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Senior Accountant, CFO


Purpose: This position is responsible for helping to maintain and develop accounting processes for clients. Additionally, reviews client data entry, creates financial statements, KPI reporting, trend analysis and budgets.


  • Handles financial statement reporting and budgeting for small to mid-range businesses in order to help them grow and develop.
  • Assists clients with managing their General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, in addition to reviewing and maintaining their accounting software.
  • High level of consulting work in multiple accounting softwares, including Quickbooks Online, Desktop, Appfolio, etc. Ability to teach and train clients over the best accounting practices within each software. Requires adaptability in order to understand client needs and explore new solutions.

Work Environment:  Full-time position working hours in an office environment. Flexible work schedule offsetting high volume time demand during busy season.  Will communicate with clients and staff on a frequent basis and requires a high degree of professionalism.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • QuickBooks Desktop and Online certifications preferred
  • 5 or more years of Accounting experience, preferably in a CPA firm
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented and a fast learner.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize and work under pressure.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and provide solutions to clients and team.
  • Must to be able to communicate effectively with team.
  • Strong listening and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with outgoing personality.

Performance Criteria: Based on the ability to ensure timely and accurate processing to accommodate clients’ needs.

The duties described above are the general nature and levels of work performed, but are not intended to be a complete comprehensive list of all the duties, activities, and responsibilities required of job incumbents.  Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as needed and/or required.  This position description is not a contract for employment and SME reserves the right to revise this description at any time.



Much of SME's success is attributable to our reputation for reliable service and professionalism. Our team members are our greatest asset.

Our professionals develop expertise in a variety of specialized areas outside of traditional tax, audit and accounting services. SME offers services such as litigation support, estate planning, business succession, accounting systems consulting and CFO Insight services.

Our commitment to TRAINING.

Our commitment to quality service means that we place an emphasis on continuing education. In addition to on-the-job experience, our team members participate in a variety of training programs. We utilize a combination of internal and external programs. For the convenience of our team, extensive in-house CPE training is offered.

Our commitment to COMMUNITY.

Our team participates in and supports a number of civic and service organizations. Our team members sit on boards and assist in local fund raising efforts. As a part of our team, you are encouraged to develop an active involvement in the community.

Our commitment to YOU.

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package including: Simple IRA, flexible spending account, bonus incentives and liberal paid vacation and holidays. We are flexible concerning our employees' particular needs and work schedules. Travel requirements are minimal throughout the year.

Please contact us for more information. We hope you will consider joining the SME team.


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