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Senior Accountant (KW26172) in Racine, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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Senior Accountant (KW26172)

Our client is a rapidly growing retail company that is currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  This is a newly created position due to growth!  The company believes in doing a lot of cross-training and 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, excellent benefits, truly values their employees and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Senior Accountant will perform general accounting functions of the company including, but not limited to, the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will prepare monthly financial reporting and assist with transmission of monthly financial results.
  • Maintain integrity of the fixed asset sub-ledger and the fixed asset general ledger accounts by applying GAAP principles to all transactions.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and equity account entries by compiling and analyzing data.
  • Reconcile and compile support for balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly sales and use tax returns.
  • Prepare schedules for external auditors and respond to audit requests.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance to internal policies.
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • The Senior Accountant will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will have 2+ years’ general accounting experience. Public accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP. Experience with sales and use tax, income tax, and/or payroll tax a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of staff.
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel.
  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • CPA or pursuing CPA certification a plus.

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