Senior Accountant

Jacksonville, Florida, United States | Full-time

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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 Senior Accountant is an experience accountant with at least 5 years experience. Accountant will be responsible for closing books and all accounting functions for both small and large clients.  The right person will grow into an Assistant Division Manager.

 

Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • MOTIVATION
  • Interested in learning more.
  • Helpful, proactive.
  • Steps up, asks if anyone needs help.
  • Prompt. Reliable and dependable.
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Interacts effectively with all levels of employees, including both peers and leadership.
  • Understands all aspects of job to be able to check other’s work for quality control purposes as well as timeliness of completion.
  • Good experience with QuickBooks
  • Experience with personal or corporate income taxes a plus
  • COMMUNICATION
  • Routinely meets deadlines.
  • Has a total working knowledge of year-end tax planning and tax procedures. Could step in for Division Manager temporarily if necessary.
  • Positively communicates with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to correspond effectively with governmental agencies.
  • ATTITUDE
  • Pleasant and positive while at work.
  • Is respectful of others.
  • Does not participate in gossip by listening or repeating.
  • Thinks outside the box.
  • Team Player
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS
  • Ability to handle challenging situations with clients and others, remaining calm and professional.
  • Shows an ability to analyze and problem solve issues with clients.

 

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Degree in Accounting or related field.

CPA or EA a definite plus.  

Willingness to obtain CPA or EA required.