Here, rewarding careers meet balanced lifestyles.

If you’re in search of a career that challenges you in an upbeat, team-based environment, you’ve come to the right place. We believe in performing “beyond the numbers.” To consistently deliver our clients more than they expect, we seek team members who approach work with passion, creativity and precision. We’re most interested in people who are serious about getting the work done, and who enjoy doing it. The best work comes from satisfied employees. We want our team members to maintain a healthy work-life balance, and we give them the tools to do it. For example, our benefits program includes a flex work policy that lets them make alternative work arrangements in order to accommodate the needs of their families.

There’s much more. Take a look at our comprehensive benefits program and then submit your resume.

Step 1 – Check us out.

Open Positions

Opening for Senior Tax Accountant

Cain Ellsworth, a public accounting firm with offices in both Sheldon, IA and Sioux Falls, SD is seeking a full-time Senior Tax Accountant. This individual will be responsible for preparing personal, corporate, partnership, and other tax returns and providing exceptional client service.

Opening for Tax Manager

We are also hiring a full-time Tax Manager for either our Sheldon, Iowa, or Sioux Falls, South Dakota, office. This individual will be responsible for leading client engagements, preparing complex personal, corporate, partnership, and other tax returns and supervising team members.

Opening for Accounting Specialist

We are also hiring a full-time Accounting Specialist for either our Sheldon, Iowa, or Sioux Falls, South Dakota, office. This individual will be responsible for maintaining bookkeeping and financial activity in QuickBooks for our clients. The work will include managing accounts payable and receivable, invoice processing, bank reconciliations, and tax coordination as well as payroll preparation and tax reporting services.

View our comprehensive benefits.


Our value statement “beyond the numbers” affects every aspect of our organization — from providing exceptional service to clients to remarkable support and opportunities for our employees.


Cain Ellsworth offers access to excellent benefits, including:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Flex/alternative work plans
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • Paid parental leave for mothers and fathers

Professional Development

Training, education and development programs are available in a wide range of formats, including:

  • On-the-job training
  • Programs offered through AICPA, state CPA societies and other outside organizations
  • Self-study programs
  • In-house training programs in accounting and auditing, tax, business advisory services, software applications, interpersonal skills and leadership development
  • Employee mentoring
  • Career path counseling
  • CPA exam preparation
  • CPA exam testing
  • Continuing Professional Education
Learn about college recruiting & interns.


Cain Ellsworth is always interested in discovering exceptional, innovative, team-oriented talent preparing to enter the workforce in the areas of assurance, tax and business advisory services.

Job Shadowing:

If you’d like to sample what it’s like to work as an accountant, tax advisor or business consultant, we may have an opportunity for you to work alongside one of our professionals. Interested? Please contact us.


We offer paid, part-time spring internships during tax season (January-April) with hours determined based on class schedules and college requirements. In the summer, internships are full-time.

Each fall, we schedule campus visits to:

  • University of South Dakota—Vermillion
  • Northwestern College—Orange City
  • Dordt College—Sioux Center
  • University of Sioux Falls – Sioux Falls

Step 2 – Download the application or apply online!

If you prefer, you may mail or fax your cover letter, resume and application to:

Julie Noble, Director of Human Resources
Cain Ellsworth & Company, LLP
1008 Third Avenue, PO Box 449
Sheldon, Iowa 51201

Phone: (712) 324-4614 or (605) 610-4611

Fax:     (712) 324-4617


Note: No agencies please. Cain Ellsworth is an equal opportunity employer.

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