Staff Accountant - Appleton, WI
Appleton, WI 
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Staff Accountant - Appleton, WI

"A Great Place to Work."

As a Staff Accountant at Werner Electric Supply, you'll join a growing and innovative distributor of electrical products, services, and solutions that consistently ranks as one of the top electrical distributors nationwide. As an employee of Werner Electric Supply, we're committed to you and improving our workplace. You'll receive training and development, recognition for your hard work and successes, and opportunities to volunteer so you can positively-impact our customers and community. You matter to us, and we strive to retain our employees by providing career options, strong benefits, and a competitive compensation package.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.
  • 2+ years of related experience preferred.
  • CPA designation preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and be able to troubleshoot accounting issues by partnering with members of the sales, operations, project management, pricing, and other cross functional departments.
  • Perform month-end close activities, including account reconciliations and GL account analysis. Assist in month end review of financial statements.
  • Assist with developing and preparing daily, weekly, monthly and annual performance metrics as needed.
  • Assist with fixed asset accounting including annual property tax reports.
  • Assist in evaluation of business system processes and developing procedures where improvement is needed.
  • Oversee customer deposit process and ensure it complies with current revenue recognition standards
  • Involvement in continuous improvement projects.
  • Participate in cost analyses and rate studies.
  • Responsible for working knowledge of accounting software.
  • Responsible for tracking sales incentives and vendor reimbursements.
  • Assist with preparation of Service level P&L.
  • Responsible for inventory accounting.
  • Manage all activities related to insurance.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Company Overview

Founded in 1948, Werner Electric Supply has grown from a small appliance store in downtown Neenah, WI into an award-winning employer and leading electrical distributor with 11 branch locations in Wisconsin and Upper-Michigan. Headquartered in Appleton, WI, we provide electrical, lighting, network, process, and inventory management solutions for a diverse group of industrial and construction customers. We are a growing, privately-held company with over 450 employees who uphold a family culture built around exceptional customer service. As a recent New North Workplace Excellence Award winner, we're dedicated to the continuous improvement of our people, products, and services to ensure the long-term success of our employees and customers. Apply today and find out why we're a "Great Place to Work."

Employee Benefits

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid holidays, vacation, personal, and sick days
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance & Critical Illness Coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual bonuses and merit increases based on performance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Programs
  • Career Development & Leadership Training

Werner Electric Supply is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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