Eide Bailly

Consultant - Accounting

Eide Bailly
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Join our team!
Nov 13, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Job you will do

Typical Day in the Life

A typical day as a Consultant might include the following:
  • Oversee education sector client accounting engagements and special studies
  • Assist clients in meeting accounting deadlines for financial and budget reporting
  • Provide professional advice and written reports related to accounting and business functions to multiple and changing contacts at the client site
  • Proactively identify and strengthen client weaknesses to improve client performance and solve problems
  • Communicate complex financial information to clients, presenting a multitude of easily understandable options, and doing so in a manner that allows clients to make an informed decision
  • Stay aware of general business trends or issues in order to professionally represent and apply this knowledge to the client's solutions, potentially developing new or additional business for the Firm
  • Develop, train and mentor advisory staff on projects and assess both personal and professional performance for engagement and career development opportunities
  • Attend professional development, networking events and training seminars on a regular basis


Who You Are
  • You take pride in helping others, and you are ready to take on the challenge of collaborating with a team of high-performing individuals
  • You have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to effectively interact with all levels of Firm management and staff, clients and other external business contacts
  • You are a team player and love helping others succeed
  • You are a multi-tasking master, and there has never been a deadline you could not meet
  • You possess strong technical accounting and Microsoft Excel skills and have experience with accounting software
  • You hold yourself to the highest professional standards and maintain strict client confidentiality
  • You enjoy learning about various client business processes and traveling to different locations to help clients (80 percent travel to various Southern California locations is required. Overnight stays are sometimes required).
  • You have at least 5 years previous experience in public, private, and/or government accounting, and directing and reviewing the work of others
  • In addition to all of this, you have a Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Accounting or an MBA; CPA certification is preferred
  • Experience as a California K-12 Director of Fiscal Services (Chief Accountant), County Office of Education Internal Business or External Business Accounting and/or Government accounting managerial is ideal

Must be authorized to work in the United States permanently without the requirement of sponsorship at any point in the future.


What to Expect Next

We'll be in touch! If you look like the right fit for our position, one of our recruiters will be reaching out to schedule a phone interview with you to learn more about your career interests and goals. In the meantime, we encourage you to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn or our About Us page.



About the team

Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Company (VTD) is now Eide Bailly! The combination brings together two firms with a lot in common: talented and down-to-earth people with deep passion for serving clients and communities. And, our people benefit from expanded opportunities to grow their own careers in new ways. Nothing makes us happier than a good fit! See yourself fitting here, too? We look forward to receiving your application.


Who We Are

Eide Bailly is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have over 40 offices in 14 states across the Midwest and western United States and offer our staff and Partners the opportunity to serve a variety of industries. Founded in 1917, our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to help them achieve their goals and pursue their interests both in the office and at home. At Eide Bailly we are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and most importantly, having fun while we do it!

Our Education Consulting practice serves as accounting support to K-12 School Districts, County Offices of Education, Charter Schools, Community Colleges and various public education entities throughout California. Our primary practice operates in the Southern California Counties from Santa Barbara to San Diego.


Why You'll Love Working Here

At Eide Bailly we believe respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Our culture focuses on collaboration to achieve career growth. Innovation is highly encouraged. Our dedication to service can be seen through the Firm's decision to match charitable donations made by employees, as well as providing opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Most importantly, we like to have fun! We offer a professional and fun work environment with frequent lunch and learns, socials, contests, outings and other events.