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Senior Staff Auditor-SEC Focus - Chicago or Oak Brook, IL (Full Time or Seasonal Options) more...
Location:Chicago, IL
Company:Crowe Horwath
First posted:June 13, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Job Summary

Our Crowe Horwath Chicago and Oak Brook offices are growing! We’re looking for future leaders, which means career growth for you.


As a Senior Staff Auditor on our fun, close-knit audit team, this is what part of your work entails:

  • Your focus will be on our commercial clients.
  • You’ll specialize in servicing clients that are subject to SEC reporting and related rules and regulations.
  • You’ll run the show. We’re talking client engagements from start to finish. This includes all aspects of financial statement preparation, internal staffing of engagements, project scheduling and budgeting, planning of the engagement and related administrative functions.
  • Part of the job is maintaining a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services (a key ingredient to growing our firm).
  • You’ll be supervising, training, and mentoring staff and interns on audit process and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; performing in-charge role, which will help sharpen your leadership skills.
  • It’ll also involve researching and analyzing financial statements and audit issues utilizing electronic databases, and employing audit software to review and compile financial information.
  • Be proactive in interacting with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.


For this position, you should have specific experience working on audits of companies subject to SEC reporting and related rules and regulations with experience specific to PCAOB audits, audit procedures related to 10-K’s and 10-Q’s, and experience with 404 internal control testing.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience in public accounting external audits.
  • Experience with engagement management, audit and review skills and staff supervision are required.
  • You will need to be able to multi task since planning, executing, and wrapping up various engagements may have to be performed concurrently.
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software.
  • You’ll need a CPA or should be working toward obtaining CPA certification. You must be able to be licensed in Illinois.

This opportunity is open for candidates interested in full-time or seasonal work arrangement options.


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Company Overview

Crowe Horwath LLP ((please use the apply button below)) 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 a total of more than 3,000 personnel, Crowe and its subsidiaries have offices coast to coast. The firm 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.


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