Crowe Horwath LLP

Business Registration Specialist

Location US-IL-Oak Brook Terrace

Company Overview

At Crowe Horwath LLP, you have the opportunity to deliver creative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are recognized for their expertise and understanding of process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their dedication to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our dedication to 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!

Position Summary

This position is responsible for researching, monitoring, processing, renewing, and maintaining records for CPA firm business registrations in nearly 200 jurisdictions where Crowe Horwath LLP and related entities serve clients.  The position is also responsible for assisting CPA candidates in obtaining exam study material through preferred vendor programs, for assisting newly eligible candidates with the CPA licensing application process, and for processing CPA licensee industry memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and State Society of Certified Public Accountants in the respective states.  The individual will also be required to develop a deep understanding of firm policies required to consult with client-facing professionals to carry out role responsibilities.  A variety of other CPA licensing and continuing professional education administrative support activities will be required.  The person in this role will be required to maintain highly confidential firm and personal employee related information.  The preferred candidate will have experience researching and interpreting regulatory rules and laws.



  • Ability to navigate and comprehend Secretary of State websites and registration processes
  • Comprehend and administrator of firm policies related to CPA candidate material and exam benefits and CPA licensing requirements
  • Ability to maintain confidential firm employee information
  • Ability to effectively research and comprehend State Laws, Board of Accountancy Rules and Regulations, and synthesis and report data
  • Ability to effectively research and comprehend various industry membership requirements
  • Build strong relationships with internal teams, firm professionals, membership organizations, and State Board of Accountancy staffs
  • Provide exceptional support to firm CPAs and CPA candidates seeking CPA license and membership assistance
  • Organize and accurately process appropriate applications on the expected timeline for a variety of memberships and licenses
  • Effective time management
  • Effective communication
  • Effective document management
  • Provide support to the Licensing and Compliance team on special research and integration projects


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in a related role in an accounting firm or the legal field preferred.
  • Associates degree in business administration or Paralegal Certificate

Additional Skills Required:

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong Internet Research skills
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Aptitude to quickly learn new software programs
  • MS Office Outlook, Skype, SharePoint, Cognos, SAP
  • Above average Excel skills analyzing large amounts of data that include the use of concatenate, text, vlookup, and pivot tables
  • Ability to work overtime as needed during peak seasons


About the Team:

Firm Risk Management (FRM):  Among its many responsibilities are supporting compliance with professional and firm quality controls, providing legal counsel for the firm and conducting due diligence activities related to firm investments, combinations and acquisitions.


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 who 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 single day.


More about Crowe Horwath:

Crowe Horwath LLP ( 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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