CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Engagement Director in Chicago, Illinois
Description It’s time to follow your passion, deepen your technical skills and feed your intrapreneurship desires! At CliftonLarsonAllen Custom Accounting Solutions Team (CAST), our consultants have the opportunity to work on a variety of clients and develop their skills in many areas including, but not limited to, manufacturing, nonprofit, and healthcare. We provide high level accounting resources on an interim basis, in roles such as CFO, Controller, Accounting Manager, Tax Manager, Internal Auditor, VP Finance, or Financial Reporting Manager. We are seeking a tax focused CPA with a minimum of five years of public accounting experience, to work on an interim basis. This role requires the candidate to have a genuine interest in developing a comprehensive understanding of our client's business and tax environment, as well as the ability to demonstrate organization, technical skills, and effective communication.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or related field
7+ years of experience serving in a tax role with a public accounting and/or professional services firm, and must have attained Tax Manager Level
Tax provision experience a must (must be able to run the trial balance through the provision to get a sense for the book/tax differences).
Corporate tax experience a must
Experience managing individual tax engagements and have knowledge of tax concepts and compliance involved in tax return preparation
International tax experience strongly preferred
Ability to travel a must
Demonstrates effective communication skills both written and oral
Demonstrates excellent team skills, positive attitude and high ethical standards
Must be detail-oriented and be able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Able to run with special projects outside of the normal tax department operations (e.g. M&A; projects)
ABOUT THE FIRM 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 over 4,400 people, 100 US locations and a global affiliation, we bring a wide array of solutions to help clients in all markets, foreign and domestic. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, a SEC-registered investment advisor.
We are deeply invested in the success of our professionals and provide innovative career-building opportunities. At CLA, we aim to positively impact the clients we serve, the people we employ, the profession we represent and the communities we call home.
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.
Requisition Number: 16-1325
Title: Engagement Director