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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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Director of Cost Accounting

Growing Columbia-area manufacturer is seeking a strong cost accounting professional to lead a multi-location cost function.  Will provide strategic cost leadership by working with other departments within the company to develop long-range plans and strategies.  Specific duties include developing cost accounting procedures, ensuring accurate standard costs and gross margin reporting, providing variance analysis, performing inventory audits, […]


Staff Accountant

Winnsboro plant location is seeking a Staff Accountant.  Position will report to Controller and be responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, data entry, fixed assets, and other duties assigned by management. Ideal candidate would have with 3+ years of transactional accounting experience, ideally in an industrial environment.  Degree preferred but not required.  Must have experience […]