Talent Acquisition Specialist-HYBRID POSITION

A dynamic CPA and consulting firm, committed to a culture of excellence, offering accounting & finance, audit, income tax, MSP, risk advisory, SALT, cybersecurity, HR and other services, is seeking an experienced Full-time Talent Acquisition Specialist, who will be responsible for full-cycle recruiting as well as creating strategies to ensure a best-in-class candidate experience and to further our employer brand. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the ideal candidate has experience sourcing candidates, is knowledgeable about selection methods, techniques, and best practices.

Responsibilities:

  • As a firm ambassador, the Talent Acquisition Specialist must be passionate about making connections, meeting new people, and building meaningful relationships. The position will work collaboratively with leaders across the firm to identify hiring needs and manage a pipeline of the most qualified talent within our industry.
  • Partnering with the Director of HR and firm leaders to establish and implement a vision for firm’s talent acquisition strategy that drives the successful sourcing and recruitment of targeted talent.
  • Managing full-cycle recruiting including:
      • Assisting hiring managers with drafting and/or editing job ads to ensure uniformity in accordance with firm branding.
      • Reviewing, pre-screening and assessing candidates to determine the appropriateness of skills, experience, and knowledge in relation to position requirements.
      • Presenting qualified candidates to hiring managers in a timely manner.
      • Scheduling interviews with hiring managers.
      • Gathering hiring manager feedback and adjusting recruitment parameters as needed
      • Extending offers to candidates, processing background checks and ensuring a smooth transition from candidate to new hire.
  • Establishing a pipeline of qualified and passive candidates through various sourcing techniques.
  • Leading Firm’s Internship Program including:
      • Partnering with managers and leaders to understand needs for early career talent.
      • Developing and maintaining relationships with targeted universities and colleges.
      • Participating in career fairs and other recruiting events on-site and online to enhance the firm’s brand and image on campus.
      • Identifying, engaging, and evaluating qualifications of campus candidates.
      • Coordinating activities throughout the program that provide interns with opportunities for professional development and networking.
      • Monitoring the effectiveness of the program and making modifications to continue to create a meaningful intern experience and advance the firm’s ability to attract top students. Leading Firm’s Internship Program including:
  • Researching Industry/Recruitment trends; championing new ideas/recommending improvements to talent acquisition processes to create more effective ways of hiring talent.
      • Developing key success metrics and generating reports to evaluate and monitor the progress of talent acquisition activities.
      • Managing contractual relationship with job boards and other recruitment vendors, addressing issues, and making recommendations for changes as needed.
      • Providing talent marketing content for various communication tools, including social media posts and Firm’s internal employee newsletter.
      • Supporting other HR special projects as appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or other related area preferred, not required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a recruiting or talent acquisition role
  • Knowledge and experience developing tailored and effective talent acquisition activities that support and help drive business goals
  • Effective relationship building skills with a proven track record of establishing trust and maintaining credibility with candidates and hiring managers
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent sourcing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate strong time management and flexibility in responding and adapting to changes
  • Understanding of general human resources policies, recruitment best practices, and applicable employment laws
  • Experience with HRIS, ATS, job boards, sourcing, and other recruitment marketing tools
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently as well as a strong team player

Preferred:

  • Experience in consulting industry, public accounting, and/or another professional services firm(s)
  • Experience in employer branding initiatives relative to recruitment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Comfort working in ambiguous business situations

Pay: DOE

Benefits:  Benefit package included.

Schedule:  Full-time; Hybrid position

Zip code: 21117

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