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CPA Hickory NC is honored

Certified Public Accountant – Michael E. Rink of Rink & Robinson, PLLC was recognized on January 6, 2016 for five years of service as a board member with the Catawba County United Way.  Mr. Rink has been proud to serve with others and supports the mission of the Catawba County United Way.

Michael wants those to know that the vision of Catawba County United Way is to be the most effective and efficient organization that identifies and prioritizes the greatest unmet human needs in the community, focuses human compassion, and mobilizes resources to meet those needs.  He says that the Catawba County United Way has brought together people and resources to build a safety net to help meet the needs of our friends, neighbors, co-workers and families.  A constant reminder that when we as individuals think outside ourselves, we have the power to facilitate change. When we think of others’ lives as linked to our own, our compassion grows. When we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day.

Rink & Robinson, PLLC encourages its staff members and
clients of the Hickory community to give to the United Way.
Rink & Robinson, PLLC is proud to recognize and honor their local CPA  Hickory NC as a proud sponsor of the Catawba County United Way.  For further information about our commitment to our local Catawba County United Way chapter – please call:  828-322-5813
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Recognized for 40 Years of Service

Congratulations to Michael Rink for 40 years of volunteer service! Michael was recognized on Saturday December 12th at Lake Hickory Club while attending Hickory Rescue Squad’s annual Christmas party.

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Job Opening- accountant

The staff members’ duties and responsibilities are for various client projects including corporate, individual tax return preparation, assistance with client IRS issues, tax planning, financial statement preparation, and practice development.


The candidate must have a four-year degree in Accounting.

  • Financial Statement Preparation
  • Tax – Research & Planning
  • Tax – Partnership
  • Tax – Multi-state
  • Tax – Individual
  • Tax – Corporate
  • Fixed Assets / Depreciation
  • CCH (Pro-Systems fx): Tax, Trial Balance, and Fixed Assets
  • QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
  • Standard Office Equipment
  • Learn & adhere to firm procedures and policies

Applicants must be strategic thinkers, adept in problem solving, possess a strong work ethic and pay special attention to detail while working in a fast-paced professional environment.

**Knowledge of Pro-Systems Tax, Trial Balance, Fixed Assets, and CCH Client Accounting suite is a major plus!
Partnership opportunity available


Email: francis@mrinkcpa.com

Job Opening-accountant

We are an equal opportunity employer

Career Opportunities

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Tax Preparation Service

Starting in October, Rink & Robinson, PLLC staff members meet on a weekly basis to review upcoming information for 2016.  As valuable updates are received for the 2016 tax season, our planning begins.   Staff members strategize and work together as a team to find solutions for Rink & Robinson, PLLC clients. During this time of year, our team members participate in continuing education to equip themselves with information and changes for the upcoming tax season.   Continued professional education classes are time-consuming but necessary to provide our customers with the highest level of service.  When tax season 2016 arrives, Rink & Robinson, PLLC will have all the tools necessary to provide services to its existing and potential clients.

Rink & Robinson, PLLC provide tax preparation services all year
along with a variety of other business and individual services.

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A nice addition to our community!

Rink & Robinson, PLLC recognizes the fabulous contribution to the city of Hickory by Robert Lackey in memory of his wife- Deidra.   His gift will hopefully inspire others to continue to see the importance of developing our green space.  This will be a nice sanctuary for Hickory locals to share in its beauty.



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Job Postings Hickory NC- Bookkeeper


Bookkeeping Position

The position requires you to be responsible for a full range of bookkeeping and general administrative duties, including:

• General Ledger
• Payroll Services, including payroll tax reporting
• Sales tax services
• Journal Entry preparation and recording
• Financial Statements
• Bank and Credit Card Reconciliation
• AP/AR Management, including invoicing and collections
• Data Entry
• Support to other administrative functions, as required

Required Qualifications:

• Associate’s Degree in Accounting
• Proficiency in Excel, Word and QuickBooks
• 2 years of full charge bookkeeping experience – Preferred
• Organizational skills
• Detail-oriented
• High level of professionalism and business ethics

This is a full-time in-house position that offers the opportunity to contribute to your growth and success. This firm supports a professional environment with a business casual dress code.

Rink & Robinson is a certified public accounting firm providing services to the Hickory and western North Carolina area for over 60 years. We are known for specializing in services such as: tax return preparation, payroll and bookkeeping preparation, auditing, new business consults, financial & estate planning.


Bookkeeper Position
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Retirement Planning

Rink & Robinson, PLLC has researched a multitude of critical retirement planning topics — techniques to supercharge retirement savings with catch-up contributions, how to create and live within a realistic budget, the best ways to safeguard one’s estate, and more. In the process we amassed a remarkable collection of financial strategies, checklists and to-do items to help guarantee a safe, secure and comfortable retirement.  The following is just a sample of what is needed to be successful in planning for your retirement.

  • Calculate how much money you’ll need
  • Create a foolproof plan to reach your financial goal
  • Invest wisely so you never run out of money no matter
    how long you live
  • Slash taxes and keep more of your money in your pocket
  • Create an income stream
  • Maximize your lifetime benefits from Social Security
  • Fill an income gap with the best annuity for you
  • Get the best health care at the best cost
  • And much more…..

Preserving your wealth is not a simple tactic.  The Internal Revenue Service plans to take a chunk from your retirement unless you wisely plan ahead.

Retirement Planning



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Catawba County United Way Awards

Congratulations to our own, Michael E. Rink, CPA., for his leadership and volunteer efforts.   Michael was recognized at the annual United Way Campaign Celebration at Catawba Country Club on April 22, 2015.   Michael serves on the United Way’s Board of Directors.  He is also a contributor to the United Way and an ambassador of the organization.  The ceremony took place during a noon luncheon with approximately 250 people in attendance from the Catawba County area.  Rink & Robinson, PLLC, was proud to be a sponsor along with others including:  COMMSCOPE, Pepsi, Dalco-Nonwovens,LLC, Shurtape, Peoples Bank, Century Furniture.