Student Associate Emerging Outsourced Accounting Services | Springfield, MO

Location: Springfield, 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: 2226481

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External Description: Description & Requirements

As a Student Associate in our Emerging Outsourced Accounting Services (eOAS) group, you will gain valuable, real-world experience and exposure to a variety of accounting projects. You will work alongside our associate, senior, and management level colleagues. We believe this experience will give you valuable insight into public accounting opportunities beyond the traditional audit or tax paths.

To be successful in this role, you should enjoy solving problems, possess strong attention to detail, have a passion to learn real world accounting and finance skills while working alongside the best of the best. The eOAS team utilizes cloud-based accounting platforms and software applications to provide recurring accounting and proactive advice to our clients. Your responsibilities could include the following areas.

How you will contribute:

Dedicate time to client service while coordinating work for our clients in the following areas:

  • General ledger importing or synchronization
  • Accounts payable processing utilizing Bill.com
  • Payroll consulting and coordination with a 3rd party provider
  • Bank and credit card account reconciliations
  • Depreciation schedule preparation
  • Monthly and year-end trial balance closing assistance
  • Assist with monthly management reports and financial statements
  • Various virtual and on-site outsourced accounting services
  • Accounting system design and implementation of QuickBooks Online and Sage Intacct platforms
  • Various software application implementation projects
We are looking for people with Forward Vision and:
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving abilities
  • Commitment to provide unmatched client experiences
  • Ability to prioritize work for multiple clients and consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
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, finance, or related field from an accredited college or university, with a minimum 3.00 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: Springfield

State: Missouri

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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 a global presence and diversified service offerings, we provide our FORVIS team members with an abundance of career paths to choose from. We pride ourselves on building an inclusive culture where the backgrounds and talents of all our people are valued. We view our people as our most important asset and invest in them by providing competitive total rewards, professional development, and rewarding career opportunities.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services. 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™. Ranked among the top 10 public accounting firms in the country, FORVIS has 5,500 dedicated professionals who serve clients in all 50 states as well as across the globe. FORVIS is built upon the strong legacies of BKD and DHG, which are reflected in a name that comprises partner initials and represents our unique focus on preparing our clients for what is next. Visit forvis.com for additional information.

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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