Accountant II

  • Location
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842886_2682555

Parker + Lynch has just started working with a client in downtown Milwaukee to help them find their next Accountant. This position has responsibilities akin to a Senior level, and supports an 7-person accounting department. If you are in the market for opportunities that include both general accounting and analysis for a privately held organization, please continue reading to learn more about our client.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing monthly financial statements for Controller
  • Ensuring that all balance sheet accounts are accurately reconciled to the General Ledger
  • Verifying that supporting documents are provided, and are properly reviewed and approved by management personnel (invoices, reports, receipts, etc.)
  • Cross-training and providing assistance for Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensuring that all Company accounting and finance policies and procedures per GAAP are adhered to
  • Ensuring that all accounting functions are completed within set time frames so that financial statements can be completed and closed according to financial close
  • Preparing documentation for external auditors
  • Completing any other projects requested by Controller or VP of Finance

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of related accounting experience with increasing responsibility
  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • Public accounting or CPA preferred, but not required
  • Manufacturing or consumer goods experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to prioritize while meeting competing deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft products, including Excel
  • Able to proactively improve accounting processes and standards

 

All resumes received for Parker + Lynch postings are considered confidential and will not be shared prior to your expressed consent. Apply today to be considered for this opening and all other direct hire searches that might be a fit in the greater Milwaukee area. Our team is currently working over thirty accounting/finance roles in southeast Wisconsin from entry-level staff to senior leadership.