• Finance and Accounting Consultant - Outsourcing

    Job Locations US-PA-Media | US-PA-Philadelphia
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    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 Finance and Accounting Consultant - Outsourcing for our Philadelphia or Media Office.  This individual will primarily provide accounting outsourcing services and other ad hoc accounting project work as requested.


    • Perform and manage all tasks related to the complete accounting process including journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, month-end/year-end close, general ledger, bank reconciliations, financial statements and payroll.
    • Ensure internal and external GAAP and statutory compliance
    • Budget forecasting
    • Audit readiness
    • Financial operations review including recommending and implementing process and procedures
    • Prepare client correspondence, letters, e-mail, or other communications pertaining to engagement issues
    • Occasionally, services can be required due to staff shortages at clients or unusual project requirements at clients and may be short term in nature.
    • Projects can be requested of new ownership to convert financial statements and systems to those required by new leadership.
    • Outsourced accounting functions vary from onsite or off site utilizing technology and can be performed at all levels from bookkeeping, controller or CFO services.





    • Requires a Bachelor Degree in Accounting
    • CPA preferred, but not necessary
    • At least 7 years of job related experience that includes hands on assistant controllership or controllership experience in a variety of environments, including staff management.  Previous experience working with for a CPA firm or outsourcing firm preferred, but not necessary.
    • Ability to travel to client locations
    • Experience required with one or more of the following systems – QuickBooks, Sage, MS Dynamics (Great Plains/NAV), Netsuite, or Intacct.
    • Proficiency and aptitude for Microsoft Products such as Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
    • Strong organization/project management skills/goal orientation/self motivation
    • Ability to handle pressure in a positive professional manner
    • Provide coaching opportunities for other to develop
    • Manage multiple clients and projects while communicating with various service lines and partners
    • Manage issues and understands when appropriate to leverage internal experts.
    • 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 Kristin Kallies, and you can find her on LinkedIn here.


    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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