Baker Tilly

Accounting Specialist

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.


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Baker Tilly Annual Report 2016


This position provides general ledger accounting duties and technical assistance to the Internal Financial Reporting team under direct supervision
  • Coordinate and perform accounting duties.
    • Prepare general ledger entries.
    • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts. Research and resolve discrepancies
    • Prepare and review financial statements, including related schedules.
    • Perform financial analysis. 
  • Provide customer service support to internal and external customers/clients.

    • Provide reports and related information to support business unit objectives and reports.
    • Respond to inquiries by providing guidance, support, and analysis, as requested. 
  • Provide administrative and office support functions.

    • Perform word processing, excel data entry, maintain files and generate reports.
    • Compose correspondence.
    • File, scan, and copy documents. 
  • Participate as an effective Finance team member

    • Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude and high ethical standards.
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and participate in internal projects and operations.
    • Communicate concerns and ideas in a courteous and respectful manner. 
  • Obtain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise.

    • Develop skills and keep knowledge current.
    • Integrate new knowledge and skills into daily work and share with colleagues as appropriate. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

    • Assist with advancing department projects and initiatives.


  • Degree in accounting or related field. Experience in lieu of a degree would be considered. 

  • At least 1-2 years of related experience preferred. 
  • Demonstrated problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, project management, and communication skills.

  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.

  • Ability to learn and utilize specialized software.
  • Ability to provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning, display appropriate ethical knowledge & commitment and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties.
  • Keen sense of accuracy and attention to detail, as well as ability to follow directions/procedures required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude, and high ethical standards, while maintaining confidentiality.


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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.