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Senior Resource Management Associate - Tax

at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Posted: 8/15/2019
Job Reference #: 12045
Keywords: operations

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Plano
    Job ID
    12045
    Category
    Tax
  • Overview

    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 145 territories, with 34,700 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.6 billion. Visit bakertilly.com or join the conversation on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

    It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

    Baker Tilly Annual Report 2018

    Responsibilities

    • Manage and execute resource management processes for assigned population
      • Facilitate scheduling of resources to appropriate client assignments based on timing, travel, levels, skills, and other necessary requirements
      • Drive scheduling processes to prepare for future deadlines; balance capacity with open needs and propose solutions to maximize utilization and drive profitability
      • Use scheduling tools to forecast hours, track utilization, and monitor overall headcount
      • Facilitate meetings with managers and partners, providing updates as needed
      • Ensure staff profiles and schedules are accurately maintained in the scheduling database, making necessary changes on a recurring basis
      • Generate and analyze resource management reports, including availability reports, billable hour forecasts and actual vs scheduled variance data
      • Monitor chargeable hours, overtime, and travel to ensure work is fairly distributed
      • Drive consistency by implementing resource management processes and team with personnel to ensure compliance
    • Build relationships with client serving personnel at all levels through effective communications and a high degree of professionalism
      • Gain understanding of the skills, experiences, and career goals of professional staff to ensure optimal client assignments alignments
      • Proactively communicate with Managers, Partners and industry leaders to ensure population is effectively utilized
      • Facilitate the resolution of conflicting assignments and flag availability of staff to ensure engagements are staffed appropriately
      • Field scheduling questions, tailoring responses as needed
    • Collaborate across firm functions and within internal team
      • Support strategic resource management projects and initiatives throughout the year
      • Coordinate with the human resource and recruiting teams on the hiring and on-boarding of campus and experienced hire talent, including intern programs
      • Participation in semi-annual and annual performance calibration meetings for professional staff

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
    • A minimum of 2+ years of related experience, preferably within a professional services Firm
    • A demonstrated level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel)
    • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Professional demeanor and ability to handle confidential matters with discretion
    • The ability to work effectively both independently and as part a team across all levels of the Firm

    Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

    • The desire to learn about the operations of a professional services firm
    • Interest in connecting with others and helping drive forward the strategic vision of resource management
    • Integrity within a professional environment
    • Ability to provide exceptional client service and exhibit a sense of urgency, commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties
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    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.