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At Sproles Woodard, we believe our people are our most valuable asset and we are committed to developing the professional and personal skills of all of our employees.  We value each employee and their contribution to the overall success of the firm.  That’s how we create an ideal work environment where employees succeed in and out of the office.  All of our employees are exposed to a wide range of services and industries, and have access to relevant technical and industry training.  Whether you’re looking to make your next career move or you’re just starting out, we offer competitive salaries that rank proportionally among the top in our industry, an attractive benefits package and extended training and mentorship.  We truly believe in a work life balance and offer flexible schedules that focus on productivity rather than meeting a certain number of hours worked.  We employee the latest in technology to allow employees to work smarter rather than harder.

Our benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Reimbursement of CPA exam prep materials
  • CPA examination incentives
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing professional education
  • Professional dues

Training
Sproles Woodard believes in providing personal attention to each employee. We have found that the best employees are the ones that receive the best training.  By putting a focus on employee development, Sproles Woodard has gained a solid reputation for having some of the finest CPAs in the industry.  The accounting profession is constantly changing and we understand the importance of becoming an expert in the accounting industry.  Sproles Woodard focuses on specialized training for both new and existing employees.  Whether you are a new staff accountant or have ten years of public accounting experience, Sproles Woodard has the tools you need to further your professional career.

Campus Candidates
For recent graduates or students pursuing a graduate degree, Sproles Woodard offers the opportunity to work in several different career practice areas. Our firm provides one of the most competitive compensation and benefit packages with an emphasis on work/life balance.

If you are a student who is currently enrolled in a graduate program, you will be offered flexible working arrangements while working at the firm. Sproles Woodard recognizes that the first priority for incoming accountants is obtaining a solid education, and we will work around your schedule to help you finish your degree. By gaining important hands-on experience while completing your education, you will be jump-starting your career while learning skills that will enhance your practice as a CPA.

Current Openings

Client Bookkeeper – Fort Worth, Tx
The Client Bookkeeper, under the direction of the project managers, will be responsible for timely and accurate general accounting as well as processing of both full-cycle accounts receivable and accounts payable for clients of the firm. The position will communicate and partner with internal departments, external vendors, and with the clients directly on a variety of matters and will also promote and enhance internal controls and reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in accounting with an academic background in either finance, accounting or business
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word/Excel and Macintosh OS)
  • Excellent navigation of QuickBooks Pro Desktop software and Quickbooks Online
  • Ability to use a variety of software applications. Experience with Wolfepak, Shopify, Vend, Intuit, and other merchant servicers preferred but not required.
  • A professional demeanor with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with team members and other departments
  • Professional presentation and conduct
  • Must be responsible and self-managed
  • Must have excellent follow-up and tracking skills
  • Demonstrate accuracy and strong attention to detail, well organized with multi-tasking abilities
  • Independent worker able to plan and prioritize workflow
  • Team-oriented – cooperative and collaborative

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the accounting cycle including Accounts Receivable and Accounts
  • Process forms and bills involving accounts receivable and accounts payable.
    • Accounts Payable will encompass the processing of accounts payable transactions including issuing payment for vendor bills, ensuring accuracy of each bill and proper classification within the client accounting records.
    • Accounts Receivable will encompass the accurate posting and classification of the daily receivable transactions and maintaining accurate and comprehensive records for daily transactions.
  • Recording of activity and reconciliation of monthly bank and credit card
  • Assist in all areas as requested by management; including Sales Tax, State and Federal Payroll tax and annual information return filing requirements for small businesses.
  • General accounting administrative tasks and perform other general office duties as needed

Tax Manager
The Tax Manager is responsible for helping to ensure the integrity and quality of the Firm’s tax compliance products as well as consulting and planning projects. Also, this position will be responsible for the day-to-day completion of tax work and for the development of the tax staff and will be responsible for completion of annual reviews and special projects.  The Tax Manager reports to the Tax Partners of the Firm. Reporting to the Tax Manager will be various tax staff assigned to the Tax Manager’s projects and departmental responsibilities. This person will help to lead the tax staff  through the oversight of tax compliance projects and will be responsible for developing strong relationships with clients, partners and staff of the Firm.

Qualifications:

  • College degree in accounting, finance, business, or other applicable field.
  • Master’s Degree in Tax is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of seven years experience working in public accounting in a tax compliance capacity.
  • CPA Certification Required – Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • Excellent understanding of the Internal Revenue Code and Regulations and ability to apply in performing tax compliance and planning duties.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to interact with the partners, staff and clients.
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word and familiarity with tax compliance software.
  • Effective leadership skills to supervise, lead, and develop others.
  • Proven track record of success in managing and training tax staff.
  • A history of developing/driving improvements.
  • Previous experience in managing a team of professionals.
  • Must possess personal and business integrity with an energetic style demonstrated by a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.
  • Assertive, self-directed and proactive with political wisdom and discerning judgment.
  • Superior planning and organizational skills with a strong aptitude for detail.  This should be coupled with a polished presentation style.
  • Ability to earn the trust of others, be non-political and can couple this with the ability to stand their ground in a positive manner on important matters.
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills, coupled with the ability to remain independent and be tactful in dealing with conflicts.
  • Must have strong planning and organizing skills and must be able to achieve desired business results, facilitate change and lead the tax staff in demanding and sometimes challenging situations.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, honesty, optimism, confidentiality, discretion, flexibility, adaptability, leadership and patience.

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive understanding of tax law and regulations including the IRC and Regulations.
  • Provides input into strategy setting and policy development impacting the tax function.
  • Assists the Tax Partners in managing tax staff and in the planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring of the tax compliance function, including assisting in hiring, training, and evaluating staff, and taking effective actions to address performance matters.
  • Ensuring overall quality, consistency and adherence to department and professional standards for tax compliance projects, and identifying opportunities for tax process improvement through an ongoing quality evaluation process including documentation support.
  • Manage complex engagements and actively participate in the completion of tax projects.
  • Provide staff performance evaluation, coaching and counseling.
  • Maintain current knowledge of changes in tax laws and regulations.

 

Senior Tax Accountant
Sproles Woodard LLP is seeking candidates for Senior Tax Accountant.  A successful candidate will have completed 2-5 years in the practice of public accountancy where they were responsible for all aspects of federal and state tax compliance, tax planning and analyzing tax law.  An ideal candidate will possess the desire to become involved in all aspects of public accounting, have strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to learn new skills.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Masters in Tax strongly preferred)
  • 2 – 5 years prior public accounting experience
  • CPA certification or candidacy
  • A strong attention to detail and commitment to providing quality work
  • Ability to work within a team environment required with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines

 

Tax Staff Accountant
Sproles Woodard LLP is seeking candidates for Tax Staff Accountant.  A successful candidate will have completed 0-2 years in the practice of public accountancy.  An ideal candidate will possess the desire to become involved in all aspects of public accounting, have strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to learn new skills.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Masters in Tax strongly preferred)
  • 0 – 2 years prior public accounting experience
  • CPA certification or candidacy
  • A strong attention to detail and commitment to providing quality work
  • Ability to work within a team environment required with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines

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We thank you for your interest in joining Sproles Woodard and welcome candidates for all levels of positions. Resumes are also accepted via fax, e-mail or traditional mail.  No telephone calls, please.

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The mission of our firm is to provide responsive, quality accounting and business services to clients; to develop new business opportunities by projecting our expertise and business knowledge; and to engender a workplace that enriches the professional and personal lives of our firm’s members.

Locations

Fort Worth
777 Main Street, Suite 3250
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817-332-1328

Midland
6 Desta Dr., Suite 5800,
Midland, TX 79705
Phone: 432-682-7323

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Fort Worth
777 Main Street, Suite 3250
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817-332-1328

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Midland
6 Desta Dr., Suite 5800,
Midland, TX 79705
Phone: 432-682-7323