Career Opportunities

Senior  Accountant   NEEDED Apply

Rink & Robinson, PLLC
Certified Public Accounting and Consultants
Hickory, NC

Location: Base of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Catawba Valley

We are a full service CPA firm founded in 1956. We have a diversified client base and a track-record of consistent growth. We are expanding due to demands in the market.

Our Company:
We offer a full range of professional accounting & auditing, planning & consulting, tax & financial service options designed to meet the needs of individuals and businesses. We make it a priority to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the well-being of our clients and direct our focus to their needs. Our listen first approach allows us to identify client objectives, create customized client plans, and through precise implementation, allows us to provide the highest level of service. All of our staff members are team players. We work together, support each other, and provide assistance to each other on all jobs to ensure the highest quality of service.

The ideal Candidate must have the following abilities:

• 5+ years accounting experience. Proven work experience as a senior-level Tax Accountant.
• BS degree in Accounting - Minimum
• Accounting Certification - CPA
• Solid knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, laws and regulations
• Excellent analytical skills to manage data in public accounting
• Diverse experience covering corporations, partnerships, estates and individuals.
• Strong communication skills.
• Software experience with CCH Professional Suite, Ultra Tax, CheckPoint or equivalent
• Experience in Excel, Word, Adobe and possesses the ability to maneuver around the internet for tax reporting requirements.
• Small, Mid-size or large firm experience a plus
• Ability to maintain full client responsibility a plus
• Excellent follow-up and organizational skills
• Detail and deadline oriented

Responsibilities include:

High integrity and work ethic
Strong organizational and communication skills as well as attention to detail
Review and/or prepare tax returns mainly for partnerships, corporations, gift tax, estates/trusts and individuals
Review, prepare, and complete well-documented working papers in support of tax return preparation process with complete file documentation.
Tax research and planning
Frequent client contact during engagements

Some of our benefits include:

• Salary Position
• Knowledge sharing and continuous training
• Flexible Hours (As approved by Managing Partner)
• Future Growth
• Partnership Potential
• Medical Insurance
• Retirement Plan
• Sick Pay
• Vacation Pay
• Paid Holidays
• Paid CPE and Professional Dues

Local Area Information:
Hickory, NC is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with beautiful scenery, abundant culture, and offering an array of events and activities. Hickory has many things to offer and continues to grow daily.
Hickory is home to the Hickory Crawdads, a minor-league baseball affiliate, and is also home to the Hickory Motor Speedway, nationally known as the “Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars.” Hickory is also known for being a leading furniture manufacturer, as well as producing forty percent of the world’s fiber optic cable. Traffic is a non-issue for daily chores such as traveling to work, shopping, etc.
Hickory is also enjoyed by many for its moderate climate with 4 spectacular seasons. Summer days may be enjoyed by Lake Hickory participating in water sports, fishing, and/or boating. Fall boast cool days with gorgeous leaf colors and the enjoyed access of many hiking trails. Leisurely walks may also be enjoyed along the newest Riverwalk and City Walk. Winter is mild with cozy snowfalls and easy access to snow skiing nearby, such as Beech, Sugar, and Appalachian ski resorts. Spring in Hickory comes with the beauty of local flowers and temperatures averaging in the 70’s. Hickory is also surrounded by 3 major cities: Charlotte, Asheville and Winston Salem, all within a short drive. Hickory is one hour from the Blue Ridge Parkway, the boutique town of Blowing Rock and Appalachian State University located in Boone NC. Hickory has a regional airport, two large hospitals and Lenoir Rhyne University. If you want to have it all, Hickory is your city to call home!

Administrative Assistant

Position is currently filled

Individuals at this level must have a two year associates' degree.  The Administrative assistant must be familiar with general office policies and procedures.  Practical knowledge of Windows based programs are required.  The individual is expected to handle customer service, mail and other administrative duties.  Administrative assistants should expect formal office procedure training, and use of the office equipment.  The candidate must possess communication skills, both oral and written.

Bookkeeper

Position is currently filled

Individuals at this level must have a two -year accounting degree. Bookkeepers must be familiar with general office policies and procedures, and understand the operations of the firm. Knowledge of Windows based programs and QuickBooks are required. Bookkeepers are expected to apply the principles of accounting in performing a variety of accounting functions, including but not limited to, journal entries, bank reconciliations, and preparation of compiled financial statements. Bookkeepers are also expected to understand and perform all payroll functions, including processing payroll and payroll tax calculations, as well as be responsible for all monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. This candidate must be a self-starter who works well independently and has a skilled ability to multi-task.