Staff Accountant, Aug 2019, January 2020, Or June 2020

Wipfli LLP South Portland , ME 04106

Posted 4 months ago

Overview

Create lasting, positive impact.

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.

Join a company focused on giving back to the greater good at Wipfli, we're committed to supporting the communities we do business in. To learn more about our volunteer efforts, who we are and what we do, visit wipfli.com.

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 competency 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 leader

  • 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 as directed by engagement leaders

  • 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

Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

  • 0-2 years' experience working in public/private accounting preferred

  • Preferred coursework in Data Analytics or Big Data

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Analytical aptitude

  • Conceptual thinking

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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