CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Assurance Director in St. Cloud, Minnesota


We are looking to bring on an Audit Director *in our *St. Cloud, MNoffice.

Primary 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.

  • 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.

  • Support business development opportunities as a high ranking expert and expand existing relationships through demonstrating high value and good strategic partnering capabilities.

  • Build lasting relationships with clients and subordinate staff.



  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting required; advanced degree a plus Experience working in a large professional services or public accounting firm, including 5+ years experience driving strategic management

  • CPA licensure or other professional accreditation in area of expertise Ability to travel to client sites Skills/Knowledge

  • Excellent technical knowledge in area of specialty 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 Previous experience working within the EBP industry highly desire

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 over 4,400 people, 100 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: 16-1119

Title: Assurance Director

City: St. Cloud

State: MN