Audit Staff Accountant

With a firm history tracing back more than 80 years, Lopata, Flegel & Company LLP, a client-focused, full service accounting and management consulting firm located in St. Louis, MO, has long been dedicated to serving our clients, our people, and our community. Using a full array of leading edge technology solutions, we are committed to providing measurable value by helping our clients identify and achieve their financial goals.

Due to strong, sustained growth, we are currently seeking self-motivated, client service oriented, team players with up to two years of recent public accounting experience to lead audit and other attest engagements. Individuals in this position will develop the abilities including:

  • Planning and performing financial statement audit, review and compilation engagements
  • Demonstrating a thorough understanding of GAAP, GAAS and other industry standards
  • Building strong working relationships with clients so as to add value
  • Mentoring and training staff with an eye toward team building – a core cultural value of the firm – and retention
  • Developing business expertise and further build upon current skills

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, along with strong communication, organizational, analytical, client service, time management and technology skills. The abilities to professionally lead audit engagements, manage multiple priorities, deadlines and budgets and thrive working both independently and as part of a team are a must. CPA license is preferred; non-CPA candidates should plan to secure their CPA license. Prior experience in manufacturing, distribution, retail or employee benefit plan audits is a plus.

We focus on hiring outstanding professionals who are dedicated to assisting the businesses and families we serve navigate their financial demands and challenges. We are proud to offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, paid time off, commissions for new business, a flexible work schedule and a professional, friendly environment.

Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Hybrid/remote

 If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please send your resume and cover letter to HR@lfco-cpa.com