CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Audit Manager in Peoria, Illinois


CliftonLarsonAllen looking for an Audit Manager to join our Peoria, ILoffice to oversee significant audit engagements, manage talented staff, and assume the role of mentor on audit and accounting technical issues and overall professional development. Bring your own style of leadership to impact clients’ success and coach the people you manage. You will create and implement a personal marketing plan to identify and develop referral source networks and grow our Private Sector, Construction & Real Estate, Manufacturing & Distribution, Commercial, and Non-Profit practice area.

The Principal career path begins with the Manager role. Our Managers are “Principals in residency” who are living out the CLA Promise, gaining the experiences needed to drive the growth of the firm and take on the additional expectations required of our Principals. Our Managers possess strong client development skills, aptitude for client advisory, and service advocacy. As Managers develop they demonstrate their ability to drive new business opportunities, are recognized as experts in bringing all the firm’s capabilities to clients, and growing the business. No matter where you are and what you’ve accomplished in your career, whatever lies ahead is unique to you. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach to planning your future, CLA empowers you to personalize your career plan. If you are looking for an opportunity to own your future and career, CLA is the place for you!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve clients in a high impact manner, demonstrating command of their major area of specialization.
  • Demonstrate deep technical skills, general industry knowledge, and knowledge of the firm’s capabilities.
  • Excel at engagement management and operational excellence, developing standards in these areas for the firm.
  • Drive new business development opportunities as a high ranking expert and expand existing relationships through demonstrating high value and good strategic partnering capabilities.
  • Provide leadership on client engagement, effectively managing the expectations of clients. Exhibit strong people management and team building skills.
  • Establish leadership authority with team on engagements.
  • Work effectively in executing engagement responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate personal productivity and maintain high levels of utilization and region profitability by supporting multiple industry and service areas when not working in their respective major areas.
  • Understand the firm’s financial model and ensure profitable delivery of engagements.
  • Expand technical and professional knowledge through greater exposure to new client situations, regular self-study and formal training opportunities.
  • Build lasting relationships with clients and subordinate staff.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting required.
  • CPA required 6-12 years of experience working in a large professional services or public accounting firm a plus.
  • Ability to travel to client sites.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial statement preparation, audits, reviews, and compilations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing positive client relationships.
  • Demonstrated success in professional development of individuals at all levels involved in audit engagements.
  • Ability to multi-task and complete assignments within required time constraints and deadlines.

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 nearly 4,000 people, 90 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, an 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.

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Requisition Number: 16-1042

Title: Audit Manager

City: Peoria

State: IL