• Senior Specialist, Accounting Services

    Job Locations US-WI-Rice Lake
    Job ID
    2017-2002
    Category
    Administrative
  • 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 LLP is seeking an Accounting Specialist to work out of our Rice Lake office.  The Payroll /ACA Reporting Specialist  provides business services for the firm’s clients on a more independent basis, ensuring delivery is timely, accurate  and serves the client’s needs, in accordance with company policies and procedures.  

    Responsibilities

    • Enter, process, and reconcile client transactions on a regular and timely basis.
    • Prepare reports as appropriate in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders.
    • Actively participate in on-boarding new clients.
    • Continue to develop technical competency according to applicable guidelines/regulations and with the various software systems used to provide the services.
    • Respond to client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner.
    • Communicate proactively with other firm associates regarding open items, problems, or other important matters in a timely manner.
    • Adhere to prescribed policies, time budgets and deadlines.
    • Prepare correspondence related to client engagements under supervision as appropriate.
    • Participate in core CPE programs.
    • Develop a familiarity with Wipfli service offerings with the intent of applying that knowledge towards identifying additional client opportunities.
    • Actively participate in community activities to develop positive relationships with community leaders and members.
    • Assist the team in special projects as appropriate.

    Qualifications

    • Associate Degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • Working towards CA, Professional Bookkeeper (PB), Certified Bookkeeper (CB), or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred, or equivalent work experience, as appropriate.
    • Small business accounting software (such as QuickBooks ProAdvisor) certification as appropriate (not required at the time of hire, but must be completed within first year of service) as needed.
    • 1-3 years job related experience
    • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively
    • Ability to balance many projects simultaneously
    • Ability to work under pressure and time deadlines
    • Ability to analyze data and recommend solutions
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe, Outlook, and position specific software applications as appropriate.

     

    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 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.

     

    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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