Job Location:
Minneapolis, MN

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.

CLA's Internal Finance team is looking to hire an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Accountant, based out of our office in Minneapolis, MN. This role will assist in ensuring that the company receives payment for goods and services offered to clients. Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of clerical accounting tasks in support of the accounting function.
  • Compiles and sorts invoices and checks.
  • Records charges and refunds.
  • Compiles amounts owed to the company by customers or clients, and inputs figures to the accounting system.
  • Prepares and distributes invoices, verifying that they comply with organizational policies and accurately reflect charges incurred.
  • Enters invoice amounts into the accounting system and processes invoices or bills.
  • Responds to inquiries from customers or clients and researches and resolves concerns or discrepancies.
  • Reconciliation of accounts receivable ledgers to identify improper charges, validate transactions and ensure accurate and timely posting of payments received.
  • Invoice generation and verification of customer credit approval.
  • Payment processing and application to customer balances.
  • Receivables age analysis and reporting.
  • Daily Cash Flow Management: Manages and records cash receipts in lockbox and posting to A/R
  • accounts.
  • Follows up on aging A/R with engagement leaders, which may include direct interaction with clients.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience: 3 years of related administrative experience required
  • Education: High school degree or equivalent required.
  • Technical Competencies: Advanced proficiency with Workday Financials or similar software. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is necessary. Understanding of CRM, Adobe, and other internal systems.
  • Travel: <10% required. This position would preferably be based within comfortable commuting distance to our downtown Minneapolis office location, but potential exceptions can be made.

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.


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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.