Senior Audit Accountant

US-MN-St. Paul | US-MN-Minneapolis
Job ID
2017-1836
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 nationally known 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 an 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

 

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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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