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Staff Accountant

DEPARTMENT:  Tax and/or Audit

ACCOUNTABILITY:  Reports to Partners of Tax and/or Audit

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs a wide variety of entry level accounting duties and functions of confidential nature, including researching tax questions, performing detail work of a financial audit under supervision, and preparation of tax returns under supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Prepare trial balances utilizing firm software

·         Prepare financial statements, using a provided format

·         Verifies information by comparing and analyzing items to documentation

·         Completes audit work papers by documenting audit tests and findings

·         Communicates audit progress and finding by providing information in status meetings, identifying discrepancies; preparing final audit reports

·         Reconcile bank accounts and trace discrepancies

·         Analyze computations of accrued expenses, and give the basis for accruals

·         Prepare schedules of prepaid expenses  and deferred charges

·         Assist in audit fieldwork by examining, analyzing, and verifying financial accounts, fixed assets and inventories, payrolls, cash accounts, grant program costs, records, reports, operating practices, documentation, and related instruments

·         Assist in planning audits by understanding agency objectives, structure, policies, processes, and internal controls

·         Schedule changes in property and equipment, and calculate depreciation and amortization

·         Assist in preparation of pre-audit packages

·         Prepare income tax returns

·         Prepare ratio and account comparison analysis

·         Assist in the verification of cash, inventories of merchandise or supplies, and other assets

·         Trace and vouch entries to original documents or sources

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Prepare financial statements and prepare substantiating working papers in a provided format that is sufficiently detailed for a reviewer to evaluate

·         Post and extend adjustments to working trial balance

·         Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

·         Four year degree in Accounting, Business, or related discipline.

·         CPA designation, or eligible to sit for the CPA exam.

·         Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

·         Knowledge of computer software, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

·         Ability and desire to quickly learn job-related systems and information.

·         Ability to establish priorities and a course of action for handling multiple tasks, has the ability to multi-task.

·         Possesses good organizational and time management skills (uses time effectively).

·         Displays professional appearance and conduct at all times.

·         Ability to work well with others.

·         Maintains client confidence and protects operations

·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge

·         Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications and new regulations

·         Contributes to team results by helping others accomplish related job results

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

·         May be required to work 6 days /week during tax season

·         May require travel to client’s office

·         Normal office noise, temperature, lighting

·         May require occasional travel out-of-town or state

 
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of job duties/responsibilities for the Staff Accountant.  It is merely a broad representation of duties that may be encountered while working in this title.  

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to: RitzHolman CPAs, Sherry Y. Goggans, HR Administrator, Two Plaza East, Suite 550, 330 East Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 53202, sherry@ritzholman.com, Fax: 414-271-7464