Careers

Culture

Sometimes the biggest accounting firms don’t always see the big picture, especially when it comes to employees. At Jackson Thornton, we’re proud of the atmosphere of goodwill and trust we’ve built among those who work here, and the dedication to solid relationships and enthusiastic client service that results.

Within our company atmosphere, we never lose sight of the importance of treating others the way we want to be treated. We believe a work-life balance serves everyone better than year-round 60-hour weeks. Yes, we work hard. And we also spend a good bit of time within the community – both socially and through volunteering. We’re not just about careers. We’re about opportunities for well-rounded individuals. Within this big picture, Jackson Thornton gives each employee room to grow – both as a professional and as a person.

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Opportunities

Jackson Thornton will never treat you like a number. After all, we’re looking for more than numbers – we’re looking for those who can proactively arrive at solutions that make a difference for our clients. Our advisory certified public accountants are professional consultants who build rewarding careers through outstanding personal service to our clients. Jackson Thornton CPAs have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of services to an equally diverse base of industries. We work hard, learning and honing new skills every day. But we also have time to enjoy family, pursue hobbies and leisure activities, or volunteer within our communities.

Each year, we have opportunities for interns and periodically for experienced CPAs and various administrative, consulting and IT positions. To view the current openings, click the Apply Here button below.

 

 

Internships for Future CPAs

Interested in pursuing a career as an advisory CPA? Each year, Jackson Thornton offers internships for top accounting students. Check with your school for information on internship opportunities with us. If your university does not coordinate a formal internship program, we will consider individuals who have completed their junior year with a strong GPA. While GPA is one factor we consider, we also realize the importance of other attributes such as communication skills, extracurricular activities, work ethic, and leadership roles. Please be sure your resume and references provide this type of information so we may consider it as well.

The timeline with the schools has moved earlier and earlier over the last few years. Internships are usually awarded by late May for a January start the following year, and typically run through March or April. If it is later in the year and you want to check on potential internship opportunities, contact Amanda Wisdom, Campus Recruiting Coordinator, at amanda.wisdom@jacksonthornton.com.

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Submit a written request with a resume, reference contact information, and a transcript to: amanda.wisdom@jacksonthornton.com. An unofficial copy of your transcript is fine during the application process, but an official copy will be needed if selected for an internship. If you have questions, call Amanda Wisdom at 334-834-7660.

FAQs

Jackson Thornton is involved in a variety of exciting industries and services. Whether you're a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience or a new college grad with a bright future, Jackson Thornton might have a place for you. Choose the field below for a closer look at what we do, and where you might fit in.

SERVICES

Assurance

Work with clients to ensure that financial documents are prepared and presented in accordance with accepted accounting principles and industry standards.

Tax

Assist clients in tax law compliance, tax preparation and planning.

Client Accounting

Provide comprehensive financial services to large corporations and small businesses.

Wealth Management

Assist clients in establishing goals and developing sound financial strategies.

Business Valuation

Assist clients in ascertaining worth and assessing risk for maximum results.

Litigation Consulting and Support

Offer assistance in determining correct damages, as well as providing expert testimony and trial support.

Estate Planning

Assist clients in making sound estate plans to maximize benefits for the future.

Business Consulting

Keep clients moving forward with effective financial planning, organization and business practices.

INDUSTRY NICHES

Auto Dealers Construction Healthcare Not For Profit Government Utilities Industrial Physician Practice Management Financial Institutions TV and Film Production Telecommunications

Jackson Thornton is a professional accounting and consulting firm providing comprehensive resources and high quality services to move our clients forward. To achieve this goal, we look for employees with a variety of educational backgrounds and experience. To be considered for a specific position, click here to view openings and apply. If you do not see an applicable position posted but have experience in a public accounting firm or a technology consulting company, you may submit your resume at any time. You can submit a resume directly to the firm at HumanResources@jacksonthornton.com.

Jackson Thornton offers a comprehensive, competitive benefit package to all of our professionals, which includes health, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, long term and short term disability plans, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, paid time off plan, 401(k) plan and a profit sharing plan.

Jackson Thornton is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability which would not prevent their performance of job duties.