Student Associate OAS | Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO, USA

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At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions.

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com

Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

• FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
• FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
• Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.

Requisition Number: 2226104

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External Description: Description & Requirements

As a student associate at FORVIS, you will gain valuable experience that may help you decide whether you want to start your career in audit or tax, or even whether public accounting is right for you. You will work on client engagements similar to those assigned to our entry-level associates, gaining exposure to a variety of industries, and testing out your technical know-how. You will work alongside our senior staff and management personnel, learning from their experience as you develop your skillset.

As a member of the Outsourced Accounting Services (OAS) team, you will gain valuable experience and exposure to a variety of projects, as well as being able to test your technical know-how. You will work alongside our senior staff and management personnel, learning from their experience as you develop your skillset. Your responsibilities could include the following areas:

How you will contribute:

• General ledger and processing accounts payable

• Sales and payroll tax reporting

• Account/bank reconciliations and depreciation schedule preparation

• Monthly and year-end closing assistance

• Preparing financial statements

• On-site or digital accounting outsourcing

• QuickBooks consulting and assistance with accounting system design

• Assisting with the training of clients, staff, and other OAS personnel

We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:

• Strong initiative and problem-solving abilities

• Commitment to provide unmatched client service

• Ability to prioritize work for multiple clients and consistently meet deadlines

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

• Precise attention to detail

Hours Requirement:

We are able to be flexible with your school schedule providing you are able to:

• Accommodate our normal business hours of Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm

• Have the ability to work each day of the week (M-F)

• Commit to at least 15-25 hours per week during the Academic year

• 20+ hours per week during the summer

Minimum Qualifications:

• Working toward a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university, with a minimum 3.25 GPA (overall and major).

• Ability to balance academic schedule with the workload for multiple clients and projects while consistently meeting deadlines.

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Fluency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Outlook, and Word.

• Applicants for positions with FORVIS must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions.

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit.

About FORVIS

FORVIS, LLP ranks among the nation's top 10 professional services firms. Created by the merger of equals of BKD, LLP and Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP (DHG), FORVIS is driven by the commitment to use our forward vision to deliver Unmatched Client Experiences™. FORVIS is built upon the strong legacies of BKD and DHG, which is reflected in a name that comprises partner initials and represents our unique focus on preparing our clients for what is next. With more than 5,500 dedicated professionals who serve clients in all 50 states as well as across the globe, FORVIS offers assurance, tax, advisory, and wealth management services.

Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

  • FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
  • FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
  • Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.

City: Kansas City

State: Missouri

Community / Marketing Title: Student Associate OAS | Kansas City

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At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions.

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com

Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

• FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
• FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
• Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.

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