Staff Accountant


Are you looking to make a difference in a team environment? Swanson Hinsch & Co. CPA’s in Mankato, MN has a unique job opportunity with promotion potential for a results-oriented, Staff Accountant. You will be working closely with the Tax Manager helping our various clients with accounting and tax projects, while delivering a high touch, concierge- level of service. We are a premier, independent CPA firm providing superior client service to individuals and businesses. Size is our advantage. Because we are a small, locally owned firm, you will have the chance to be a key player on the team. Click on our “About Us” page to learn more about our South Central Minnesota firm and its team members.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform bookkeeping services including general ledger preparation, account reconciling and financial statement preparation.

  • Prepare payroll, payroll tax deposits and tax returns related to payroll taxes, sales and use taxes and excise taxes.

  • Prepare individual, corporate, fiduciary and partnership income tax returns under supervision, including review of tax information submitted by client for completeness.

  • Deal directly with client personnel.

  • Understanding and knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • Perform moderately difficult tax research and provide recommendations relative to specific assignments.

  • Prepare documents which will be used by firm personnel and client personnel as an informational source and from time to time make presentations to the firm regarding new developments in the tax area.

  • Assist in practice development with supervision.


Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Accounting achieved or in-process and 3+ years of accounting or bookkeeping experience. The ideal candidate is a goal oriented self-starter who thrives on giving top quality service while learning and growing professionally; is organized, accurate, outgoing and possesses a strong work ethic. Proficiency with computer, Microsoft Office software programs, 10-key and general office equipment. You will work closely with our team and clients. This position offers limitless potential to grow your career, competitive compensation and a stable flexible work environment. Includes potential flexible hours May through September with longer hours January through April, including Saturdays.

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