• Senior Accountant (Audit)

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis | US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2019-2868
    Category
    Audit
  • Overview

    Go Beyond the Ordinary. Join Wipfli LLP.

    We are excited that you made the decision to consider joining Wipfli LLP. In doing so, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. We hope that you find, in Wipfli LLP, the firm where you will meet all of your goals and aspirations in life and work. Guided by our mission statement, “To contribute to the success of our associates and clients”, we will contribute to your development of technical and soft skills, so you can ensure our clients are successful.

     

    Since 1930, we have grown to be a thriving nationally known firm, with a local presence, and subject matter experts of a large firm. We will help our associates and clients -- and perhaps you -- thrive. All along, the Wipfli Way has guided us in making our associates and clients successful and creating a culture that values relationships.

     

    As we begin our relationship with you, we look forward to learning how we can help turn your ideas into realities, and how you will turn the challenges of our clients into opportunities for their success. To further explore more about The Wipfli Way and all we have to offer, please go to our website www.wipfli.com to learn more.

     

    Position Overview

    Wipfli LLP is currently seeking candidates for an open Audit Senior Accountant position. Audit Senior Accountants will work on a variety of clients and participate in the execution of a wide range of audit engagements depending on the need and background of the associate.

     

    The Audit Senior Accountant communicates results to clients and firm associates, ensures the firm is proactively identifying opportunities that serve our clients’ needs, and supervise staff accountants and interns. Also, an Audit Senior Accountant would be involved in technical research and collaboration 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 and review client correspondence, letters, e-mail, etc.
    • Plan and schedule engagement fieldwork with clients and firm resources
    • Perform audit, review, and compilation testing procedures for complex areas and transactions in accordance with firm and professional standards as directed by engagement leaders
    • Perform detailed reviews of workpapers completed by other associates
    • Communicate proactively with clients, engagement leaders, and tax associates regarding open items, testing problems, or other important matters in a timely manner
    • Prepare and review financial statements and footnotes, management reports, executive reports, and other requested deliverables
    • Establish and monitor engagement time budgets
    • Provide training, direction, motivation, feedback, and supervision to staff accountants
    • 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 clients and prospects
    • Participate in inventory observations, as needed

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
    • CPA highly preferred
    • 3-6 years of public accounting experience

     

     

    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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