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Administration

Tax Return Processor/Administrative Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA

The primary function of this position will be assisting with tax return processing during tax deadlines. This position will also provide administrative assistance to the Tax Department when return processing is not required.
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Audit & Assurance Advisors

Audit Manager
Pittsburgh, PA

We are seeking innovative individuals to assist with the management of our audit practice. You must be a CPA with 5+ years of current accounting and auditing experience in a public accounting firm (preferably in a large regional or Big 4 firm), possess experience in supervising personnel, excellent practice development skills and the desire to be a significant part of a growing firm.
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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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Business Advisors

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 Audit

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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Network Security Consultant
Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description:

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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Tax Advisors

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
Pittsburgh, PA

We are looking for a dynamic Tax Manager to join our growing tax team.

You will be responsible for the following:

* Advise clients on a full spectrum of corporate tax services, including planning, research, consulting and compliance.

* Assist with new business development;

* Develop staff-level team members;

* Develop and sustain strong client relationships;

* Keep up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax law;

* Provide industry knowledge and expertise.

Basic Qualifications

* CPA
* 5 - 8+ years of related experience
* Current experience in public accounting
* Masters in Taxation, preferred


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Tax Manager
Columbus, OH

Schneider Downs, one of the largest regional CPA and business advisory firms in Central Ohio, 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 other professionals is required.

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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Technology Advisors

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 NAV, BI360 & GP applications.

Responsibilities include:
• Install, configure and provide staff training for the Dynamics NAV, BI360 & GP 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 NAV is most preferable, and experience with BI360 & GP is also a plus. Experience with any of the following software applications will also be considered a plus: Crystal Reports, Management Reporter, 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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Wealth Management

Benefit Plan Administrator
Pittsburgh, PA

We are seeking an experienced professional to join our Pension & Benefits group. This position helps administer and maintain employee benefit plans, such as: defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, ESOP's, and welfare benefit plans.

Duties and responsibilities:
* Preparation and e-filing of Form 5500 and other governmental plan filings
* Provide support for annual plan audits
* Completion of annual compliance tests including ADP/ACP, top-heavy, 401(a)(4), and minimum coverage
* Interpret and provide recommendations for plan design of adoption agreements and plan documents

Qualifications:
* bachelor's degree, or equivalent
* 3-5 years of experience in the employee benefit plan industry
* Knowledge of ERISA rules and regulations
* Experience with Sunguard Relius and Datair preferred
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