Accounting Consultant - Engagement Director
San Antonio, TX  / Austin, TX 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description

CLA is a top 10 national professional services firm where our purpose is to create opportunities every day, for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused wealth advisory, digital, audit, tax, consulting, and outsourcing services. Even with more than 8,500 people, 130 U.S. locations, and a global reach, we promise to know you and help you.

CLA is dedicated to building a culture that invites different beliefs and perspectives to the table, so we can truly know and help our clients, communities, and each other.

About the role:

CLA is looking to hire Accounting Consultants (Engagement Directors) for our Client Accounting and Advisory Services (CAAS). CAAS provides customized accounting support for our clients (typically larger than $50M) on an interim and project basis. If flexibility, variety, and life balance are important to you...keep reading!

As an Engagement Director, you will:

  • Serve as a high-level interim or project-based accounting resource for clients in various industries on accounting, finance, tax, and audit roles (Interim Controller, Financial Reporting Manager, Internal Audit Manager, etc.).

  • Design/improve accounting processes such as: monthly close, management and financial reporting, forecasting, consolidations, and system implementations to name a few.

  • Take an active and hands-on approach in executing client engagements.

  • Have the opportunity to travel - the more open you are to travel, the more opportunities we can present to you!

  • Pick and choose your engagements - allow yourself to enjoy your career AND life.

  • Have access to full benefits package as an hourly employee.

What you will need:

  • Ten years relative work experience including public accounting. Prior industry experience as a CFO, Controller, SEC Reporting or Internal Audit Manager equivalent preferred. We love Big Four alum!

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field required.

  • Mastery in Microsoft Excel and experience in a variety of accounting software.

  • CPA certification is preferred but not required.

  • Prior project management and exceptional client service management experience preferred.

Our Perks:

  • Flexible PTO (designed to offer flexible time away for you!)

  • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave

  • Paid Volunteer Time Off

  • Mental health coverage

  • Quarterly Wellness stipend

  • Fertility benefits

  • Complete list of benefits here


Equal Opportunity Employer /AA Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Wellness at CLA

To support our CLA family members, we focus on their physical, financial, social, and emotional well-being and offer comprehensive benefit options that include health, dental, vision, 401k and much more.

To view a complete list of benefits click here.

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.

EOE/AA Employer/Vets/Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10+ years
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