Crowe Horwath LLP

  • Benefit Plan Services - Retirement Plans Manager

    Location US-IL-Oak Brook Terrace
    ID
    15175
    Category
    Tax
  • Company Overview

    Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) 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.

    Position Summary

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe Horwath LLP, 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!

     

    We are currently seeking a Senior ESOP Administrator/Consultant to join our Benefit Plan Services Consulting Team.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in the management of ERISA compliance/record-keeping services for employee stock ownership plans (ESOP), 401(k) retirement plans, and profit sharing plans, with an emphasis on ESOPs. This position offers a career path for ambitious, driven individuals seeking challenges and growth in their development.

     

    Responsibilities include

    As a Senior Benefits Administrator, you will be part of a 5500 team responsible for the preparation and review of  these government filings. In this role, you will act as a reviewer for all types of 5500 and 8955 filings; consult with clients and others across the firm on 5500 issues, requirements, and deadlines; and co-lead business development including sales and improvement and implementation of new technology solutions.   As a secondary focus you will prepare or review allocation and compliance reports for Employee Stock Ownership Plans and other defined contribution retirement plans. . Analysis of the impact of legislation on client retirement plans, managing staff and handling reviewing and training are an important part of this role.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree along with 6+ years of experience in Form 5500  administration is required.
    • ESOP experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person.
    • Candidates must have strong analytical skills, a proven customer-service focus, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Assist with training, developing and coaching entry-level staff
    • Advanced Microsoft computer skills
    • FT Williams 5500 software experience preferred
    • Strong communication and writing skills
    • Strong Analytical, problems solving skills and project management skills
    • Proven ability to multi task, complete projects on time and on budget, and be able to adapt to changing priorities
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities and adhere to strict deadlines
    • Opportunity to work from home a few days per week.

     

    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 cultivate 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!

    Visit Crowe Careers to find out how you can grow your career and make an impact every day!

    More about Crowe Horwath:

    Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.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 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 130 countries around the world.

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