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Senior Accountant - Client Accounting and Advisory Services - Sacramento

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    Junior, Mid & Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Sacramento
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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field OR Associates degree in Accounting or related field plus 2 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. Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Aptitude to develop a thorough working knowledge of accounting software and systems. QuickBooks experience is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency with applicable software (including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc).
  • Ability to travel to local client sites.
  • Skills/Knowledge:
  • Proven success in managing work and key client relationships to exceed client expectations.
  • 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.


  • Complete non-complex and some complex account reconciliations and record transactions as part of the monthly, quarterly, and annual adjusting and closing process.
  • Apply GAAP (FASB/SFAS) related to our clients’ specific industries.
  • Prepare and review the general ledger, financial statements and required work papers.
  • Assist with preparing and reviewing financial and statistical reports, analyzing for unusual items and notifying team leaders when necessary.
  • Prepare and review payroll and payroll tax reporting.
  • Assist annually with preparation for the independent auditors.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the financial operations of industry specific engagements.
  • Identify accounting errors, research technical issues, and proactively resolve issues.
  • Assist with projects related to due diligence, system selection, and other consulting.

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CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services. With more than 7,000 people, 120 U.S. locations and a global affiliation, we promise to know you and help you. For more information visit CLAconnect.com. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor. 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.