Louis Plung

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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 7/14/14)


Seasonal Tax Preparers

We currently have a need for Seasonal Tax Preparers with 2 to 5 years of public accounting experience, demonstrating a proven progression in tax return complexity, scope and research.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare complex pass-through entity, corporate, individual and trust & estate tax returns
  • Conduct tax research in order to draft well-written firm and client memos based on research results
  • Perform tax research and special projects as requested by the Tax Partner(s) and or Manager(s)


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; Master's degree in Taxation is a plus
  • Two to five years in Public Accounting in tax preparation function; CPA preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of tax preparation software (ProSystem fx® Tax), tax research, and tax projection software; Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and multi-state income and franchise taxation and the ability to communicate directly with clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and expand one’s technical tax and accounting expertise
  • Ability to work independently; is self-directed, results oriented, and demonstrates initiative

Louis Plung & Company is a prominent downtown Pittsburgh CPA firm, which celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2011.  With the growth of our firm over the years we have expanded our capabilities beyond just accounting/auditing, and tax services and provide personal consulting services that go beyond those of a traditional CPA firm.

Louis Plung & Company offers a competitive salary based on experience, a top-notch benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, 401K Savings Plan, Holidays, Generous Paid-Time Off, and Professional Growth.

Tax Intern

Seasonal Schedule: February 1, 2015 through April 20, 2015

Louis Plung & Company, LLP

About the Position:

Louis Plung & Company, LLP is seeking a qualified college intern to assist the Tax Department with various administrative and tax assignments to assist our Tax Department during busy season.

Expected responsibilities include the following:

  • Scanning client data into CCH ProSystem fx Scan software with Autoflow technology.
  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns by validating client data for accuracy after it has been scanned into CCH ProSystem fx Scan software.  
  • Prepare reports that will assist in determining if any client data is missing within the software.
  • Filing and copying duties as needed.
  • Other administrative tasks to assist the tax staff as needed.

Desired Skills and Background:

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter, able to complete work on time and with limited supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word and Excel

Other Notes:

  • Hours of work are flexible within the general office hours of  8:30 am – 5 pm Mon-Fri; with some Saturday hours.
  • In terms of hours per week, that is negotiable based on the candidate’s availability, anticipate we would need a minimum of 20 hours per week.
  • Office dress code is business casual, except for Fridays when jeans are acceptable
  • Paid internship; hourly rate range $10.00 – $13.50.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, and 2-3 references to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please indicate the hours and days during the week that you would be available to work given a start date within the first or second week of February 2015 through April 20, 2015.  

There are no other positions at this time. 

Interested candidates can always feel free to email their resume to our Director of Human Resources, along with your intended position or role. We will keep your resume on file for any positions that may become available in the future.

Wendy Weiskircher
Director of Human Resources
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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. .