Senior Accountant (Audit)

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 national 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.
Wipfli LLP is currently seeking an Senior Accountant (Audit) for our Chicago North location. This individual conducts audits, reviews, and compilations, prepares financial statements, and communicates results to client and firm associates, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
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
Requires a Bachelor Degree in Accounting
Requires 2-5 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.
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 Dan Anderson, and you can find him on LinkedIN Here. He is based in our Rockford, IL office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.
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