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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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IT Audit Manager
Columbus, OH

We are seeking an experienced IT Manager to join our rapidly growing Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Services (IARAS) practice in Columbus. As a member of Schneider Downs you will be part of a U.S. top 60 public accounting firm and one of the largest regional public accounting firms in PA/OH. The firm�s size provides its professionals with tremendous career advancement opportunities and the culture fosters those with an entrepreneurial spirit. This position reports directly to the Columbus IARAS shareholder and will take a leadership role in directing all IT engagements of the office and supporting the IT audit needs of the Assurance practice. The successful candidate will supervise and mentor IT staff and interns and ensure professional standards are adhered to in the conduct of the work. This position is also responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships.

Education and Experience
- Six or more years of IT controls experience with at least 3 years� experience managing a team in a corporate or public accounting environment.
- In-depth knowledge of a variety of platforms and applications.
- Sarbanes-Oxley and SOC 1/SOC 2 experience is required. HIPAA, GLBA and other technical expertise a plus.
- BS/BA degree in MIS or like and a CISA/CISSP certification required. Advanced degree and other professional certifications a plus (e.g., CPA, CIA, CFA).

Leadership Skills Required
- Strong leadership skills with ability to attract, retain, and develop exceptional talent.
- Demonstrated management experience in complex environments.
- Sound business judgment, with a broad financial and business perspective.
- Strategic view and ability to execute tactically.
- Ability to communicate effectively with clients at all levels of management.
- Excellent project management and analytical skills.
- Ability to challenge norms and standards in a professional and persuasive manner to influence positive change.

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IT Audit Staff
Columbus, OH

Schneider Downs, the eighth largest certified public accounting and business advisory firm in Central Ohio, is seeking IT Audit staff to join its rapidly growing Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Services (IARAS) practice in Columbus. As a member of Schneider Downs you will be part of a U.S. top 60 public accounting firm and one of the largest regional public accounting firms in PA/OH. This position reports directly to the Columbus IT Audit Senior Manager and will take a role in assisting with both internal and external technology engagements.

The successful candidate will have a willingness to learn about information technology audit best practices and to explore new technologies. The primary responsibilities will include:

- 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, IT Audit

In addition, the candidate may also be asked to assist with other department tasks related to technology including updating/enhancing firm technology and documentation, creation of marketing materials, web site updates, IT security research, and building of internal technology environments for use in testing/analysis.

Come get hands-on IT experience with a growing team at one of the region’s most respected firms!

Education Requirements:
- Major in information technology field (MIS, CIS, etc.)
- Minimum 3.0 GPA (overall and major)

Professional Requirements:
- Capacity to think independently and troubleshoot technology issues
- Interest in using technology to solve business problems
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to interact directly with clients in a professional and confident manner
- Willingness to work on internal and external projects as directed by the Senior Manager, IT Audit

Desired Skills/Experience:
- Completed coursework in database systems and proficiency in SQL
- Working knowledge of network design and protocols
- Working knowledge of programming languages (VB, Java, C++, etc.)
- Prior work experience/internship where information technology was utilized
- Familiarity with accounting principles and audit methodologies
- Familiarity with the ISACA COBIT framework and related regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley

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Business Advisors

Business Advisors Senior
Pittsburgh, PA

Qualified candidates will have 3-6 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
- External audit projects
- 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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Director or Senior Manager
Columbus, OH

Schneider Downs & Co., Inc, one of the largest regional CPA and business advisory firms in Central Ohio with offices in Columbus and Pittsburgh, seeks an experienced and innovative professional to lead its business advisory 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 10+ years of experience in a broad range of business matters. Public accounting experience, specialty certifications and CPA accreditation are required. Primary responsibilities will include:

- Working with firm shareholders to develop business growth
- Managing a variety of projects at one time
- Developing a practice group strategy and budget
- Becoming a known leader in the Columbus business market
- High quality work product is a must

You must be able to work efficiently on your own, facilitate client relationships, and have a strong community orientation. You must have strong interpersonal skills as you will be responsible for coaching/developing staff members. Interest in obtaining additional professional certifications is a plus (e.g., ABV, CVA, CFE).

Schneider Downs & Co., Inc. offers an excellent compensation and benefits package that is effective on the first day of employment and includes: medical (including vision) for a minimal contribution, dental, flexible spending plan (medical and dependent care), transportation fringe benefit program, 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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Tax Manager - individuals, estates and trusts
Pittsburgh, PA

We are seeking an experienced tax professional, who will focus on individuals, estates and trusts.
Qualified candidates should be a CPA with 5-7 years of current tax/public accounting experience. Responsibilities include tax planning, tax compliance, research, transaction analysis and planning for individuals, estates and trusts, for high net worth client base.
Strong research skills and the ability to effectively manage other professionals are required. Personal financial planning experience a plus, but not required.

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Tax Professional, Not for Profit
Pittsburgh , PA

This position has the responsibility for exempt organization tax issues relative to client engagements, including the technical review of returns. Manage client service including implementing tax strategies, researching issues, correspondence, meetings and client development. Identify opportunities for tax planning and other special services, while effectively managing the work of client team members. Participate and contribute to the attainment of group and firm goals. Coach and mentor staff.
Qualifications:
- 2-5+ years tax experience in public or industry with exempt organization background.
- Form 990, 990-T and 990-PF experience is required.
- Experience and expertise with C corporations, S corporations, partnerships and individuals is considered a plus.
- CPA required

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