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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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Experienced Audit Staff
Columbus, OH

Qualified candidates should be a CPA or CPA candidate with 1-2 years of audit and public accounting experience. Initial responsibilities include performing audits, reviews and compilations. Knowledge of computerized accounting software and a strong commitment to client service are required.

For immediate consideration, please send resume and salary requirements.

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Information Technology Auditor
Columbus, OH

Are you currently working as a network administrator and feel like you have mastered your role with nowhere to go? Are you interested in using your knowledge, skills and abilities in a different capacity? If you are willing to learn about information technology audits and explore new technologies then an IT Auditor might be the role for you.

Requirements
Candidates must possess at least two years of experience in a help desk environment and at least two years of experience working as a network administrator. Bachelor’s degree (MIS, CIS, etc.) preferred. Qualified candidate should have experience with all Microsoft operating systems, including XP/Vista/Win 7.0, Windows Server 2003, 2008, tape back-up systems and telecommunications. Experience working with WANs, Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, Vmware and EMC SAN a plus.

Responsibilities
• Evaluating client information technology systems best practices
• Discussing information technology environments with the client
• Identifying weaknesses in client system architecture/design
• Reviewing client policies and procedures for comprehensiveness
• Documenting completed procedures and observations
• Articulating results of analysis to the senior manager of IT audit

Schneider Downs is the eighth largest certified public accounting and business advisory firm in Central Ohio, and is a U.S. top 60 public accounting firm. This position would fall under the Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Services practice in Columbus.

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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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Tax Advisors

Bilingual (Japanese/English) Accountant
Columbus, OH

Schneider Downs is seeking an experienced audit or tax professional for our growing Japanese practice. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience and the ability to write and speak fluent Japanese. CPA or CPA candidate considered a plus. Initial responsibilities include preparation and review of corporate, partnership and individual tax returns, expatriate tax compliance, tax compliance, research, transaction analysis, and planning OR performing and supervising audits, reviews and compilations. A strong commitment to Japanese client service and culture is required.
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Tax Professional
Columbus, OH

Qualified candidates should be a CPA or a 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 send resume with salary requirements.
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Tax Senior
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. A strong commitment to client service, 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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Tax Senior (Non profit)
Pittsburgh, PA

Our growing tax services practice for not-for-profit entities, a specialty practice area within our Tax Advisory Services group, has an opening for a Tax Senior. This position provides assistance to our clients, primarily in the nonprofit sector with tax compliance and consulting engagement.

Duties include interacting with clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance services; supervising tax staff and working closely with partners and managers on business development activities.

Responsibilities
You will work as part of the engagement team focusing on compliance and special projects. Initial responsibilities include:
• Tax compliance for not-for-profit clients
• Developing and maintaining client relationships
• Identifying opportunities for tax planning and other special services
• Performing research and special projects.
• Participating in and contributing to the attainment of group and firm goals.
• Staff supervision and development.

Requirements
• CPA certification or JD preferred, but not required.
• Should have 1-3 years of experience in public accounting, including time dedicated to providing not-for-profit tax compliance and consulting services
• Strong tax research and writing skills are required.
• Experience with C-corporation, S-corporation, partnership and individual tax compliance is considered a plus.

Interested candidates should send resume with salary requirements.

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