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Government Accounting Specialist in Jackson, MI at Rehmann, LLC

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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Job Description

Why Rehmann?

Since 1941, Rehmann has provided clients proactive ideas and solutions to become one of the top 40 largest accounting/consulting firms in the US. Now, with over 800 associates & 18 offices, we have expanded to form a synergistic collection of services including accounting, wealth management, investigative services, IT and more!

Rehmann has earned national recognition including:

  • Top 25 Best Accounting Firms to Work For (
    • #13 in Work/Life Balance
    • #16 in Diversity for Women
    • #20 in Satisfaction
  • 101 Best Companies to Work For in Metro Detroit and West Michigan

What makes us one of the best? Real Connections. Real Opportunity. Real Impact.

We believe that long term success is built by real connections that foster collaborative relationships with Firm leaders and fellow associates, real opportunities that amplify your talent and leadership potential while maintaining a work/life integration, and real impact that engages your positive influence on not just your Firm and career, but your community and clients too.

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How You Will Make an Impact at Rehmann:

Our Government Accounting Specialists are responsible for performing accounting and financial management outsourcing services to our public school districts, municipalities, community mental health authorities, and other governmental entities.  Such services may include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining accounting systems including cost allocations and periodic general journal entries
  • Creating budgets and financial forecasting/projections
  • Supervising client accounting and finance staff, as required
  • Internal and external financial reporting including annual closing, analysis and audit assistance
  • Assisting with grant management, accounting and reporting
  • Participating in internal management meetings including board and related committee meetings
  • Building relationships internally to foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration
  • Providing a “wow” experience to every client
  • Contributing to the success of our clients’ organizations

Your Desired Skills, Values & Experiences:

  • 3-5 years (or more) relevant audit experience in public accounting or government
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to self-direct and manage multiple projects / deadlines
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff and senior level associates
  • Licensed CPA or other certification highly desirable, but not required
  • Career oriented, seeking advancement
  • Frequent travel to client locations (normally within 60-80 mile radius)

Apply now to begin your Rehmann experience.

Real Connections. Real Opportunity. Real Impact.