Assistant Controller

at CliftonLArsonAllen in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description

CLA is a top 10 national professional services firm where our purpose is to create opportunities every day, for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused wealth advisory, digital, audit, tax, consulting, and outsourcing services. Even with more than 8,500 people, 130 U.S. locations, and a global reach, we promise to know you and help you.

CLA is dedicated to building a culture that invites different beliefs and perspectives to the table, so we can truly know and help our clients, communities, and each other.

About the role:
CLA is looking to hire an Assistant Controller for our Client Accounting and Advisory Service (CAAS) practice who can sit in our Peoria, IL office. Our CAAS service helps our clients transform their business with a collaborative approach that allows them to seamlessly mitigate risk, overcome challenges, meet deadlines, and identify personnel to help them with their workforce needs.

As an Assistant Controller, you will:
Perform Assistant Controller functions as part of the client's accounting services team, and manage these functions for your clients.
Act as a consultant and advisor to your clients on best practices for accounting and finance-related engagements.
Provide project management expertise by managing multiple clients, work, and deadlines.
Prepare and analyze client financial statements and make recommendations.
Foster and build opportunities for our clients, communities, and people.
Become an industry professional and attend industry-leading events and trainings.
Maintain knowledge of the client's organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.

What you will need:
4 years of relevant accounting and/or financial experience is required.
Bachelor's degree is required. Combination of related experience, education, and training may be accepted in lieu of degree.
Experience with Nonprofits required. Charter School experience desired.
Strong working knowledge of GAAP
Proficiency in accounting software, e.g. QuickBooks, Intacct, Great Plains, Yardi, MRI, Timberline, Sage, Foundations, Xero, Peoplesoft
Our Perks:
Flexible PTO (designed to offer flexible time away for you!)
Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave
Paid Volunteer Time Off
Mental health coverage
Quarterly Wellness stipend
Fertility benefits
Complete list of benefits here


Equal Opportunity Employer /AA Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Wellness at CLA
To support our CLA family members, we focus on their physical, financial, social, and emotional well-being and offer comprehensive benefit options that include health, dental, vision, 401k and much more.

To view a complete list of benefits click here.

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

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Job Posting: 11973852

Posted On: Jun 13, 2024

Updated On: Jun 18, 2024

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