Position Description: Accounting Associate

Approved by: Patricia Oppor, CPA

Non-Exempt; 32 – 40 hours / week

Date: February 23, 2018

This position is responsible primarily for account reconciliation, financial statement preparation and tax return preparation. This individual supports the overall operations of the firm through relentless systems evaluation and support of fellow staff members.



At all times, maintains the confidentiality of client and firm data

At all times, maintains the security of the firm’s electronic data, hard copy data and premises through adherence to firm protocols for data transmission and storage, physical locks and alarm systems


Standards of Conduct:

Participates as an equal and respected member of the Targeted Services family

Demonstrates our commitment to diversity, equality, justice and dignity for all peoples

Volunteers in our community


Key Responsibilities:

Apply accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America to reconcile accounts and post adjusting journal entries for accrual basis accounting

Prepare income, personal property, payroll, sales and other tax returns for exempt (nonprofit) organizations

Provide client support for budgeting, grant applications and reporting, financial statement and workers compensation audits

Assist with special projects to improve the firm’s overall efficiency and client service delivery

Assist with accounts payable, accounts receivable, donor acknowledgment letters and payroll processing

Support our clients and the firm through attendance at client events


Essential Qualifications:

Associates or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience

Strong desire to give back to the community


Preferred Qualifications:

CPA candidate; meets 150‐hour education requirement to sit for the CPA exam

Experience with nonprofit organizations

Desire to hold an ownership position in the firm


What We Offer

Diverse, dynamic, engaging work environment

Small firm: Make a big impact; gain breadth of experience; advance the firm

Multi-track: Short-term, special project to equity ownership

Directly benefit the lives of people in our community

Downtown, Fort Wayne location: Be part of the buzz

Year-round, 4-day work week


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Direct cover letter and resume to Pat Oppor at: