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Senior Accountant - Government Group

Senior Accountant - Government Group

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We are seeking a Senior Associate to join our goverment group. As an experienced professional, you will have the opportunity to play a lead role on our client engagement teams, including training and helping to lead our staff members. Success at Wiss entails continuous collaboration. Come and join us in our mission!


The name of your team lead is Scott Clelland. His photo is listed below and he is highly focused on our employees and passionate about developing our staff to be successful.  





 Scott Clelland


What will help you succeed in this role?

  • Drive – you don’t need to be told what to do, but you get it done
  • Self-motivation – you thrive on seeing what your contributions lead to
  • Hustle – a real go getter looking to make an impact in a fast paced environment
  • Interpersonal skills to win people over and develop long term working relationships of trust

Above all else, you will need to have an engaging personality in order to work within our collaborative and team based atmosphere.


Here is a “snapshot” of your role:

Understand and apply current knowledge of accounting into practice, such as preparing financial statements with various govermental clients. Understand accounting procedures and client engagements in accordance with firm and professional standards. Maintain daily client and staff interaction in order to gather information and resolve problems effectively and to the best of your ability. Help to prepare documentation with regard to work completed that can be understood by your clients.


What skills are important in this role:

  • BS/MS in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience working with school boards and municipal clients
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Public Accounting experience is required
  • CPA and RMA certification is a plus

Interested yet? Feel free to send us your resume!


 Wiss & Company LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


To all staffing agencies: WISS welcomes resumes from individual applicants and from recruiters with whom WISS has a contractual relationship with. Please do not forward resumes to Wiss employees at any of our locations. Any recruiter who would like to submit a candidate and does not currently have a contract, should contact the Recruiting Manager of Wiss prior to sending the candidate’s information, as WISS is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.