Staff Accountant Job Opening

Staff Accountant

Aqua Finance, Inc

Wausau, Wisconsin
$40,000.00 - $60,000.00 a year
Category: Finance Manager

Aqua Finance, Inc. is looking for sharp, good-humored Staff Accountant who enjoys working in a constantly changing environment and streamlining a hectic day. You will be working in a fast-paced, creative environment with a nimble team that is focused on quality. We're taking a fresh approach to building an environment that brings out the best in Aqua Finance, Inc. and our employees! We're looking for people who are jacks of all trades: super organized and great at working with people.

The Staff Accountant will perform a wide range of timely accounting duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to: general ledger reconciliation, journal entry creation, financial statement and report preparation, account reconciliation and analysis, general sales and cost accounting support, and project work.

Are you a self-starter with the ability to work independently, meet deadlines, drive improvement and lead successful change within the organization?

Do you sweat the details and maintain a high level of integrity in your work?

If this sounds like you, we'd love to talk!

Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Bachelors of Science in Accounting Strongly Desired, or
  • 4 Years Related Accounting Experience, or
  • Understanding of GAAP financials is desired
  • Any combination thereof will be considered
  • Monthly closing of Financial Statements including A/P Accruals and other General Journal entries
  • Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, & Annual internal and external reporting duties
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Run Daily/Weekly/Monthly Sales, Loan Collateral Assignments, Writeoffs, & Account Buyback processes.
  • Create/update reports as assigned by the Accounting Manager
  • Assist with Year End Audit and Bank Exams
  • Limited Internal Audit duties
  • Monitor Daily, Weekly, Monthly Cash Collections for Securitizations & Lines of Credit
  • Must be able to work effectively with co-workers in a professional manner
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in writing and verbally
  • Must have the ability to use a telephone, and computer terminal/software packages
  • Must have sufficient experience or training to demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform the job functions as defined above
  • Great communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a spectrum of personalities as well as excellent listening skills
  • Self-starter with ability to identify needs and areas of impact, as well as potential solutions
  • Team player who works well under pressure, and is flexible in the face of changing priorities and needs
  • Superb attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong prioritization skills and a track record of consistently going above and beyond with outside-the-box thinking
  • Strong Computer skills with working knowledge of Windows applications
  • Incredibly bright individual who works well under pressure and has a passion to learn and contribute

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full Time

Hours per Week: 40+

Work Hours (i.e. shift): 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Flexibility to work earlier/later shifts as needed; Ideal candidate will have ability to work between the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Starting Salary Range: Grade 9 ($19+ - Based on Experience)
Full Benefits Package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life Insurance Plan, 401K with Company match, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Paid-Time-Off and much more!

Casual for Cause - At Aqua Finance, casual day can be every day. We have used the perk to dress casual to help raise money for a variety of charities.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • accounting: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Wausau, WI (Preferred)


  • CPA (Preferred)