Senior Accountant (Non-Profit Industry) - Minneapolis, MN at CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)

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We are looking for a Senior Accountant (Non-Profit Industry) to join our Outsourcing-Business Operations (BizOps) group in Minneapolis, MN. In our BizOps group we provide customized long-term finance and accounting solutions. This position provides an outstanding opportunity to grow your career as you contribute to the success of clients' businesses or organizations. This is a full-time, long-term career opportunity serving multiple CLA clients on a permanent, part-time basis; it is not an outsourced temporary position.

Job Description
  • Ability to independently identify problem areas early, research technical issues, and proactively resolve issues as an outsourced member of the clients' accounting services team.
  • Have an understanding of GAAP (FASB/SFAS) or other accounting bases for Non-profit entities.
  • Complete non-complex and some complex account reconciliations and recording transactions. All facets of monthly, quarterly, and annual adjusting and closing process.
  • Prepare and independently review client financial statements, balance sheets, income statements, and general ledger.
  • Prepare and review financial and statistical reports, analyzing unusual items on financial reports and notifying accounting services team leaders when necessary.
  • Able to prepare and/or review Non-profit tax returns, prepare and review payroll tax, and payroll reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist with projects for audit, due diligence, system selection, and other consulting projects.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of accounting software packages.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the financial operations of Not-for-Profit engagements.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field OR Associates degree in Accounting or related field plus 5 years of accounting experience OR Associates in unrelated field plus Accounting Certificate plus 5 years of accounting experience.
  • 2+ years relative work experience as a staff or senior accountant or equivalent. Nonprofit accounting experience preferred.
  • Aptitude developing working knowledge of accounting software and systems. QuickBooks experience is preferred.
  • Proficiency with applicable software (including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc).
  • Ability to travel to local client sites.

  • Strong organization skills/goal orientation/self-motivation.
  • Ability to handle pressure in a positive professional manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Communication that is clear, concise, and considerate of the needs of others.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and value the different contributions people make.
  • Proven success in managing work and key client relationships to exceed client expectations.


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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CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen) operates in the Fintech industry. CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen) was founded in 2012. It has 6732 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 99 open jobs at CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen), click here.
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