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Accounting Assistant – Part-Time – Tallahassee

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF) is a growing, large regional, Top 200 public accounting firm with an ever-expanding reach locally, regionally, statewide, nationally, and internationally. Our firm holds membership with the RSM US Alliance and CPAmerica International, enabling us to collaborate and share ideas, and to have access to the latest resources, ideas, training, technology, and best practices as it relates to public accounting. Our CPAs are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and/or the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), in addition to several other key industry-related trade associations.

We are currently seeking an individual for the administrative support role of Accounting Assistant – Part-Time in our Tallahassee office. The ideal candidate works efficiently both independently and in a team environment. The ability to meet established and hard deadlines while managing multiple projects is essential. If you enjoy working with all levels of team members and are desiring stability and longevity in your next place of employment, then this is the perfect role for you!

This is a part-time position, at 25 hours per week, with afternoon flexibility for the working hours. Prefer a candidate who is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

If these characteristics describe you, YOU could be the perfect fit for us!

• Have a high school diploma or equivalent (Associate of Arts degree preferred).
Have at least 3 years of related experience in a professional services firm.
• Is highly proficient with Excel, Word, Adobe, and Outlook.
• Experience in consulting style billing, accounts receivable, collections, and/or general bookkeeping.
• Experience with CCH Practice Management, or other time and billing software preferred.
• Works well independently and in a team environment.
• Possess great interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize competing projects and assignments and meet firm deadlines.
• Has the ability to focus on the details and is eager to learn in a highly productive environment.
• Possesses great problem-solving skills, strives for accuracy, and takes good notes.
• Desiring a standard routine in job duties, with established expectations.
• Looking for longevity and stability in your next role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Preparation of consulting-style invoices, including evaluating and interpreting WIP, billing reports, and invoice instructions.
• Deciphering and utilizing service codes and various software billing methods.
• Creating calculation sheets and adjusting invoices based on realization rates.
• Differentiating and preparing various service-style invoices.
• Providing and implementing creative solutions and feedback to managers.
• Assemble, prepare, and scan large bank deposits and prepare related cash receipts reports for management.
• Follow-up on accounts receivable matters, including reviewing and interpreting A/R reports.
• Determine necessary collections action, prepare and submit past due invoices and A/R statements, initiate collection phone calls, follow-up correspondence with clients and management, and document collection actions.

This is an “in-person” working role at the office. You’ll find that between our regular team meetings, firm forums, and participation in office-wide events, we are committed to staying connected as a team.

More About the Firm & the Tallahassee Office:
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs is headquartered in Tallahassee, FL, with additional office locations in the following markets: Tampa and Panama City, FL, and Bainbridge, GA. Our Tallahassee office is located in Florida’s “Capital City,” where you can expect a wonderful climate, ever-expanding colleges and universities, canopied roads, hiking and biking trails, arts and entertainment, sports tourism, delicious food and coffee, southern hospitality, and more! Forbes ranked Tallahassee 9th for the best places to live in Florida for 2022!

THF has grown to over 140 employees across all of our markets, providing our clients with a full range of superior services in traditional accounting, auditing, and tax services, and comprehensive consulting and advisory services. We have maintained the high-quality control standards of a national firm and combined those attributes with the heart and personal touch points of a regional firm to ensure we “make an impact” in everything we do.

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If this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for, we encourage you to apply!
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter at the following link. Please include contact information for at least three professional and/or community references.

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If you have any questions about this employment opportunity, please reach out directly to LaQuisha Persak, Corporate Recruiter, by email at

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are ADA-compliant and an E-verify employer. If you prefer to submit your resume by mail, please use the following address: PO Box 14569, Tallahassee, FL 32317.

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