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Senior Accountant (KK25868) in Madison, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

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Senior Accountant (KK25868)

Our client is headquartered in Madison, WI and serves the Midwest.  They are currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a high quality team-oriented culture, strong benefits and excellent amenities for its employees. The company prides itself on providing the tools and training necessary for their people to succeed.

The Senior Accountant will collaborate with key internal partners and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Senior Accountant will interpret operating results as they affect the organization and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist in the development, proposal, and communication of corporate accounting policies, procedures and financial information.
  • Monthly accounting and financial statement preparation.
  • Lead work and analyses developed by staff accountants.
  • Lead the coordination, collection, and flow of financial results for internal and external reporting to regulatory agencies, senior management, trustees, and others.
  • Perform all management duties including, but not limited to, budgeting, hiring, performance reviews, coordinating and scheduling work, salary recommendations, and training and mentoring employees.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of internal controls that ensure proper, accurate, and timely recording of transactions and protection of assets.
  • The Senior Accountant will assist with special projects and other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • The Senior Accountant will have 3+ years’ general accounting experience; public accounting experience preferred.  
  • Demonstrated and working knowledge of GAAP, and financial skills such as budgeting and basic accounting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization. 
  • Strong computer skills including advanced Excel skills.
  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • CPA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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