LGBT Connect
2025 Audit Staff

2025 Audit Staff

locationColumbus, OH 43215, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/20/2023
Faculty / Staff
Full Time

As a trusted advisor in the professional services industry,you know what matters most to clients: Big thinking with a personal focus. Youalso know what matters most to your own success, including: career growth,work-life flexibility, leadership that cares about your ability to succeed, theopportunity to give and receive one-on-one coaching and mentoring, as well aslearning opportunities that inspire professional development. Experience themall at Schneider Downs, where we’ve been providing accounting, tax, consulting,and wealth management services through our team of innovative thought leadersfor over 65 years. Start building a career with people motivated to help yousucceed—and enjoy more of what counts.

As an Audit Staff, you will work as a member of the engagement team and will be responsible for a variety of assigned projects that assist with the completion of the engagement – help clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters.

Our clients are in a diverse range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, distribution, energy and natural resources, governmental and not-for-profit, higher education, transportation, automotive, real estate, construction and professional service entities — from small, closely-held businesses to large, publicly-traded companies – and as you gain experience, you’ll become a trusted advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions to deliver exceptional audit client service delivery. You will be part of a learning culture that values quality and integrity, where you’ll be supported by Schneider Downs professionals. 

Schneider Downs has embraced the hybrid work model, so this role will have flexibility working from home, as well as in the office.


  • Assist with fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements 
  • Complete audit processes and documenting areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas including internal controls, revenue and expenses, and assets and liabilities
  • Handle, manipulate and analyze data and information responsibly; identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise. 
  • Understand clients’ unique business needs and refer them to colleagues in other service areas to broaden our business relationships 
  • Stay up-to-date on current market trends and processes and share your knowledge with other team members
  • Develop and maintain both internal and external networks; seek opportunities to learn the firm 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required 
  • Graduation date in 2024 or 2025 academic year
  • Must meet CPA license eligibility requirements (i.e., 150 credit hours) 
  • A preferred overall GPA of 3.3 (3.0 minimum), or combination of educational success and applicable work and/or volunteer experience 

At Schneider Downs, our culture is our identity. And it’sour culture of care that makes us unique. Even as we grow, we work hard toretain this culture to continuously promote a positive, supportive workenvironment through our core values: Care, Integrity, Flexibility, Respect, andDrive.

- Competitive compensation
- Insurance, including health, dental, and vision,that begin on day one
- 20+ days of paid time off and 13 paid holidays
- Flex Fridays and office closures for summer andwinter breaks
- Parental leave, family care leave, and volunteertime
- 401(k) plans and profit sharing
- CPA exam bonus, education assistance program, andpet insurance

For over 65 years, Schneider Downs has provided audit, tax,consulting, and wealth management services through our team of innovativethought leaders committed to our approach of providing Big Thinking with aPersonal Focus. Our client roster includes a diverse blend of well-establishednational and regional businesses both publicly and privately owned – as well asnot-for-profits and exciting start-ups. Regardless of industry or corporateprofile, our clients receive the highest level of responsiveness, pro-activity,and personal attention to their individual needs. We call that commitment theSD Standard and it’s what makes us different.

Schneider Downs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Webelieve a culture of care that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusioncontributes to a better company, better client services, and a better world.

SchneiderDowns does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicitedreferral will become the property of Schneider Downs. Upon hire, no fee will beowed to the agency, person, or entity.