Industry Professional - Audit Senior - State and Local Government

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
23 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Are you a talented Assurance/Audit Senior ready to consider a change? Are you ready to work with one of the most respected Advisory, Tax and Assurance firms in Wisconsin? Ready to grow your career and enjoy a great work/life balance? If so, then read on!

In this growth role you will work closely with entire complement of principals, managers and other team members providing the highest quality auditing and accounting services for our clients. For our state and local government clients, CLA's assurance services extend to specialized areas including benefit plan audits, internal audit assistance, service organization controls (SOC) reviews, and customized agreed upon procedures engagements. If you have State and Local Government experience, then we are very interested in hearing from you. Other industry experience will be considered.


As a valued team member of our audit and assurance team, the Assurance Senior is is involved in:
  • Executing and managing the day–to–day activities of audit engagements with clients from start to finish, including managing the budget, planning, fieldwork, directing staff and completing financial statements, including related disclosures
  • Reviewing client accounting and operating procedures
  • Developing and assessing the design and implementation of internal controls
  • Preparing all necessary financial statement and related disclosures and reportable condition correspondence letters
  • Utilizing proactive and effective communication with staff, management, and clients to communicate technical matters to both clients and management.

Requirements And Skills Needed
  • Experience working in an audit environment with municipalities, villages, schools, school districts or cities
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in accounting, business administration or related field
  • 3+ years of experience performing audits, preferably in a public accounting firm or schools or local government
  • Outstanding interpersonal, analytical, research and project management skills
  • Proficiency in GAAP and GAAS rules, standards, and procedures
  • Ability to multi–task, think independently, and problem solve in a team oriented, deadline driven environment
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, accounting and audit software
  • CPA preferred. If not a CPA, must meet the educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam and be actively working towards passing all four parts of the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination
What's In It For You?
  • Opportunity to work with a very well respected firm that is growing into new and exciting markets.
  • Great work–life balance with ability to flex hours.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Laptop
  • Team environment
  • Friendly management that strives for team member collaboration
So if you're a talented Senior Audit Accountant ready for a career change send your resume today!

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