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Job Alert: Senior Accountant in South Tampa

01 Nov 2022 4:10 PM | Brandi Morris (Administrator)

Senior Accountant in South Tampa

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Responsible for timely overall process of recording, managing financial transactions, providing account reconciliations and

reporting for CPA firm clients and CPA owned businesses. Analyze data related to tax returns, financial reports and accounting

records. Maintain financial records in online portal. Non-profit experience ideal, but not required. Additional duties include

reconciling bank accounts, accounts payable, sales tax filings and preparing financial statements for CPA for review.


Accounting Clients (50% of time):

1. Daily or weekly bank and credit card reconciliations requiring uploads of data or data entry

2. Month end financial reporting

3. Bi-monthly and bi-weekly payroll submissions to ADP, unemployment claims responses, and year end W2 review

4. Monthly sales tax returns

5. Chargeback responses

6. Monthly franchise client sales reporting to franchisor and client landlords as necessary

7. Accounts payable and payment preparation

8. Cash flow, budgeting preparation and analysis upon request

9. Annual review of tax returns to financial statements

10. Keep CPA informed of the client’s performance/updates

CPA Owned Businesses (50% of time):

1. Coordinate with CPA to administer internal controls of operations and safe guarding of assets (inventory, cash

drawers, etc). This includes cash flow forecasts, accounts receivable, cost standards and saving opportunities.

2. Compare performance with operating plans. Provide reports and interpret the results of operations to business owner.

This includes the formulation of accounting policies, the preparation of financial statements and operating data, the

coordination of systems and procedures, and special reports as required.

3. Assist Marketing, Retail and Education teams in establishing and maintaining product pricing policies and evaluate

costs for events and forecasting for departments.

4. Identify opportunities for expansion into new products and services.

5. Keep business owner informed of all business issues as they arise and collaborate on financial matters.

6. Execute cash disbursements for internal payables.

7. Daily deposits as necessary, post office runs as necessary.

8. Payroll processing and year end W2 review. New hire onboarding paperwork, setup in timekeeping system and POS

system. Scheduling weekly retail and operational staff.

9. Sales tax returns monthly.

10. Non-profit accounting for Foundation.

11. Billing for events and special conservation projects.

12. Weekly inventory management and orders for retail store.

13. Operations responsibilities to back up business owner/CPA.

14. Assume other special projects and responsibilities as needed.


B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA ideal but not required.


1. Strong excel skills, Quickbooks desktop and Quickbooks online required.

2. A minimum of 2-6 years experience ideally gained through increasingly responsible accounting positions.

3. Working knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems, financial analysis capabilities, and demonstrated

ability to manage computer operations and applications.

4. Sound administrative skills. Well-developed management skills—principles and people.


1. High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with normal activities.

2. Well organized, self reliant and self starting. Strong analytical and reasoning abilities.

3. Participative management style—advocates team concept. Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to get along

well with diverse personalities—tactful—mature—flexible.

4. Ability to establish credibility and be decisive—but able to recognize and support the organization's preferences and


5. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

6. Results- and profit-oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations.

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