Controller - Outsourcing
CliftonLarsonAllen - Peoria, IL

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CLA's outsourcing practice is known for high-quality people who contribute efficient processes, valuable financial information, and industry-specific knowledge to assist management and boards to more effectively plan for the future.

We’re hiring a controller to join our outsourcing practice in our Peoria, IL location to provide customized short and long-term finance and accounting solutions. The controller is accountable for identifying and implementing best practices related to the services provided to add value to the client.

Job Description
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Develops internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
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Coordinates and directs the financial planning, budgeting, procurements, or investment activities for all or part of an organization.
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Monitors and evaluates the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing actions.
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Prepare financial information.
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Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions.
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Prepare, or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies.
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Evaluate needs for procurement of funds and investment of surpluses and make appropriate recommendations.
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Maintains knowledge of client’s organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of accounting software packages.
Requirements
Education/Experience
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BA/BS degree in accounting or related field required.
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CPA required.
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7+ years relative work experience as a senior accountant or equivalent.
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Proficiency and aptitude for applicable software (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc).
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Ability to travel to client sites
Skills/Knowledge
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Strong organization skills/goal orientation/self-motivation.
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Ability to handle pressure in a positive professional manner.
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Provides coaching opportunities for others to develop and pursue their passions.
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Communication has high impact and encourages openness.
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Manages challenging issues and understands when appropriate to leverage internal experts.
Find out more and apply online at CLAconnect.com.

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