Staff Accountant

One of the top CPA firms serving the insurance industry, Strohm Ballweg, is planning to hire a staff accountant.Strom Ballweg CPA firm in Madison, Wisconsin, is seeking an individual to join our team as a staff accountant. We are nationally recognized as one of the top CPA firms serving the insurance industry. Strohm Ballweg was started in 1999 to focus solely on providing insurance clients with exceptional and personal service with an experienced staff, knowledgeable about the insurance industry. As a niche CPA firm, Strohm Ballweg serves over 100 insurance entities throughout the United States. We know and understand the insurance industry.

Applicant must be a self-motivated problem solver with the ability to perform and communicate effectively in a multi-tasking environment. Applicant will need to possess a strong work ethic and have the ability to adapt to changing priorities without compromising high quality results. Applicant will also be working closely with clients, requiring strong customer service skills.

Staff accountant responsibilities at Strohm Ballweg include the following:

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other reports
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Secure financial information by completing data base backups
  • Comply with federal, state and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly and year-end estimates
  • Develop sound work relationships with administrative personnel, peers, supervisors and partners to foster team work
  • Maintain customer confidence by keeping financial information confidential
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; and participating in professional societies
  • Evaluate and advise on client business operations
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures
  • Identify and document control deficiencies or other matters that warrant the attention of management
  • Provide clients with strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Job requirements for staff accountant positions at Strohm Ballweg:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of public accounting
  • Completed all requirements to be able to sit for the CPA exam
  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities
  • Pleasant disposition
  • Must be able to work well independently
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Deadline oriented
  • Strong interpersonal and critical-thinking skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Word, Excel)
  • Able to meet hard deadlines without losing accuracy
  • Able to work with minimal supervision

At Strohm Ballweg, our employees experience an environment of continuous learning that allows each individual to develop to their full potential. Each year, our staff participates in focused, in-house and external trainings, as well as continuous on-the-job training supervised by our experienced staff.

A staff accountant job at Strohm Ballweg includes a variety of employee benefits, all aimed to support your financial goals and wellness:

  • Competitive salary
  • 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

Strohm Ballweg offers staff challenging work and plenty of opportunity for staff accountants to grow and develop their career. If you’re looking for a CPA firm where your voice will be heard, your contributions valued and your abilities challenged, Strohm Ballweg is definitely the place for you.