CLA Named the Top Audit Firm for Credit Unions Seven Years in a Row

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  • 9/18/2020
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Once again, the 2020 Supplier Market Share Guide: Credit Union Auditors places CLA in the top spot of its annual rankings.

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP) was named the top audit firm for credit unions for the seventh straight year in the 2020 Supplier Market Share Guide: Credit Union Auditors, published by Callahan & Associates.

CLA continues to outpace all auditors on the list in terms of the raw number of credit unions with over $40 million in assets that the firm serves. Over the past year, the average asset size of the credit union clients served by the firm stands at $1.2 billion, up from $1.1 billion last year.

Aman Johal, industry analyst at Callahan & Associates, states that the 2020 Market Share Guide is “designed to help credit unions select a CPA firm that understands the specific needs and values of a cooperative institution in a modern financial landscape.” In addition to the annual rankings, the guide discusses trends that impacted credit unions over the past year.

Using financial data as of March 31, 2020, CLA’s top ranking was based on the following statistics:

  • Total credit union clients > $40 million: 251
  • Total credit union clients $40 million to $100 million: 43
  • Total credit union clients > $100 million: 208
  • Total assets of credit union clients > $40 million: $296,216,141,475

The data for the rankings was compiled from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.

“We’re honored to be included again in this year’s guide,” said Charlie Cameron, CLA’s managing principal of the financial institutions practice. “Our top ranking is a result of our hands-on and comprehensive approach to audit services, as well as our commitment and enthusiasm to deliver exceptional service to our credit union clients.”

CLA is passionate about serving the credit union industry. Our team’s ultimate goal is to transform financial data and operating results into accurate, meaningful information — unbiased, objective, financial resources that your board of directors, supervisory committee, management, and members demand.

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