Senior Accountant (Tax)

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Job ID
2016-1353
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 national 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 being 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.

 

Position Overview

 

Wipfli LLP is always looking for experienced tax professionals to join our growing firm. Tax Senior Accountants will work on a variety of clients, corporate and individual, and participates in the execution of a wide range of tax engagements depending on the need and background of the associate.

 

The Tax Senior Accountant communicates results to clients and firm associates, ensures the firm is proactively identifying tax opportunities and serving the client’s needs, and motivates and supervises staff accountants and interns. Also involved in tax research and will involve collaboration with other associates to help build client relationships.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Prepare individual, business, and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders
  • Research tax issues
  • Communicate with engagement leaders regarding open items or other important matters in a timely manner
  • Adhere to prescribed budgets and deadlines
  • Develop technical competency
  • Recognize potential issues and/or opportunities in engagements and discuss with engagement leader
  • Perform a limited number of tax return interviews as needed
  • Provide technical 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

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of job related experience
  • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • A CPA would be preferred in the respective state in which they are practicing
  • 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.

Recruiting Process

 

Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible.

 

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To comply with Minnesota state law, Wipfli participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired associates in Minnesota are queried through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility. Section 1 of the Form I-9 may be completed upon your acceptance of this job offer, but no later than your first day of employment. On your first day, but no later than your third day, you will need to bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.

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