Employment Opportunities

Current Job Openings

If you have the skills and energy we need, we encourage you to apply online for any of our Minneapolis accounting careers.Please submit your resume to carlc@corneliuson.net


  • Accounting and Tax Manager

    Are you experienced in TAX and ACCOUNTING for SMALL BUSINESS? Are you exceptionally HARDWORKING and RELIABLE? Do you have excellent ORGANIZATIONAL and PROBLEM-SOLVING skills? Are you very ENERGETIC, POSITIVE, and HELPFUL? Looking for a real OPPORTUNITY to help manage a GROWING firm?


    As part of our team, your technical and problem-solving skills will help us provide outstanding personal service to a section of our small business clientele. Your organizational skills will help us keep our work-product flowing smoothly. Your experience with write up and income tax return prep will help us have a smooth busy season. We interact with our clients frequently throughout the year, and your helpful and upbeat attitude will make a great addition to our team!

    • Work with our professional staff to prepare and review monthly write up and tax filings
    • Prepare and review annual tax filings (Corporations, LLCs, 1040, other)
    • Assist with recurring tax planning for clients
    • Assist in managing monthly workflow for a section of small business clients
    • Develop into primary contact for our small business clients
    • Assist partners of our firm with client and management projects


    • Minimum of 2 to 5 years experience working with small businesses
    • Experience with write up
    • Experience with tax return prep for Corporations and Individuals
    • General knowledge of payroll and sales tax filings required for small businesses
    • Excellent work habits and productivity level
    • Must be computer savvy
    • Upbeat, confident and sunny personality
    • Experience with Creative Solutions software (UltraTax, etc.) and QuickBooks is a huge plus
    • Desire for rapid professional development and opportunity to advance


    Corneliuson & Associates, Inc. will reward your talents with an attractive salary plus bonus, depending on experience, skill set and workload. Excellent career and income opportunities exist for someone who will grow with us. You may also qualify for a competitive benefits package that includes 401(k), bonuses after April 15, paid holidays and paid vacation. Enjoy a convenient Hopkins location along with additional benefits, such as flexible scheduling and paid continuing education.

  • Bookkeeper or Payroll Specialist

    If you want to use your accounting knowledge to help small business owners better manage their businesses, if you want to have the opportunity to do a variety of professional services, if you want to advance your career to a higher level, then you need to look into this career opportunity and submit your resume.

    Flexible hours, diversified and professional working environment, and great potential. Direct contact with small business owners.



    • Accurately prepare monthly or quarterly financial statements in a timely manner utilizing our systems and processes
    • Pay bills for assigned clients
    • Advise clients of payroll tax deposits, due date and amounts in a timely manner
    • Transmit EFTPS batch filing meeting all deadlines
    • Reconcile the bank statements for assigned clients
    • Track & record asset purchases & sales and record depreciation expense monthly
    • Keep client files organized and in standard company format
    • Reconcile wage information monthly & quarterly
    • Prepare 1099’s for assigned clients
    • Process payroll and prepare employee paychecks based on information provided by clients (i.e, wages/hours, reporting forms, new employee information, etc.) meeting all payroll deadlines
    • Set up new clients in accounting/payroll software & process back work
    • Prepare W-2’s for all assigned clients at year-end


    • Ensure that all tax reporting for assigned clients is done by required deadlines. This includes payroll depository taxes and sales tax where applicable.


    • AA or BA in accounting
    • Payroll processing and accounting experience helpful, but will train the right person
    • Need to be responsible, timely, and detail oriented
    • Possess great communication and people skills
    • QuickBooks or Creative Solutions experience helpful


    $15 per hour, plus production incentive bonus

  • Payroll Specialist

    Are you experienced in Payroll for SMALL BUSINESS? Are you exceptionally HARDWORKING and RELIABLE? Do you have excellent TIME MANAGEMENT, ORGANIZATIONAL and PROBLEM-SOLVING skills? Are you very ENERGETIC, POSITIVE and HELPFUL? Looking for a real OPPORTUNITY to help manage a GROWING department in our firm?


    • Process Payroll and prepare employee paychecks for assigned clients based on information provided by clients meeting or exceeding all payroll deadlines
    • Ensure that all tax reporting for assigned clients is done by required deadlines. This includes Payroll depository taxes where applicable.
    • Stay up to date on payroll law
    • Set up new clients in payroll accounting software
    • Prepare W-2’s for all assigned clients at year-end
    • Keep client files organized following standard procedures
    • Reconcile wage information monthly & quarterly
    • Respond to client inquiries on a timely basis


    • Two years Business degree with an emphasis on Accounting, or two years of equivalent work experience or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
    • Ability to work independently and also work well with others
    • Excellent numerical aptitude
    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
    • One to two years PC experience using an Accounting software package
  • Payroll Operations Manager

    Are you WELL-ORGANIZED and RELIABLE? Do you have great LOGICAL THINKING and PROBLEM SOLVING abilities? Are you PERSONABLE and HELPFUL? Are you a TEAM PLAYER with ATTENTION TO DETAIL that is looking for a great opportunity?

    NOTE: To be considered for this job, you must place the word “success” in your application email.


    As a part of the Corneliuson & Associates team, you will be in charge of all things payroll-related. You will be managing the payroll processors team, along with servicing and setting up clients. This position will also be tax-based, as you will be spending time working on federal and state tax returns. A friendly attitude is a must, as you will be interacting with many of your co-workers along with our clients.

    • Hire, train, and manage payroll processors
    • Monitor the payroll team’s production and payroll processing
    • Answer payroll questions for both the processors and the clients
    • Monitor profitability every month for both new and current clients
    • Return client phone calls timely and courteously
    • Work with marketing teams to obtain information and coordinate payroll delivery
    • Review and distribute tax returns to clients
    • Meet with the owner to discuss production, profitability, and other things regarding the department
    • Maintain monthly statistics for review by the owner
    • Keep all postings in compliance with the company


    • Associate’s Degree
    • 3 Years Experience in Payroll
    • CPP or FPC in Payroll
    • General knowledge of payroll operations
    • Great work habits, productive, and a self-starter


    This position is a full-time position with pay that is based on an attractive salary. This salary can range from $60,000 – $75,000 a year, based upon your experience. There will also be excellent opportunities for advancement and promotion within the company. You may also qualify with a competitive benefits package, along with paid holidays and vacation.

Corneliuson & Associates, Inc.

Corneliuson & Associates, Inc. is a successful Minneapolis-based accounting firm. We specialize in serving small businesses and their owners. We have a history of strong, steady growth and are in position to continue that success into the future. We are looking for exceptional people to grow with us.

We work with owners of small businesses to help them be better organized, more profitable, and save on taxes. We provide services including monthly write up, tax prep and planning, payroll processing, business advice and consultation. Our unique systems and quality staff keep workflow running smoothly throughout the year (no fire drill mentality here!). Our clients depend on our expertise and our commitment to personal service. Because we are a small firm, our employees play a real role in our clients’ success.

We are an entrepreneurial team and are committed to developing and retaining our staff for the long-term. We know that having the best staff is critical to our success. Our goal is to help our staff thrive professionally and personally. Our partners and staff are generous in sharing their time and helping each other develop new skills. We provide the best continuing professional education. We help our staff develop into experienced accounting and tax professionals.

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