Crowe

  • Financial and Operations Specialist

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IN-South Bend
    ID
    16383
    Category
    Corporate
  • Company Overview

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative 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 commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment 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

    Financial and Operations Specialist - Senior Associate

     

    Reporting to the Performance Consulting and Applied Technology Operations Leader and the Financial Services team, the Financial and Operations Specialist will be expected to support the business units through continuous improvement of operations, processes and analysis.  We expect the Financial and Operations Specialist to have the intellect and business acumen to provide value to the business. This position will also support other business unit initiatives, as assigned.  To accomplish these tasks, the Financial and Operations Specialist will be expected to do the following:

    • Function as a key financial and strategic planning resource to business unit leaders
    • Ensure financial discipline and control
    • Assess the economic/financial impact of major business decisions
    • Design and implement the reporting needed to maintain a financially strong business unit
    • Participate in setting financial goals, budgets, forecasts and objectives for the business units
    • Coordinate business units needs among other FS personnel and functions

    Essential Functions:

     

    Financial Systems & Processes – Knowledge and use of a broad spectrum of finance systems and processes (methodologies)

    • Analyze detailed financial information and provide recommendations that support financial planning and decision making
    • Implement innovative solutions for process improvement and qualitative practices
    • Identify and resolve accounting issues related to business and process change

    Budget Preparation & Administration – Define, build and maintain models for creating revenue and operating budgets and forecasts

    • Manage budget process including defining, building and maintaining models for generating revenue and operating budgets and forecasts
    • Create budget reporting to analyze progress throughout the fiscal year
    • Make recommendations as needed throughout the fiscal year

    Reporting & Analysis – Gather, organize, analyze and report financial and business information

    • Manage financial reporting including analyzing, interpreting and ensuring accuracy
    • Provide guidance with regard to the practical application of reporting information
    • Direct the preparation of relevant reporting information.
    • Analyze trends and anomalies to identify potential issues that require attention or action

    Business Knowledge & Awareness – Understands the business drivers and how they link back to the overall strategy

    • Demonstrate knowledge of a variety of business concepts, including business analysis and planning methodologies
    • Apply appropriate business process knowledge in support to BU activities

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree; Finance or Accounting.
    • CPA or relevant certification preferred.
    • Experience in finance related business role and/or professional service industry is a plus.
    • Strong technical skills with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.

    About the Team:

     

    Financial Services (FS):  Financial Services manages the firm's billing systems and reporting, general accounting, partner and director services and tax and compliance needs, while also monitoring Crowe's financial performance and planning.

     

    Our Benefits:

    At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package.

    Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you.

     

    How You Can Grow:

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

    Learn more about where talent can prosper.

     

    More about Crowe:

    Crowe (www.crowe.com) 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.

     

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