Staff Accountant - University Entry Level - Accounting/Audit

US-IL-Chicago
ID
13398
Firm Services
University Entry Level - Accounting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Anticipated Start Date
10/2018

Company Overview

Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting, consulting, and technology 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. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 120 countries around the world.

Position Summary

Are you looking to start your career in the right direction with a nationally recognized public accounting and consulting firm?  Staff Accountants at Crowe may work in the external audit, internal audit, risk consulting, or tax consulting areas of the firm.  Responsibilities may include:

  • Audit, review, and compilation of financial statements
  • Preparation and review of tax returns
  • Consulting with management of large organizations
  • Providing risk management and internal audit services
  • Assisting in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance projects
  • Participating in special reviews relating to mergers, acquisitions, and the sale of businesses.

In addition, staff will have diverse opportunities to work as a team member in a variety of industries on both domestic and international client engagements.

 

We provide our professionals with the appropriate level of training, opportunities and support enabling them to take on additional responsibilities and encounter a broader range of experiences earlier in their careers.  In short, we believe that Crowe is truly The Unique Alternative to the Big Four®.  Seldom do you get the chance to join a firm where you can make a difference.  Join us and experience a career with an impact!

Qualifications

Applicants should meet the following qualifications:

  • Outstanding academic performance in one of following preferred majors or similar background:  Accounting
  • Strong academic credentials (Minimum GPA of 3.0)
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs)
  • Accounting majors are required to meet 150 credit hours by start date (before beginning full-time employment)
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment with professionals of all levels
  • Desire to travel
  • Available to work/travel evenings or weekends (Saturday and/or Sunday)
  • Authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis
  • Car may be required to travel to client site

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