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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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Hospitality Business Manager

Midlands hospitality entity is seeking an experienced professional to oversee the accounting function for various facilities.  Position will be responsible for general ledger function, financial reporting and analysis, cost accounting, communication with facilities managers, and developing an understanding of facilities software. Our client is seeking an experienced accounting/business manager from the hospitality industry with a solid understanding […]


Workers Compensation Claims Specialist

Growing insurance operation is seeking a qualified Workers Compensation Claims Specialist 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 […]