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Team Accountant

Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth
4.3 out of 5
415 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686


415 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686

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Position Summary

A Team Accountant performs a wide variety of diversified accounting, audit and tax assignments under the supervision of skilled professionals, and often works directly with clients to provide accounting support and exceptional service.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Records transactions in ledgers, prepare trial balances and simple financial statements using various computer software programs.
  • Reconciles accounts to control accounts.
  • Performs schedule computations of accruals, property and equipment and calculate depreciation expense.
  • Performs audit or review procedures as assigned by supervisors.
  • Prepares payroll tax, sales or other local tax and certain personal income tax returns.
  • Assists in proofing financial statements, tax returns and other documents.
  • Performs other accounting, auditing and tax duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisory personnel.
  • Obtains working knowledge of accounting, depreciation and tax computer software.
  • May be given senior level responsibilities of planning and scheduling engagements; may be required to perform all phases of an engagement including report writing and tax return preparation; may supervise other staff accountants or team members; may be assigned other duties.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Master’s Degree in Taxation or Accountancy, or Master’s Degree in Business Administration (concentration in Accounting).
  • Proficiency with computer, spreadsheet software program and calculator.
  • General knowledge of accounting principles and personal income taxes.
  • Either hold a current and valid Certified Public Accountant license or be working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam.
  • A current, valid driver license.

About Us

Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth (DGN) is Northern Michigan's largest locally owned, full service public accounting firm. Founded in 1973, the firm is based in Traverse City, MI with experienced, professional staff dedicated to providing outstanding professional services with a personal connection to businesses and individuals throughout the region. DGN is known for its comprehensive tax, audit, technology and business consultation services, with added expertise in the agribusiness, manufacturing, professional offices, government/nonprofits and oil and gas business sectors. Our guiding principle for over 50 years - Our clients' success is our business.

Job Type: Full-time

Application Question(s):

  • Are you interested in earning your CPA license? If so, please provide more details about your plan.


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)


  • CPA (Preferred)

Work Location: In person