Audit Innovation Leader

Crowe - Dallas, TX3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $87,000 - $130,000 a year
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Job Summary
Crowe’s Audit practice is seeking an Innovation Leader to lead a cross-functional team of resources to automate and/or redesign significant aspects of the firm’s core service offerings and internal operations. Responsibilities include agile/scrum/project management, team coordination, executive communication, understanding as-is processes, identifying gaps and potential technology solutions, gathering requirements, re-engineering processes, change management, and working with the solution or process leader to create measurable metrics. He/She will collaborate with individuals across the Audit practice to create an efficient and effective method to support the implementation of business process improvements.

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!

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Deep Audit expertise
Advanced analytics experience
Licensed CPA
Team leadership experience, including talent hiring, performance management, skills and capability evaluation, resource planning, etc.
Executive communication skills
Training in project management and agile/scrum methodologies
Process Improvement / Optimization
Trusted advisor to the business to ensure the message of transformation is appropriately delivered to all aspects of the organization
Define, research, and modify business processes across the organization to achieve a more effective process that is measurable
Collaboration across various areas of solution/process delivery (e.g. product development, product support, quality assurance, etc.) and across various levels of personnel experience
Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem solving, and decision making abilities
Experience with professional service firms is preferred

Minimum Qualifications:
5+ years of experience required in process improvement initiatives
Agile/scrum methodologies experience is required
Experience leading cross-functional teams
Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
Six Sigma certification (Green or Black Belt level) is a plus, but not required
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) experience is a plus, but not required
Product development experience is a plus, but not required
Must have a solid reputation and references with previous clients, contacts, partners, etc.
Demonstrated strong communication skills as evidenced by ability to articulate technical and business concepts to diverse audiences

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 (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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