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Staff Accountant in Milwaukee, WI at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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    Milwaukee, WI
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Job Description


Title: Staff Accountant

Job Category: Finance & Accounting

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Staff Accountant.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Staff Accountant you will: 

  • Responsible for the monthly financial review process for assigned facilities including communicating with the off-site finance group, variance explanations and the reporting of financial results. 
  • Assist with coordination of audits in assigned facilities related to financial, internal, tax, and reimbursement purposes.
  • Perform account reconciliations, trend analysis, and analyze for completeness.
  • Research information requests and respond to issues involving general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile corporate balance sheet accounts and perform analytical reviews of monthly activity.
  • Field questions from the accounting personnel and research accounting issues.
  • Assist in the preparation of corporate schedules for annual audit performed by external auditors.
  • Prepare journal entries, generate reports, and participate in related monthly accounting activities to ensure timely ledger close.
  • Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance, required.
  • 1-3 years accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of General Accounting Principles.
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills.

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

2342 N 27TH ST , MILWAUKEE, WI 53210-3100 USA