accounting Specialist II, Other , Iowa City, Iowa

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