Staff Accountant - Entry Level

Job Locations US-CO-Lakewood | US-CO-Denver | US-CO-Loveland
Job ID
2022-4960
Category
Entry-Level/Internships
Remote
No

The way you think makes you different. At Wipfli, we embrace that.  

 

Our inclusive culture provides a space for everyone to have a voice. Our growing number of DEI resource groups celebrate diversity and champion awareness throughout Wipfli.  

 

We’re also focused on helping you achieve success with balance. From hybrid schedules and flexible time off to training programs and mental wellness initiatives, we take care of our team.  

 

If you want to be in an environment where you can grow, feed your curiosity and make a difference, Wipfli is the place for you. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate with client and firm associate requests in a timely, accurate, positive and professional manner
  • Establish and maintain effective client relationships through regular communications, including on-site visits
  • Adhere to prescribed budgets and deadlines
  • Develop technical aptitude and provide assistance to clients
  • Participate in continuing professional education programs
  • Serve as a trusted business advisor for clients and associates
  • Proactively identify improvement opportunities in processes to enhance efficiency . Recognize potential issues and/or opportunities in engagements and discuss with engagement head
  • Use data analysis skills to discover useful information and patterns to provide support in recommendations

Tax Specific:

  • Prepare individual, business, and fiduciary tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards
  • Understand and effectively use current tax and accounting software applications
  • Research tax related issues and other related financial reports
  • Perform a limited number of tax return interviews as needed

Audit Specific:

  • Perform audit, review, and compliance testing procedures in accordance with firm and professional standards
  • Communicate with engagement managers regarding open items, testing problems, or other important matters
  • Prepare (or review client prepared) financial statements and footnotes, management reports, and other engagement outputs
  • Develop technical expertise with GAAP and accounting procedures, related to assigned product line

Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Above average knowledge in accounting as demonstrated by college GPA; Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • CPA eligibility preferred
  • Requires 0 - 1 year of job related experience
  • An accounting internship experience preferred
  • Preferred coursework in Data Analytics or Big Data
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computers skills; proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word, etc.
  • Experience with accounting software is a plus
  • High level of organization, focus, exceptional attention to detail and strong follow-up skills

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis upon hire. Wipfli will not consider candidates for this position who require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g., H-1B status)

 

Wipfli supports equal pay for all.  In addition, in the State of Colorado, we are committed to equal pay for equal work in accordance with Senate Bill 19-085.  The pay range for this role is $51,000 - $76,400

 

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.#LI-TF1

 

Tiffany Farnsworth, from our recruiting team, will be guiding you through this process. Visit her LinkedIn page to connect! 

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