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Paraprofessional Assistant - Gainesville, GA

Paraprofessional Assistant - Gainesville, GA

Rushton, one of Northeast Georgia’s largest and most respected accounting firms in the region, is seeking a Paraprofessional Assistant in our growing Client Accounting Services Division. 

We offer career progression and growth opportunities, parental leave and a full benefits package.  We have a fun, collaborative work environment with advanced technology systems and equipment.  We take work/life balance seriously with business casual and “dress for your day”, paid time off, and community involvement.  The success of Rushton can be directly attributed to the firm’s employees.  We make substantial investments in hiring, developing and retaining our employees.  We have been recognized in our community involvement and company culture, including being named one of Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For, Best of Hall County, and Small Business of the Year.


  • Clerical duties and maintaining electronic files
  • Scanning and filing accounts payable
  • Assist with maintaining client data bases
  • Scanning client info and verifying
  • Filing tax folders and documents
  • Assist with audit report assembly
  • Assemble tax return folders
  • Assist with restocking of office supplies
  • Cover phones and front desk when needed
  • Support tax staff when necessary
  • Pickup and delivery of company assets


  • Associates Degree
  • Interested in pursuing a degree in Tax or Finance
  • High School degree or GED (Pursuing Business degree preferred but not mandatory)
  • Available to work 20-30 hours a week
  • Availability to work overtime during peak periods throughout the year
  • Office 365 proficient
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to manage project timelines and proficiency utilizing technology
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Valid credentials to work in the U.S.
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Ability to make logical and sound decisions and to know when to act independently and when to seek assistance.
  • Curiosity & Learning Orientation: Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.
  • Drive to Excel: Driven to succeed and willing to go the extra mile. Perseveres in the face of obstacles and challenges.
  • Interpersonal Skills & communication: Ability to work collaboratively and partner well with others, express oneself verbally and in writing, and listen well. 


Rushton is in Gainesville, Georgia just 45 minutes north of downtown Atlanta. Celebrating our 40th year in business, the firm is one of Northeast Georgia's largest and most respected accounting firms representing clients throughout the region. With a staff of more than 45 professionals, Rushton has broad expertise ranging from standard tax planning and preparation to sophisticated management advisory services and consulting. Though we are a large local firm, we thrive on developing personal, long-term relationships with every client.

Our firm believes strongly in family values and works together to provide opportunities for a healthy work and home relationship. Our hiring decisions are based as much on strong ethics and moral character as on intelligence and professional training. We take work/life balance seriously, with business casual and “dress for your day”, unlimited PTO, and community involvement.  The success of Rushton can be directly attributed to the firm’s employees.  We make substantial investments in hiring, developing, and retaining our employees. We offer a great work environment and outstanding quality of life in Gainesville, the county seat for Hall County and the financial center of Northeast Georgia. The area's beauty -- in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and on the shores of 38,000-acre Lake Lanier -- is matched by a vibrant business, cultural and entertainment environment. If you have audit experience, leadership skills and the technical know-how we are seeking, please submit your resume for consideration.


To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Frankie Capparelli, Talent Development Manager at