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Wipfli LLP Senior Accountant, Finance and Accounting Solutions Team in Madison, Wisconsin

At Wipfli, people count

Our people are core to everything we do — the catalyst behind our ability to create exceptional impact and extraordinary results.

We believe in flexibility. We focus on relationships. We encourage each individual to follow their own path. And we seek feedback openly, from all.

People matter here and they feel it.

And we value curiosity. Curious is more than a personality trait. It’s a way of thinking. Of learning. Of working.

There’s purpose in this wonder. It makes us better. It makes us Wipfli.

If you want to be in an environment where you can make a difference — and make a professional home — Wipfli is the place for you.

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  • Overall day-to-day management of financial reporting accuracy and on-time processing of client information

  • Coordinate with India Associates on progress and questions

  • More complex review of G/L for any missing transactions and overall accuracy

  • Review and approval of account classifications

  • Management of weekly “Open Items” and “To-Be-Coded” lists

  • Balance sheet review

  • Supervise India Specialists’ work

  • New associate assigned “buddy” and orientation manager

  • Preparation of initial/draft Management Reporting Package each month

  • Adjusting journal entries and accrual entries

  • Month end close

  • Prepare KPIs/Metrics

  • Field client calls

  • Review associate work

  • Client Procedures Manual – ongoing monthly maintenance/updates

  • Audit readiness - Review accountant-prepared workpapers

  • Audit readiness - Prepare more complex workpapers and schedules

  • Client staff augmentation

  • Participate in Technology team (conversion & setup or implementation)

  • Participate in special projects/committees

  • Help develop training


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, MBA Encouraged

  • 2 to 4 years of relevant experience

  • Maintain Certifications (QBO (Basic and Advanced) and Intacct, if applicable. Professional certification (CPA, CMA) Encouraged

  • Experience managing smaller clients, participate with larger clients, initiate taking on new work from the next level (not delegated), community involvement, master responsibilities and skills of position, identify firm services

  • Outcomes and contributions to the firm are measured and the focus rather than an expectation of hours

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 identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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Job ID2020-3601