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Audit Manager or Director - Higher Education

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)

Location: New Ulm, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Remote
Posted on: March 5, 2024
Audit Manager or Director - Higher Education
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
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP is hiring an Audit & Assurance Manager or Director to join our Higher Education Assurance Team based out of Minneapolis. This position has the flexibility to be fully in office or hybrid. Prior higher education experience is not required, but in lieu of, experience in yellow book auditing, including government, or non-profit entities is preferred.
As a Manager or Director in this practice you will:
• Manage and develop relationships with great clients.
• Assist clients in obtaining necessary funding to continue to positively impact their community.
• Assist clients with meeting their audit and financial planning objectives by using a range of tools.
• Be creative with staff development, mentoring, and overseeing client engagement teams.
• Lead the engagement progress by monitoring time budgets and deadlines for adherence.
• Communicate important developments to the engagement principal along with facts, conclusions, and recommendations.
What You'll Need
• You have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
• You have a minimum of 6 years of experience in a large professional services or public accounting firm driving strategic management with emphasis in financial statement preparation and audits.
• CPA license certification is required.
• GASB experience preferred
• You jump at the chance to help others and you’re ready to lead a team of high-performing people.
• You have a knack for solving issues and can confidently bring solutions to the table.
• You love to work with clients to help their businesses succeed strategically.
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.
Accounting/Auditing and Finance