LARSONALLEN LLP National Industry Leader - Technology in Seattle, Washington

The BizOps Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - National Industry Professional will serve as the industry leader within the BizOps organization. supporting the Technology industry group. S/he will have full knowledge of and deep understanding of financial and operational aspects of businesses in his /her specific industry. The CFO - National Industry Professional will support the controllers and CFO's across the firm and help deepen their knowledge and technical understanding of businesses in that specific industry. The CFO will set the standards for the deliverables, including key performance indicators and value drivers for businesses in his/her specific industry. H/she will be involved in market facing activities the Technology industry team is involved in. JOB REQUIREMENTS Work Activities & Accountabilities: Works with Shared Service Center to standardize deliverables and make them high quality and industry specialized. Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple members in the team. Able to become service and industry thought leader. Be part of industry leadership and participates in market facing activities. Support CFOs and controllers who serve clients in his/her industry Improve client service plan by developing innovative value-add solutions the CFOs and Controllers in the various offices can implement with their clients. Build leadership and problem identification skills. Primary focus on internal communications and activities. Capital planning, risk management, ratio and KPI analysis, and board of director interactions. Technical Knowledge: Deep industry knowledge of financial and operational processes and accounting functions for his/her specific industry. Understands the needs of owners and their entities in his/her industry. Capable of recommending, designing, and implementing solutions that increase profitability or decrease risk for these entities. Organizational Interfaces: The BizOps CFO reports directly to the BizOps Managing Principal. S/he regularly interacts with Managing Principals, industry Principals, service Principals, and other functional groups within CLA and at the client site. S/he supervises accounting services staff which may include CLA BizOps staff S/he is aligned with a career coach (who may or may not be the same as the direct supervisor) to help with career planning, be an advocate for the experiences needed to reach goals, navigate the firm's resources, and share insights, expertise, and guidance to develop his/her full potential. Key Behavioral Competencies: The BizOps CFO must possess several key personal effectiveness traits to be successful. These include a high degree of passion for doing impactful work, accountability for actions, initiative make visions a reality, integrity that places honesty and trust above all else, professionalism, and conscientiousness. Actions and behaviors that are the foundation of successful careers at CLA are broadly defined below. Leading with Impact: Guides and motivates others and is able to direct team to achieve desired end results. Ownership Mindset: Creates expectations of success throughout the firm. Entrepreneurial Grit: Has the courage to take action on new ideas, understanding the balance of risks vs. positive outcomes. Client Excellence: Anticipates client needs and looks for opportunities to provide proactive consultation. People Development: Provides coaching opportunities for others to develop and pursue their passions. Clear Communication: Communication has high impact and encourages openness. Teamwork & Collaboration: Manages challenging issues and understands when appropriate to leverage internal experts. Growing the Business: Identifies opportunities to expand or develop new services to help clients meet their objectives. Has develope