• Senior Audit Accountant

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul | US-MN-Minneapolis
    Job ID
    2017-1836
    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 (Audit) for our Financial Institutions team in the Twin Cities.  This individual conducts audits, reviews, and compilations, prepares financial statements, and communicates results to client and firm associates. Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

    Responsibilities

    • Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements
    • Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions
    • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible
    • Proactively building relationships that support our ability to provide tailored services that meet a wide range of assurance needs and contribute to new business development
    • Identifying and reacting to potential risks and developing new ways to improve our products and processes that promote growth and increase revenue
    • Continually updating your understanding of business trends and emerging technologies to maintain your reputation as a trusted business advisor

     

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in an Accounting, Finance or business discipline,
    • 3-5 years’ work experience as an auditor in a public accounting firm
    • US CPA licensure in your work state
    • Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits in the Banking & Capital Markets sector
    • Working knowledge of US GAAP
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management
    • The flexibility to constantly learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment

     

    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.

     

    The recruiting team member guiding you through this process is Jeannie Siek, and you can find her on LinkedIn here. She is based in our Minneapolis, MN 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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