The Internal Accounting Assistant is primarily responsible for providing financial reporting support to the Firm Administrator. The position is responsible for filing documents, financial record keeping, accounts payable and receivable, collections, running software reports and help firm administrator managing personnel file documentation. The Internal Accounting Assistant reports to the Firm Administrator and provides backup during times of vacation or leave.

Core Competencies and Corresponding Behaviors

Technical Competency

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the firm’s quality control standards
  • Proficient in MS Office and other Windows based software
  • 98% accuracy while recording and inputting data
  • Ten key ability
  • Is familiar with basic acc...

Lexington 75th Anniversary Celebration

Clients and community members enjoying great barbeque and beautiful weather

Attendees were treated to music from “Formerly Three”

The Lexington team
(Tammy Woolley, Corey Fellers, Jed German, Linda Erickson, Marlin Johnson, Carla Martin and Dana Harmoney)


The Grand Island office hosted a client appreciation event at Miletta Vista Winery this month in honor of our 75th anniversary

Clients enjoyed heavy appetizers and wonderful Miletta wines

Team members enjoyed socializing with many clients that live in the St. Paul area.
(Wade Jarvi and Joel Wiegand catch up with their clients)


Effective October 1, 2014, sales of all repair and replacement parts used to repair agricultural machinery and equipment used in commercial agriculture are exempt from sales and use taxes.

The purchaser must issue to the seller a properly completed Nebraska Resale or Exempt Sale Certificate Form 13, Section B, exempt category 2, to exempt the purchase from tax.

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Contryman Associates P.C. is seeking motivated self-starters for Clerical Tax Processing in our Hastings office location. The successful candidate would be an energetic, career-minded individual with the ability to learn new things quickly and with accuracy. Candidate will be working with tax preparers to organize tax documents and coordinate the filing of the completed return. The position will require attention to detail, discretion, and respect for the confidential nature of our business, in addition to a professional presentation to our clients.

Position is FT with cross-training and assisting in overflow work from other departments. Training will be provided.

Duties would include to do or assist in the following:

  1. Scanning and bookmarking tax organizers
  2. Processing efile to government, client and ...

Position Summary

The Tax Manager is primarily responsible for the review of the complex tax returns, as well as providing advanced technical assistance, tax planning and research on complex tax issues. The Tax Manager should assist in the development and training of staff. They have a significant amount of client contact and make associations to develop new business for the firm. Tax Managers work closely with the shareholders in providing innovative tax planning strategies for our client base.  The Tax Manager makes decisions on all but the most unusual tax situations.  The Tax Manager reports to the Tax Department Lead.

Core Competencies and Corresponding Behaviors

Technical Competency

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the firm’s quality control standards
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kids against hunger

‘Team members from the Hastings office, along with some help from family members, recently held a fundraising and packing event for Kids Against Hunger in Hastings.
They are shown here presenting a check for $1000 to the organization.’
– Jenni K


Does your small business use QuickBooks for your bookkeeping and financial needs? If you work in QuickBooks 2011, be aware this version is scheduled to sunset on May 31. This means any add-on services such as payroll or online banking are discontinued. Give Contryman Associates P.C. a call if you have questions about upgrading.