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

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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Senior Accountant

Our client is an insurance organization that is currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  With a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for advancement throughout the company.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, great work/life balance, and competitive benefits.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Senior Accountant will be involved in general accounting and operations functions for the company. The Senior Accountant’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Senior Accountant interprets operating results as they affect the organization and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Review and analysis of monthly statements to identify trends, patterns, margins, etc.
  • General ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general accounting duties.
  • Analyze variances in general ledger accounts versus budget.
  • Responsible for the timely generation of numerous monthly closing entries contributing to the accuracy and completeness of financial reports.
  • Responsible for monthly general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Along with the Payroll Administrator, prepare biweekly payroll including verifying adjustments.
  • Provide support necessary for the annual audit and assist with auditor inquiries and information requests as needed.
  • 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 3+ years’ experience; public accounting experience preferred.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization. 
  • Advanced computer skills including advanced Excel skills. Knowledge of Crystal Reports and Microsoft Great Plains a plus.
  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

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