• Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-PA-Media | US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    2017-1806
    Category
    Audit
  • Overview

    Create lasting, positive impact.

    By considering Wipfli LLP, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. At Wipfli, we create positive impact and lifetime relationships by leading and working with an outward mindset. As a member of our team, you will be inspired to think freely and follow your passion, grow as a professional by developing your skills and commit to serving our clients and communities with honesty and integrity.

     

    Wipfli has a broad national footprint with offices coast to coast — and we’re still growing! As an associate, you’ll have access to skill development and career opportunities, whether you want to move up or transition into another area of specialty. For some positions, we have the flexibility and technology to work from anywhere; whether it’s in the office, at home or at the client site.

     

    Join a company focused on giving back to the greater good — at Wipfli, we’re committed to supporting the communities we do business in. To learn more about our volunteer efforts, who we are and what we do, visit wipfli.com.  

     

    Wipfli is currently seeking a Senior Accountant for our Philadelphia or Media Office.  This individual will primarily provide accounting outsourcing services and other ad hoc accounting project work as requested.

    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 issues
    • Adhere to prescribed budgets and deadlines
    • Provide accounting services at varying levels to our middle market clients as requested. These services are often required due to staff shortages at clients or unusual project requirements at clients and may be short term in nature. Projects are also often requested of new ownership to convert financial statements and systems to those required by new leadership. Projects can also be ongoing outsourcing for clients who prefer to outsource their accounting function rather than hire full time staff.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Requires a Bachelor Degree in Accounting
    • Requires a minimum 4-6 years of job related experience that includes hands on assistant controllership or controllership experience in a variety of environments. Past experience providing outsourcing to many clients at one time would be helpful.
    • Ability to travel to client locations
    • Familiarity with common accounting software packages, including as a base line QuickBooks
    • Ability to work unsupervised. Many of these projects are not done in a team rather the Wipfli associate embeds in the client for a period of time or periodically (one day per week 3-4 per month as necessary and agreed with client)
    • Depending on the candidate this job may be suitable for someone with more experience who may prefer to not participate in some of the non-accounting tasks typically associated with a partner track CPA such as business development, firm management and staff development.
    • Requires a valid driver’s license

     

    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 Amy Motyka, and you can find her on LinkedIn here. She is based in our Chicago, IL office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.

     

    Wipfli 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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