• Staff Accountant, January 2018, June 2018 or August 2018

    Job Locations US-MT-Billings
    Job ID
    2017-1865
    Category
    Entry-Level/Internships
  • 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. You’ll also have the flexibility and technology to work wherever you are, whether it’s at home or in our clients’ offices, or switching Wipfli offices if you’re looking to move across the country.

     

    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.  

    Responsibilities

    • Communicate with client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner
    • Establish and maintain effective client relationships through regular communications, including on-site visits
    • Adhere to prescribed budgets and deadlines
    • Develop technical competency and provide assistance to clients
    • Participate in continuing professional education programs
    • Serve as a trusted business advisor for clients and associates
    • Proactively identify improvement opportunities in processes to enhance efficiency, recognize potential issues and/or opportunities in engagements and discuss with engagement leader
    • Use data analysis skills to discover useful information and patterns to provide support in recommendations

    Tax Specific:

    • Prepare individual, business and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders
    • Understand and effectively use current tax and accounting software applications
    • Research tax related issues and other related financial reports
    • Perform a limited number of tax return interviews as needed

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Accounting (completion of corporate or individual taxation class is required)
    • Above average competency in accounting as demonstrated by college GPA; Minimum 3.2 GPA
    • Working towards eligibility to sit for CPA exam upon graduation (150 credits)
    • Preferred coursework in Data Analytics or Big Data
    • Ability to think independently and make good decisions based on education and experience
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with clients and staff
    • Ability to prioritize work, follow through on requests, take initiative and meet deadlines

    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.

     

    Wipfli supports Equal Pay for all.  In addition, in the State of Montana, we are committed to Equal Pay for Women in accordance with Executive Order 12-2016.  The pay range for this role is $47,700-$58,300.

     

     

    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 Jane Welch, and you can find her on  Linkedin here.  She is based in our Madison, WI office and looks forward to guiding you through this process. 

     

     

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