Accounting Specialist

Posted: 12/01/2022

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Can prepare Financial Statements and understands GAAP 
  • Can complete General Ledger reconciliations 
  • Likes challenges and diversity and not the same thing day after day 
  • Has worked with multiple clients at once 

 Who We Are  

At Christianson, we’re more than just your local accounting and consulting firm. We’re dedicated to getting to know our clients on a deeper level so that we can not only serve their needs today but also anticipate future needs and design custom solutions to ensure their success. We create clients for life.  

Christianson, PLLP, a locally and nationally respected CPA and consulting firm, provides traditional services such as accounting services, auditing, tax, and estate planning to large and small clients across a variety of industries, from agribusiness and manufacturing to biofuels and health care.  

 We’re awesome…here’s why! 

With our varied client base, Christianson provides a challenging and fast-paced work environment with a wide range of opportunities for our employees. There is boundless potential for advancement and further education. We are proud to be a community-oriented firm and we value staff who understand the importance of giving back to the communities we serve and live in. We are professional, we work hard, but we also like to have fun. We enjoy time together in and out of work with planned socials, contests, and other events. 

 Senior Accounting Specialist 

Accounting Services staff at Christianson complete a wide variety of accounting services including financial statement preparation, transaction processing, software consulting, and other outsourced accounting services under the supervision of Senior Accountants, Supervisors, Managers, and Partners. 

  • Prepare year-end work papers and assist accountants with the year-end procedures. 

  • Record transactions in ledgers, and prepare trial balances, and financial statements using computer software. 

  • Prepare compiled financial statements and agreed on upoagreed-upon reports. 

  • General ledger account reconciliations.  

  • Prepare property and equipment schedules. 

  • Maintain knowledge regarding SSARS regulations. 

  • Accounting software consulting. 

  • Processing of AP and AR transactions.  

  • Be an active participant in business development and cultivate relationships to strengthen both yourself and the firm. 

 Qualifications & Characteristics: 

  • A 2- or 4-year accounting degree is preferred with at least 3 years of experience in related duties  

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with clients and other staff 

  • Strong in problem-solving, analytical skills, and detail-oriented 

  • Can work independently but also work effectively with a team 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, and Word 

  • Knowledge of the following programs: QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Sage, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains 

 Other things we think you should know about the position 

  • Can be physically located in our offices in MN or fully Remote· 

  • Hours are normally Monday - Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST 

 We Want to See You Succeed 

Our firm’s purpose is to?Help People Succeed, whether it be our clients, our co-workers, or our communities. At Christianson, we take a special interest in pursuing people who have the capacity and desire to help people succeed. 

 Perks of working at Christianson 

We help our employees succeed by enhancing the lives of our team members through our benefit offerings which include health care coverage, dental, Aflac, 401k, disability, PTO, and employee (and family) events to name just a few. 

We also support the continuing education of our employees by covering the cost of training and annual licensing. Continued professional development helps our employees hone the skills that they need to achieve their goals. 


Disclaimer:?This job description reflects the assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. We are an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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