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  • 02/13/2019 8:35 AM | Anonymous

    Summary: The City of Bismarck is seeking a qualified professional to lead the Finance Department.  

    Pay Range:  $110,944.44 - $166,416.66           

    Closing Date:  March 03, 2019 at Midnight

    Description: The Finance Director serves as Chief Financial Officer and financial advisor to the Finance Commissioner, the Board of City Commissioners, and City Administration. The Director will direct the development of the annual city budget and the five-year capital improvement plan while providing leadership, planning and direction for Fiscal Services, Special Assessments, IT/GIS, and Assessing divisions. The Finance Director ensures compliance with the city's budget ordinance, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), local ordinances, city policy directives, and applicable state and federal laws. Prepares various financial forecasts, monthly statements, and cash flow analyses of major city funds and projects; prepares or coordinates the submission of agenda items to City Commission meetings. Prepares all revenue and special assessment bonding transactions, including working with financial advisors, bond counsel, and rating agency to ensure successful issuance, adequate cash flow, and compliance with requirements. Prepares annual financial statements for city and police pension funds; interprets valuation reports and develops analysis and funding recommendations.


    This position requires a knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s degree in a course of study related to accounting or financial management and five – seven years of relative experience; sufficient to understand the diverse objectives and functions of providing leadership, planning and direction for Fiscal Services, Special Assessments, IT/GIS, and Assessing divisions. Certification as a Public Accountant (CPA). Ability to be bonded and possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Dakota (Class D).


    Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. No sponsorships considered. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.

    For details and to apply online:

    Finance Director Brochure:

    For more information: Robert McConnell at 701-355-1332 or

    The City of Bismarck is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 02/11/2019 10:37 AM | Anonymous

    Rath and Mehrer, P.C., a small local CPA firm in Bismarck, ND, specializing in government auditing is in need of additional professional staff. We are looking for a CPA or CPA candidate with one or more years experience. Individual would be a part of a three person audits team conducting audits and preparing audit reports for cities, schools and counties generally in Western North Dakota. Approximately 30% travel, usually one overnight per week. Very flexible work schedule, competitive compensation and full benefits. Ownership opportunity exists when current 2 partners/owners retire. Please contact Jayson Rath, Rath and Mehrer, 425 N S Street, Bismarck ND 58501, 701-258-4560.

  • 01/31/2019 5:23 PM | Anonymous

    Courtesy of Eide Bailly LLP-

    Our client, Fairland Management Company in Windom, MN, has a career opportunity for a highly motivated individual as their Controller. Fairland’s Controller will be a strategic business partner within the company and will be responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the company, which include but are not limited to financial reporting, internal controls, budgeting, and supervision of the accounting staff. The Controller will also assist clients with solving financial and accounting issues and income tax planning and preparation along with additional client needs. The successful applicant with strong financial skills could be promoted to CFO within a short time. The Controller will work closely with and report directly to the President/GM.

    Qualifications include, at a minimum, a Bachelor Degree in Accounting with 5 plus years of experience in a financial management role and proven supervisory experience. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of accounting principles and practices along with the ability to work at strategic and hands-on tactical levels while effectively planning, implementing, and executing tasks. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and experience in tax are essential to this position. CPA designation preferred and knowledge of the agriculture industry a plus.

    Fairland Management Company offers competitive compensation along with a benefits package to include health & life insurance, pension plan, and paid vacation. To learn more about Fairland Management -  EOE

    To apply for this opportunity please visit –

  • 01/23/2019 3:36 PM | Anonymous

    Part-Time Position: Controller
    (20-25+ hours/week, flexible schedule)
    Perform all general accounting functions.

    Responsibilities and Roles


    • Cash management, accounts/grants payable, general ledger maintenance
    • Investment accounting
    • Financial statement preparation
    • Annual budget preparation
    • Assist with tax and audit related matters, including the completion of tax forms and payments, including annual 990PF completion.
    • Generate monthly, quarterly, and annual grant/financial reports to ensure integrity of Foundation’s grant making history.
    • Implement Foundation efforts to create continuity, consistency, and standardization in grant making policies, processes, and procedures.
    • Evaluate endowments and significant grants requiring annual review.
    • Reconcile financial records to database.
    • Manage payroll and various human resource related activities.

    Board Support

    •  Be knowledgeable of the legal/regulatory environment as it relates to foundations and the non-profit sector.
    •  Prepare documents and participate in Finance Committee meetings.


    •  Represent the Foundation at meetings and events.
    •  Cultivate and maintain relationships with Foundation partners, grantees, and community.

    Such other duties and responsibilities as are performed by Controllers generally, and as may be delegated or assigned from time to time by the Foundation’s Executive Director and/or Board of Directors.

    Technical Qualifications

    •  Undergraduate degree in Accounting/Business Administration required, graduate degree and/or CPA designation desired.
    •  Minimum of 3 years work experience with an emphasis on general ledger and financial statement preparation.
    •  Ability to independently manage multiple projects simultaneously with strong attention to detail.
    •  Excellent written and communication skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft GP Dynamics desired.

    For inquires and application submission, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to

    For additional questions and information, please contact Marty Hoffmann at 701-356-7800.

  • 01/14/2019 3:21 PM | Anonymous

    Fiance Director: Fargo park District
    Job Tracking ID: 512950-665200
    Job Location: Fargo, ND
    Job Level: Management
    Level of Education: BA/BS
    Date Updated: January 14, 2019
    Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    Starting Date: ASAP
    Salary Range: $71,495-$95,327 per year
    Job Status: FT-benefited
    Header: Full Time

    Job Description:

    This position serves as the department head for the Business Office which manages and processes all accounting transactions for all park district funds, such as processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, assessments, bonds, capital planning and overall risk management.

    The incumbent is responsible for providing financial and accounting leadership to the Park District departments including Courts Plus Community Fitness, Valley Senior Services and the Fargo Park District Foundation.

    This position is one of the senior managers that report to the Deputy Director as part of the district’s executive management team.

    Essential Functions

    Evaluation of this position is based primarily on performance of the following essential functions, which include, but are not limited to:

    • Coordinates the preparation of the Park District's annual budget. Advising other department heads in formulating budgets, reviewing status of budget, forecasting and preparing required reports. To prepare the annual budget in compliance to North Dakota Century code and GAAP.
    • * Coordinates the preparation and submission of various financial statements and reports. To provide timely and accurate reports for management and other requests needing financial information. Statements and reports must be presented in a timely manner, in proper format and be as accurate as possible based on the information available.
    • Compile data and perform financial analysis to provide supervisors or department heads with reliable information necessary for decision making. Analysis must be prepared in a timely and accurate manner and created in a format that can be easily interpreted by the end user.
    • Establishes financial reporting systems and internal control procedures.
    • Assists Park District legal counsel in the coordination of contracts, agreements, easements and other legal documents.
    • Manages the administration of special assessments.
    • Develop and recommend system/procedure improvements, modifications and/or creations. Identifying and notifying management of any discrepancies or inconsistencies. Internal controls as established by GAAP. Ensure the Fargo Park District has an audit with an unqualified opinion.
    • Provides leadership that builds trust and empowers people through teamwork and collaboration by clearly defining expectations that maximize results linking mission, vision, values and strategies to everyday work.
    • Assists in the issuance of bonds and other indebtedness of the Fargo Park District.
    • Empower employees to produce results by building team consensus to achieve a shared vision of the Fargo Park District.
      • Interviews, selects and trains department employees;
      • Coaches employees in proper job performance techniques and procedures;
      • Directs work of employees and sets/adjusts hours of work; Maintains records on employee productivity and appraises employees’ productivity and efficiency to recommend promotions or other changes in status;
      • Handles employee complaints and disciplines employees when necessary;
      • Delegates work among different employees.
      • Monitors or implements legal compliance measures.
      • Monitor and understand the impact of legislative issues on Park District affairs.

    Other Functions

    Evaluation of this position may also be based on occasional performance of the following other functions, which include, but are not limited to:

    • Participates in inter-department meetings to provide input, advice and technical assistance regarding accounting, funding, budgeting issues, and human resources as they relate to the development of programs and projects. Assist other departments in providing the best programs we can while providing good internal controls. Safe guarding of assets. Timely and accurate financial and management information.
    • Assist the Fargo Parks team as a whole to understand and clarify impact of the financial decisions needed to reach strategic goals.
    • Carries out duties and responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner to maintain safe work environment and surrounding area for oneself, co-workers and public. Responds to hazardous situations and/or potentially unsafe conditions by taking corrective action as capable and promptly notifying supervisory personnel.
    • Updates and enhances own knowledge by involvement in continuing education for professional growth, i.e., attends relevant conferences, seminars, in-service trainings and certification programs.
    • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent.
    • Assists the public by responding to inquiries and requests.
    • Assist in administration of the self-funded health insurance plan.
    • Keeps direct supervisor promptly informed of key/significant issues or concerns.

    Experience and Skills:

    Education/Experience - Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field and five or more years of progressively responsible accounting experience, including three or more years of supervisory responsibility or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job such as those listed above. Governmental accounting and GASB experience preferred.

    Credentials/Licenses/Certifications - CPA or MBA is desired. Individual must maintain such licensure throughout employment with the Park District. Must possess a valid driver's license.

    Other -

    • Planning, development and implementation of fiscal and management practices, system skills and knowledgeable in business law.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with public and media.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders, including employees and the general public. Ability to work cooperatively with others.
    • Comfortable interacting with clients, coworkers, and the public in small and large group settings utilizing effective oral and written skills with passion and sincerity that is respectful, authentic, and creative which inspires a shared vision.
    • Ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and persuasively using correct grammar, spelling and punctuation with ability to communicate one-on-one or in group settings.
    • Ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and organization.
    • Management skills and strong business acumen, including problem solving, vision, ability to manage multiple programs and meet deadlines, collaboration, leadership, decision making and ability to analyze diverse facts and develop clear and concise reports and recommendations. Proficiency in software programs including all Microsoft Office programs and financial software.
    • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and radical customer service. Live the company core values of; passion, intentional leadership, sincerity and solution engineers.
    • Mature professional attitude and considerable discretion, including ability to manage confidential information.
    • Ability to perform with considerable independence and initiative.

    Application deadline is Monday, January 28th EOB. Please attach your cover letter and resume to your application. These documents are required to be considered for this position.


  • 12/10/2018 10:33 AM | Anonymous

    North Dakota Practices for Sale: gross revenues shown: Southwest ND Tax & Accntg $350K - 90% tax/10% accntg/payroll; Southeast ND CPA $154K - 75% tax/8% Accntg/Bkkping/13% audits/reviews/4% other. For more information call 800-397-0249 or view listing details and register for free email updates at

    THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PRACTICE? Accounting Practice Sales is the leading marketer of tax and accounting practices in North America. We have a large pool of buyers, looking for practices to purchase. We also have the experience to help you find the right fit for your firm, negotiate the best price and terms and get the deal done. We welcome the opportunity to talk to you about our risk-free and confidential services. For more information call Trent Holmes with the APS Holmes Group at 1-800-397-0249 or email

  • 12/04/2018 12:24 PM | Anonymous

    Clarke and Associates, P.C., a family friendly, local CPA firm in Williston, North Dakota is in need of additional professional staff.

    We are looking for a CPA or CPA candidate with 1-5 years' experience. Duties will include individual, corporate, non-profit, and trust income tax preparation, write up work, payroll preparation and reporting, and Quickbooks consulting.

    Our firm supports your personal family life and your involvement in outside activities and organizations in a family-oriented community. We offer Competitive compensation, benefits and continued professional growth. For immediate consideration for this career opportunity, pleases forward your resume and cover letter to:

    Clarke & Associates, PC 
    Attn: Jeff Clarke, CPA
    PO Box 819
    Williston, ND 58802-0819

  • 11/20/2018 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    Accounting Faculty – Tenure Track - Minot State University 
    Full-time, Benefited

    Position Summary
    The Department of Accounting and Finance in the College of Business at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota invites applications for a tenure-track position as a faculty member in the field of Accounting beginning August 2019. The Department of Accounting and Finance currently has six faculty members and its programs have approximately 200 students.

    Position Responsibilities
    Responsibilities include on-campus teaching of Auditing/Assurance Concepts and Practices (required course in program) and Advanced Auditing and Assurance (elective course in program). In addition, responsibilities include classroom and online teaching in both financial and managerial accounting. Lastly, a fraud examination course may be assigned as well, depending on departmental needs and faculty interest and expertise. The successful candidate will typically teach 12 credit hours per semester at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide student advisement, as well as service to the university and community, and activity related to research and scholarship.

    Master’s in accounting, or closely related field; would consider non-graduate degree candidate with commitment to obtain Master’s after employed.  Priority will be given to applicants with significant applied professional experience in auditing; professional accounting certification (CPA or Certified Fraud Examiner); and to applicants with experience and commitment to high quality teaching, both face-to-face and online.

    The University
    MSU is a public institution of higher education with approximately 3100 students enrolled. The College of Business offers 10 undergraduate programs, 3 graduate degrees, and 3 graduate certificates.  Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Candidates interested in helping us achieve this goal are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

    The Department
    The Department of Accounting and Finance offers Bachelor of Science majors in the areas of Accounting, Energy Economics and Finance. Information on the Department of Accounting and Finance is available at

    Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits.

    Application Procedures
    Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita or resume, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended, contact information for three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching and research interests to: or

    Jay Wahlund
    Department of Accounting and Finance
    College of Business, Minot State University
    500 University Avenue West
    Minot, ND 58707

    Phone: 701-858-3207, Fax: 701-858-3438

    Additional Information
    Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 
    Click here to apply. For more information, or for accommodations contact: For ND Relay Services: Click here.

    The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, if you are a finalist, your application could be subject to review upon request.

    Minot State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category. MSU supports ND veteran's preference laws, though the laws do not apply to this position. Inquiries or complaints regarding equal employment educational opportunities or the affirmative action program should be directed to the Affirmative Action Office. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment. Benefits include health insurance, TIAA retirement, and a competitive sabbatical program.

  • 11/19/2018 1:24 PM | Anonymous

    We are seeking a full time Tax Specialist located within a 75 mile radius to the Fargo/Moorhead area to join our team. You will provide quality customer service; complete timely and technically accurate, small to moderately complex income tax returns and other related activities for all types of farm entities; use a consultative sales method and team with the loan officer to sell the AgCountry integrated package of financial services – specializing in tax – to new and existing customers; provide technical expertise and support to branch staff in areas of tax processing, regulations, and interpretation; and develop and maintain a high level of knowledge in the areas of tax and accounting.

    If you are a team player, have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related business field, two to five years of related experience, and a solid understanding of tax and farm records products and services, apply today!

    Position will be posted until filled.

    For full details and to submit your resume, please visit our website at:

    "We Bring More to Your Table"

  • 11/19/2018 8:38 AM | Anonymous


    Grafton, ND

    Our team at Cawley & Associates is looking to add a Certified Public Accountant or CPA eligible individual to help us provide quality accounting and tax services in our community.

    Job Description: The Associate Accountant Position will provide services that include income tax preparation for individuals and businesses, accounting, payroll, and bookkeeping. Our practice serves many small businesses and farmers in the area which creates a lot of variety in our day to day workload.

    Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree, CPA License (or Eligibility), Accounting Experience Preferred, Proficiency with QuickBooks/Lacerte Tax Software/Microsoft Office Preferred, Organizational & Customer Service Skills

    Compensation/Benefits: Competitive wage will be based on experience/education/credentials.  Benefits include full family health coverage, company provided monthly HRA benefit, retirement plan, paid vacation, paid training/annual certifications.


    See your letter of application & resume to:

    Cawley & Associates
    PO Box 655
    Grafton, ND 58237-0655


    Questions: Call Kim 701-352-2020

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