Audit Resource Management Senior Associate

Location: Houston, TX, USA

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Company Profile:

At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions.

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com

Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

• FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
• FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
• Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.

Requisition Number: 2022-9939

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External Description: Responsibilities

As part of our Talent Alignment Group (TAG), the Resource Management professional (RM) works closely with Managers and Partners to ensure engagements are staffed appropriately and enables our practices to leverage the right talent, on the right clients, at the right time. Our team strives for the efficient and effective deployment of our firm's talent with a strong focus on ensuring people are provided opportunities to grow professionally while balancing the needs of the business and the firm's clients.

How you will contribute:

  • Scheduling of talent to appropriate client assignments based on timing, travel, levels, skills, and other requirements
  • Utilizing scheduling tools to forecast hours, track/manage utilization, and monitor overall headcount, chargeable hours, and overtime to ensure work is distributed
  • Managing open needs by identifying solutions as well as anticipating potential conflicts and proactively managing them by generating ideas and surfacing alternative solutions
  • Collaborating with engagement teams to maintain an updated scheduling system with realistic information to ensure accurate reporting and forecasting
  • Maintaining a solid understanding of the skills, experiences, and career goals of professional staff to ensure optimal client assignments alignments; ensuring skills and interest profiles are updated regularly as required
  • Maintaining a strong pulse on current and future needs and capacity.
  • Analyzing resource data / identifying trends around key data and metrics such as availability, utilization, actual vs scheduled variance data, team leverage, and open needs
  • Collaborating with the leaders to ensure consistency and alignment with strategy, elevating areas of opportunity, concern, or performance challenges
  • Building strong relationships with client-serving personnel at all levels as well as collaborating closely with other Internal Firm Services teams (e.g., Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Operations)


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:

  • Work effectively across multiple offices and with virtual teammates and can build strong relationships remotely
  • Ability to adapt to change and skilled in productively managing people's reactions to change; is a demonstrated change agent
  • A results-oriented mindset with the ability to be decisive and impartial
  • Balances competing priorities, requests, and needs of various stakeholders
  • Can "think on your feet" to problem-solve issues
  • Ability to ask tough questions and hold people accountable in a way that maintains trust and respect
  • Can successfully operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, including data management and manipulation capabilities
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and maintain confidentiality in interactions
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2 years or more of relevant work experience within professional services preferred (resource management or external client-facing)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work more than 40 hours a week as needed
  • Ability to travel to serve clients as needed

City: Houston

State: Texas

Community / Marketing Title: Audit Resource Management Senior Associate

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At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions.

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With a global presence and diversified service offerings, we provide our FORVIS team members with an abundance of career paths to choose from. We pride ourselves on building an inclusive culture where the backgrounds and talents of all our people are valued. We view our people as our most important asset and invest in them by providing competitive total rewards, professional development, and rewarding career opportunities.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com

FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

  • FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
  • FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
  • Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.

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