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DEFINE YOUR FUTURE

For over 80 years Ketel Thorstenson, LLP has been providing public accounting services to the Black Hills region. Find your future at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP where a career provides an opportunity to work with experts in the public accounting field and growth opportunities to CPAs, accountants, bookkeepers, and administrative staff. Come define your future at the largest firm in the Black Hills.

BENEFITS

BEYOND THE PAYCHECK

The firm offers more than just a competitive salary. We ensure it’s worth your time and talent by offering a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, employee referral program, and tax season incentives. Don’t forget the benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account plans, and discounted membership at the YMCA.

LIFE OUTSIDE OF WORK

Whether you need a day off to hike in the hills, are recovering from an injury, or are a new parent, we’ve got you covered with PTO, extended illness leave, conditional leave, parental leave, and flexible work schedules. Don’t forget the eight paid holidays because everyone needs time with family and friends in order to create lasting memories.

IMPROVING YOUR FUTURE

We value your knowledge and continued education. If you plan on taking the CPA exam we’ll help pay for it, give you a nice bonus & raise, and help you maintain it through various continuing education opportunities. Don’t forget those advancement opportunities and maybe one day partnership.

ENJOYING THE TIME TOGETHER

Whether it’s the after-hours happy hours, annual golf outing, family picnic, pumpkin carving contest, holiday party, annual open house, or end of tax season party, you can be assured that we like to have fun.

ENSURING COMMUNITY SUCCESS

We believe in making an ongoing effort to contribute our time and money to Rapid City and the greater Black Hills community. Whether it’s the arts, education, special interest groups, or non-profits, the firm encourages you to get involved.

CORE VALUES

Quality

Provide exceptional and accurate professional services delivering premium value and exceeding expectations

Service

Offer knowledgeable teams dedicated to delivering strategic solutions to ensure our people, our clients, and our communities reach their fullest potential

Relaible

Foster our strong foundation of being a dependable, honest, and accountable resource generating continued trust

Care

Nurture a supportive environment promoting genuine interest, giving back, growth, and success

Diversity

Encourage diverse thoughts and opinions through collaboration while delivering a variety of services and creating strategic relationships

EMPLOYEE TESTIMONIALS

Tanya Shepersky Coordinator, HR and Marketing Departments

“Ketel Thorstenson’s commitment to their staff, clients, community, and fun puts them ahead of the game in the accounting industry for our region.  I’m happy to be a part of a firm that encourages and promotes community involvement, staff development, flexibility, and great benefits!”

Joei Tieman, CPA Senior Associate, Tax Department

“I switched careers later in life as I was looking for a new adventure and a way to advance my career.  I wanted to be challenged, have opportunities to grow, expand my knowledge, and be able to work with people.  I have never looked back after accepting a position with Ketel Thorstenson and don’t regret my decision one bit!  The staff and clients are great!”

Carrie Christensen, CPA Senior Associate, Tax Department

“I first discovered KT online. In contemplating relocating to Rapid City, I began researching public accounting firms in the area. Through my research, I quickly realized that KT is the premier accounting firm in the area. So basically, I came to KT because I wanted the best! KT has a long-standing commitment to quality, ingenuity, and also, fun! At KT, I have the opportunity to learn from some of the best minds in the profession. KT provides me with the challenges and resources I need to grow in my career. I am excited to come to work each morning!”

Austin Eichacker Senior Associate, Audit Department

“KT is a great place to work. It has a fun, fast-paced work environment that lets you work with a variety of different clients. I appreciate how KT has made a commitment to develop its employees and give back to the community.”

Jeff Yennie, CPA Manager, Audit Department

“KT provides the opportunity to work in a variety of industries, from non-profit organizations to large manufacturing and highly technical clients. Rapid City also offers the convenience of a larger city, but is still a small to mid-size town, which is appealing for those wanting to live in a rural area.”

Brady Gabel, CPA Manager, Audit Department

“The biggest reason that I chose Ketel Thorstenson was due to the proximity to recreation areas. As someone who loves the outdoors, Ketel Thorstenson’s setting in the Black Hills was a perfect fit.”

Kyle Kopren, CPA Senior Associate, Audit Department

“KT provides the opportunity to work in a variety of industries, from non-profit organizations to large manufacturing and highly technical clients. Rapid City also offers the convenience of a larger city, but is still a small to mid-size town, which is appealing for those wanting to live in a rural area.”

Traci Hanson, CPA Partner, Audit Department

“At Ketel Thorstenson, we’re not the stereotypical accountants and auditors–we take the time to have fun too!”

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