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Who We Are

Louis Plung & Company is a dynamic public accounting firm with team members who are committed to the firm’s philosophy of delivering high quality, personalized client service. We work with many of Pittsburgh’s leading private companies to maximize their tax benefits, reduce their exposure to risk and fraud, and help them become more profitable enterprises. You can learn more about our firm here.

To accomplish these goals, we require a team of highly skilled, dedicated professionals in the areas of tax, audit, entrepreneurial services, and administrative support. As they become available, positions will be posted here. You can also search for us on Monster.com.

Staff Story: From Intern to Full-Time Audit Staff

Justin Battaglia, one of our Audit Staff team members, began interning with Louis Plung & Company in April 2012. He joined the firm full-time on January 1, 2014.

Download his profile from our Intern Chronicles series to read about his experience.

 

 

 

 

 

How We Work

The accounting industry has undergone significant changes over the years, and so the ways in which we respond to clients’ needs has also changed. Advances in technology mean that our tax and audit practices are now almost entirely paperless, which makes responding to client requests faster, easier, and more efficient. Clients can also access account information online via our Client Portal, minimizing the time they need to spend tracking down information. Remote work stations, real-time document sharing capabilities, and other upgrades to our office’s IT structure help us stay on the cutting edge of industry standards.

Benefits of Working at Louis Plung & Company

Employees enjoy a wide range of benefits. Traditional employer-sponsored benefits include:

  • health care, dental, and vision;
  • paid time off for sick days and vacation, as well as paid holidays;
  • 401(k);
  • life insurance; and
  • health care flexible spending account.

We also offer other intangible benefits, such as flex scheduling (determined by your supervisor); hands-on experience with client engagements, no matter the staff level; one-on-one coaching from the partners; and a collegial, supportive atmosphere. Louis Plung & Company was founded on the principles of trust, integrity, and honesty, and we strive to maintain an inclusive atmosphere that is supportive to the needs of each team member.

Available Positions (Updated 3/12/14)


Audit Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an Audit Manager with ten to twelve years of recent audit experience in a public accounting firm.  The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of leadership, ability to work independently, and experience managing multiple client engagements.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervising engagements and special assignments, including the coordination and planning of various phases of multiple engagements
  • Reviews work papers for accuracy and completeness and to ensure they are prepared in accordance with generally accepted professional and firm standards
  • Studies, evaluates, documents, and tests clients’ internal controls
  • Directs the collection of information necessary to prepare audit and accounting clients’ tax returns
  • Communicates effectively with clients, partners, staff – both verbal and written communication
  • Develops and leads in house training on accounting and audit related matters
  • Responsibility for some administrative functions including billing, budgeting, employee performance evaluations, and staff training
  • Reports to Partners

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting; CPA license required
  • Ten to twelve years in public accounting, demonstrating a proven progression in complexity, scope and number of engagements managed/supervised  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • A willingness to learn and expand one’s technical knowledge and accounting expertise
  • Ability to work independently; is self-directed, results-oriented, and demonstrates initiative
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer accounting software; experience with paperless audit and tax software is a plus (ProSystem fx® Engagement , ProSystem fx® Tax, Excel and Word

Audit Senior

Louis Plung & Company, LLP is seeking a qualified Audit Senior with 4-7 years of recent audit experience in a public accounting firm. 

  • Prepare working papers and financial statements, using Engagement paperless software
  • Reconcile accounts to control accounts
  • Perform schedule computations of accruals, property and equipment, and calculating depreciation expense
  • Perform audit procedures as assigned by supervisors
  • Perform other accounting and auditing duties as needed in engagements and as assigned by supervisors
  • May be asked to participate as an instructor in professional development programs
  • Reports to Supervising Seniors, Managers and/or directly to Partners

Desired Skills and Background:

  • Bachelors  in Accounting
  • At least 4-7 years recent experience in public accounting, demonstrating a proven progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks and ability to supervise and run jobs
  • Either hold or be working towards obtaining CPA license
  • Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software; experience with paperless and audit software is a plus
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and client service skills

If you are interested in any of the above positions and you meet at least the minimum requirements, please submit your resume to:

Wendy Weiskircher
Director of Human Resources
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412-281-8771

We appreciate your interest, and look forward to speaking with you soon.

 

To discuss your career advancement with Louis Plung & Company, contact our Director of Human Resources, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .