Senior Accountant

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

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 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 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

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.

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