Accountant I

Application Deadline: January 5, 2021
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Chippewa County is accepting applications for an Accountant I position within the Sheriff’s Department. The job duties of the Accountant I – Sheriff include but are not limited to assist the fiscal functions within the Sheriff’s Office under the direction of the Senior Accounting Manager.

Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree in accounting with five (5) years accounting related work experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration and three (3) years recent experience in accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting and financial reporting. A valid driver’s license required. Visit to view the full position description and other job requirements.

Starting Wage: $21.02 – $23.13 per hour depending on qualifications plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Maximum Wage: $28.91 per hour.

Benefits: Health insurance options offered through Security Health Plan include a high deductible plan option ($2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family) with $0 premiums! Wisconsin Retirement System pension! Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, critical illness, accident insurance and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 7.09 hours of PTO earned bi-weekly. For more information on Chippewa County’s benefits visit our website at

Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE.

Deadline Note:

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