Staff Accountant

Recruiter
Wipfli LLP
Location
Milwaukee
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2020
Closes
25 Oct 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
OverviewAt Wipfli, people countOur people are core to everything we do – the catalyst behind our ability to create exceptional impact and extraordinary results.We believe in flexibility. We focus on relationships. We encourage each individual to follow their own path. And we seek feedback openly, from all.People matter here and they feel it. And we value curiosity. Curious is more than a personality trait. It's a way of thinking. Of learning. Of working.There's purpose in this wonder. It makes us better. It makes us Wipfli.If you want to be in an environment where you can make a difference – and make a professional home – Wipfli is the place for you.Check out our Glassdoor Reviews to hear what people are saying about employment at Wipfli! ResponsibilitiesCommunicate with client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional mannerEstablish and maintain effective client relationships through regular communications, including on–site visitsAdhere to prescribed budgets and deadlinesDevelop technical competency and provide assistance to clientsParticipate in continuing professional education programsServe as a trusted business advisor for clients and associatesProactively identify improvement opportunities in processes to enhance efficiency, recognize potential issues and/or opportunities in engagements and discuss with engagement leaderUse data analysis skills to discover useful information and patterns to provide support in recommendationsTax Specific:Prepare individual, business and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leadersUnderstand and effectively use current tax and accounting software applicationsResearch tax related issues and other related financial reportsPerform a limited number of tax return interviews as neededAudit Specific:Perform audit, review, and compliance testing procedures in accordance with firm and professional standards and as directed by engagement leadersCommunicate with engagement leaders regarding open items, testing problems, or other important matters in a timely mannerPrepare (or review client prepared) financial statements and footnotes, management reports, and other engagement outputsDevelop technical competency with GAAP and accounting procedures, especially related to assigned product lineQualificationsRequires a Bachelor Degree in AccountingAbove average competency in accounting as demonstrated by college GPA; Minimum 3.2 GPACPA eligibility preferredRequires 0 – 3 years of job related experienceAn accounting internship experience preferredPreferred coursework in Data Analytics or Big DataStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong computers skills; proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word, etc.Experience with accounting software is a plusHigh level of organization, focus, exceptional attention to detail and strong follow–up skillsWipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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