Junior Accountant

Springfield, Illinois, United States Full-time

Company Overview

Since 1925, Federated Funeral Directors of America (FFDA) has been providing a variety of business services to funeral homes. FFDA supports more than 1300 clients. In size, the clients range from small rural operations to large volume firms conducting more than 1000 funerals annually.

FFDA became a part of the Fiducial family in late 2011. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best:  serve their customers.


Position Overview

The Accountant is an hourly experienced bookkeeper/accountant who will be given an assigned books of accounts.  The individual will responsible for all aspects of the bookkeeping responsibilities on their assigned accounts. 


This includes, but is not limited to:   

  • Check Entry
  • Check Coding
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Financial Reporting/Statements
  • Sales Tax
  • Other Taxes
  • 1099 Detailing and Preparation
  • Account Review
  • Depreciation
  • Journal Entries
  • Year End Review
  • ATF/Payroll Taxes
  • Quickbooks


In addition, this position is responsible for developing a positive working relationship with the business owner as the point of contact. 


Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

Must be experienced in Quickbooks, Excel and other Microsoft programs including Outlook & Word.  Ability to learn software systems quickly and thoroughly.  Organization and time management skills.  Knowledge of general office equipment.  Attention to detail & ability to self-review.


Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registration

Qualified candidate will have significant experience in Quickbooks as well as bookkeeping and/or accounting.  An associate’s degree in accounting is preferred, but comparable experience will be considered.  Experience working with various computer software systems and general office knowledge is required.  Must have the ability to communicate with clients and coworkers via email and phone in a professional manner.  Willingness to learn and take responsibility for work product is essential.