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Accountant II

Milwaukee, WI 53214

Posted: 11/01/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 514031 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

7-month contract
Location: Milwuakee, WI (hybrid)

Hours: M-F 8am-5pm (flexibility around start/end time)
Industry: Environmental and Renewables
Interview Process: In-Person

Must Haves:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related field
  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of the accounting and budget processes, internal controls, bookkeeping procedures, automated accounting systems.
  • Bachelors in Accounting preferred
  • Experience using enterprise level applications is a plus. (SAP Preferred)

Job Description/Summary:

The Support Services Accountant is responsible for performing professional accounting duties in support of various accounting functions.   They will assist with the completion of the month-end close and ensure accuracy in accordance with IFRS and GAAP standards.

•     Complete month-end close and perform variance analyses for multiple operating facilities to ensure accuracy.
•     Create journal entries and maintain proper supporting documentation.
•     Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts monthly, and maintain a monthly close binder.
•     Understanding of fundamental accounting concepts.
•     Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills with good vocabulary, good grammar and the ability to independently compose routine written communications.  
•     Must possess strong telephone etiquette.
•     Must have strong computer skills with good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and financial systems.
•     Must have ability to develop spreadsheets and modify formats in order to complete assignments.
•     Must demonstrate ability to pay close attention to details, and present good planning, organization, and time management skills.
•     Must have the ability to handle diverse tasks simultaneously and be able to work effectively with interruptions.
•     Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information or issues.
•     Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.


•     Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred
•     2-3 years of related work experience
•     Detail oriented
•     Strong oral and written communication skills
•     Ability to organize and manage varying tasks
•     Ability to work autonomously

Work Environment:

•     Office environment
•     Adequate lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a low noise level
•     Limited travel during transition period may be required

Physical Demands:

•     Frequent long-term periods of sitting while operating computer.
•     Occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop.  
•     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger press to operate the computer keyboard, calculator and telephone keypad.  
•     Possess speaking skills and hearing ability to interact with field accounting personnel and operations management on the telephone.
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