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Senior Accountant

Company: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Accountant OUTSTANDING Opportunity! Jefferson Wells has an immediate need for a Senior Level Accountant to join one of our premier clients located in the south end of the Milwaukee area! This is a REMOTE Position. The ideal candidate will possess solid General Ledger Accounting experience with a strong background in General Ledger Support, Fixed Assets and, Budgeting/Forecasting along with high proficiency in Excel. In return for your outstanding talent, you will enjoy a generous compensation/benefit package, work with a dynamic team and highly desired employer, as well as get the chance to showcase what you know and make an immediate impact to the team! KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare, record, and review monthly journal entries to ensure they are proper, accurate and adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Fixed asset software administrator. Review fixed asset accounting prepared by Accountant, including reviewing project activity and proper capitalization or expense classification based on interpretation and application of company policy. Recommend any changes to the capitalization policy as needed.
  • Coordinate the annual fixed asset budget and maintain/update in Prophix. Prepare the monthly forecast.
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis for Retail and TalentBridge and other areas as assigned.
  • Prepare account reconciliations and reviews to ensure the accuracy and proper classification of account balances.
  • Sales & Use taxStrong Excel skills are required (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc.) Would prefer that candidate is over-qualified, versus underqualified SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

    • Must have sound accounting knowledge, be self-directed, and demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.Education and/or Experience:

      • BS or BBA in Finance or Accounting. CPA or MBA is desirable.
      • 3-5 years of progressive finance and/or accounting experience required.Computer Skills:

        • Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite of products.Communication Skills:

          • Strong interpersonal relationship skills and listening skills that allow being able to work with people in all levels of the organization.If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to be considered for, please contact us as soon as possible! At Jefferson Wells ( ), we have built a reputation for results-driven, innovative workforce solutions that help companies create competitive advantage. From basic to complex, we custom tailor our services to fit our clients' needs from interim and permanent professional talent resourcing to complete project solutions in the areas of Risk Advisory, Tax, and Finance/Accounting. Our professionals provide specialized industry and technical experience and expertise to our clients, enabling them to accelerate their business performance. We serve clients, including Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, from offices worldwide, leveraging the workforce capabilities of the Manpower Group.

Keywords: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company, Madison , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Madison, Wisconsin

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