• Audit Professionals

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Tinley Park | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Lincolnshire | US-IL-Westchester
    Job ID
    2018-2343
    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 is not just coast to coast — we also have international offices. 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 and you'll have the option of 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.

     

    Wipfli LLP is always looking for experienced audit professionals to join our team in the Chicagoland area. Our audit accountants will work on a variety of clients, corporate and individual, and participate in the execution of a wide range of audit engagements depending on the needs of the clients and the background of the associate.

     

    The audit professional will communicate results to clients and firm associates and serving the client’s needs. They will also motivate and supervise staff accountants and interns. They will collaborate with other associates to help build client relationships.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.
    • Prepare tax-related information to include tax provisions, depreciation schedules, property tax returns, etc.
    • 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

    • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • Requires 3 or more years of job-related experience
    • A CPA would be preferred in the respective state in which they are practicing
    • Requires a valid driver’s license  

    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.

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