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Accounting Clerk - Menomonee Falls, WI

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.

Tricom, Inc. is a top provider of staffing administrative and financial services for employment agencies. We are hiring a Full-time Accounting Clerk to join our team in Menomonee Falls, WI.

Why join us? 

  • An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 8 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years) 

  • Competitive pay and discretionary or incentive bonus eligible 

  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few 

  • Family-friendly work hours 

  • With 175+ community bank locations, we offer opportunities to grow and develop in your career 

  • Promote from within culture 

Why join this team?

  • As part of our Accounting team, you will have fun, learn a lot, never be bored and always be challenged.

Responsibilities include:

Quarterly Payroll Reporting

  • Reconciliation of the payroll processes and determination of the correct venues for taxes withheld

  •  Reconciliation of tax payments and development of a quarter-end report

  • Determine who is responsible for additional costs in the event of errors

  • Prepare quarterly and annual tax forms

  • Create and review W-2 forms.

Assist In General Ledger Accounting

  • Assist and counsel clients to transfer all financial information to the company

  • Reconcile client bank statements

  • Respond to general financial questions the client may have

Internal Audit Functions

  • Prepare monthly reports and audit internal processes

  • Determine where processing is lacking and train staff when errors occur

  • Develop and assess internal/external processes to better serve the clients

  • Determine where a particular error occurred and decide if more procedures are needed in the future

  • Respond to municipalities that may process tax notices


  • Associates Degree in Accounting is required

  • 0-3 years of experience

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and accommodate changing priorities

  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel

Medical Insurance Dental Vision Life insurance Accidental death and dismemberment Short-term and long term Disability Insurance Parental Leave Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Traditional and Roth 401(k) with company match Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Employee Stock Purchase Plan at 5% discount Critical Illness Insurance Accident Insurance Transportation and Commuting Benefits Banking Benefits Pet Insurance

From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicago's Bank® and Wisconsin's Bank®, we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Job Reference: 701412989-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Wintrust Financial
  • Location: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent