Wolters Kluwer Consultant - External Audit in Albany, New York
R0007249 - Consultant - External Audit
Location: Remote with 50-75% Travel
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting North America has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Product Support Specialist, who will support WK's External Audit Product line as a Client Training Consultant, within our Mid-to-Large Firm division. This position may work from any REMOTE location in the US, that will require accessibility to a major airport and frequent travel to client locations.
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting North America (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit software solutions and services to the mid-to-large firms in the United States. Part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company, Tax & Accounting North America has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Based in Riverwoods, Ill., our key office locations include Atlanta, Dallas, Wichita, New York, Washington, D.C. and Torrance.
The digital future has arrived and the tax and accounting professions are changing rapidly. Professionals today have different needs, expectations and capabilities. In addition to accuracy, they need greater mobility, simplicity and speed. These needs place a premium on access to agile systems, integrated workflows, and solutions that simplify tax and accounting compliance expertise. Our market-leading offerings address these evolving needs and include the CCH® ProSystem fx ® Suite, CCH Axcess™, CCH® IntelliConnect®, CCH® IntelliConnect Direct, CCH® Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®.
Exciting opportunity for External Audit professional, looking to advance their career in a direction that will travel to Wolters Kluwer client sites (nationally), to work directly training and consulting customers on external audit software usage and strategies for maximizing their efficiency and effectiveness using our products.
This is a non-traditional career opportunity for an experienced External Auditing professional with recent external audit experience who's interested in taking their career in a new direction. In this position, you'll leverage your external auditing experience to conduct on-site and web-based customer training and provide consulting (professional) services with a focus on our proprietary external audit software CCH ProSystem fx Knowledge Coach, CCH ProSystem fx Engagement, TeamMate Anaytics as well as Wolters Kluwer’s CCH Learning & Development Academy--School of Audit.
Participate in a comprehensive 8 week training program that will include formal training on CCH ProSystem fx Knowledge Coach, CCH ProSystem fx Engagement, TeamMate Analytics and colleague shadowing both web and onsite.
Independently conduct group training and consulting services via the Internet or at the customer's location or at regional training centers.
Develop and refine group training courses and materials, and assist our Sales group with customer software demonstrations, customer support, and other special projects.
Provide internal training on A&A related software products.
Assist sales representatives with high profile demonstrations.
Help define product enhancement / redesign opportunities.
This position will also be expected to perform team project work, assist ou Support group during non-peak periods, and participate in special projects.
50% travel (significant during peak season only). Virtual work from home when not traveling.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration with an Accounting major essential.
CPA Certification preferred.
5-7 years of recent financial statement external audit experience with a public accounting firm as an experienced Audit Senior or Audit Manager.
We seek enthusiastic, independent, self-motivated, goal-oriented, highly interactive external audit professionals who are passionate about financial statement auditing, helping customers, teaching and problem solving.
Absolute understanding and experience with the current risk assessment standards and risk based external auditing.
Experience planning and performing audit data analytics (ADAs) in external audit engagements, including using data analytics to perform audit procedures.
Past use of engagement management software, particularly CCH ProSystem fx Engagement and CCH ProSystem fx Knowledge Coach would be a huge plus.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office and Windows products.
Proficient use of data analytics software such as: TeamMate Analytics, IDEA, ActiveData, ACL, etc.
Proven leadership and time-management skills.
Exemplary verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of accounting and accounting systems.
Public speaking and training experience.
Travel: must be willing to travel 50 to 75% (requiring 2 to 3 weeks a month during peak season). Must be able to travel by air, rail and car. Must have a car and carry a valid driver's license.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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