Mitchell Wiggins, an established CPA firm in Central Virginia, with offices in Richmond and Petersburg, is seeking a Firm Administrator with qualified HR Generalist experience. The Firm Administrator is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling day-to-day operations. The position encompasses a wide range of activities to include administration, recruitment, personnel and benefits administration, and policy development. The Firm Administrator works closely with the Management Committee on firm-wide initiatives, problem solving and decision-making.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Controls office workflow to regulate and maintain a balanced workload for professional and administrative staff.
Suggests innovative ideas to help the firm run more efficiently.
Develops strategies to apply consistent policies and procedures between office locations, including standardization of office procedures, systems and forms.
Maintains CPE records and distributes reports periodically to staff to assist with managing CPE requirements.
Directs and monitors the accounts receivable collections process. Assists firm management in other financial matters as directed.
Analyzes space requirements, recommends changes in space utilization and provides support in the negotiation of office leases.
Oversees procedures for protection, retrieval, transfer, retention and disposal of records.
Schedules and arranges all firm social events.
Recruits, interviews, and hires candidates for administrative positions.
Assigns responsibilities and supervises the administrative staff; develops training programs and career paths for administrative staff and reviews performance of administrative staff.
Directs new employee orientation program.
Maintains personnel files with current information.
Monitors personnel evaluation system.
Coordinates and oversees the administration of all employee benefits programs and recommends revisions to maintain a competitive compensation and benefit package.
Maintains personnel manual in accordance with applicable employment laws and guidelines. Updates personnel policies. Prepares/coordinates preparation of job descriptions.
Holds administrative staff meetings to gain feedback and offer suggestions to support staff.
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred
HR certification is preferred
Demonstrated outstanding leadership skills
Demonstrated outstanding organizational skills, time management skills, ability to multi-task, determine priorities
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work with and meet deadlines
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to think innovatively and make suggestions for improvement
About Mitchell Wiggins
Mitchell Wiggins is a full service public accounting firm with offices in Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia. In business since 1944 we offer professional accounting services to various industries including financial, manufacturing, healthcare, auto dealerships, closely held-businesses, construction and many more. In addition to the menu of services we offer to business and corporations, Mitchell Wiggins also offers Estate and Trust services and tax preparation for high net worth individuals, their families and their businesses. Visit our website at www.mwcpa.com for more about our team, our services and our industry specialties.