Senior Accountant - Agribusiness

    • Job Tracking ID: 512865-576240
    • Job Location: Visalia, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 30, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Since 1918, we here at Frazer, LLP have prided ourselves on our niche expertise. Our passions and work lives are one in the same and translate into several specialty areas. These areas include: agriculture, construction, dairy, real estate, and manufacturing and distribution. We build trusting relationships with all of our clients in order to execute the most effective strategies to help them achieve their goals. Dedication and experience in tax, assurance, and consulting services are a must. We're looking for hardworking, inspiring people who truly want to see their clients succeed. We're grateful for your interest in becoming part of our professional family.

About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking to hire a Senior Accountant in our Visalia, California office that has 5 years of experience working in a public accounting firm. As an Senior Accountant, you will work closely with partners, managers, staff, and clients to facilitate the completion of thier assigments and review engagements. You will have an opportunity to work on not-for profit clients and companies in a variety of industries.

Responsibilities include:

    • Regularly assess the status of department staff work, review their progress and answer questions.

    • Responsible for the day-to-day, on-the-job training of staff and concluding the engagement in an efficient manner.

    • Responsible for the detailed review of all working papers and the disposition of all follow-up items during the wrap-up of an engagement.

    • Prepare, review and approve all drafts of financial statements and accountants’ reports prior to review by the managers and/or partners.

    • Prepare, review and approve all tax returns prior to review by the managers and/or partners.

    • Prepare written review of Staff Accountants, Semi-Senior Staff Accountants and Administrative Assistants in the department.

    • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:


  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:             Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to perform the essential functions of this position

    • Working knowledge of MS Office (primarily Word, Outlook, Excel)

    • General knowledge of FASB regulations and GAAP

    • Must have a minimum of 3 years of previous experience supervising and training Staff and Semi-Senior Accountants

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Presentation skills and strong organizational techniques are required

    • Highly motivated

    • Capable of managing multiple client engagements in addition to completing tasks related to business development

      Minimum Position Qualifications:  Minimum qualifications required for this position.

    • EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Accounting and completion (passed) of all 4 parts of the CPA exam; Master's degree in Business Administration or Taxation a plus.  LL.M. in Taxation a plus. 

    • EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years of experience gained within a public accounting firm.

    • LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Public Accountant license preferred.

      Preferred Position Qualifications:  List of preferred qualifications required for this position.

    • Knowledge of accounting software (QuickBooks or similar) preferred

    • Knowledge of tax program software (ProSystem fx Tax or similar) preferred

    • Knowledge of engagement management software (ProSystem fx Engagement or similar) preferred

    • Knowledge of asset depreciation software (ProSystem fx Fixed Assets or similar) preferred

    • Knowledge of time record keeping software (Practice Solutions) a plus


Our Success is Dependent on the Success of Our Employees

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, profit sharing, recruitment bonus program, CPA review course reimbursement program, master in tax tuition reimbursement, CPE training, career development, medical, dental, vision insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, pre-tax accounts for health care, life insurance, and voluntary alternative work schedule during off-season.