Flowers joins CohnReznick as ERP principal

Shawn Flowers has joined CohnReznick as a principal in its technology+ practice, the firm announced Monday.

Flowers, who will work out of the firm’s Parsippany office, has extensive experience developing, deploying, and managing all facets of enterprise resource planning (systems across multiple industries including manufacturing, wholesale distribution, pharmaceuticals, software and financial services.

CohnReznick, one of the leading advisory, assurance and tax firms in the country, has a strong presence in New Jersey.

Paul Ricci, partner and Technology+ National leader, welcomed Flowers to the team.

“Companies are increasingly looking to streamline and automate daily business processes within finance, accounting, and operations through the optimization of key business processes combined with the implementation of dynamic and responsive ERP solutions,” he said.

“Shawn’s proven abilities to lead these types of business transformation projects, build robust teams, and develop solutions that solve complex business problems will greatly benefit our clients and practice.”

Flowers brings multifaceted experience building out implementation teams with expertise in implementing advanced NetSuite modules and defined products and processes to allow for sustained growth. He has led projects and teams including a full implementation overseas, a project that built ETO capabilities over NetSuite manufacturing, and projects implementing NetSuite’s revenue recognition feature to meet ASC 606 requirements. Flowers has also provided custom solution designs and managed builds for transfer sales with mark ups and tax requirements within a configured hub distribution environment.

Before joining CohnReznick, Flowers was the director of NetSuite Enterprise Services for a national consulting firm. In this role, he was responsible for building processes and collateral for all elements of marketing, sales, and service related to the NetSuite practice line. During his tenure with the firm, he built the practice from the ground up and transformed it from a single-person practice to a 22-member team.

Flowers earned his BS, Biomedical Engineering, and MEM, Engineering and Management, from Case Western Reserve University.