Job Openings

Chief Financial Officer
Pittsburgh, PA
As a key member of the Management team, the CFO will report to the Co - Chief Executive Officers and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the firm. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the firm, including support to the firm’s practice unit leaders. This includes direct responsibility for accounting, finance, treasury, forecasting, strategic planning, cash flow & analysis, property/lease management, and client billing matters.'

Responsibilities:
Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
Provide leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
Ensure credibility of accounting/finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets and forecasts.
Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive billing and collection system.
Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning and introduction of new programs/ strategies.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with owners so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
Provide ownership with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the firm.
Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP, SEC, FINRA and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

Qualifications and Requirements:
MBA or CPA preferred; at least 15 years of applicable business experience of which 10 must be in a financial leadership role.
Experience in professional services/public accounting preferred.
Strong systems, process and best practices experience.
Well organized and self-directed.
Articulate with excellent presentation preparation and delivery skills.
Good leader and educator who is trustworthy, willing to share information and serve as a mentor.
Decisive with a “big picture” and “future thinking” perspective.
Advanced computer skills. Including proficiency in MS Office.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV experience a plus.

Apply Online

Recruiter
Columbus, OH
Schneider Downs, a top 60 firm in the United States, is seeking an individual to join our human resources team. This position will be largely responsible for the full-cycle recruitment of entry-level and experienced-hire professionals. Additional human resources-related responsibilities will also be part of this position, giving a wider view of the human resources function and an opportunity to contribute beyond recruiting.

Primary responsibilities:
• Partners with recruiting teams and to track and build long-term relationships with top candidates
• Represents the firm at college and community functions
• Greets and/or interviews candidates of all levels
• Organizes communication and firm involvement with campus career centers, faculty, and student organizations. Attends and actively participates in on-campus meetings and events, including making presentations
• Works closely with the HR team to ensure effective on-boarding and integration of hires
• Willing to be exposed to other functions of the human resources department

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 4 years of recruiting and/or public accounting experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills (internal and external)
• Excellent organizational skills to manage numerous projects and work processes simultaneously
• Ability to interact with people at all levels
• Ability to handle confidential material and sensitive situations in a reliable manner
• Willingness and ability to work evenings and travel as needed throughout the firm’s recruiting footprint during peak recruiting seasons
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; experience with applicant tracking systems, a plus

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including the following benefits, which are available on the first day of employment: medical (including vision), dental, disability, life/AD&D, 401(k), paid holidays, and paid time off.

Apply Online

Audit Manager
Columbus, OH
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.
Apply Online

Audit Senior
Pittsburgh, PA
We are seeking experienced auditors to augment our staff; 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. Please apply for immediate consideration.
Apply Online

Audit Senior
Columbus, OH
We are seeking experienced auditors to augment our staff; 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. Please apply for immediate consideration.
Apply Online

Audit Staff
Columbus, OH
We are currently seeking Audit Staff (experienced and entry-level) for our Columbus office. Responsibilities include performing staff-level procedures on various attestation engagements in a variety of client industries. Should be a CPA or a CPA candidate. Please apply for immediate consideration.

Apply Online

Senior Manager
Pittsburgh & Columbus, OH
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 10+ 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.

Apply Online

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.


Apply Online

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

Apply Online

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.
Apply Online

Senior 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.

Apply Online

Senior IT Auditor
Columbus, OH
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.
Apply Online

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


Apply Online

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.


Apply Online

State & Local Tax Professional
Columbus, OH
We are seeking highly skilled, motivated and experienced professionals to join our expanding State and Local Tax Practice. The successful candidate 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 5-10 years of state and local tax experience;
a CPA and/or related advanced degree; and an interest and ability to expand a growing practice through practice development.




Apply Online

Tax Manager - 1040s
Pittsburgh, PA
We are seeking a Tax Manager to join our Pittsburgh office. This individual will focus on individual tax compliance and help manage a client base of high net worth individuals, including those with complex investments and succession strategies. A person in this position works on tax compliance and tax consulting engagements for our clients.

Responsibilities include tax planning, tax compliance, research, transaction analysis and planning for individuals, estates and trusts in our high net-worth client base; supervising staff and working closely with partners and managers on business development activities. This position provides tremendous growth and advancement opportunities.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Provide corporate tax compliance and advisory services to a variety of individual clients
• Work as part of a coordinated client service approach, working with other practice units to provide industry knowledge and insight to clients in a variety of industries
• Supervise team and leverage their skills and abilities to effectively and efficiently complete engagements
• Review work papers prepared by staff as necessary to comply with applicable tax law and firm policy
• Recruit, train, and retain staff using the firm’s formal mentoring program and through informal performance reviews, on-the-job training, and post-engagement debriefings
• Manage consulting and research-related efforts, including implementing new tax strategies, correspondence, meetings and client development
• Develop new clients through new business development efforts
• Identify opportunities for tax planning and other services

Qualifications:
• 6+ years of recent public accounting experience, providing tax compliance and consulting services
• CPA or JD required; Masters in Taxation a plus
• Strong client relationship skills, accounting & analytical skills, and research & writing proficiency – each strongly preferred
• Personal financial planning experience a plus, but not required
• Excellent project management, presentation and interpersonal skills

Qualified candidates should apply for immediate, confidential consideration.

Apply Online

Tax Manager/Senior Manager
Columbus or Pittsburgh, PA
We are seeking experienced tax managers to join our growing practice.

We work with large and small businesses, both publicly and privately held, as well as nonprofit organizations, service firms and professional associations.

Qualified Manager 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, consulting, research and transaction analysis.

Please submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Apply Online

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 for immediate consideration.
Apply Online

Tax Senior
Columbus, OH
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 for immediate consideration.
Apply Online

Tax Senior Manager - Oil & Gas
Pittsburgh, PA
We are seeking a Tax Senior Manager to join our expanding Pittsburgh office and work in our Energy and Natural Resources practice group.

A person in this position works on tax compliance and tax consulting engagements for our clients. Duties include interacting with clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance services; supervising staff and working closely with partners and managers on business development activities. Industry experience in Oil & Gas / E&P is required with this position. This position provides tremendous growth and advancement opportunities.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Provide corporate tax compliance and advisory services to a variety of clients in our Energy and Natural Resources practice group, including public companies, private companies and owner-managed businesses
• Work as part of a coordinated client service approach, working with other practice units to provide industry knowledge and insight to clients in a variety of industries
• Supervise team and leverage their skills and abilities to effectively and efficiently complete engagements
• Review work papers prepared by staff as necessary to comply with applicable tax law and firm policy
• Recruit, train, and retain staff using the firm’s formal mentoring program and through informal performance reviews, on-the-job training, and post-engagement debriefings
• Manage consulting and research-related efforts, including implementing new tax strategies, correspondence, meetings and client development
• Develop new clients through new business development efforts
• Identify opportunities for tax planning and other services

Qualifications:
• 8+ years of recent public accounting experience, providing tax compliance and consulting services. Significant experience with Oil & Gas / E&P
• CPA or JD required; Masters in Taxation preferred
• Strong client relationship skills, strong accounting and analytical skills, and strong research proficiency – each strongly preferred
• Excellent project management, presentation and interpersonal skills

Schneider Downs offers a generous benefits package for which employees are eligible on the first day of employment. Qualified candidates should apply for immediate, confidential consideration. Relocation assistance is available.


Apply Online