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Proofreader/Editor
Pittsburgh, PA
In this position, you will proofread and edit documents such as financial statements; complex accounting, financial, technical and administrative documents; and marketing materials. Bachelors degree in English writing or Communications with related experience required. Please see our ad on the Monsterboard for additional details. Please reply to this ad or through the Monsterboard including salary requirements for confidential consideration.
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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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Financial Analyst, SD Meridian
Pittsburgh, PA
SD Meridian provides management consulting, corporate restructuring and debt financing. Our experience covers a variety of industries, helping companies meet their strategic objectives. Below is a list of typical responsibilities of a Financial Analyst:

• Financial analysis – this includes traditional financial analyses (historical, profitability, leverage and liquidity analysis)

• Financial modeling – building and critiquing budgets/projections, 13-week cash flows

• Consulting – Interacting directly with clients/attorneys and lenders, including providing clear, evidence based reporting/advice

• "Ownership" of work product, including writing critical portions and/or reviewing/editing content written by others;

• Marketing & Networking – Attending industry association, bank and legal events. Participating on industry association Boards. Building a professional network to leverage for both referral sources and professional contacts

• Sales – Participating in the sales process with potential new clients

Some of these items will not be expected day one, but we are looking for someone who has the talent to learn and lead quickly.

Desired Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field of study (MBA preferred);
• 2-4 years of financial analysis experience;
• Strong accounting and financial skills;
• Practice development skills and an entrepreneurial spirit;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong verbal and writing skills;
• Demonstrated strategic thinking capability in a fast-paced environment;
• Willingness to travel

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Senior Manager
Pittsburgh, PA
Schneider Downs Business Advisors utilizes experience and industry expertise to maximize value and minimize risk during our clients’ acquisitions, litigation, arbitration, corporate reorganization and other major business transactions and transitions. We offer business valuation services, litigation support, forensic accounting, transaction advisory services (including risk analysis and deal structuring) and due diligence and related consulting services.

Ideal candidates will have 8+ years of experience in a broad range of these business matters. Preference will be given to CPAs, individuals with public accounting experience and individuals with specialty certifications (e.g., ABV, CVA, CFE).

Primary service responsibilities will include:

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

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 teaching, training and mentoring staff members.

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

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Internal Auditor
Columbus, OH
Our growing internal audit practice, a specialty practice area within our Assurance and Tax Advisory Services group, provides outsourcing, co-sourcing, Sarbanes-Oxley and many other services to our clients in various industries.

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 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 2-3 years of internal/external audit experience; must have strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills. Financial Services, Government and Retail experience considered a plus.


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IT Audit Senior
Columbus, OH
We are seeking a Senior IT Audit professional for our growing Internal Audit practice. 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 IT security, technology audit and various risk mitigation projects. This position is responsible for overseeing the work of others and for developing audit scopes and performing key administrative duties in the audit (e.g., develop audit findings and report drafts, present to client management, etc.). You will serve as a primary representative of the firm for client engagements, working with a variety of clients within the public and private sectors throughout Central Ohio and beyond. 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).
• Typically lead engagement teams of 1-3 additional members, with occasional work as the sole consultant depending on size/complexity of the engagement.

Candidates should have a strong understanding of large scale information technology systems, business processes, security principles, and regulatory risk management. Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate results and recommendations, verbally and in writing, is highly desired.

Requirements:

• Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science, MIS, or Accounting with previous technical experience
• 3-5+ years of working experience in IT audit and/or information risk management
• Familiarity with leading IT audit, regulatory, and security industry standards (e.g., COBIT, SOX 404, SOC 1/2/3 reporting, NIST 800 series, ISO 27002, FFIEC Cyber Security framework)
• Solid understanding of IT general controls and testing of those controls
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Willingness and ability to travel
• Willingness and ability for continual learning
• Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
• Experience with ACL, IDEA, or similar audit tools is a plus


One or more of the following certifications is preferred but not a prerequisite:
• CISA
• CISM
• CISSP
• CRISC
• CIA
• CEH

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IT Auditor
Pittsburgh, PA
This position will be responsible for providing high quality, professional day-to-day execution of a variety of engagement types such as technology risk assessments, vendor risk management assessments, network security assessments, application security assessments, SSAE 16 / SOC attestation engagements, financial audit support, and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 assessments. You will work as part of a diverse engagement team that develops strong relationships with our clients that is built on an understanding of the business and technological challenges they face.

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 corresponding general computer and application controls.
• Develop audit programs based on type, complexity, age and criticality of systems being evaluated.
• Evaluate security and controls of various platforms and technologies such as Windows, UNIX/Linux, various 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 404 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, vendor risk management, etc.).


Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems or Business Administration;
• CISA, CISM, CISSP, MCSE, MCSA and/or MBA;
• 1-5 years of IT experience, with public accounting and/or, IT audit experience;
• Strong time-management, analytical and problem solving skills;
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;
• Great attitude and communication skills to communicate with both IT and non-IT personnel.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in the following industry verticals, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Higher Education, Financial Services and Retail;
• Experience with SSAE 16 / SOC engagements and/or Sarbanes-Oxley 404 engagements;
• Proficiency with a variety of operating systems including of Windows, OS400, Unix and Linux;
• Proficiency with a variety of database management systems including Oracle, SQL and other open source technologies
• Great understanding of relevant regulations and industry standards (e.g., SSAE 16/SOC , FFIEC, SOX, COSO, COBIT, ITIL, ISO27001, PCI, HIPAA and GLBA), best practices and methodologies and the ability to apply these requirements to organizational internal control frameworks.

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Manager/Senior Manager
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 clients in the areas of risk assessment, process improvement, control evaluation, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Candidates will be team players with excellent work ethic and professional and leadership skills. This individual will plan, lead and execute internal audit procedures as a member of the internal audit management team.

Responsibilities
You will work closely with our clients and management at all levels in developing audit findings and recommendations regarding business process optimization, profit improvement, internal control and compliance. You will work as part of the management team and will be responsible for managing audit teams, reviewing reports and presenting findings to client management. You will also be responsible for helping to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of key business processes and helping to identifying new business development opportunities for the Firm.

Requirements
•CPA, CIA or CISA certification is required
•8+ years or internal/external audit experience, with 3 or more years in a management role, and 2 years of public accounting experience preferred
•Strong orientation toward internal control, risk assessment, and operational auditing
•Play a lead role in client retention, relationship building and communication
•Financial Institution experience considered a plus, not required

Interested candidates should send resumes with salary requirements.

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Network Security Consultant
Pittsburgh, PA
The primary objective of the Network Security Consultant position is to act as an “ethical hacker” to evaluate the security of enterprise networks, applications, mobile devices, and data. The Network Security Consultant will provide services to our clients that include:
• Network security assessments
• Application security assessments
• Evaluation of infrastructure


Key Responsibilities:
As a Network Security Consultant, you will actively search for vulnerabilities and test exploits while using your experience to help develop solutions that can secure our client’s systems.

We require candidates to have experience in all phases of security evaluation:
• Reconnaissance & Discovery: Working with our clients to identify and evaluate system elements, including visible networks, applications, and other assets. Gather key information including DNS registration data, operating system, patch, and service version information, and system and application configurations.
• Vulnerability Identification: Using data gained from the Reconnaissance & Discovery phase, take steps to challenge them. Using a variety of testing tools, enumerate and evaluate vulnerabilities on identified systems.
• Exploitation: Attempt to gain unauthorized access to resources, or disrupt and exploit system services by proving exploitable vulnerabilities detected during the identification stage. Determine level of impact to the organization, had someone with malicious intent attempted the same action.

In addition, as a Network Security Consultant you will be responsible for presenting in front of and writing reports for our clients that outline findings, risks and solutions. Candidates are expected to have excellent communication skills and writing skills to be able to efficiently and effectiveness convey these points.

Requirements:

• Bachelor degree or equivalent technical experience
• Linux and Windows Operating Systems experience
• Working knowledge some of the leading security principles and frameworks (NIST, SANS Top 20, ISO 27002, etc.)
• Good understanding of network protocols, design and operations
• Strong analytical skills and efficient problem solving
• Willingness and ability to travel
• Willingness and ability for continual learning
• Excellent team player

Familiarity with most of the following tools (or similar)
• Nessus
• Metasploit
• Kali Linux / Backtrack
• Wireshark
• Nmap
• Cain and Abel
• Accunetix
• Burp Suite
• Aircrack
• Snort

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Senior Internal Auditor
Pittsburgh, PA
Our growing Risk Advisory Services practice 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.

Responsibilities
You will be responsible for providing high quality professional day-to-day execution of internal audit/risk advisory 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 2-5 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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Executive Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA
Experienced and professional Executive Assistants needed for our tax department. This position will perform a full range of administrative functions. Minimum of a business school degree and three years of experience required. Please see our Monsterboard advertisement for greater detail. Qualified candidates can apply through this posting or via the Monsterboard. Please include salary requirements for confidential consideration.
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International Tax Manager
Columbus or Pittsburgh, PA
Schneider Downs is seeking an International Tax Manager to be a significant part of a growing regional practice. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of international tax compliance and planning for firm clients and assisting with expanding the practice.

Responsibilities include:

• Research and analysis of international tax issues for a variety of clients and industries including corporations, pass-through entities and individuals
• U.S. outbound and inbound international tax consulting and structuring
• U.S. international tax compliance (preparation, review and analysis of issues related to U.S. tax information, reporting, IRS forms and disclosure statements including review and preparation of U.S. income tax returns with respect to client’s foreign operations, including Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, 8938, 1120-DISC, 1040NR, 1118 and similar forms)
• Foreign aspects of accounting for income taxes
• U.S. Foreign Tax Credit compliance and planning
• Analysis of intercompany transactions, such as intercompany loans, equity dividend and other payments for U.S. tax implications
• Build and expand client relationships
• Coordination with client service teams and international service providers
• Professional staff development including recruiting, mentoring, training and building a team of effective professionals.
• Demonstrating expertise and building a market reputation for international tax abilities.

Requirements:

• Excellent research skills and strong written and verbal communications skills
• Broad experience in international tax compliance and structuring matters
• Strong knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS accounting for income taxes related to multinational companies
• Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple assignments
• Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills with the ability to interact with all levels of client management, referral sources and other professionals
• Must be able to travel to client locations and firm offices.
• 4-8 years of full-time tax experience is desired. Experience with accounting firm, law firm, or corporate tax department of a multinational company is required
• CPA required, Masters in Taxation, or JD/LLM a plus.


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State & Local Tax Professional
Columbus, OH
Schneider Downs, one of the largest regional CPA and business advisory firms in Central Ohio, is seeking highly skilled and motivated professionals (managers and seniors) to join our expanding State and Local Tax Practice. The professionals will be involved with a variety of state and local tax issues ranging from multi-state tax planning, due diligence, and audit defense/management to tax appeals, tax opinions, and tax legislation. This position also includes significant direct contact with clients regarding tax refunds, credits and incentives.

Preferred candidates possess:

several years (3 to 8) of related state and local tax experience;
a CPA and/or an advanced degree;
experience with a professional services firm;
broad exposure to state and local taxation;
and excellent organizational, verbal/written communication and computer skills.

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), 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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Tax Manager
Columbus, OH
Schneider Downs, one of the 60 largest CPA and business advisory firms in the United States, is seeking an experienced tax professional to manage multiple tax consulting engagements and contribute to the delivery of innovative tax planning ideas for clients. Schneider Downs works with large and small businesses, both publicly and privately held, as well as nonprofit organizations, service firms and professional associations.

Qualified candidates should be a CPA with at least 5-7 years of current tax/public accounting experience. The ability to effectively manage and develop other professionals is required. Masters in Taxation is a plus.

Responsibilities include tax planning, tax compliance, research and transaction analysis.

Schneider Downs offers excellent advancement opportunities, limited travel and a competitive salary and benefits package. For immediate consideration, please send resume and salary requirements.
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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 and review 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 Shareholder
Columbus, OH
Schneider Downs is seeking a Tax Shareholder with an entrepreneurial outlook to join our team in the Columbus, Ohio office. This is an excellent opportunity to join a top-60 public accounting firm and contribute to expanding the tax practice of this location. As a Tax Shareholder, you will use your expertise in taxation to provide compliance and consulting services to corporations, partnerships and individuals. Candidates must be familiar with the tax consulting process and possess the analytical skills necessary for effective diagnosis, development and implementation of solutions to clients' tax needs.

As a Tax Shareholder you will utilize your unique skillset to assist clients, solve problems, and play an integral part in setting the culture and direction of the Columbus office.

Responsibilities Include:
•Advise clients on a full range of tax services, working with all entity types
•Drive new business development
•Develop, motivate and train team members, by providing effective performance feedback
•Develop and sustain strong client relationships, partnering with our clients by understanding their industry and providing ongoing counsel
•Provide industry knowledge and expertise
•Remain abreast of changes in industry regulation and maintain competency through continuing education
•Work with other Schneider Downs personnel to ensure integrated services

Required Qualifications:
•CPA license, or JD
•Strong technical background in ASC 740
•Minimum of 10 years in public accounting with experience in tax compliance and consulting
•A record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate tax laws
•Outstanding organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple assignments
•Demonstrate skills necessary to ensure high quality client service

Preferred Qualifications:
•Masters of Taxation, or LLM Tax


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Software Developer / Technical Support Specialist
Pittsburgh, PA
We are seeking a Software Developer/Technical Support Specialist for our growing Technology Advisors practice unit.

This employee would be responsible for the development, architecture, implementation and support of various applications. This role will be heavily involved in web development projects, which include both front-end and back-end code. This person will be responsible for writing code, testing their work and submitting their code to source control for review.

In this role, the employee…

- Has a programmer’s mentality and the desire to learn!
- Helps to evaluate business requirements and processes
- Generates, tests, and documents program code, debugs and resolves issues
- Collaborates with colleagues
- Works directly with clients
- Owns deliverables and manages deadlines

Required knowledge and skills include:
• SQL (required)
• Web programming experience (required)
• Microsoft Office (required)
• PHP
• Javascript (jQuery)
• Git
• C# (a bonus)

Requirements include:
• Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2 years of web programming experience

• Experience with Dynamics GP, NAV and/or Solver BI360 applications is also a plus. Experience with any of the following software applications will also be considered a plus: Crystal Reports, Jet Reports, Microsoft SQL, SSRS and Sage 100

• This position will have day-to-day contact with clients in professional environment. Excellent communications, both written and oral, are a must


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Software Implementation Consultant
Pittsburgh, PA
We are seeking a Software Implementation Consultant for our growing Technology Advisors practice unit. This position will be heavily involved in the implementation of the Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV and Solver BI360 applications.

Responsibilities include:
• Install, configure and provide staff training for the Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV and Solver BI360 applications
• Assist with new ERP implementations and projects
• Troubleshoot and support Microsoft and Solver enterprise technologies
• Assist clients with developing budgets, forecasts, financial and operational reports

Requirements include:
• Preference will be given to candidates with an accounting background (degree preferred) with at least 2 year of software consulting experience or the equivalent experience in accounting software package implementation and support
• Experience with Dynamics GP is most preferable, and experience with Solver BI360 and Dynamics NAV is also a plus. Experience with any of the following software applications will also be considered a plus: Crystal Reports, Jet Reports, Microsoft SQL, SSRS and Sage 100
• This position will have day-to-day contact with clients in professional environment. Excellent communications, both written and oral, are a must

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