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Are you looking for a unique opportunity to grow with a non-traditional accounting firm? If so, Kmetz, Elwell, Graham & Associates is the place for you. At KEGA, we believe in investing in our team and providing opportunities for career and professional growth. We offer competitive salaries and flexible work schedules allowing you work-life balance. At KEGA you will also receive an excellent benefits package, including medical benefits, paid-time off and continuing education reimbursements. Our firm is committed to have the latest and best software and technology allowing staff to be most efficient and organized from wherever they work (in the office or at home), ultimately benefiting our clients.


KEGA has a high employee retention rate, as we value the happiness and job satisfaction of our employees. We implement fun, team building and social events regularly. Our team regularly participates in community recreation sports such as softball, charity runs/walks and kickball. We engage in social & community events and our beach location has a putting green on our premises when staff needs a break in the day. We even have earned the distinction of being recognized as the Best Place to Work in Indian River County over seven times.


We are as passionate about our employees as we are our clients. We offer the strong camaraderie of a smaller firm with the strong professional support of a at larger firm. Here are highlights of why our firm has been awarded The Best Place to Work in Indian River County multiple times:

  • 3+ weeks of PTO minimum
  • Paid holidays and employee appreciation days
  • 100% employer paid medical insurance coverage
  • Supplemental insurance such as dental, vision, accident, illness, short/long-term disability and more offered
  • 401(k) retirement plan and employer profit sharing contribution
  • Work from home options and flexible schedules
  • Beautiful office locations (on the ocean and the river) with onsite putting green at the Ocean Drive location
  • Regularly participate in charity events, sports leagues and social events
  • Partnership growth opportunities for those interested
  • And more!


If you think you’d fit in with our team, please submit cover letters/resumes to Messina Shields.




Senior Tax Accountant / Tax Manager


As a Senior Tax Accountant / Tax Manager you will:

  • Apply the technical skills to perform an effective review of all types of tax returns (Individual, Partnerships, S-Corps, C-Corps)
  • Manage engagements including the planning and supervision of the tax return preparation process
  • Proactively communicate with staff on status of projects and offer assistance when needed in a professional manner
  • Mentor tax staff and assist with training and professional development
  • Research and provide guidance to staff, management and partners
  • Keep abreast of any legislative or professional changes, and consulting with clients on potential implications.
  • Develop and maintain long lasting relationships with clients as a trusted tax advisor
  • Display a commitment to the firm’s core values



  • Minimum of 4-6 years of public accounting experience with a strong concentration in tax including corporate, partnership, individual, trusts and estate planning, and resolving complex tax issues
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, with Masters in Accountancy preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Leadership and review experience is required
  • Proficiency with UltraTax, GoFileRoom & File Cabinet experience is a plus

Staff Accountant


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of public accounting
  • Proficiency with UltraTax tax prep software preferred
  • CPA license is a plus

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and perform detailed tax return reviews and prepare appropriate review notes
  • Manage timelines and communicate expectations to team for tax engagements
  • Able to develop and maintain long lasting relationships with clients as a trusted tax advisor
  • Exceed client expectations in quality of work and timeliness of service
  • Manage projects by planning processes and procedures to ensure highest quality of work



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPA license preferred
  • 2+ years of audit experience
  • Proficiency with CS Professional Suite software


Complete all phases of audit, compilation and review engagements assigned, including:

  • Attend planning meetings and fieldwork appointments
  • Client system documentation
  • Ratio reviews to determine testing
  • Inquiry and further analysis
  • Risk assessment evaluation
  • Engagement approach development
  • Preparation of workpapers to document financial statements and tax returns
  • Facilitate resolutions on complex audit and accounting issues


Please send cover letter and resume to Messina Shields

KEGA CPA is an equal opportunity employer.

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