Employment Resources for KyCPA members

Open accounting-related positions

Click here to post an open accounting-related position or internship in Kentucky or the surrounding area. Your open position will appear on this page for one month and a link to this page will be shared in our monthly e-newsletter to KyCPA members. Postings are free for KyCPA members and $50 for each posting for non-members.

Staff Accountant

Full-time Winchester 6/11/24 Apply here

Murray Aaron Petrey PLLC

• Client Accounting: Work with and manage a base of accounting clients,
which may include daily, weekly, or monthly accounting tasks for the client.
• Financial Statement Preparation: Preparing month-end financial statements.
preparation, or compilation financial statements.
•Tax Preparation: Assisting with tax planning and tax preparation – individuals,
partnerships, corporations, tax-exempt, trust, etc.
• Assist With Firm Compliance (all team members participate) - Client
engagements, firm internal controls, firm risk, software security, and
• Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
• CPA Certification: Preferred but not mandatory.
• 5 Years of Relevant Experience: Work experience in client accounting,
financial statement tax preparation. Audit experience
is a bonus.
• Attention to Detail: Attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
• Software Skills: Proficient in QuickBooks, Word and Excel, Adobe,
Ultra Tax and CS Professional Products.
• Strong Communication: Ability to work with clients and team effectively.





Chief Financial Officer

Full-time Lexington 5/30/24 Apply here

Bluegrass Hospitality Group

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About the Opportunity

Now a $200m enterprise, and as we continue to expand our presence in our markets, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced CFO to lead our finance & accounting functions. This new CFO role will be our first strategic hire and will report directly to Founders, working alongside them as a key member of the Leadership Team.
The CFO will provide assessment & analysis of financial results, strategic contributions, and effective risk management in support of our restaurant operations. This role will demand a strong, focused, emotionally intelligent action-driver who will serve as the trusted advisor to the Founders. Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills, business acumen and exemplary integrity are must haves.
The successful candidate will be a discreet, self-driven professional with strong financial and business management experience including strong strategic, analytical, operational, and leadership skills.

Senior Accountant

Full-time Louisville, KY 5/15/24 Apply here

New Directions Housing Corporation

New Directions is currently seeking a Senior Accountant to work, under the supervision of the Director of Corporate Accounting and from time to time will Assist the Director of Finance and Budgeting. The Senior Accountant is responsible for various aspects of the agency’s finance and bookkeeping practices and procedures. Additionally, this position provides support to the entire Finance Department.

Schedule: FT; Mon – Fri, 8:00am – 4:30pm (flexibility with start times)
Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000 annually
Generous Benefits

Bachelors in Accounting or Finance required. A professional designation is not required but a CPA, CIA or CMA is preferred
2+ years of experience in financial accounting and reporting strongly preferred.
Strong knowledge of US GAAP, financial reporting and financial controls.

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Internal Audit Senior

Full-time Louisville, KY 5/15/24 Apply here

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Functions as lead on internal audit projects involving evaluation of risks, internal controls, policies and procedures, compliance, and operations
Conducts complex audits of services, projects and programs and recommends improvements
Assist in the development, documentation, and maintenance of the Office of Internal Audit Strategic Plan

Examples of Duties

Examines records including financial, operational, internal controls, electronic data processing, fraud and special audit data for compliance to policies, procedures, regulations, laws and standards
Compiles and analyzes data on key business risks, evaluates controls, documents deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, lack of compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, laws and standards and prepares reports on audit findings
Provides technical assistance and instruction regarding audit projects, activities, procedures and related matters. Assists level I and II auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables
Adheres to professional internal auditing standards and techniques to obtain, analyze and appraise information
Provides objective opinions regarding performance of business activity and effectiveness of key risk management activities
Reviews policies, procedures, internal controls and accounting practices, and recommends changes to improve effectiveness and efficiency in operations.
Prepares or leads the preparation of reports, action plans and supporting documentation of audit conclusions in accordance with professional auditing standards
Represents the department to other government agencies and the public to answer questions and provide information concerning auditing operations
Prepares correspondence and completes special projects.
Work as assigned on the Office of Internal Audit Strategic Plan.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Performs related work

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree
Public Administration
Business Administration
Information Systems
Related field

A minimum of at least three (3) years of internal or financial audit experience is required.
Public accounting firm experience and/or Office of Internal Audit experience is desirable but not required

Must be certified as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)/Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)/Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or must have completed at least 1 section of the applicable exam and must obtain certification within 1 year of employment

Sufficient vision is needed to obtain information from written documents and video display units

Supplemental Information



Chief Financial Officer (CFO)- Construction Industry

Full-time London, KY 5/15/24 Apply here


A thriving midsized construction company is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join their management team working from their London, KY HQ. Person could live in the Lexington area due to hybrid work opportunity. The CFO will play a pivotal role in guiding financial strategies, optimizing performance, and driving profitability in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. CFO collaborates with project managers and stakeholders to analyze project costs, identify variances, and implement cost-saving measures. Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($150k - $250k) and benefits package. Candidates must live in the commutable area working a minimum of three days in the London, KY office weekly. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for finance and a track record of success, we invite you to submit your resume to apply your talents to the future growth and success of this organization! See full job at


Staff Accountant

Full-time Taylorsville, KY 5/15/24 Apply here

Lisa T. Kaleher CPA Inc.

Accountant to help manage multiple operations and to deliver quality tax services. That will develop and maintain firm’s reputation. Tax preparation for Federal, State and Locals. CPA certification preferred with current experience in public accounting and auditing. Candidate must have full understanding of professional standards, regulations. Must have working knowledge of Tax Preparation and Accounting. Knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, Excel, Quick Books and Ultra Tax.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
CPA certificate a plus or in the works of obtaining one
2-5 Years Accounting experience
Experience tax returns (Individual, Corporate, Partnership and Non-profit)
Preparation of Payroll checks, Monthly Accounting, Payroll, Sales Tax Returns and Federal Tax Deposit.
Excellent communication skills
Proficient statistical analysis, documenting data, processes and policies.
We are not a Remote office
Performance-Based Pay


Tax Manager



5/15/24 Apply here


L. Ballard & Company, PSC CPA's is a local accounting firm based in Shelbyville, Kentucky. We provide a wide range of accounting, taxation, and consulting services to individuals, small businesses, trusts, and estates.

This is a full-time remote role for a Tax Manager. The Tax Manager will be responsible for reviewing and preparing a wide range of tax returns. The Tax Manager will also assist with tax planning, supporting clients to optimize their tax situations.

• CPA licensure required
• Proven work experience as a tax manager
• Approximately 7 years or more of public accounting and tax experience
• Excellent knowledge of all types of tax returns
• Experience with Thomson Reuters UltraTax and QuickBooks
• Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Keen attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and remotely

Salary range is $95,000 - $115,000. Benefits include health insurance and SIMPLE IRA.



Director of Finance & Administration


Louisville, KY

5/15/24 Apply Here

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Food Literacy Project

The Food Literacy Project is seeking an engaged, self-directed leader to offer strategic financial oversight and participate in shaping broad organizational strategy alongside our collaborative leadership team during a season of growth and transformation for our organization. Through ensuring proper accounting of our $1.8 million budget and supporting our skilled staff team of 18 (including 8 youth employees), the Director of Finance and Administration will help the Food Literacy Project deepen our community impact as we anchor our work on land of our own.



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