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Government Risk Accounting Consultant

Req #: 14728
Location: Chicago, IL
Job Category: Risk Consulting
Job Summary

We would be looking for a senior to perform accounting outsourcing, regulatory compliance, and internal audit consulting services primarily to clients in the governmental industry.  The staff would be responsible for planning and supervising engagements, conducting fieldwork, preparing workpapers to support conclusions, reviewing staff workpapers, and helping prepare written deliverables.  This position will also require 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.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the development of Audit or Project Plans
  • Reconciling Accounts/Funds
  • Preparing Journal Entries
  • Assisting with implementation of technical pronouncements
  • Design Audit/Project tasks
  • Oversee project/audit progress
  • Review Work papers of staff

Qualifications
  • Candidate should have an audit or Finance background.  At least 2 years of Governmental experience.  Also, the candidate should have:

    • Effective written and verbal communication of results to stakeholders of projects.
    • Ability to assess internal controls and design effectiveness.
    • Understand governmental accounting
    • Understanding of typical business process flows.
    • Ability to develop sales proposals and participate in selling professional services.
    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree. Major in Accounting/Finance strongly preferred.
    • Having a CPA would be a plus.
    • Needs at least 3 years of experience with 1 being in a supervisory role. 

Company Overview

 

Crowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” 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. With offices coast to coast and 3,000 personnel, 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 Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

 

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.

  

Business Unit Overview:

Crowe Horwath's Risk Consulting business unit, with over 400 consulting professionals nationwide, provides services that help clients manage risks and improve overall governance in the areas of internal controls, Sarbanes Oxley, regulatory compliance and information technology/security and privacy across multiple industries. Risk Consulting services help clients identify, assess and evaluate their business risks while assisting them in monitoring and reducing those risks.  Risk Consulting primarily serves large organizations across many industries, including financial services, manufacturing, distribution, business services, healthcare, life sciences, private equity, energy and insurance.  Most are headquartered in the United States, but Risk Consulting also serves multinational companies by leveraging Crowe Horwath Global Risk Consulting.

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