The Cloud Accountant is a motivated multi-tasker with a love for the general ledger. The Cloud accountant scavenges the internet and less virtual resources, and is on the lookout for ways to enhance efficiency across accounting and business processes. The Cloud Accountant always asks can it be done better. The cloud accountant is flexible, quick to learn, and willing to research and present new applications and processes to management and clients. The cloud accountant knows when and what to ask, and is driven to great work.
CPA in Ocean Springs MS has an opening for a Cloud Accountant, who will be responsible for keeping our clients' financial records completely up to date on a daily basis. The role requires someone who is a natural with learning new technology and can efficiently and accurately manage a large volume of transactions among multiple clients. In return, you'll become an expert in online accounting.
What does a Cloud Accountant do?
Updates financial transactions daily - through auto bank feeds and/or by directly importing transactions
Communicates regularly with clients to verify accuracy of data and to obtain supporting documentation
Troubleshoots and fixes sync errors between general ledger (Xero) and add-on tools
Maintains accuracy of subsidiary accounts by verifying and posting transactions and reconciling accounts regularly
Updates fixed asset schedules monthly
Facilitates preparation of sales tax returns on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
Processes and posts payroll on a regular basis
Maintains historical records by filing documents
The Cloud Accountant must have these skills:
Intermediate understanding of accounting, including cash vs. accrual reporting
Strong problem solving ability
Ability to easily navigate and learn new technology; you must be a natural with using and learning new technology
Strong interest in online accounting and how businesses (small businesses) can take advantage of the technology
Ability to prioritize and self-direct activities; ability to set and meet deadlines
Good attention to detail
Good communication with co-workers and clients
Confidential and professional
Personable with a sense of humor
Ability to dive deep to solve problems but with the self awareness to come up for air, re-evaluate and ask for help if needed
Having theses skills is a real plus!:
Certified Bookkeepers (AIPB) with a yearning to make life easier
CPA energized and open minded to promote developments in the delivery of online accounting services
Experience with cloud accounting tools like Xero, Hubdoc, LivePlan, Workflowmax, Malartu, Practice Ignition, Mytaxoffice
Income tax preparation
Payroll and sales tax experience
Although some experience is needed, we are mainly interested in finding a candidate with the right mindset of a problem solver and hard worker, more so than years of experience.