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Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Specialist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
8019669
Company Name
Crowe LLP
Physical Address
Company Worksite
Villa Park, IL 60126
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 LLP is seeking a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Specialist. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with rules and regulations on Continuing Professional Education (CPE). Position reports to the Licensing and CPE Compliance Department within Crowe LLP’s Firm Risk Management business unit.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience in a related role in an accounting firm or the legal field, as well as experience with Workday as a Human Resource Management system, Cornerstone Learning Management (LMS) system, Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Tracking and Monitoring system, and SharePoint.

Title: CPE Compliance Specialist

Job Summary

Crowe LLP is seeking a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Specialist. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with rules and regulations on Continuing Professional Education (CPE). Position reports to the Licensing and CPE Compliance Department within Crowe LLP’s Firm Risk Management business unit.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience in a related role in an accounting firm or the legal field, as well as experience with Workday as a Human Resource Management system, Cornerstone Learning Management (LMS) system, Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Tracking and Monitoring system, and SharePoint.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain a deep understanding of rules and regulations around continuing education for professional accounting firms outlined by NASBA, AICPA, PCAOB, GAO, and State Boards of Accountancy.
  • Provide support for client and prospect CPE events by ensuring compliance with the NASBA Standards for CPE which includes reviewing required documentation (invitations, etc.).
  • Review course agendas and content to determine the appropriate field(s) of study and accurate assignment of CPE credit measurement.
  • Monitor CPE deadlines for various jurisdictions to ensure requirements are met.
  • Provide client service by answering questions and troubleshooting issues around CPE and compliance.
  • Support CPA exam candidates by processing requests for CPA exam study materials and bonus applications.
  • Responsible for providing guidance in all areas of responsibility to minimize risk to Firm and all Croweprofessionals
  • Research and document information using various Internet search engines and research sites.
  • Assist with SharePoint site or Teams content management and administration.
  • Evaluate and encourage process improvement to provide effectiveness and enhance service delivery.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required or Paralegal Certificate.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, time management and analytical skills.
  • Above average Excel skills analyzing large amounts of data that include the use of concatenate, VLOOKUP, and pivot tables.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office 365, Outlook, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to build professional and respectful working relationships at all levels internal and/or external to the firm.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Internet research skills.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed during peak seasons.

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.

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