Crowe

  • Risk/Internal Audit Manager_Contractor

    Location US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York
    ID
    16700
    Category
    Risk Consulting
  • 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

    The Business Risk/Internal Audit Manager would be responsible for providing risk management and internal audit consulting services primarily to clients in the financial services industry.  You will be responsible for planning and managing engagements, conducting fieldwork, preparing workpapers to support conclusions, discussing findings and observations with management during exit meetings, reviewing staff workpapers, and preparing/reviewing written audit reports.  This position will also require you to provide routine client service assistance such as advice on internal control approaches, best practices, and helping clients with routine issues within the scope of the engagement.

     

    You will also be required to set performance expectations for all members of the project team and provide constructive performance feedback on a regular basis.  Proactively develop staff to allow efficient engagement delivery.

     

    You will be responsible for overall engagement economics of the projects, including budget status tracking, billing, and collection follow-up.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    Educational Requirements and Certifications:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree. Major in Accounting a plus.
    • Must hold a professional certification; Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred.  Other related accounting professional may be considered.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of financial services experience in the areas of internal audit, internal controls assessment, and/or Sarbanes-Oxley 404 evaluation and testing.
    • Project management experience, preferably managing and directing financial services internal audit and/or SOX 404 projects within consulting or professional services firm, or in a public company environment.
    • Supervisory and management experience, with accountability for staff performance and delivery.
    • Risk assessment experience is highly desirable.
    • Experience with GAAP and SEC Reporting is highly desirable.
    • Prior leadership experience.
    • Public accounting experience is highly desirable.

     

    Skills and Other Job Requirements:

    • Willingness to travel 60% or more annually.
    • Effective written and verbal communication of results to stakeholders of projects.
    • Ability to assess internal controls and design effectiveness.
    • Understanding of typical business process flows.
    • Ability to develop sales proposals and participate in selling professional services.
    • And any other duty assigned by employer.

     

    ABOUT THE TEAM:

    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.

     

    HOW YOU CAN GROW:

    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 (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.

     

    Visit Crowe.com 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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