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Senior Accountant in Milwaukee, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

Senior Accountant

Our client is a leading specialty services provider that is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team. They are looking for someone who is motivated to learn and wants to grow with the company. 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, long-tenured employees, excellent benefits, great work/life balance and provides its’ employees with great benefits and equips them with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will interpret operating results as they affect the organization and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Consolidation and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Assist with the monthly closing process.
  • Compile and analyze monthly operating expenses including preparation of month end variance analysis to forecasts and budgets.
  • Prepare and analyze a variety of monthly account reconciliations for various entities including recommending and preparing appropriate correcting and/or adjusting journal entries.
  • Develop and maintain reports and continuity schedules for Finance and Operations management to facilitate analysis and decision making.
  • The Senior Accountant will assist with other duties and ad hoc projects as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will have 5+ years related experience including a strong knowledge of GAAP and financial statements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products and advanced Excel skills.
  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

Equal Opportunity Employer