Baker Tilly

  • Client Accounting Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Job ID
  • Overview

    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 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


    It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly! We are looking for an Client Accounting Specialist to join the Advantage team in Madison, WI.


    Baker Tilly Advantage delivers a modernized and comprehensive approach to meeting our client’s accounting, tax, and financial reporting needs. The Advantage team combines core service needs with industry expertise and cloud accounting solutions to deliver customized dashboards and reports that assist our clients in making strategic business decisions. This approach allows us to play an integral role in our clients’ management team, and provide a customizable service bundle that meets their needs.



    Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017 


    • Provide basic accounting, bookkeeping and operational support under direct supervision. This will include accounts payable, accounts receivable, statement reconciliation, journal entries, general ledger, and monthly, quarterly and year end reporting.
    • Examine accounting records, prepare basic accounting, bookkeeping and payroll statements and reports.
    • Provide statements and reports to clients.
    • Communicate with clients to discuss and answer accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll questions.
    • Maintain client relationships and facilitate open communication with clients.
    • Meet client service expectations through adhering to time budgets and maintaining positive client communications.
    • Assist team in providing additional services to clients.
    • Maintain current knowledge of local, state, and federal practices and laws.
    • Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise.


    • Associate’s degree in accounting or related field, required, Bachelor's degree, preferred. 
    • One (1) + year experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping. Professional services and experience working in an office setting, preferred.
    • Knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll principles related to classifying, recording, and summarizing data and making computations to compile and keep financial records.
    • Computer skills and knowledge, including and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • QuickBooks and/or Intacct experience, preferred. 
    • A desire to work independently with clients, and ability to work with multiple clients simultaneously.
    • Ability to provide exceptional client service and exhibit a sense of urgency to complete work in a timely manner.
    • Ability to prioritize work flow and coordinate activities as needed, as well as communicate effectively with others and work in a team environment.
    • A professional demeanor and the ability to handle matters confidentially.
    • Keen sense of accuracy and attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to follow directions and procedures.
    • Eligibility to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. 

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