Public Staff Accountant – LA

One of Lafayette’s largest, and most respected Certified Public Accounting firms is seeking a  talented, highly motivated Public Staff Accountant to join their team.

The firm is seeking experienced tax preparers or CPA’s to join its Tax Department. Qualifications include 4+ years public accounting experience and income tax preparation

All candidates must be proficient in the use of computers and general knowledge of computer accounting and tax software programs.


  • Maintain and update accounting records and files
  • Analyze budgets and create expense reports
  • Examine tax policies and handle tax payments and returns
  • Meet with clients to discuss confidential accounting issues
  • Post transactions and categorize records in the general ledger (e.g. by assets, liabilities and expenses)
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Analyze transactions with internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct month-end and year-end closures
  • Prepare documents for audits
  • Advise clients on financial issues via email or phone
  • Apply new accounting policies and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
  • Report to the Accounting Manager and work to improve financial processes


  • 4 Years Tax experience as a Staff Accountant or relevant role in accounting
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel; very good with spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of an accounting information system is a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Confidentiality and integrity
  • Bachelor’s Degree within Accounting or relevant


  • Paid Leave for CPA exams
  • Competitive Pay / Benefits package
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time off
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Vision Insurance
  • 8 Hour Shifts
  • Monday to Friday

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your resume to Financialcareers@hireresolve.us.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to connect with the Finance team LinkedIn or contact them at +1 480 604 8049

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days.

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