Current Openings

Experienced tax Accountant

Our Dana F. Cole & Company offices in Montevideo, MN and Marshall, MN are both currently seeking a senior accountant with 5 to 8 years recent tax experience in public accounting to work with tax engagements related to individuals, partnerships, corporations, not-for profits, estates and trusts.  You will meet with tax clients; plan, prepare and review returns; maintain and cultivate client relationships; and complete a variety of other non-attest work.

Position requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant
  • Strong client rapport and project management skills
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Ability to service multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Verbal and written skills with the emphasis on being able to articulate complex financial information to a variety of clientele 
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Farm tax experience is a plus, but not required

Experienced cpa or enrolled agent

We are currently seeking an experienced CPA or EA with 5+ years recent tax experience in public accounting to work on tax engagements for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts; write financial statements; prepare tax returns; maintain and cultivate client relationships; and complete a variety of other non-attest work. The following locations are currently hiring an experienced CPE or Enrolled Agent:

  •  Osmond, NE
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Tracy, MN
  • North Platte, NE

Position requires:

  • Strong client rapport and project management skills
  • Ability to service multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Verbal and written skills with the emphasis on being able to communicate complex financial information to a variety of clientele

Accountant

Multiple locations are currently seeking a staff accountant with 1-5 years of recent audit/tax experience in public accounting to assist with multiple audit and tax engagements for non-profit, government and commercial clients. You'll work on audits, write financial statements; prepare tax returns; maintain and cultivate client relationships; and complete a variety of other non-attest work.  Candidates should have strong analytical, communication and research skills and the ability to interact professionally with clients. The ability to juggle concurrent engagements is a must. The following locations are currently hiring a full-time staff accountant:

  • Lincoln, NE
  • Grand Island, NE
  • Ogallala, NE
  • Ord, NE
  • Scottsbluff, NE
  • O'Neill, NE
  • Colby, KS
  • Montevideo, MN

Applicant Experience:

  • Experienced CPA with BS in Accounting or related field or
  • BS in Accounting or related field or in final year of studies to attain degree; preference given to those meeting the 150 hour requirement to sit for the CPA exam upon graduation

Position Requires:

  • Desire to work in public accounting and learn both tax and audit skills
  • Individual with a strong desire to learn quickly, accept responsibility, and embrace a fast moving career
  • Strong client rapport and project management skills
  • Ability to service multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

Payroll administrator

Our Lincoln, NE office is seeking a Payroll Administrator with 5 years recent payroll experience along with excellent customer services skills. This position will include business development as you would work with new clients and converting them to our payroll program.  Additionally, you would be responsible for the administration and processing of client's time and attendance and payroll.  The Payroll Administrator is responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of payroll and related client service, including recordkeeping and payroll tax returns. You will work closely with owners or employees of our clients in order to process payroll, 401K and tax information on a timely basis. This position requires the ability to remain calm under tight time deadlines.

 

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with primary responsibility for  time and attendance and payroll administration and processing
  • Experience working with time and attendance, and payroll systems
  • Experience in filing payroll tax returns
  • Knowledge of payroll and accounting best practices and principles
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment laws relating to key areas of responsibility
  • Knowledge of 401(k), cafeteria plans and flexible benefit plans
  • Ability to learn and retain payroll details for multiple companies
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Strong work ethic
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

Accounting Assistant

Multiple locations are seeking a full time accounting assistant to join our accounting team in providing monthly bookkeeping services for our clients. Experience in public accounting and tax return preparation is necessary. Locations hiring for an Accounting Assistant include:

  • Lincoln, NE
  • Overland Park, KS
  • O'Neill, NE
  • Scottsbluff, NE
  • Montevideo, MN

Position Requires:

  • 5+ years experience providing bookkeeping services
  • Experience in tax return preparation
  • Experience in payroll, general ledgers and financial statements
  • Experience or certification in QuickBooks.
  • Experience with Excel
  • Works well with clients
  • Ability to multi task
  • Desire to work in public accounting firm

Part Time tax preparer

Our Osmond, NE office is seeking an experienced tax preparer/interviewer. You can have the opportunity to shine using your CPA license or Enrolled Agent status, along with your accounting degree.  3+ years of tax return preparation experience is preferred.  

Opportunity. Challenge. Enjoyment. Teamwork. It’s all here. 

About Us

  • We are a Certified Public Accounting firm born in Lincoln, raised in Lincoln, and we enjoy continuing to serve Lincoln and the greater Midwest
  • With 100+ years under our belt, we are a stable firm with offices in Nebraska, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wyoming
  • We are a bigger firm with a small firm personality, which means we can meet all our client’s financial needs, but we know their names when they call
  • We believe our greatest asset is our employees so we hire and develop individuals who share our goals of client satisfaction and quality work

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA or on the path to becoming a CPA
  • Individual with a strong desire to learn quickly, accept responsibility, and embrace a fast moving career
  • Strong client rapport and project management skills
  • Ability to service multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Verbal and written skills with the emphasis on being able to articulate complex financial information to a variety of clientele
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

What You Are Looking For

  • Work with a great team of individuals in all departments
  • Supportive learning environment that cares about your goals
  • Stay sharp and broaden your knowledge base by attending various training sessions, conferences, etc.
  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and career development
  • Be challenged to learn and ‘bring-it’ every day

What We Expect

  • A strong desire to help clients achieve their business goals
  • Learn and develop your tax planning, preparation, and review skills to be in a position to have client responsibility
  • Learn and develop your auditing skills to be an integral part of an audit team and prepare to be in charge of audits
  • Maintain and cultivate client relationships

Benefits (Just to Name a Few)

  • Competitive salary
  • Variety of insurance options, including medical
  • 401(k) and section 125 plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave
  • Minimal overnight audit travel
  • Assistance with CPA exam materials
  • Bonus upon successfully passing the CPA exam 

We offer competitive salaries, limited travel, medical and disability insurance, a 401(k) and Section 125 plan.

Send resume to:

Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP
1248 O Street, Suite 500
Lincoln, NE 68508
or email to: hr@danacole.com
Equal Opportunity Employer