Eide Bailly

Business Outsourcing & Strategy Senior Associate

Eide Bailly
Bismarck, North Dakota
Join our team!
Jan 12, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Job you will do

Do you love helping clients? Do you like numbers? Can you use that knowledge to help others without talking over their heads? Then we're looking for you! We are currently seeking a talented Accounting Services Senior Associate to start immediately in our Bismarck, ND office as part of our Business Outsourcing & Strategy (BOS) practice!

This position is accountable for the transactional and bookkeeping side of our clients. You'll be responsible for providing services necessary for our clients as directed by their assigned team lead. You will also be responsible for completing tasks within the expected timeframe and budget of each project.


Typical Day in the Life

A typical day as a Business Outsourcing & Strategy Senior Associate in Bismarck, ND, may include the following:
  • Ensure transactions are recorded in a timely fashion and that client books are up-to-date and problems are addressed.
  • Provide financial reports for client use, including balance sheet, income statement, accounts receivable, accounts payable, etc.
  • Work closely with assigned outsourced accounting team to help ensure client success and timely delivery of services.
  • Record and oversee client books, including:
    • Bank and credit card account management -- recording transactions, monthly reconciliation and entering of loan and line of credit activity.
    • Revenue cycle management -- preparing customer invoices, recording of payments and deposits, etc.
    • Expense cycle management -- recording and paying vendor invoices, recording transactions, monthly reconciliations, etc.
    • Monthly close processes, including month-end balancing and journal entries.
    • Analysis of GL accounts.
    • Other bookkeeping transactions as necessary.
  • Customize client financial reporting to meet their needs and help them better manage their businesses.
  • Cash management -- ensure accounts payable are paid and that accounts receivable are collected in a timely manner.
  • Process live or after-the-fact payroll and record payroll-related entries.
  • Maintain the chart of accounts.

We're looking for someone who has the knowledge to help our clients and prospects but also knows how to share that knowledge in an understandable way.


Who You Are

In the Business Outsourcing & Strategy Senior Associate role, you will need excellent communication skills as well as the ability to effectively interact with all levels of client management and staff, other Eide Bailly personnel and other external business contacts. Further, you'll need an entrepreneurial spirit. What do we mean? We're growing this practice, so we need someone who can think on their feet, offer constructive feedback and take part in sharing knowledge across the Firm.

Some specific requirements include:
  • You have a four-year college accounting degree (having a CPA is a plus!) and 3+ years of experience in bookkeeping and payroll (processing and reporting required).
  • You have worked with QuickBooks for at least 3 years.
  • You have strong technology skills ... in other words, you are tech savvy!
  • You're comfortable and experienced with working in a paperless environment.
  • You have strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • You enjoy working with a team and you have a positive attitude and willingness to learn new things and accept new challenges.
  • You are a multi-tasking master with a strong attention to detail.
  • You have a strong sense of urgency to handle a variety of projects and meet required deadlines, and you are able to deal with urgent and/or unexpected client matters that may arise.
  • You are excited to learn about services our firm offers and are willing make client connections.
  • You have a strong customer service mentality.
  • You're fine with some travel when needed.

Must be authorized to work in the United States permanently without the requirement of sponsorship at any point in the future.

Eide Bailly LLP is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.


What to Expect Next

We'll be in touch! If you look like the right fit for our position, one of our recruiters will be reaching out to schedule a phone interview with you to learn more about your career interests and goals. In the meantime, we encourage you to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or our About Us page.



About the team

Who We Are

Eide Bailly is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have over 30 offices in 15 states across the Midwest and western United States and offer our staff and Partners the opportunity to serve a variety of industries. Founded in 1917, our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to help them achieve their goals and pursue their interests both in the office and at home. At Eide Bailly we are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and most importantly, having fun while we do it!


Why You'll Love Working Here

At Eide Bailly we believe respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Our culture focuses on collaboration to achieve career growth. Innovation is highly encouraged, which is where programs like our EB Xchange originate. This program allows interested tax and audit employees to complete a rotation into a specialty area. We promote happy employees by making work/life balance a priority along with being actively involved in our communities. Our dedication to service can be seen through the Firm's decision to match charitable donations made by employees, as well as providing opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. We support living healthier lives with perks like a Wellness Benefit to be spent on fitness-related purchases each year. Most importantly, we like to have fun!