Public Accounting Jobs

If you are looking for a long-term public accounting job, consider national recognized Strohm Ballweg in Madison, WI.Looking for a long-term public accounting job in a professional environment? Then, consider Strohm Ballweg, in Madison, Wisconsin. Strohm Ballweg is nationally recognized as one of the top CPA firms serving the insurance industry. Started in 1999, Strohm Ballweg focuses solely on providing insurance clients with exceptional and personal service with an experienced staff, knowledgeable about the insurance industry.

Public accounting job responsibilities at Strohm Ballweg are:

  • Handle accounting for insurance company clients, including tax matters
  • Support general accounting and related general ledger functions in accordance and compliance to GAAP
  • Support and improve business processes and accounting systems to ensure the accuracy, usefulness and timeliness of financial statements provided to management
  • Assist in the year-end financial statement audits and quarterly reviews
  • Maintain and coordinate accounting control procedures by analyzing revenue and expenditure trends
  • Communicate with team members, key business managers and others to answer questions, provide support and ensure timely completion of accounting processes
  • Complete various financial, accounting, administrative and other reports and analysis and perform other duties as assigned or as necessary
  • Follow established policies and procedures by monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, organizational standards and operational processes
  • Respond to client needs and questions directly, delegating tasks to others as appropriate
  • Review and preparation of client information
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with clients
  • Tax research
  • Anticipate and resolve tax issues, making recommendations as warranted
  • Help associates develop professionally through on-the-job coaching and training
  • Focus on continuous professional and personal development
  • Identify areas for improvement and offer suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Keep abreast of current changes in technology, processes and standards within the industry and area(s) of responsibility

Candidate specifications and experience for public accounting jobs:

  • Possess 2+ years of experience doing accounting for a public accounting firm
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
  • Have a working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Have knowledge of GAAP and all aspects of general accounting
  • Have demonstrated mathematical skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers, decimals and fractions and calculate percents in order to complete financial reports, budgets and other fiscal reporting information
  • Have a professional demeanor with excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Must be experienced in handling client needs
  • Must have high level of integrity and commitment to confidentiality
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Understand the importance of nurturing and building the firm’s clientele
  • Be conscientious, detail oriented and well organized
  • Must be self-directed, self-motivated and assertive
  • Have ability to train, teach and mentor others on the job
  • Strong desire to develop into a leader at Strohm Ballweg
  • Have commitment to personal and professional integrity in all client and colleague interactions

A public accounting job at Strohm Ballweg means having a variety of employee benefits, all aimed to support your financial goals and wellness:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Profit-share bonus
  • Recruiting bonus
  • CPA exam reimbursement and bonus
  • 401(K) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) policy
  • Office closed on Fridays from June 1 until Labor Day – extra PTO days
  • "Dress for your day” policy
  • Success Partner Program
  • Medical plans
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Flexible spending accounts (healthcare/dependent care) for pre-tax savings
  • Firm-provided life and disability insurance

An accounting job at Strohm Ballweg is like no other. We invest heavily in our people, their careers, their families and their values.