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The RYBD Team

We help great businesses succeed because we’re great, too.

Our job is to deliver the best possible advisory and accounting services we can. And we’re successful because of our amazing team. Our founder, Don Rhodes, knew that the best way to help others was to hire, train and retain the best team of accounting professionals in Georgia—and that’s what we do.

Our team is growing.

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Grow your career at RYBD. We offer a team-oriented workplace, professional development and support, amazing clients, and work-life balance.

Experience the RYBD Difference:

  • Challenging work with a talented team of professionals, in a fun, collaborative environment
  • Professional growth and development with an opportunity to lead and mentor or coach others
  • High level of responsibility, challenge and professional reward
  • Career Development Plan
  • RYBD University for ongoing training
  • Mentor Training
  • Work-life harmony with competitive pay and benefits package
  • Virtual work environment may be available
  • CPA Incentive Program
  • Employee Referral Program

Explore open opportunities at RYBD.

At RYBD, we are a combination of smarts and heart. We place people first, getting to know the people behind the numbers. Our rally cry is Better Today – Great Tomorrow. We want you to ask yourself every day – Do you love working here and do people love working with you?

Founded in 1957, we are a full-service firm offering a wide variety of tax, audit, business advising and accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. We’ve been named the Best Accounting Firm by Best of Gwinnett for over twelve years. Our team has a wide range of industry experience including small businesses, nonprofit organizations, health care, construction, real estate, financial institutions, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution.

Rhodes, Young, Black & Duncan, CPA is looking for a Tax Manager to join our team in Duluth.

Do you value working in a true team environment, mentoring from senior partners, having a professional growth plan, learning practice development tips at an award-winning firm committed to stellar client service and work-life quality? If so, the opportunity you have been waiting, and preparing for is with Rhodes, Young Black & Duncan (RYBD). When you work here, we treat you like family. Located in Duluth, this area is known for its quality of life, a great place to raise a family, enjoy the local dining scene at the growing number of foodie restaurants, and bask in the mild weather.

This position will manage the clientele experience, be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements for clients, and preparing complex individual and/or business tax returns. Have in-depth experience in small business bookkeeping, accounting & income tax preparation for individuals as well as all entity type returns (Forms 1065, 1120, 1120S, 990, 706 & 709)

The ideal candidate is a CPA who has experience in preparing and presenting taxes, is knowledgeable with tax practices and laws, and has supervisor experience. Ability to work autonomously but also thrive in a high teamwork, low drama culture is a must.

Why Choose RYBD:

  • Challenging work with a talented team of professionals, in a fun, collaborative environment
  • Professional growth and development with an opportunity to lead and mentor or coach others
  • High level of responsibility, challenge, and professional reward
  • Work-life quality with competitive pay and benefits package
  • Stones throw away from Infinite Energy Area
  • Easy access to I-85 and/or 316
  • Virtual work environment may be available.

Responsibilities:

  • Coaches and trains Tax Consultants and Senior Tax Consultants while setting a positive and encouraging example in the process.
  • Reviews work papers and tax returns prepared by other tax department professionals.
  • Continually communicates the progress of the tax return or research project with the engagement Manager or Partner.
  • Identifies potential tax issues, performs research, and presents proposed solutions to Managers and Partners.
  • Prepares detailed draft invoices.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records
  • Participates in client meetings to assist with answering of questions and review of research or returns.
  • Demonstrates increased responsibility for continued professional education and improving technical skills.
  • Continues to develop a network of contacts through community involvement.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Review individual and business tax returns
  • Embrace technology to create efficiencies
  • Participate in employee interviews
  • Provide initial training and support ongoing professional development of mentee(s)
  • Help scale the business, including developing and creating processing for new entities.

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years’ experience in accounting, preferable public
  • Bachelor’s Preferred
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including V-lookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with UltraTax, Advanceflow, and Go-file Room a plus
  • Proficient with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online
  • Proficient with QuickBooks Client set-up including Chart of Accounts and clean-up
  • Proficient with QuickBooks conversion from desktop to on-line
  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat and MS Office Suite
  • Payroll experience
  • Detail and deadline-oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable with client contact
  • CPA required

Who we are:

At RYBD, we are a combination of smarts and heart. We place people first, getting to know the people behind the numbers. Our rally cry is Better Today – Great Tomorrow. We want you to ask yourself every day – Do you love working here and do people love working with you? Founded in 1957, we are a full-service firm offering a wide variety of tax, audit, business advising, and accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. We’ve been named the Best Accounting Firm by Best of Gwinnett for over twelve years. Our team has a wide range of industry experience including small businesses, nonprofit organizations, health care, construction, real estate, financial institutions, manufacturing, and wholesale/distribution.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) or ROTH Contributions
  • Health Insurance, life & disability insurance options
  • Paid time off – 160 hours yearly
  • Paid Holidays

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to Andrea Utsey at autsey@rybd.com

Rhodes, Young, Black & Duncan, CPA is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join our team in Duluth.

Candidate will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements for clients and preparing complex individual and/or business tax returns. Have in depth experience in small business bookkeeping, accounting & income tax preparation for individuals as well as all entity type returns (Forms 1040, 1065, 1120, 1120S, 990, 706 & 709)

Do you value working in a true team environment, mentoring from senior managers/partners, having a professional growth plan, learning practice development tips at an award-winning firm committed to stellar client service and work-life quality? If so, the opportunity you have been waiting and preparing for is with Rhodes, Young Black & Duncan (RYBD). When you work here, we treat you like family. Located in Duluth, this area is known for its quality of life, a great place to raise a family, enjoy the local dining scene at the growing number of foodie restaurants, and bask in the mild weather.

Why Choose RYBD:

  • Challenging work with a talented team of professionals, in a fun, collaborative environment
  • Professional growth and development with an opportunity to lead and mentor or coach others
  • High level of responsibility, challenge, and professional reward
  • Work-life quality with competitive pay and benefits package
  • Stones throw away from Infinite Energy Area
  • Easy access to I-85 and/or 316
  • Virtual work environment may be available.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare individual and business tax returns
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Maintain fixed assets and record depreciation
  • Process payroll and sales and use tax
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Review Staff work
  • Embrace technology to create efficiencies
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and loan accounts

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting, preferable public
  • Bachelor’s Preferred
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including V-lookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with UltraTax, Advanceflow, and Go-file Room a plus
  • Proficient with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online

Rhodes, Young, Black & Duncan, CPA is looking for a Bookkeeper/Accountant to join our team in Duluth.

Candidate will be responsible for full-cycle accounting duties to include preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for clients. Some experience in small business bookkeeping, light accounting & simple income tax preparation for individuals a plus.

Do you value working in a true team environment, mentoring from senior managers/partners, having a professional growth plan, learning practice development tips at an award-winning firm committed to stellar client service and work-life quality? If so, the opportunity you have been waiting and preparing for is with Rhodes, Young Black & Duncan (RYBD). When you work here, we treat you like family. Located in Duluth, this area is known for its quality of life, a great place to raise a family, enjoy the local dining scene at the growing number of foodie restaurants, and bask in the mild weather.

Why Choose RYBD:

  • Challenging work with a talented team of professionals, in a fun, collaborative environment
  • Professional growth and development with an opportunity to lead and mentor or coach others
  • High level of responsibility, challenge and professional reward
  • Work-life quality with competitive pay and benefits package
  • Easy access to I-85 and/or 316
  • Virtual work environment may be available.

Qualifications:

The bookkeeper candidate should have a degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience, as well as a knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles.

Responsibilities:

  • 1-3 years’ experience following areas:
  • Full Accounts Receivable
  • Full Accounts Payable
  • Bank, credit card and inter-company reconciliations
  • Conducting month end close covering reconciliations and distributions
  • Data Entry
  • W-9’s, 1099’s, vendor set-up and maintenance
  • Administrative tasks as needed
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Experience with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online
  • Experience with QuickBooks Client set-up including Chart of Accounts and some clean-up
  • Experience with QuickBooks conversion from desktop to on-line
  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and MS Office Suite
  • Payroll experience
  • Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail, organization and follow through
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback, making adjustments as directed
  • Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment with both colleagues and clients
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable with client contact
  • Adhere to internal Firm deadlines (time entry)
  • Able to contribute ideas and add value to team

You will need to have:

  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Online – QB ProAdvisor preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word & Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Willingness to learn/tackle any aspect of accounting when needed
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic team player
  • Respectful of confidential/sensitive information

Who we are:

At RYBD, we are a combination of smarts and heart. We place people first, getting to know the people behind the numbers. Our rally cry is Better Today – Great Tomorrow. We want you to ask yourself every day – Do you love working here and do people love working with you? Founded in 1957, we are a full-service firm offering a wide variety of tax, audit, business advising and accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. We’ve been named the Best Accounting Firm by Best of Gwinnett for over twelve years. Our team has a wide range of industry experience including small businesses, nonprofit organizations, health care, construction, real estate, financial institutions, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) or ROTH Contributions
  • Health Insurance, life & disability insurance options
  • Paid time off – 160 hours yearly
  • Paid Holidays

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to Andrea Utsey at autsey@rybd.com

Rhodes, Young, Black & Duncan, CPA is looking for a Staff Tax Accountant to join our team in Duluth.

Candidate will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements for clients and preparing complex individual and/or business tax returns. Have some experience in small business bookkeeping, accounting & income tax preparation for individuals as well as all entity type returns (Forms 1040, 1065, 1120, 1120S, 990, 706 & 709)

Do you value working in a true team environment, mentoring from senior managers/partners, having a professional growth plan, learning practice development tips at an award-winning firm committed to stellar client service and work-life quality? If so, the opportunity you have been waiting and preparing for is with Rhodes, Young Black & Duncan (RYBD). When you work here, we treat you like family. Located in Duluth, this area is known for its quality of life, a great place to raise a family, enjoy the local dining scene at the growing number of foodie restaurants, and bask in the mild weather.

Why Choose RYBD:

  • Challenging work with a talented team of professionals, in a fun, collaborative environment
  • Professional growth and development with an opportunity to lead and mentor or coach others
  • High level of responsibility, challenge and professional reward
  • Work-life quality with competitive pay and benefits package
  • Stones throw away from Infinite Energy Area
  • Easy access to I-85 and/or 316
  • Virtual work environment may be available.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare federal and state tax returns for individuals and various business entity types
  • Prepare and understand financial statements
  • Assistance in research and analysis of accounting and tax issues
  • Month/Quarter end close; calculate, review and process journal entries and balance sheet/account reconciliation
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements, accounts receivable, accounts payable and loan accounts
  • Maintain fixed assets and record depreciation
  • Payroll processing and sales tax filing
  • Embrace technology to create efficiencies
  • Identify and communicate potential problem areas during engagements
  • Conduct business specific research – gather and analyze data, interpret results, compile reports and make recommendations to managers and partners
  • Develop effective client relationships through professionalism and follow-through
  • Other duties and projects assigned

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ general accounting experience, preferable public
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Exhibit basic understanding of accounting and tax rules
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including V-lookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with UltraTax, Advanceflow and Go-file Room a plus
  • Experience with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online
  • Experience with QuickBooks Client set-up including Chart of Accounts and some clean-up
  • Experience with QuickBooks conversion from desktop to on-line
  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and MS Office Suite
  • Payroll experience
  • Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail, organization and follow through
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback, making adjustments as directed
  • Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment with both colleagues and clients
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable with client contact
  • Adhere to internal Firm deadlines (time entry)
  • Able to contribute ideas and add value to team
  • Pursuing CPA license – ability to sit for CPA exam or passed sections of the CPA exam a plus

Who we are:

At RYBD, we are a combination of smarts and heart. We place people first, getting to know the people behind the numbers. Our rally cry is Better Today – Great Tomorrow. We want you to ask yourself every day – Do you love working here and do people love working with you? Founded in 1957, we are a full-service firm offering a wide variety of tax, audit, business advising and accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. We’ve been named the Best Accounting Firm by Best of Gwinnett for over twelve years. Our team has a wide range of industry experience including small businesses, nonprofit organizations, health care, construction, real estate, financial institutions, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) or ROTH Contributions
  • Health Insurance, life & disability insurance options
  • Paid time off – 160 hours yearly
  • Paid Holidays

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to Andrea Utsey at autsey@rybd.com

Rhodes, Young, Black & Duncan, CPA is looking for a Tax Intern to join our team in Duluth.

Candidate will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements for clients and preparing individual and/or business tax returns. You will gain experience in small business bookkeeping, accounting & income tax preparation for individuals as well as all entity type returns (Forms 1040, 1065, 1120, 1120S, 990, 706 & 709)

Do you value working in a true team environment, mentoring from senior managers/partners, having a professional growth plan, learning practice development tips at an award-winning firm committed to stellar client service and work-life quality? If so, the opportunity you have been waiting and preparing for is with Rhodes, Young Black & Duncan (RYBD). When you work here, we treat you like family. Located in Duluth, this area is known for its quality of life, a great place to raise a family, enjoy the local dining scene at the growing number of foodie restaurants, and bask in the mild weather.

Why Choose RYBD:

  • Challenging work with a talented team of professionals, in a fun, collaborative environment
  • Professional growth and development with an opportunity to lead and mentor or coach others
  • High level of responsibility, challenge and professional reward
  • Work-life quality with competitive pay and benefits package
  • Stones throw away from Infinite Energy Area
  • Easy access to I-85 and/or 316

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare simple federal and state tax returns for individuals and various business entity types
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements, accounts receivable, accounts payable and loan accounts
  • Assist in business specific research – gather and analyze data
  • Develop effective inter-personal relationships through professionalism and follow-through
  • Other duties and projects assigned

Qualifications:

  • 0-1 years general accounting experience, preferable public
  • Exhibit basic understanding of accounting and tax rules
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Moderate MS Excel skills
  • Experience with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online a plus
  • Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail, organization and follow through
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback, making adjustments as directed
  • Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment with both colleagues and clients
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable with client contact
  • Adhere to internal Firm deadlines (time entry)
  • Able to contribute ideas and add value to team
  • Pursuing CPA license – ability to sit for CPA exam or passed sections of the CPA exam a plus

Who we are:

At RYBD, we are a combination of smarts and heart. We place people first, getting to know the people behind the numbers. Our rally cry is Better Today – Great Tomorrow. We want you to ask yourself every day – Do you love working here and do people love working with you? Founded in 1957, we are a full-service firm offering a wide variety of tax, audit, business advising and accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. We’ve been named the Best Accounting Firm by Best of Gwinnett for over twelve years. Our team has a wide range of industry experience including small businesses, nonprofit organizations, health care, construction, real estate, financial institutions, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution.

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to Andrea Utsey at autsey@rybd.com

Rhodes, Young, Black & Duncan, CPA is looking for an Audit Associate to join our team in Duluth.

Candidate will be responsible for working with external clients to assist in developing and executing audit plans. You will play a key role in the success of the group by developing document requests and coordinating delivery of evidence to our clients, as well as assist in the performance of special reviews and other duties as they arise.

Do you value working in a true team environment, mentoring from senior managers/partners, having a professional growth plan, learning practice development tips at an award-winning firm committed to stellar client service and work-life quality? If so, the opportunity you have been waiting and preparing for is with Rhodes, Young Black & Duncan (RYBD). When you work here, we treat you like family. We are located in Duluth, an area is known for its quality of life, a great place to raise a family, enjoy the local dining scene at the growing number of foodie restaurants, and bask in the mild weather.

Why Choose RYBD:

  • Challenging work with a talented team of professionals, in a fun, collaborative environment
  • Professional growth and development with an opportunity to lead and mentor or coach others
  • High level of responsibility, challenge and professional reward
  • Work-life quality with competitive pay and benefits package
  • Stone’s throw away from Gas South Arena
  • Easy access to I-85 and/or 316
  • Virtual work environment may be available.

Responsibilities:

    • Identify accounting and auditing issues in the engagement that need to be discussed and evaluated with the supervisor
    • Work to fully comprehend the purpose of audit steps and be able to execute the steps with increasingly less supervision
    • Develop skills for interacting with client personnel
    • Timely completing tasks and delivering finish products to the client.
    • Exceeding expectations
      • At lower levels with reviewer, manager and partner
      • At upper levels with the clients
    • Ownership and accountability of tasks at that level
    • Keep current on all professional pronouncements, such as ASUs, that impact the industries served or audit or accounting areas you are working on
    • Studying for CPA exam
    • Attend a client engagement meeting to determine timelines and goals of an audit.
    • Research business trends within an industry to professionally represent a company and apply this knowledge to the client’s solutions, potentially developing new or additional business for the Firm.
    • Prepare accounting-related reports through a paperless environment.
    • Provide financial analysis upon completion of fieldwork in an effort to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures.
    • Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail, organization and follow through
    • Ability to accept constructive feedback, making adjustments as directed
    • Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment with both colleagues and clients
    • Must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable with client contact
    • Adhere to internal Firm deadlines (time entry)
    • Able to contribute ideas and add value to team

You will need to have:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Willingness to learn/tackle any aspect of accounting when needed
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic team player
  • Respectful of confidential/sensitive information

Who we are:

At RYBD, we are a combination of smarts and heart. We place people first, getting to know the people behind the numbers. Our rally cry is Better Today – Great Tomorrow. We want you to ask yourself every day – Do you love working here and do people love working with you? Founded in 1957, we are a full-service firm offering a wide variety of tax, audit, business advising and accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. We’ve been named the Best Accounting Firm by Best of Gwinnett for over twelve years. Our team has a wide range of industry experience including small businesses, nonprofit organizations, health care, construction, real estate, financial institutions, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) or ROTH Contributions
  • Health Insurance, life & disability insurance options
  • Paid time off – 160 hours yearly
  • Paid Holidays

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to Andrea Utsey at autsey@rybd.com

We work hard, but we also make time to have fun.

We believe in going beyond the numbers and making a meaningful impact in our community through our service and our actions. We partner with several community organizations companywide and as individuals to ensure that we are giving back to our community.

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