At CLA we create inspired careers. We recognize that not everyone wants to grow their career paths in the same way. Thats why CLA exists to create opportunities. We promise to know you and help you.
CLA, THE Career-Building Firm, is recruiting a Project Leader with experience serving as the front line contact for consultants and performing client billable work as needed to join our Consulting and Accounting and Solutions team (CAST) practices in the Carolinas (Triad/Charlotte) or Seattle (Bellevue)!
The CAST Project Leader serves as the front line contact for consultants in the field to trouble-shoot client issues, schedule issues or team dynamics. S/he confirms skill levels as they apply to engagement needs and coaches consultants through challenging engagements. S/he interacts with clients and supports client leaders related to service deliver and business development efforts.
Work Activities and Accountabilities
Client Service: Perform client billable work when technical expertise is needed, primarily SOX project manager or other specific projects. Serves as the CAST primary point of contact for SSARS 21 engagements. Primary CAST liaison with the firms National Assurance Technical Group. Business development for a small list of targets (most specifically related to technical expertise.)
Project Management: Act as a Project Manager for teams of consultants, e.g. SOX implementations, multi-consultant projects. Provides oversight for ongoing engagements, recognize opportunities, problem solves and closes business. Assist consultant leader with consultant sourcing for proposals.
This position requires frequent local travel to/from client sites and may require occasional non-local or overnight travel for client visits, training, meetings and/or other business-related purposes.
Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements
Experience: 10 years of experience including Big Four Audit Manager, Sox implementation, Chief Financial Officer or Controller experience.; technical accounting experience from serving in a national role with public accounting firm is a plus
Education: Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field
Certification/ Licenses: CPA or PMP preferred
CLA exists to create opportunities for our people, our clients, and our communities. We are a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing and public accounting capabilities to help enhance our clients enterprise value and assist them in growing and managing their related personal assets all the way from startup to succession and beyond. Our professionals are immersed in the industries they serve and have specialized knowledge of their operating and regulatory environments. With more than 5,000 people and 100 US locations, and a global affiliation, we bring a wide array of solutions to help clients in all markets, foreign and domestic. For more information, visit CLAconnect.com. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor.
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