Call Us at: 954-736-2400 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Call Us at: 954-736-2400 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm


Join Our Team And Make A Difference!

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) is a great place to work! You could help us fulfill our mission to provide equal access to justice for all. Whether you are a recent graduate or experienced professional, CCLA has a positive, supportive work environment; the work is challenging and rewarding. Currently, we are working on a hybrid basis, working in the Plantation, Florida office two days each week and from home three days each week. All applicants must pass a background check before employment begins. For more information on the specific career opportunities available, please see the listed positions below. You may email your resume, letter of interest, and references to

Equal Opportunity Employer

CCLA thrives on our diversity and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability. Those who identify as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, persons from underrepresented groups, veterans, and those with lived experiences in the communities we serve are encouraged to apply. Our staff ranges from new staff entering the legal field to experienced, recognized leaders in the community. We proudly promote from within our organization.


CCLA offers a generous benefits package. We offer paid vacation days and paid sick leave, paid holidays, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, 403(b) plan (tax-sheltered annuity plan) with employer match up to 5%, health savings account, and optional supplemental plans. CCLA pays attorneys’ Florida Bar dues and some related organizations’ membership dues. CCLA provides training opportunities for all staff to learn and grow. In addition to in-house staff trainings, attorneys are encouraged to attend CLE courses to broaden their knowledge base and skills.

Loan Forgiveness

CCLA attorneys may also be eligible for the Florida Bar Foundation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) beginning their first year with us. Learn about it here. CCLA is a Legal Services Corporation funded program, and our attorneys may be eligible for their LRAP. Learn more about LSC’s LRAP Program with this link.

In addition, when you are employed by a not-for-profit organization like CCLA, you may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). PSLF forgives the remaining balance on Direct Student Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for CCLA. Learn more about PSLF.

Local Area

Plantation, Florida is located in Broward County. Our offices are just minutes away from beautiful beaches, delicious dining experiences, an array of diverse artistic and cultural activities, and major sporting events.  We are located close to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades Cruiseport.

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Open Positions

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Accounting Manager

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. (CCLA) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funded, non-profit organization. CCLA provides free civil legal services to low-income and other eligible residents of Broward County and is located in Plantation, Florida, a suburb of Fort Lauderdale. Our mission is to improve the lives of low-income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation, and empowerment. We provide assistance in the areas of Family Law, Economic Advocacy & Community Health (public benefits), and Senior Law for clients age 60 and older. We believe all individuals are entitled to quality civil legal representation and equal access to justice, regardless of their income.

CCLA is seeking a detail-oriented and highly organized Accounting Manager to join our finance team. Ideal candidate will have Non-Profit experience. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for various accounting tasks, including financial reporting, reconciliations, journal entries, grant budgets, grant reconciliation. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of accounting principles, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of professional staff.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for month-end close process, including preparing journal entries, reconciliations, and accruals.
  • Responsible for grant budgets.
  • Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Analyze financial data and trends to identify variances, discrepancies, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis to support business decision-making.
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather financial information, resolve issues, and support cross-functional projects.
  • Prepare documentation for external audits and provide support for audit inquiries and requests.
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance metrics, highlighting areas of concern or improvement.
  • Contribute to process improvements and initiatives to streamline accounting operations and enhance efficiency.
  • Preparation of grant compliance.
  • Additional responsibilities assigned by the CFO or Directors.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in accounting or finance roles.
  • 1+ years of non-profit experience preferred.
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting principles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and financial reporting.
  • Experience with financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting is a plus.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for finance and a desire to be part of a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply for this position. Our benefits include an extremely generous leave policy with over 12 paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation affording us with a great work-life balance. We offer health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a tax-deferred annuity (403B). CCLA has a positive, supportive work environment; the work is challenging and rewarding.

Submission Instructions: Please submit a resume, three professional references, and cover letter telling us how you think your background and/or experience, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to serve our diverse staff and comply with funder requirements to email- with “Accounting Manager” in the subject line.

For more information about CCLA and our open positions, culture, and benefits, please see our website at

CCLA is proud of our diversity. CCLA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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