Senior Accountant (Tax)

US-WI-Fox Cities | US-WI-Green Bay
Job ID
2015-1141
Category
Tax

Overview

Go Beyond the Ordinary. Join Wipfli LLP.

We are excited that you made the decision to consider joining Wipfli LLP. In doing so, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. We hope that you find, in Wipfli LLP, the firm where you will meet all of your goals and aspirations in life and work. Guided by our mission statement, “To contribute to the success of our associates and clients”, we will contribute to your development of technical and soft skills, so you can ensure our clients are successful.

Since 1930, we have grown to be a thriving nationally known firm, with a local presence, and subject matter experts of a large firm. We will help our associates and clients -- and perhaps you --  thrive. All along, the Wipfli Way has guided us in making our associates and clients successful, and creating a culture that values relationships.

As we begin our relationship with you, we look forward to learning how we can help turn your ideas into realities, and how you will turn the challenges of our clients into opportunities for their success. To further explore more about The Wipfli Way and all we have to offer, please go to our website www.wipfli.com to learn more.

 

Wipfli LLP is seeking a Senior Accountant (Tax) for our Appleton or Green Bay office. This individual will work on both business & individual tax returns and related planning for a wide variety of clients. The position also involves tax research and will involve collaboration with other associates to help build client relationships.

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Prepare individual, business, and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders
  • Prepare tax projections and other tax planning strategies
  • Assist with IRS/state tax audits
  • Research tax issues
  • Respond to client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner
  • Prepare client correspondence, letters, e-mail, or other communications pertaining to engagement planning and requests
  • Communicate with clients and engagement leaders regarding open items or other important matters in a timely manner
  • Adhere to prescribed budgets and deadlines
  • Maintain technical expertise in various tax areas related to industry specialization 

  

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Prepare tax-related information to include tax provisions, depreciation schedules, property tax returns, etc.
  • Provide technical accounting assistance to clients
  • Participate in core CPE programs
  • Actively participate in community activities to develop positive relationships with community leaders and members
  • Actively participate in firm sponsored events for assigned product line clients and prospects
  • Participate in inventory observations as needed

Qualifications

 

  • 2-5 years of job related experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CPA or working towards certification
  • Prior accounting experience in a public accounting firm preferred
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Caseware, depreciation processing software, Tax preparation software (ProSystems), Tax research software (RIA), and Go File Room is strongly desired
  • Requires a valid driver’s license

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

 

Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible. The recruiting team member guiding you through this process is Jerry Ollmann. Jerry joined Wipfli in 2007  and he is based in our Northern Region.

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