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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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Human Resources Generalist/Manager

International financial services company is seeking a senior human resources professional for its Columbia office.  Position will have a diverse range of duties, including recruiting, benefits administration, compensation, employee relations, compliance, and miscellaneous other HR duties as assigned.  Position reports to SVP of Administration and Human Resources. Successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Human […]


Financial Analyst

Global manufacturer in West Columbia is seeking an experienced Financial Analyst for its growing facility.  Responsibilities include financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, and ad hoc analysis.  Will analyze key cost drivers and analyze ERP transactions such as inventory, accounts receivable, accounts payable, enterprise asset management, and project tracking.  Other duties include analyzing and reconciling […]