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Associate Accountant

Company Name:
Baker Tilly
Baker Tilly's values of integrity, passion and stewardship define us as an organization and an employer. We recognize that our approach, strategy and culture are driven by our people. Their focus and commitment has resulted in our offices consistently earning "best place to work" honors. Baker Tilly is headquartered in Chicago and serves clients from across the United States. Ranked as one of the 20 largest firms in the United States by Accounting Today ("Top 100 Firms" 2014), our people have been fundamental in getting us to where we are today and where we will go in the future.
It's an exciting time to join Baker Tilly! We are seeking an Associate Accountan t to join our Accounting Services team in Janesville ! The Associate Accountant position works within a team servicing clients on accounting, bookkeeping, and limited tax matters.
With more than 1,700 employees, Baker Tilly provides a wide range of accounting, tax and advisory services. Our clients are both privately held and publicly traded companies, and occupy all stages of development - from start-ups and family-run businesses to multi-national corporations. This multi-faceted client base allows us to provide our staff with a variety of opportunities across numerous industries, and a constant flow of challenging and meaningful work. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 137 countries, with more than 26,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.
Provide basic accounting, bookkeeping and operational support under direct supervision.
Provide services pertaining to accounting, bookkeeping and payroll. Including accounts payable, accounts receivable, statement reconciliation, journal entries, general ledger, processing payroll and quarterly and year end reporting.
Examine accounting records; prepare basic accounting, bookkeeping and payroll statements and reports.
Provide statements and reports to client.
Communicate with client to discuss and answer basic accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll questions.
Perform small, non-complex tasks within engagements.
Maintain client relationship and facilitate open communication with client.
Meet client service expectations through adhering to time budgets and maintaining positive client communications.
Assist team leader in providing additional services to client.
Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise.
Attend courses to develop and keep skills and knowledge current; comply with continuing education requirements.
Integrate new knowledge and skills into daily work and share with colleagues as appropriate.
Maintain current knowledge of local, state, and federal practices and laws.
Other duties as assigned.
Assist with small tax projects including non-income tax returns, when needed.
Participate in special projects.
Successful candidates will have:
Minimum of two (2) years experience in accounting, bookkeeping or payroll. Associate's degree in a business related field preferred but not required.
Knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll principles related to classifying, recording, and summarizing data and making computations to compile and keep financial records.
Computer skills and knowledge, including typing, QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience with 10-key calculator and other standard office machines. Accounting software experience preferred.
Ability to prioritize work flow and coordinate activities as needed, as well as communicate effectively with others and work in a team environment.
Demonstrated attention to detail and follow directions and procedures.
Ability to work limited overtime and weekend as needed.
Date: 2014-07-02
Country: US
State: WI
City: Janesville
Postal Code: 53546
Category: Assurance & Tax

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