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Technical Support Specialist
Columbus, OH

General description:
The ICS Support Specialist’s primary responsibilities will include the setup and maintenance of laptop and desktop computers in a network environment. They also include extensive Help Desk duties which require technical problem solving skills as well as desk-side visits to end users. They must be willing and able to plan and participate in a wide variety of special projects.

Although it is rare, the Support Specialist must be willing and able to work beyond regular business hours to complete special projects.

Candidate should have experience with the following:
1) Loading, configuring and maintaining Microsoft Windows 7 operating system in a network environment
2) Loading, configuring and maintaining Microsoft Office 2010
3) Loading, configuring and maintaining various software applications
4) Working with Laptop and Desktop computers (general familiarity with hardware components)
5) Troubleshooting various computer problems:
-Printing
-Software error messages
-Hardware error message
6) Help Desk – Taking and logging calls, working directly with people to resolve problems in a friendly manner
7) Conducting training classes


Key Competencies:
1) Strong customer service skills (communication, friendliness, patience and follow through)
2) Ability to work in a team environment (communication with team members, reporting regularly to management)
3) Documentation skills – document all calls and solutions in a Help Desk database, create technical articles for team members describing fixes for specific problems, create procedures for end users in an “easy to understand” language
4) Positive attitude – willingness to assist other team members with tasks, even though the tasks may not have been directly assigned to them

Summary of duties to be performed:
1) Help Desk Calls
-Log calls and work with people on the phone for resolutions
-Desk-side computer problem resolution
-Kinds of problems that would be resolved:
-Printing problems, changes, moves
-Load / reload software apps
-Troubleshoot problems with applications running
-Email problems
-Load & configure Microsoft Windows 7 operating system

2) Special Projects
-Software Inventory –
-Maintenance of inventory of old computers / spare parts.
-ICS Library cleanup / maintenance
-Report writing within the Help Desk database software
-Microsoft Excel or Access projects – create basic databases, queries, reports, checklists

3) Loaner Laptop requests (or other loaner equipment, projector)

4) Various internal tasks
-Video Teleconference setup
Check schedule every day, and for the next day.
-Projector setup – On Site and Off Site, setup and retrieval
-Moving computers for special training situations

5) Create / generate internal departmental reports for management

6) Documentation – Creation & Maintenance

7) Training - conduct training classes for new hires

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Audit & Assurance Advisors

Audit Senior
Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities include performing and supervising financial statement attestation engagements, in a variety of client industries. Qualified candidates will have 2 to 5 years of current public accounting experience. CPA preferred.
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Audit Senior
Columbus, OH

Qualified candidates will have 3 to 6 years of current public accounting experience. Initial responsibilities include performing and supervising audits, reviews, compilations and financial statements. Candidates must possess a general knowledge of computerized accounting software. CPA preferred. For immediate consideration, please send resume and salary requirements.
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Internal Audit Staff
Pittsburgh, PA

Our growing internal audit practice, a specialty practice area within our Assurance and Tax Advisory Services group, provides outsourcing, co-sourcing and Sarbanes-Oxley assistance to clients in various industries. The successful candidate will assist in the areas of risk assessment, process improvement, control evaluation, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Candidates will be team players with excellent demonstrated work ethic and professional skills.

Responsibilities
You will be responsible for providing high quality professional day-to-day execution of internal audit engagements and special projects. You will work as part of the engagement team focusing on compliance or advisory projects and will be responsible for creating draft audit reports for management review. You will also assist management in preparing risk assessments, audit plan programs, and internal audit reports. You will serve a variety of clients within the public and private sectors.

Requirements
Candidates must have a BS in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent and should be aspiring towards professional certification (CPA, CIA or CISA). Qualified candidates must have 0-3 years of internal/external audit experience; must have strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills. Manufacturing, Retail, Financial Institutions, Higher Education or Sarbanes-Oxley experience considered a plus.



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IT Auditor
Pittsburgh, PA

This position will be responsible for providing high quality, professional day-to-day execution of internal audit engagements and special projects. You will work as part of the engagement team focusing on IT compliance or advisory projects and will assist management in preparing risk assessments, audit plan programs, and internal audit reports. You will serve a variety of clients in various industries within the public and private sectors. Some specific responsibilities include:

• Identify, evaluate and document IT business risks and general computer and application controls.
• Develop audit programs based on type, complexity, age and criticality of systems being evaluated.
• Evaluate security and controls of Windows, UNIX, firewalls, database environments and network devices as experience allows.
• Perform and document test results and walkthroughs of IT processes and controls.
• Evaluate test results and assess controls for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
• Participate in closing meetings to present and discuss audit findings and recommendations.
• Assist on special projects as assigned (e.g., data mining, security assessments, process flowcharting).


Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Accounting or Business Administration; CISA, CISM and/or MBA desirable. Qualified candidates must have 1-3 years of public accounting and/or internal audit experience with minimum one year IT audit experience.


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Business Advisors

Business Advisors Senior
Pittsburgh, PA

Qualified candidates will have 2-6 years of experience in a broad range of business matters. Preference will be given to CPAs and individuals with public accounting experience. Responsibilities will be varied and will include the following:

- Transaction services
- Forensic investigations
- Due diligence services
- Litigation support
- Strategic planning
- Business valuation

You must be able to work on multiple projects and facilitate client relationships. You must have strong interpersonal skills as you will be responsible for coaching/developing staff members. Candidates with professional certifications will be given preference (e.g., ABV, CVA, CFE).



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Business Advisors Senior
Columbus, OH

Schneider Downs, one of the largest regional CPA and business advisory firms in Central Ohio with offices in Columbus and Pittsburgh, is seeking an experienced and innovative professional to join its business advisors practice in Columbus. Our business advisors are exclusively dedicated to supporting business decisions with insightful valuations, litigation support, forensic accounting, transaction advisory services including risk analysis and deal structuring, and due diligence and related consulting services.

Qualified candidates will have 3-6 years of experience in a broad range of business matters including but not limited to:
- Transaction services
- Forensic investigations
- Due diligence services
- Litigation support
- Business valuations
- Strategic planning

Preference will be given to CPAs (or individuals holding an ABV, CVA, CFE or similar) and candidates with public accounting experience. You must be able to work on multiple projects and facilitate client relationships. You must have strong interpersonal skills as you will be responsible for coaching/developing staff members.

We offer a competitive package including the following benefits, which are available on the first day of employment with Schneider Downs: medical (including vision) for a minimal contribution, dental, flexible spending plan (medical and dependent care), transportation fringe benefit plan, firm-provided disability and life/AD&D, AFLAC products, 401 (k), paid holidays and paid time off.

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Corporate Finance

Vice President
Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities Include:
- Overseeing and providing quality review of valuation analysis, selling document preparation, and other financial analyses and documents;
- Developing and executing practice development opportunities;
- "Ownership" of the selling document, including writing critical portions of selling document or reviewing/editing content written by others;
- Day-to-day management of transaction processes, with oversight from senior personnel;
- Strategy development and implementation;
- Quality review of project components, developing timelines and insuring they are being met;
- Managing and mentoring junior staff;
- Determining buyer criteria and other pertinent information required to perform analysis;
- Participating in negotiation activities, organizing and participating in proposals and management presentations;
- Preparing company for due diligence.

Required/Desired Qualifications:
- 5 or more years experience in corporate finance area with emphasis on equity and mergers and acquisitions, structuring and execution of transactions;
- Knowledge of tax laws and implications on transactions;
- Master’s degree in business or finance preferred;
- Series 7 and 63 licenses preferred.

Interested candidates should submit their resume with salary requirements for confidential consideration.

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Tax Advisors

Tax Professional
Pittsburgh, PA

Qualified candidates should be a CPA or CPA candidate with 2-5 years of current tax and public accounting experience. Initial responsibilities include preparation of corporate, individual and partnership tax returns, tax compliance, research, transaction analysis, and planning. Knowledge of computerized accounting and tax software, and a strong commitment to client service are required. Strong research skills and the ability to effectively manage other professionals are required. Interested candidates should submit a resume with salary requirements.
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