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LaPorte's Accounting Services team

LaPorte has an excellent job opportunity for a Manager or Senior Manager in our Client Accounting Services Department in our  Baton Rouge, LA, and Houston, TX, offices. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a friendly and flexible work environment. Full-time or part-time, whether you are currently working in a public accounting firm or have taken time off and are looking to re-enter the workforce, we want to hear from you! 


  • Manage the engagement and workflow of all client deliverables for multiple clients and engagements
  • Supervise engagement teams
  • Lead the onboarding of new clients and new client engagements
  • Identify, research and resolve accounting technical issues impacting the engagement
  • Conduct or review research of complex or new accounting and financial reporting issues and prepare memorandums to support solutions
  • Communicate with Directors about client updates, engagement status, budget adherence, and technical issues
  • Involvement in preparing and delivering proposals and fee estimates
  • Manage and develop staff by providing training and constructive performance feedback
  • Perform general ledger accounting and closing of the books
  • Review relevant work papers and account reconciliations
  • Prepare and review work papers and financial statements
  • Write management reports
  • Travel to client sites as needed


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or a related field
  • Management team member who has 8+ years in public accounting and private industry (Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Controller) preferred.
    • 8-10 years of experience for Accounting Manager candidates
    • 11+ years of experience for Accounting Senior Manager candidates
  • Multiple industry environment a preferred (construction industry, professional services industry, real estate industry).
  • Possesses an outsourced CFO/Controllership skill set.
  • Possesses a BS/MS in accounting and a CPA certificate.
  • This technology oriented individual should have experience in multiple accounting software systems (low end to mid level systems); next generation consultation experience; conversion experience – ERP, Remote access, and Cloud applications a plus.
  • The successful candidate should also have strong supervisory accounting skills and be able to successfully interact with staff and client’s top executives.
  • Strong work ethic, sense of urgency, detail orientation and organizational skills are a must.

If you are looking for a growth environment and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team known for its commitment to work/life balance and high quality service to clients, then LaPorte is the place for you! We value our professionals and strive to provide our people with the resources and incentives they need to achieve their personal and professional goals.

To apply, complete the Covington job application or the Houston job application, depending on your interest or geographic area.