Staff Accountant - Controller Services Job Opening

Staff Accountant - Controller Services

Clark Eustace Wagner, PA

Columbia, South Carolina

STAFF ACCOUNTANT – Controller Services

CPA firm based in South Carolina is looking for a Staff Accountant to work in our Controller Services Department. This position requires some travel to client offices within the state of South Carolina.

Job Responsibilities

Staff Accountants are tasked with assisting the Senior Accountants and the Controller Services Management Team as they perform their job duties of a Finance Director for their dedicated clients. Each Staff Accountant must handle multiple requests from multiple staff simultaneously. You will work directly with the consulting team to assist in any needs requested by the client, which includes but is not limited to:

  • preparing monthly financial statements
  • maintaining the general ledger on a daily basis
  • balance sheet reconciliations
  • bank reconciliations
  • preparing for the client’s audit
  • preparing quarterly and year end payroll returns
  • preparing and implementing policies

Additional job responsibilities will be assigned as necessary, including but not limited to assisting the Audit and Assurance Services Department with audit field work.

Qualifications Required

  • Travel to client offices within the state of South Carolina
  • Willingness and ability to work additional hours as needed

Qualifications Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience

Skills Required

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel
  • Experience with remote communications including video conferencing
  • Exceptional computer skills and the ability to learn new software rapidly
  • Comfortable with working remotely
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced complex team environment
  • Ability to replicate theories from one client to the next
  • Must be able to problem solve

Salary and Benefits

CEW offers an outstanding opportunity for career growth and development. Starting salary will commensurate with relative qualifications and experience. A competitive benefits package includes but is not limited to medical, dental, and vision plans, participation in our 401(k) plan with matching opportunities, education and CPA prep/exam assistance, paid time off, and flexible schedules to the extent possible.

Clark Eustace Wagner is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location