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We recognize that not everyone wants to grow their career in the same way. That's why CLA exists to create opportunities. We promise to know you and help you.
CLA is looking for a highly motivated Assurance Manager - Industry Professional to join our Nonprofit team in our Metro Washington D.C. office.
As a Manager, this is a great path for those who have a passion for servicing clients, want to build a book of business, and want to advance into a Principal role. If you love being an industry professional, thrive when identifying business opportunities for clients, and desire to be a Principal, then this is the opportunity for you!
Assume full responsibility for planning, supervising, and controlling all phases of the Firm's regular services for those clients delegated by Principals.
Assume in-charge responsibility; project and plan the timing of the workload to promote the most efficient operation of the staff.
Lead the decision-making process for assigned engagements/clients; keep the Engagement Principal fully informed of major decisions and the engagement progress.
Develop a responsible and trained team through assistance in recruiting, planning assignments, resolving problems, providing direct consultation to staff, evaluating staff performance, and acting as an instructor or discussion leader in professional development programs.
Supervise preparation of the engagement letter for approval by the Engagement Principal, discuss the nature and terms of the assignment with the client, estimate fees, and ensure client signs and returns the engagement letter prior to the start of the engagement.
Evaluate internal controls and audit programs prepared by staff, revise as necessary, and present to the Engagement Principal for approval.
Follow the engagement progress through monitoring time budgets and deadlines for adherence; communicate important developments to the Engagement Principal along with facts, conclusions, and recommendations; provide ongoing attention to client management; and prepare final client meetings.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting or related field.
6+ years of public accounting experience with emphasis in financial statement preparation, audits, reviews, and compilations.
Current CPA license required.
Advanced technical knowledge of audit, accounting, and tax concepts in the Nonprofit industry.
Ability to travel to client sites that may also require overnight travel.
Demonstrated ability to manage client relationships.
Strong communication and analytical skills.
Ability to show strong leadership and mentoring capabilities.
Dynamic interpersonal manner with capacity to develop and train staff.
Excellent client service orientation with an ability to expand services and develop new business.
CLA exists to create opportunities for our people, our clients, and our communities. We are a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/
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