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Senior Accountant (KH25867) in Madison, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Senior Accountant (KH25867)

Our client is an industry leading company and a highly desired place to work! They are currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  This position will focus on accounting for the company’s employee benefit plans and audits of the company’s employee benefit plans. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, flexible schedule, excellent benefits, great amenities, and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed. They pride themselves on promoting from within.

The Senior Accountant will be a part of the technical accounting team and be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will conduct special studies to analyze complex financial actions and prepare recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action.

  • Analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance.

  • Assist internal and external audit staffs with their annual financial audit, and with audits of specific systems or operations.

  • Assure timeliness and accuracy of all financial statements and management reports through financial analysis.

  • Utilize the general ledger system to analyze account fluctuations and deviations from planned.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the corporate expense budgeting system.

  • Oversee and manage procedures for all key responsibilities to support internal controls over financial reporting and annually review these procedures and update accordingly.

  • The Senior Accountant will represent division on corporate-wide committees and projects.

  • Assist in the training and development of entry level staff.

  • Other duties and special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will have 5+ years’ financial analysis and/or accounting experience. Public accounting experience preferred.   

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and financial reporting systems.

  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA a plus.

  • CPA strongly preferred.

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