Career Opportunities

Sisterson is very interested in recruiting and retaining individuals committed to providing and supporting quality client service.

Current Openings

Audit Manager
Requirements:
  • Public accounting firm audit experience (6-8+ years)
  • CPA certification required
  • Thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) and generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP)
  • Experience managing and overseeing engagement teams
  • Excellent technical and project management skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • BA or BS in Accounting or related field required
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
  • While the majority of audits are being performed remotely, the ability to travel to client sites when needed is required. Our client base is located within the Pittsburgh region. Seeking local candidates only.

Tax Manager

Requirements:

  • 8-10 years public accounting experience with concentration in tax compliance (review of C corp, S corp, Partnerships/LLCs, complex individuals and trusts, foundations and not-for-profits)
  • Trust knowledge and experience in the following areas:

    • Fiduciary income tax returns (Forms 1041) for simple as well as complex trusts that make distributions (required and/or discretionary), including CLATs (Charitable Lead Annuity Trusts); CRUTs (Charitable Remainder Unitrusts); Grantor trusts, including intentionally defective grantor trusts, crummy trusts, GRATs (Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts); QSSTs; ESBTs

    • Split-Interest Trust Returns (Forms 5227)

    • Trusts with complex issues (e.g., Receive K-1s from partnerships, such as investment partnerships, PTPS and hedge funds; Investment interest limitations; Passive activity losses)

    • Calculating fiduciary accounting income

  • Solid tax research skills

  • Experience evaluating and mentoring staff

  • Ability to schedule and monitor multiple jobs and staff members, as well as to monitor work in process and perform billing analysis

  • Great communication skills as you may communicate often with clients and maintain client relationships

  • Either CPA, Masters in Taxation or law degree preferred, but not required


Audit Senior

Requirements:

  • Public accounting firm audit experience (2+ years)

  • CPA certification preferred, but not required

  • Thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) and generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP)

  • Excellent technical and project management skills

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • BA or BS in Accounting or related field required

  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook


Tax Senior

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of tax return preparation experience (forms 1065, 1120, 1040, 990)

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • Excellent technical and project management skills

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of professionalism to provide excellent customer service to clients

  • CPA not required


Consulting Associate

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • MBA or master’s degree in accounting preferred, not required
  • 1+ year of relevant experience performing collateral field exams preferred
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • High level of professionalism to provide excellent customer service to clients
  • Enthusiasm for the opportunity of business travel to regional and national clients


General Associate (summer 2023 start)

Will have the opportunity to work on both audit and tax engagments

Requirements:

  • Senior graduating May 2023

  • GPA 3.0 or higher 

  • Accounting Major

  • Not required to have 150 credits 


Internship Program

(Please note: Our summer 2023 internship program positions have been filled.)

This 8-week program will provide hands-on learning on client engagements with direct supervision from members of the engagement team. Interns will have the opportunity to work on both audit and tax engagements. 

Requirements:

  • Accounting Major

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 

  • Able to work a minimum of 24 hours per week


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Our goal is to be a strategic partner for our clients, and to look beyond the numbers in every engagement.

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