Accounting Assistant – Onalaska, WI

Referral Staffing Solutions is recruiting a highly motivated person looking to take charge of his or her career for a Direct Hire Accounting Assistant Position in Onalaska, WI.

This position is a mixture of administrative, customer service and bookkeeping tasks. Our client is seeking assistance for 20-25 hours a week currently with the potential of being a full-time job in the future.

The accounting assistant will be the first point of contact for telephone calls and walk-in clientele. Must be friendly and outgoing in both verbal and non-verbal communication. Attending networking events and representing our client to the public is another key responsibility in this role.

In addition to the customer service and administrative duties, the accounting assistant will be responsible for monthly financial statement preparation, general client maintenance, bank reconciliation, adjusting journal entries, sales tax returns, and fixed asset schedule maintenance. Additional duties include processing year ends W-2’s, 1099’s and personal property tax returns. Assistants may prepare payroll tax deposits and related filing instructions including quarterly payroll tax returns.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide Administrative Support
  • Assemble Tax Returns
  • Process Tax Forms
  • Answer phone calls

Desired Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience is desired
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience in QuickBooks and Creative Solutions are a plus
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Well groomed

Please apply online to be considered: or call 608-881-6003 for more information.