Baker Tilly

  • Talent Sourcing Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
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  • 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!


    We are seeking a Talent Sourcing Specialist to join our Baker Tilly Search & Staffing practice. The Talent Sourcing Specialist is an integral member of our Search & Staffing team, combining research and consultative skills to deliver top talent and excellent service to the team through the identification and assessment of skilled candidates.  This role will be responsible for partnering with Search & Staffing leaders and recruiters on searches for all employee levels and will be directly responsible for full service search sourcing and research support. 


    Baker Tilly Search & Staffing, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP.  We offer the opportunity to be connected to a successful professional services firm, combined with the chance to control your own financial destiny. Our culture encourages exceptional client service and a client-focused approach. We nurture a team environment, where each member supports the others success. We take the time to celebrate successes and encourage a high energy work environment.



    Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017 




    Candidate Profiling and Prescreening:

    • Post company job opportunities online and respond to candidate inquires.
    • Monitor success of position postings based on the volume and quality of candidates; as needed revise current requisitions to include editing job descriptions, cancelling requisitions, etc.
    • Use a variety of tools to source, screen, track, qualified candidate.
    • Comfortable speaking on the phone most of the day.
    • Source passive candidates through networking, cold calling, and complex internet searches and research.
    • Source active candidates from on-line databases, contact lists, internal databases, and employee referrals.
    • Update ATS with candidate information as collected.
    • Identify and develop creative methodologies for sourcing a diverse group of high quality candidates.
    • Develop extensive pipeline candidate pools to fill current and potential needs
    • Review resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements and business need
    • Communicate with candidates/new hires throughout hiring and orientation process, including interviewing and assessing candidates using behavioral-based/targeted selection interview questions.
    • Assist in due diligence for potential new hires, including background and reference checks.                               

    Process Improvement:

    • Assist in developing a best practices environment for conducting research and investigating new sourcing methods to create innovative search strategies.
    • Recommend process and technology requirement to more efficiently meet the needs of the team.


    Education and Experience

    • Bachelors degree in related field with a minimum 3.2 GPA preferred. 
    • One to two plus years of experience in sourcing, passive candidate identification, candidate vetting and candidate development preferably within the accounting and finance industry or Accounting/Finance experience preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Strong organizational, analytical and detailed planning and project management skills.
    • Articulate, cogent verbal communications skills and strong written communication skills.
    • Self-motivated and excellent time management skills.
    • Able to cultivate, develop and maintain professional relationships.

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    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.