THE VALUES OF A GARDINER + COMPANY TEAM MEMBER

  • DEDICATION to serve our clients completely as exceptional partners
  • CURIOSITY to evolve, grow and push the company forward
  • ACCURACY to reliably ensure our best results
  • AMBITION to contribute to a team and grow as a leader

BENEFITS

The firm has great benefits to offer you.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • Group long-term disability insurance
  • 401-K retirement savings plan
  • Direct deposit
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Professional dues paid by the company – AICPA and ISCPA
  • CPA license and permit fees paid by the company

JOB OPENINGS

As a successful and growing company, Gardiner + Company is attracting exceptional talent and building a winning team.

At Gardiner + Company there are great opportunities for growth, both at the individual level and for the firm. We are looking for individuals who will see this as a career opportunity and not just a job. If we seem like the kind of firm you would be excited to work for, then we look forward to reviewing your cover letter and resume. Here are the job opportunities we have available now:

Senior Staff Accountant

Senior staff accountants are expected to understand our firm’s policies and procedures as well as be technically skilled enough to supervise our staff accountants. We also ask that they develop the soft skills necessary to develop and build upon client relationships. Senior staff accountants should be well-practiced in auditing standards, procedures and techniques as well as tax regulations and research methods.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • College Degree with major in accounting or other related business field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Passed the CPA exam

Junior Staff Accountant

Junior staff accountants are expected to become familiar with the firm’s policies and procedures, understand professional standards, and will become proficient in preparing tax and/or financial statements. They will also work toward passing the CPA exam as soon as possible.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • College Degree with major in accounting or other related business field
  • 0-3 years’ experience

Audit Professional – Lease Accounting Specialist

CPA – Des Moines, Iowa

Are you ready for a challenging opportunity in the next step of your public accounting career?  We are looking for a research driven, detail-oriented, and motivated Senior Accountant-Auditor to join the firm as an ASC 842 (lease accounting) specialist and be part of the firm’s audit staff.  Excellent opportunity to join a firm of 40+ professionals specializing in agriculture-based clients, credit unions and governmental entities. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Research accounting and audit standards
Consult with audit staff on implementing new standards
Consult with clients on implementing new standards
Travel to work with clients, if necessary
Ability to take a leadership role in this very complex standard
Ability to take ownership of this project working closely with the firm’s partners, managers and senior staff
Work on the firm’s audits, as necessary

The firm is open to considering this position to be performed remotely.

REQUIREMENTS

  • CPA is preferred (or a candidate at a minimum)
  • 3+ years public auditing experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Independent thinker
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret and communicate implications of accounting and audit standards
  • Driven individual
  • Imaginative

Tax Accountant – Business Tax Returns (Full or Part-Time)

Accountant, CPA or CPA candidate – Des Moines, IA

Are you ready to step up to work with our staff of professionals and learn how to prepare returns for major agricultural-based clients, credit unions and governmental entities?

We need a quick study to join us and assist our Des Moines-based tax department with the preparation of increasingly complex and detailed returns for C corps, partnerships and non-profits. Excellent opportunity to join a firm of 40+ professionals specializing in agriculture-based clients, credit unions and governmental entities.

No personal returns are prepared by this firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Development of tax returns and supporting documentation
Follow industry trends and track tax-related changes every year
Working closely with our Tax Manager to ensure accuracy
Maintain close ties with our audit staff and clients

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two seasons as a tax accountant with a public accounting firm
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and practices
  • Familiarity with accounting specific software
  • Extensive computer literacy with an MS Excel focus
  • Excellent time management and analytic skills
  • Confidence to accept constructive criticism and act on input
  • Well skilled in oral and written communication
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting (CPA preferred but not required)