Chief Financial Officer and Office Leader Job at CliftonLarsonAllen – 3.2 in Bellevue, WA

At CLA we create inspired careers .

We recognize that not everyone wants to grow his or her career paths in the same way. That is why CLA exists to create opportunities . We promise to know you and help you.

This is why we have created our business operations (BizOps) practice!

If you answer YES to these questions, then our BizOps practice could be a great fit for you!

Do you have an accounting background but are bored of doing the same tasks each month for just one company?

Do you crave variety in the type of work you do and the clients you serve?

Do you like to travel to clients and thrive during face-to-face interactions?

Do you want the stability and backing of a top 10 national firm?

CLA is looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Office Leader to join our growing BizOps practice in Seattle, Washington. In addition to working closely with client leadership, this individual will guide CLA staff in both financial and operational best practices in the work they perform on behalf of our clients.

The team leader shows excellent technical ability and exhibits a high degree of passion for doing impactful work and places honesty, trust, professionalism and conscientiousness above all else.

This role is a full-time, long-term career position and is an outstanding opportunity to grow your career as you contribute to the success of our clients and our CLA team.

As a CFO you will:
Work with client to set financial policy and is an active participant in, and driver of, the overall strategy.

Lead financial administration, planning, and budgeting.

Frequently partners with client’s leadership on operational and strategic issues as they arise, providing recommendations based on financial analysis of projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.

Oversee longer-term budget planning and cost management.

Monitor progress of budgets and presents operational metrics.

Ensure financial staff maintains financial record systems in accordance with appropriate principles and monitors the use of funds.

Manage cash flow and forecasting, directing financial accounting.

Coordinate audit activities.

Manage multiple client engagements.

Build strong client relationships and becomes a key member of client management team.

Develop key external business network and becomes service and industry thought leader.

Leadership and problem identification.

Lead lender and investor communications, including communications with insurance companies and attorneys.

Drive capital planning, risk management, ratio and KPI analysis, and board of director interactions.

Think you are a fit? This is what successful candidates for this role have:

Ten years of experience as an Assistant Controller, Controller, or equivalent required.

A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field required.

Industry experience in healthcare, technology, manufacturing, and distribution preferred.

Knowledge of accounting software required (e.g., Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, etc.).

People management experience with the ability to guide, train, coach, motivate and direct a team to achieve desired results.

Ability to travel to local client sites as needed.

Prior project management and client management experience preferred.

Previous public accounting experience preferred.

CPA certification preferred.

Shortly after you apply you will receive an invitation with additional information. CLA has partnered with Pymetrics to allow you to showcase your potential and help us get to know you a little better. The Pymetrics games take 20-30 minutes to complete and there are no right or wrong answers – so we hope you have fun! Following completion of the Pymetrics games, CLA will view the Pymetrics results alongside other information as part of the application review process.

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/expression, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About the Company

Company: CliftonLarsonAllen – 3.2

Company Location:  Bellevue, WA

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