Audit Operations Team - Resource Manager

Crowe - Chicago, IL3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $98,000 - $140,000 a year
Job Summary
Crowe is looking for an individual within the Audit Resource Management group to support our West Region Audit practice. A highly visible position requiring the ability to interact with executives and staff at all levels. Ability to balance the Business Unit's (BU) needs with the needs of the professional staff is critical to this position. This position is responsible for approximately 150-200 client service staff professionals in the Audit Business Unit and reports to the Resource Management Lead. The person in this position is a member of the Audit Operations Team.

Capacity Management

Lead the scheduling effort within a geographical or industry aligned area.
Conduct monthly meetings with leadership, building a strategic partnership that helps them to run their practice
Understand staff skillsets and clients and provide opportunities for individual growth, as well as ideal engagement teams for our clients.
Scheduling and conflict resolution.
Lead scheduling meetings with partner and manager groups.
Actively manage productivity.
Provide review and analysis of standard reporting.
Understand forecasting and business financials.
Liaison with other groups on a firm-wide and BU-wide basis when resources are needed.

Resource Development and Support

Identify appropriate internal and external courses for staff and assist in the coordination of geographic based courses as necessary.
Assist in the integration and onboarding of campus and experienced hires.
Coordinate overall workforce planning for geographic areas, including understanding of hiring needs, both campus and experienced, and areas for learning and development.
Assist in the annual budgeting process for geographic areas.
Be a staff advocate, available to all staff for issues they do not feel comfortable addressing with their career coach or other leadership.
Work directly with BU People Operation Leads on all HR matters, including providing performance feedback and identifying growth opportunities for staff.

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!


5 to 7 years practice management experience in a service industry
Bachelor's degree is required
Public accounting experience is preferred
Proven ability to successfully manage offices/people remotely.
Comprehensive knowledge of business operations.
Strong technical skills, easily adaptable to new technologies, strong Microsoft excel skills
Must be willing to travel as needed.

About the Team:
The Audit team at Crowe provides traditional attestation services as well as accounting and consulting on applying accounting principles. Audit professionals demonstrate deep specialization through an understanding of the market and business challenges their clients face and a commitment to audit quality. Though Crowe has six different business units, Audit is the largest practice. As for the Financial Services practice, Crowe is ranked #1 nationally for the number of audits for publicly traded financial institutions, according to SNL data. Learn more about our Audit team!

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 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 aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper!

More about Crowe:
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.