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Workforce Planner

Company: Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Freed Maxick CPAs, is a top 100 Firm in the U.S and a top 50 Firm as ranked by Vault. As one of the largest Accounting firms in Western New York, we have offices in downtown Buffalo, Batavia and Rochester, NY and have staff located across the country. Freed Maxick hires the most qualified people available and gives them maximum opportunity to advance Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C., has an immediate full-time opportunity in our Buffalo office for a Workforce Planner. About The Job This position, reporting to the Manager of Scheduling, is responsible for: Firm wide engagement scheduling for multiple departments and offices, and multiple ---busy seasons--- Building relationships with Department Leads, Engagement Managers and Staff to determine best approach to aligning talent with jobs. Matching engagement requirements to talent availability, skillset, interests, etc. Regularly interfacing with key personnel across the firm to ensure that schedules are realistic, attainable, visible and measurable Learning Firm scheduling software, reporting capabilities and best practices; participating in onboarding to train new hires on the system Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of client and engagement requirements, and responding/scheduling accordingly with options and solutions to potential issues Analyzing current staffing levels and providing reporting and recommendations to various leadership groups including comparisons, productivity reports, budget v. actual and engagement and staffing projections Fully engaging and utilizing all Firm personnel to develop and enhance their talents, and balance their workloads Continuous administration of the schedule to reflect last minute changes, including client modifications, management requests and staffing adjustments Working daily with Directors, Management Teams and Staff at all locations; proactively troubleshooting scheduling issues and driving daily resolution to avoid conflict Adding new engagements/clients to the scheduling system and making recommendations as to workforce availability Conducting and attending any scheduling-related meetings & calls to discuss staffing & any engagement issues Maintaining a standard information sharing system so that professionals know well in advance their upcoming assignments Maintaining and updating a master client list complete with a timeline for specific assignments, special projects, and due dates What We Are Looking For Bachelor---s degree in business or related field Excellent computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-drive environment Strong project management skills and attention to detail Ability to make sound decisions based on intensive knowledge of the firm, schedule and human capital resources & abilities Strong interpersonal and reasoning skills; an open communication style to interface with individuals at all levels Adept at influencing others to benefit clients, the staff, and the Firm Excellent organization and management skills Must be comfortable in dealing with disagreements and offering resolution to potentially complex issues Ability to travel to other offices as needed Experience in professional services a plus We will train the right candidate on our internal systems, practices, programs and policies What Freed Maxick Offers An attractive and competitive compensation and benefit package A friendly work environment with the largest firm in WNY based on number of CPAs An incentive program for commissions on new business, and referral bonuses for introducing potential new employees Promotion and advancement opportunities Ongoing education to keep your technical skills sharp and your soft skills top-notch Unique sociable culture Flexible scheduling opportunities Hybrid work environment Compensated time to volunteer in the community Apply today We are looking forward to meeting with you Visit www.freedmaxick.com to learn more about us. EOE

Keywords: Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C., Buffalo , Workforce Planner, Other , Buffalo, New York

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