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South Carolina Born and Raised

With over 30 years of local experience.

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With both temporary or permanent positions,

We’ve got you covered.

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Our priority is to get results—and we succeed.

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Local Expertise…National Reach.

We know and understand your situation

As a company owned and managed by CPAs, we’ve got years of industry insight.

We work on a contingency basis

Which means you pay us only when we successfully meet your staffing needs.

We know people—lots of people

Allow us to use our established connections to best serve you.

In traditional Southern fashion

we like to do things face-to-face. You won’t find our personal service elsewhere.

Looking for a job?

Let’s sit down and have a chat about exactly what you’re looking for. We work exclusively in accounting and finance, so we’re one of the first to know of upcoming opportunities in the industry. And when an opening arises and your resume comes from John Shell Associates, it carries with it our years of credibility.

Have a staffing need?

Our established connections allow you access to the highest caliber financial professionals across the state. And if we don’t know of anyone who meets your needs, we’ll do our best to go out into the industry and find them for you. Our affiliation with around 40 other firms across the country means we can widen your search even further.

Current Job Openings

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Senior Workers Compensation Claims Adjuster

Growing insurance operation is seeking an experienced Workers Compensation Claims Adjuster for its Columbia office.  Position will be responsible for lost-time claim handling of moderate to high complexity in multiple jurisdictions.  Specific duties include investigating, evaluating, and negotiating assigned claims with approved authority and making recommendations for claims exceeding authority level; effectively utilize experts and resources to […]


Senior Audit Professional – CPA Firm

Charleston CPA firm is seeking an experienced CPA with recent public accounting auditing experience for an excellent opportunity.  Position will be responsible for planning and executing audit engagements, completing the associated tax returns, preparing financial statements, and so on.  Firm features low overtime, limited travel within South Carolina, and flexibility.  Clientele includes homeowners associations, non-profit organizations, […]