• 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


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
  • Remote Work Flexibility – Any Time/Any Where


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

Tax Accountant – Business Tax Returns (Full Time)

Accountant, CPA or CPA candidate – Des Moines, IA

Are you ready to take your career to the next level and join a team of professionals? We are seeking a talented individual to join our staff as a Tax Accountant. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with major agricultural-based clients, credit unions, and governmental entities, preparing increasingly complex and detailed returns for C corps, partnerships, and non-profits. Our firm, consisting of over 40 professionals, specializes in serving agriculture-based clients, credit unions, and governmental entities, providing an excellent opportunity for professional growth.

No personal returns are prepared by this firm.


Develop tax returns and prepare supporting documentation
Stay updated with industry trends and track tax-related changes
Collaborate closely with our Tax Manager to ensure accuracy and efficiency
Maintain strong relationships with our audit staff and clients


  • Minimum of two seasons experience as a tax accountant with a public accounting firm
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and practices
  • Familiarity with accounting specific software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel with a strong computer literacy
  • Excellent time management and analytical skills
  • Openness to accepting constructive criticism and implementing feedback
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting (CPA preferred but not required)