Recruiting Associate

Overview

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.

 

It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

 

  

Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017 

Responsibilities

  • Manage full life-cycle recruiting for experienced hires to include:
    • Understand talent needs within various business units through active conversations with hiring partners and human resources
    • Maintain the firm’s applicant tracking system and ensure positions are accurate and posted internally and externally as required
    • Conduct targeted research to locate and source qualified active and passive candidates
    • Screen and assess candidates, present qualified candidates to hiring managers for consideration
    • Facilitate and participate in candidate interviews and debriefing sessions
    • Maintain effective communication with candidates and hiring managers during the interview process
    • Lead and manage the employment offer process, teaming with Human Resources and key decisions makers, to include formulating, negotiating, and extending offers
  • Provide additional research and sourcing support to Central Region team for critical positions as needed
  • Assist with Central Region candidate communication and interview scheduling
  • Manage internal client relationships and collaborate with leadership to assess needs, develop strategies, and implement work plans to meet the needs of the designated practice areas; develop and cultivate relationships with various levels of management, candidates, and external recruiting sources
  • Understand market conditions to assist in developing new and innovative recruiting strategies
  • Improve organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; and communicating to key stakeholders
  • Team with HR Operations to ensure appropriate communication with candidates occurs and all required documents are completed
  • Partner with external agencies, when appropriate, to include negotiating terms of the vendor agreement
  • Understand, communicate and promote the firm’s employee referral program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Accounting, or related field required
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 required
  • Experience in the sourcing and/or recruiting space focused in Corporate Recruiting, Agency Recruiter, or University Career Services preferred
  • Demonstrated sourcing skills including use of social media preferred
  • A focus on establishing long term relationships and a passion for identifying top talent to fill current and strategic needs
  • Business acumen with strong organizational skills, a sense of urgency, and a commitment to quality
  • Ability to travel periodically to various offices throughout the region as needed


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