• Senior Accountant (Audit)

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia | US-PA-Media
    Job ID
    2018-2187
    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 the commercial team in either our Philadephia or Media office. 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

    Responsibilities include:

    • Respond to client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner
    • Prepare client correspondence, letters, e-mail, or other communications pertaining to engagement planning and requests
    • Perform audit, review, and compilation testing procedures in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders
    • Complete engagement programs and checklists and respond to review comments
    • Communicate with engagement leaders regarding open items, testing problems, or other important matters in a timely manner
    • Prepare (or review client prepared) financial statements and footnotes, management reports, and other engagement output
    • Adhere to prescribed budgets and deadlines
    • Develop technical competency with GAAP, especially related to assigned product line, to include specific areas such as receivables, inventory, costings, etc.

     

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical accounting assistance to clients
    • Participate in core CPE programs
    • Actively participate in community activities to develop positive relationships with community leaders and members
    • Actively participate in firm sponsored events for assigned product line clients and prospects
    • Participate in inventory observations as needed

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in an Accounting, Finance or business discipline
    • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience as an auditor in a public accounting firm
    • US CPA licensure in your work state preferred
    • Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits in either manufacturing, nonprofit or construction and real estate industry
    • 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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