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Technology Risk & Controls Senior Consultant

Company: Crowe Horwath
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

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!

Job Description:

Crowe is looking for a Technology Risk & Controls Senior Consultant with the drive to work in an entrepreneurial environment supporting a variety of Life Sciences clients. This individual will be responsible for being a contributing team member on IT Consulting, IT Risk Assessments, IT Internal Audits, segregation of duties (SOD), implementation reviews, IT SOX, and similar engagements. Typical Senior Staff responsibilities include:

  • Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo
  • Present creative and logical solutions to identified problems
  • Provide technical guidance to Crowe staff and client organization personnel
  • Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement
  • Consult with clients to understand and address their needs
  • Communicate issues and status to Crowe and Client senior management
  • Oversee the work of junior level personnel
  • Assist with the development and quality assurance of key internal audit deliverables

Qualifications:

Educational and Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor's degree required. Major in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems is preferred.
  • 2+ years working in internal audit, consulting, assurance services, or related field, either in professional services or industry.
  • Professional Certification or working toward CPA, CIA, or CISA strongly preferred.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Understanding of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COSO and COBIT and knowledge of audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables.
  • Working experience with IT general controls, IT application controls and key report testing is required.
  • Technical knowledge in any of the following: SAP, Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, WorkDay, JDE; Operating Systems and Databases such as Windows, SQL, iSeries, UNIX, LINUX; Cloud, AWS, Azure.
  • Technical skills in ERP security administration, configuration controls, application controls, report baselining, interface reviews, configuration reviews or system implementations are a plus.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in information technology.
  • Project management and supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact in a team environment and foster client relationships.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment either onsite or at home.
  • Willingness to travel up to 60% or more annually

Build a Successful Future in Consulting

At Crowe, Consulting professionals provide thought leadership, process expertise, technology insight and help clients identify, assess, evaluate, and reduce risks. Our Consulting professionals serve large organizations across many industries in an environment where innovation and new ideas are highly encouraged. Through various programs, we provide you with learning and reinvention through high-impact formal and systemic training, including industry, solution, technology, and consulting training, as well as certification. You will be part of a strong global team environment with a fast-paced, challenging, and collaborative setting.

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.

Crowe LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Crowe Horwath, Chicago , Technology Risk & Controls Senior Consultant, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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