Accounting Consultant

This posting is part of our continuous recruitment plan, not for a specific current opening. Kaiser Consulting is actively accepting applications and we encourage you to apply.

Job Location

Columbus, OH/ Central OH

Employment Type

W-2, flexible schedule during normal business hours

Job Description

Kaiser Consulting offers flexible project work for exceptional accounting and information technology professionals. Our Team Members enjoy flexing their schedules, generous benefits, quality projects, a collaborative environment, and the peace of mind that they will not be asked to work those miserable 50+ hour weeks.

We strive to find folks that not only believe in what we do but stand by our values of Inclusion, Expertise, Life Balance, Client Service, High Standards and Fiscal Responsibility.

We also look for professionals who are:

  • Confident: Natural at conveying expertise and ability
  • Passionate: Excited about helping and teaching others
  • Adaptable: Positive in the face of adversity and love the challenge of an ever-changing environment
  • Solutions-oriented: Possess a bias for action and do not give up easily
  • Self-motivated: Enthusiastic about doing work that needs to be done

Candidates should possess a high degree of technical competency and the ability to work equally independently and as part of a team. A successful candidate will have proven leadership experience, confidence and decisiveness. Problem solvers, self-starters and highly organized individuals will flourish in this position.

Requirements Include


  • BA or BS in Accounting
  • CPA certification preferred, but not required
  • Seven plus years of experience in public accounting, auditing, or an accounting role in a public/private corporation or non-profit organization
  • In-depth understanding of core accounting functions such as general ledger, reconciliations, month-end close and financial reporting
  • Financial, operational and regulatory compliance audit experience, preferred
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Working well in a team environment
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership and willingness to lead others
  • Experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks, Oracle, SAP
  • Proficient Excel skills
  • Solid analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Comfort with asking questions to get answers
  • Ability to make progress in ill-defined and unclear projects
  • Rich critical thinking skills
  • Enjoys challenges and can persevere
  • Ability to take direction and apply to different situations
  • Passion and commitment to providing quality client service
  • Reliable transportation and ability to commute to client locations

Job Functions May Include:

  • Planning, executing and maintaining:
    • core accounting and financial reporting responsibilities
    • audit compliance testing, including SOX or JSOX
  • Supervising team members on accounting or audit projects
  • Ensuring compliance with GAAP and SEC requirements
  • Implementing accounting best practices
  • Identification and implementation of business processes improvements
  • Perform internal control and risk assessments
  • Facilitation of internal and client meetings
  • Development of thorough documentation and deliverables
  • Participation in training
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Why Work at Kaiser Consulting?

We offer an ideal career path if you’re a seasoned pro looking for work-life balance, a straight-shooter yearning to escape office politics, a working parent or anyone else who’s spent years mastering the intricacies of accounting and information technology and wants diverse and challenging assignments.

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