• Senior Accountant (Tax)

    Job Locations US-PA-Media | US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    2018-2285
    Category
    Tax
  • 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.  


     


    Position Overview


     


    Wipfli LLP is seeking a Senior Accountant (Tax) for our Media, PA office. This individual will work predominantly with nonprofit clients with a variety of needs as well as for profit clients. The position also involves tax research and will involve collaboration with other associates to help build client relationships.

    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

      • Prepare non-profit, individual, business, and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders

      • Detail review of non-profit tax returns, governance documents and registrations

      • Research complex tax issues

      • Communicate with engagement leaders regarding open items or other important matters in a timely manner

      • Adhere to prescribed budgets and deadlines

      • Develop technical competency



     


    Additional Responsibilities:




      • Recognize potential issues and/or opportunities in engagements and discuss with engagement leader

      • Perform a limited number of tax return interviews as needed

      • Present non-profit returns to the Board, Audit Committee or other governing body at annual meetings

      • Provide technical 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


    Qualifications


    • 2-5 years of job related experience

    • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Accounting

    • A CPA would be preferred in the respective state in which they are practicing

    • Requires a valid driver’s license


    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.


     


    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 Amanda Feltner, and you can find her on LinkedIN Here. She is based in our Chicago, IL office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.

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