Senior Accountant - Montana

Recruiter
Wipfli LLP
Location
Worden
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
26 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

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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.

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Wipfli has an opportunity for a Senior Accountant in our Billings, MT office to work on governmental clients.

  • 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
  • 2–5 years of job related experience
  • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Requires 60% travel
  • GASBE knowledge or government audit experience preferred
  • A CPA would be preferred in the respective state in which they are practicing
  • 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 Jane Welch, and you can find her on LinkedIN . She is based in our Chicago, IL office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.

    Wipfli supports Equal Pay for all. In addition, in the State of Montana, we are committed to Equal Pay for Women in accordance with Executive Order 12–2016. The pay range for this role is $51,000 – $69,000

    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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