Current Openings

Certified Public Accountant - Manager

The world isn’t standing still and neither is Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP. We are moving quickly to take steps to better serve our clients evolving needs. That is why now is an exciting time to join our team! You’ll have the opportunities to take on new challenges, push yourself toward your goals and help shape the future of our company. Start as a manager of the office with a short track to Partnership if that is your goal!

Position Locations:

  • Colby, KS
  • North Platte, NE
  • Niles, MI

Applicant Experience:

  • Experienced CPA
  • Strong client rapport and project management skills
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • 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
  • 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 CPA or Enrolled Agent.

  • Marshall, MN
  • Overland Park, KS (audit experience)
  • Montevideo, MN
  • Ainsworth, NE
  • Scottsbluff, NE
  • Grand Island, NE
  • Lincoln, 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

STAFF Accountant

Multiple locations are currently seeking a staff accountant with a CPA license or on the path to becoming a CPA and in the final year of studies to obtain degree. Work 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:

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

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 specialist

Our Lincoln, NE location is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist 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 Specialist 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.

Position Requires:

  • 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
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

Accounting Assistant

Our office in Lincoln, Nebraska, is looking for a full time Accounting Assistant to join our accounting team in providing monthly bookkeeping and payroll services for our clients. Bachelors degree or Associates degree with 2+ years bookkeeping experience and QuickBooks experience are required. 

Position Requires:

  • 2+ years experience providing bookkeeping services
  • Ability to maintain employee and client relations
  • Leading employees to maximize performance and ensure accurate work
  • Experience in payroll, general ledgers and financial statements
  • Experience or certification in QuickBooks.
  • Experience with Excel
  • Ability to multi task
  • Desire to work in public accounting firm

Office Administration/support

Our office in Marshall, MN, is looking for a full time office assistant to join our accounting team. This position will assist in providing office administration support for our team and our clients. The position involves assembling reports, tax forms and other documents, receiving inbound calls, scheduling appointments, mail, ordering supplies, updating spreadsheets and correspondence. The ability to remain calm, organized and focused under deadlines is essential.

Position Requires:

  • 3+ years experience in an office support environment
  • Experience with Excel, Word and QuickBooks
  • Works well with clients and is friendly with a pleasant voice
  • Strong organizational skills and highly skilled in accuracy
  • Desire to work in public accounting firm
  • Ability to multi-task

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 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

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 

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