Wipfli
We are curious, inventive, perceptive and approachable. We push beyond the obvious answers to find smarter solutions.
Appleton, WI, USA
Remote
Hybrid

Experienced Level Staff Accountant

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At Wipfli people count -
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 completed Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Above average knowledge in accounting as demonstrated by college GPA; Preferred 3.0 GPA or higher
  • CPA completion preferred
  • Requires 6-18 months 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


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.
Wipfli is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or participate in our recruiting process, please send us an email at [email protected]
Wipfli cares about our associates and offers a variety of benefits to support their well-being. Benefit offerings include paid sick leave; access to free, confidential counseling through our Employee Assistance Program. Wipfli offers flexibility for many positions to be performed remotely; please discuss your work preferences with your recruiter during the interview process.
Victoria Spencer, from our recruiting team, will be guiding you through this process. Visit her LinkedIn page to connect!
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What are Wipfli Perks + Benefits

Wipfli Benefits Overview

At Wipfli, curious is our approach to the world. We push beyond the obvious answers to find smarter solutions for clients and look at business challenges from every angle. People matter here, and they feel it. We invest in your career development through tuition reimbursement, external training support, LinkedIn Learning access and our internal online learning center and leadership training.

We also back up our mission to provide a strong work-life balance with great benefits, UTO, wellness benefits and programs to encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We are committed to helping our communities and support time off for associates to volunteer. On average, they volunteer a combined 15,000+ hours each year.
Partners with nonprofits
The Wipfli Foundation supports education programs that support furthering diverse representation in our industry.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
All associates are required to attend unconscious bias training.
Diversity employee resource groups
This year, we launched three business resource groups (Women of Wipfli, Wipfli Pride and Embrace ) to give voice to and elevate issues inside our firm for diverse groups. And we plan to add more.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
We are committed to helping our communities and support time off for associates to volunteer. On average, they volunteer a combined 15,000+ hours each year.
Sabbatical
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our culture is steeped in values focused on our associates and it drives the benefits we offer

• Empower: We give our people the opportunities and resources to find, follow and grow to achieve their dream career.

• Connected: We value everyone’s individual strengths, and we cultivate a culture where relationships thrive.

• Impact: Our passion for excellence drives us to get results through our expertise, experience and teamwork.

• Transparency: We welcome candor so all voices and perspectives come together to solve problems and serve clients.

• Flexibility: We give people the freedom to shift their career paths and achieve work-life balance, which creates happier and more productive teams.

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