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Current Openings

Come Grow With Us!

Our continued success means challenging opportunities for you. We offer a professional work environment and a friendly team atmosphere. Positions are available for regular full-time and part-time  professionals. We also have openings for individuals interested in a "tax season" only schedule.  We are able to be extremely flexible with our work arrangements since we hire professionals that are focused on providing outstanding client service.

At MHC&S, we understand OUR PEOPLE are our greatest asset.

Please take a moment and review our current openings below. To apply for any of the positions listed, send a cover letter, your resume, position you are interested in and salary requirements to Human Resources at:

McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C.
1601 West Lakes Parkway, Suite 300
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)-288-3279
(515)-280-1490 Fax

Or send your resume via e-mail to: Cindy Wubben
The following job descriptions are for current openings at McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C.


Position:  Accounting Specialist

Reports to: Supervisor in the Business Advisor and Tax Services department

Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual in this position will be responsible for a variety of duties including: payroll for some of our clients, general ledger and financial statement preparation in addition to other accounting duties.

Qualifications: 

Preferred candidate will have a 2 year accounting degree in addition to at least 2 years of experience in accounting.  Applicants with additional qualifications will be considered.  Candidate should also be familiar with QuickBooks or at least be willing to learn. Individual must be personable, enjoy meeting people and eventually working with clients. Candidate must also enjoy a hardworking, team oriented environment.

 

Position:  Audit Manager

Reports to: Assurance Director

Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual in this position will have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients and staff.  Our clients include real estate management and developers, trucking companies, manufacturers, other closely held businesses and non-profit associations.  Our clients do not include governmental entities.  Most of our clients are in central Iowa so minimal travel is necessary.

Qualifications: 

Preferred candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in public accounting, their CPA license, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work with a variety of personality types.   Candidate ideally will be excited about mentoring staff and business developement. Competitive compensation and benefits are offered as well as a great working environment.

 

Position:  Tax Supervisor/Manager

Reports to: Partner in the West Des Moines office

Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual in this position will be responsible for assisting clients with a variety of accounting duties including tax return preparation and consulting.  Individual must enjoy meeting with clients, mentoring staff, and business development.

Qualifications: 

Position will depend on years of experience.  Prefer individuals with their CPA license and at least 6 years of experience.  Individual must be personable and enjoy a hard working, fun environment with plenty of room for advancement.

 

Position:  Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Partner in the West Des Moines office

Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual in this position will be responsible for a variety of duties including providing office support and assistance with a variety of administrative functions for the Firm.

Qualifications: 

The right candidate will have excellent computer skills, including formatting skills in Word and Excel, and also be able to demonstrate examples of exceptional organizations skills.  Must have good verbal and written communication skills as well as be willing to assist with whatever needs to be done administratively.  The ability to pick up new skills quickly is important as well as being able to adapt to an ever changing environment.  We'd prefer someone who has an Administrative Assistant's degree or diploma but will consider those with applicable experience.  Must be personable, helpful, and have a positive attitude.

 

Position:  Receptionist

Reports to: Partner in the West Des Moines office

Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual in this position will be responsible for helping create a warm and inviting environment for clients and employees.

Qualifications:

Qualified applicants will have excellent communication skills both in person and over the telephone.  Must enjoy meeting people and have the ability to work with a variety of personalities.  Good computer and organizational skills are also a must.  The right individual will also handle Firm, client, and employee issues in a confidential manner.

 


Please send your resume for any of the open positions above to:

McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C.
Attn:  Cindy Wubben
1601 West Lakes Parkway, Suite 300
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266 
(515)-288-3279
(515)-280-1490 Fax
Or email your resume to: Cindy Wubben