CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Accountant in Peoria, Illinois


Achieve more by stretching your boundaries at CLA. Our people bring the full breadth of their talents, experience, and personal style to make an impact on those we serve.

Join our firm’s talented off-site full-time Contract Services Team. We are seeking Accountants to serve our clients in the Peoria, Illinois area. Showcase your talent as you work on challenging projects and client assignments. We are looking for someone to provide customized accounting solutions to our clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting support, analyze results, prepare sourcing studies, monitor cost requests, track budgets, and provide financial and profitability reporting.

  • Gather relevant data from different systems, develop methodologies for analyzing data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.

  • Monitor and track expenditures and provide forecasting analysis.

  • Ability to perform high level technical analysis by using advanced Microsoft Excel features

  • Provide expertise and analysis on project work and ad-hoc requests for specific business units.

  • Ability to work and resolve issues independently and demonstrate accountability of your results.

  • Manage work load and meets and/or exceeds client deadlines and expectations.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field with 18 hours of accounting coursework or accounting certificate is required.

  • One (1) to Five (5) years accounting/finance experience required.

  • Financial reporting and data analysis experience required.

  • Experience in the Manufacturing industry is a plus.

  • CPA/CMA certification is a plus, but not required.


  • Knowledge or experience in cost accounting, product costing, discounted cash flows preferred, but not required.

  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent initiative, strong organization skills, clear communication (verbal/written), and work well with a variety of people at all levels.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including Pivot Tables, VLookup, and complex formulas)

  • PowerPoint and Access experience is beneficial.

  • Ability to handle pressure in a positive professional manner.

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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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Requisition Number: 16-0909

Title: Accountant

City: Peoria

State: IL