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Chief Administrative Officer

Company: Johnson Block & Company Inc
Location: Middleton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

How will you make an impact?The Firm Administrator oversee a wide range of activities with involvement in all phases of administration, personnel, finances, facilities, and marketing. The Firm Administrator puts the firm's needs first and works closely with the Managing Partner on firm-wide policy setting, problem solving and decision making. This individual in this position will serve as a member of the executive committee and is primarily responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the day-to-day operations of the firm, and for directing the implementation of firm policies.The Firm Administrator will work with office managing partners (OMPs) in preparing firm operating and capital budgets; work with OMPs to direct spending of approved budgeted items and assist with the controllership functions of the firm, including approving all expenditures, signing checks, monitoring cash flow and accounts receivable. They will also oversee the internal accounting functions and procedures, including preparation of firm's monthly and annual financial statements. Evaluate and review insurance coverage comparisons and make recommendations for any modifications to coverage. The individual in this position will also be responsible for monitoring client due dates to ensure all work is completed in a timely manner, communicating deadlines and workload conflicts to partners as needed to ensure timely completion of work. This individual will provide partners and managers with periodic financial and practice management reports as requested.The Firm Administrator will supervise the team's workflows and workloads, to facilitate balanced workloads for our employees. They will develop training programs and career paths for our administrative staff, review ongoing performance and determine the compensation program for administration. This position will also maintain professional license records and CPE records for accounting staff, and file licensure reports as necessary. This position will oversee the firm library, including organization and cataloging, stay abreast of trends in office automation, and recommend improvements to existing systems to ensure the utilization of the most cost-effective equipment and software. Also responsible for researching and recommending the purchase, lease or rental of necessary office equipment, computers, and software.Culture/Compensation/BenefitsJohnson Block and Company offers a challenging, flexible, and balanced work environment with a competitive compensation and benefits package including:Flexible work arrangementsPaid Time Off & Holiday PayBenefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/Disability insurance, 401K, HSA/FSA PlansPaid Parental LeaveVolunteer opportunitiesContinuing Professional EducationBonus upon passing CPA examPaid professional organization and service club duesEmployee Assistance ProgramEmployee Referral ProgramDiscounted Lodging, Dining, Spa, Golf, Retail & Partner PerksDress for your day*Some benefits may be subject to a plan waiting period*Why work for JBC?Johnson Block & Company, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status to apply. We work hard to exceed our client's expectations and by promoting a supportive, diverse, and respectful workforce. We strive for excellence in every position within the company and select the most qualified people who embrace our service philosophy and these values.Dedication - Integrity - Respect - Growth - Adaptability - Community Johnson Block & Company has an established reputation for supplying high quality service to both staff and clients. We seek team members who pride themselves on quality work. We work hard in service to the company and our clients while allowing ourselves to live balanced, well-rounded lives. Johnson Block & Company is more than just a place to work. It is a place where you can offer your knowledge, skills and dedication while knowing that your contributions are significant to the success of the organization. We offer an environment where we all share and celebrate our successes and grow and learn from our challenges. If an individual needs reasonable accommodation to apply for or perform a job at Johnson Block & Company, please contact Human Resources at 608-784-1890.

Bachelor's degree, preferably in business administration or related fieldAt least three (3) years of experience supervising and managing personnelA minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Controller with responsibility for budgeting, finance, and time and billingPreferably experience in a professional service industryWorking knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems, well-developed financial analysis capabilities, and demonstrated ability to manage microcomputer operations and applications Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well with diverse personalities; tactful, mature, and flexibleAbility to operate independently and self-manage projectsSound administrative skills. Well-developed management skillsProven ability to recruit, train, and motivate personnel in order to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, but able to recognize and support the partnership's preferences and prioritiesResults and profit-oriented with the ability to balance other business considerationsStrong analytical and reasoning abilitiesParticipative management style, advocates team conceptHigh energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with normal activitiesSuperior numeric skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to operate a computer and all general office equipment Occasional same day travel for meetings, or to attend seminars using a personal vehicleLimited lifting, although lifting to 10 lbs. may be requiredCompletion of criminal background checkPI195873293

Keywords: Johnson Block & Company Inc, Madison , Chief Administrative Officer, Executive , Middleton, Wisconsin

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