• Government Risk Accounting Contractor

    Location US-IL-Springfield
    Risk Consulting
  • Company Overview


    At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver creative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their dedication to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our dedication to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

    Position Summary

    This Government Risk Accounting Contractor position provides the opportunity for an individual to be involved in a variety of projects, such as accounting consulting, business process reviews, client training, compliance examinations, internal audits, performance audits, risk assessments, sub recipient monitoring, etc. The individual filling this role may also be involved in performing financial statement audits.  This position will serve as an experienced member of the team and will work directly with clients in the field, while providing guidance to staff.


    Role and Responsibilities:

    • Help develop engagement plans and workpaper templates (in coordination with manager).
    • Execute audit tests (internal control and substantive) using approved audit plans and standardized audit workpaper templates.
    • Review workpapers completed by staff prior to submission to manager.
    • Provide supervision and guidance to staff resources in executing the work plan and/or audit testing.
    • Help troubleshoot potential exceptions (i.e., obtain additional documentation/clarification to support/refute potential exceptions noted during field work testing).
    • Develop client deliverables.
    • Draft recommendations for various engagements (e.g., audit finding recommendations, business process improvements, corrective action plans, etc.).
    • Work under the direct supervision and guidance of a Manager.
    • Support business development activities.
    • Handle other duties assigned by employer.



    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from accredited college/university.
    • 2 to 5 years accounting, auditing and/or consulting experience.
    • Knowledge of GAAP, GASB, GAGAS preferred.
    • Experience performing State of Illinois audits and/or GAAP Package preparation preferred.
    • CPA eligible. CPA license preferred.
    • Willingness to travel 60% or more annually.


    Risk Consulting is organized by both industry specializations (financial services, healthcare, public sector, GRC Technologies Integration and emerging industries) and solutions (anti-money laundering, regulatory and compliance, internal audit, cybersecurity, emerging global solutions, GRC Technologies and third party risk). Risk Consulting provides governance, risk and compliance expertise to keep clients advised of emerging trends, industry benchmarks and best practices.


    At Crowe, we strongly endorse an open door policy.  Our partners are approachable and accessible across the entire organization. Our team-based culture encourages partners to be in touch with our professionals and active on client projects. The partners of our company lead by example and maintain a strong two-way channel of communication with their teams.  We strive to create an environment that is relaxed, fun, dynamic and fulfilling.  Our team-based culture has not only resulted in successful projects, but in long lasting friendships as well.  Overall, our people find their career choices to be highly rewarding and fulfilling.



    We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and dreams.


    Crowe ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.


    Visit and find out what it's like to work at one of the “50 Best Workplaces for New College Graduates.” Crowe ranked seventh on this Fortune list, in addition to being named one of Fortune’s “Top 100 Best Companies to Work For” and among Fortune’s “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services”.  In these surveys, Crowe personnel attribute the following policies to making Crowe a great place to work:


    Innovation: Each year, Crowe invests about two percent of firm revenue in new product development funding to develop ideas brought forward by its people. Building upon a foundation of deep industry specialization, Crowe professionals follow a detailed innovation road map to create original, practical solutions that help address their clients’ biggest challenges. This process allows them to see their ideas through from start to finish.


    Mobility strategy: Rolled out more than two years ago, this strategy defied the norm of the professional services industry. It allows Crowe personnel to work where they’re most productive – whether that be the office, their home or elsewhere – and wear jeans while they’re in the office. This policy continues to receive great reviews on annual internal employee engagement surveys.


    Community service: Recently acknowledged in the Fortune Best Workplaces for Giving Back list, the firm places a high priority on community service. In honor of the firm’s 75th year, Crowe personnel are working toward a combined goal of 75,000 hours of volunteering, which they’re well on their way to achieving. In addition, Crowe has policies in place to align its charitable contributions with the volunteer efforts of its people.








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