Accountant/Business Associate - Bethesda, MD

Bethesda, MD 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 theFiducial 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 Fiducial is looking for a Business Associate for their office in Bethesda, MD. This position reports directly to management. The Business Associate is responsible for assisting with the closing of the books and preparation of financial statements, including monthly/quarterly account analysis and reconciliation, journal entries and work papers. Additionally, the Business Associate will prepare corporate and individual tax returns (for both the US and France), give fiscal advice, and FBAR reporting.

 Desired Skills/ Experience/Attributes

  • 2 -3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior work experience in CPA firm in France or in the US.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures on manual and automated systems.
  • Knowledge in tax preparation (US and/or France for individual and corporate).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has a leader’s presence with an unrivaled ability to work with peers, staff and senior management collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Has an entrepreneurial drive
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Is a detail oriented leader and individual contributor with the ability to “think outside the box”
  • 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 (preferably in Accounting or Finance), from an accredited 4 year College or University.




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