Accounting Supervisor (French language required)

San Francisco, California, United States Full-time

Company Overview

Since 2003, Jade Associates has been providing specialized accounting and tax services to French expatriates and entrepreneurs. Jade became a part of the Fiducial family in 2015. 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

Jade is looking for a motivated Accounting Supervisor who has experience working with businesses and individuals on accounting and tax matters.

The Accounting Supervisor will work in a team environment responsible for general bookkeeping, monthly write-up, tax preparation, payroll supervision, and other accounting functions for Jade clients.  Some individual and corporate tax preparation and special projects work may be required.   Fluency in French language is necessary.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of bank and company accounts
  • Review of clients' financial statements
  • Preparation of outsourced bookkeeping for clients (including A/P) and prepare sales tax returns for clients
  • Prepare payroll for clients
  • Prepare corporate and partnership tax returns (Forms 1120, 1120S and 1065), individual income tax returns (Form 1040) and fiduciary tax returns (Form 1041)
  • Supervise 2 Senior Accountants


Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • 3+ years experience with accounting and payroll in a CPA firm
  • 2+ years of experience performing full-service bookkeeping for multiple clients 
  • 2+ years of experience with payroll processing and tax filing
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • French Language ability required
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Excel and Word.
  • Proven track record of solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
  • Proven ability to handle a high-volume workload at a high level, balancing workload and multitasking while meeting deadlines efficiently.
  • Must be bilingual in French and English


The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Experience working in a CPA firm within an international environment
  • Has an entrepreneurial drive, is self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Has a history of building relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture.


Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred