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Talent Acquisition Specialist | Madison Office

Position Mission

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for recruiting qualified candidates to Wegner CPAs’ open positions.  This individual will be given the opportunity to grow within the recruiting function and have responsibilities in both university recruiting and experienced hire recruiting.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Managing Partner and the HR Manager in developing recruiting strategies for the firm and participate in carrying them out.
  • Build, develop and maintain relationships with academic faculty of Accounting Departments at the college campuses we recruit, as well as with other recruiting sources.
  • Continuously seek out schools, events or venues for reaching accounting graduates about opportunities at Wegner CPAs. Provide support for planning and coordination of Summer Recruiting events.
  • Work with Departments to determine staffing needs for entry level, intern and experienced hires throughout the year.
  • Understand the duties and responsibilities of all open positions and the appropriate methods for recruiting for the open positions.
  • Manage open positions listed on the company website for all locations and add/remove in a timely manner. Work with Marketing Department to create graphic job postings for social media, website and job boards.
  • Increase recruitment referrals from internal employees through creative initiatives and a rewards program for those that assist in recruiting efforts.
  • Manage and oversee the Applicant Tracking System for all of the firms recruiting efforts. Ensure that all necessary candidate information is recorded to create a record of the nature of our outreach and the candidate status.
  • Oversee the planning and coordination of campus career fair and recruiting events, as well as attend and represent Wegner CPAs at events as needed. Ensure Wegner events and positions are posted on the Handshake platform.
  • Manage the internship program which is our pipeline for future talent. This includes recruiting and hiring interns, engaging with them regularly while working with us, and maintaining a proactive relationship with them when they return to school.
  • Phone screen candidates prior to scheduling interviews when applicable, arrange interviews with hiring managers and staff, and participate in on-site interviewing.
  • Contact and/or respond to candidates who reach out to us via social media, our website and from online job postings. Send rejection notifications to applicants who applied to our open positions and have not met criteria or were not selected.
  • Provide continuous updates to the Managing Partner, HR Manager and department Hiring Managers from all offices regarding viable candidates and their status.
  • Develop and deliver trainings to staff, ie. ‘Interview Techniques’, ‘How to represent us at Events’, as appropriate.

Required Education

Bachelor Degree with a business related concentration a plus.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years in HR, Recruiting or related discipline required.
  • Very articulate; professional communication skills.
  • Strong networking, interviewing and candidate assessment ability.
  • Capable of working as a team member/contributor.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Computer savvy, willing and capable of navigating the Internet for sourcing, research and posting.
  • Strong attention to detail; high quality work.
  • Independently plan daily activities and manage personal work time well.

Working Conditions

Open floor concept office environment.  Will have work cubicle and access to computer, fax machine, telephone, postage machine, copier and scanner.

Physical Demands

Essential demands include sitting at a desk, working on a computer for long periods of time and using a telephone to communicate with internal and external clients and the general public.

Work Hours

Business hours Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

 

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