Jim SchneiderManager, Accounting & Finance Recruitment

Areas of Expertise
  • Executive accounting & finance recruiting
  • CPA & accounting practitioner career advisement
  • General accounting staffing consulting with hiring authorities
  • Industry-specific/niche accounting talent recruiting
  • Internal audit recruiting
  • Interview and resume coaching
  • Presentations on recruiting, retaining, and developing accounting talent
  • Certified Public Accountant- licensed to practice in Louisiana
  • Certified Internal Auditor- internationally licensed by the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • M.S.- Accounting (Louisiana State University)
  • B.S.- Accounting, Concentration in Internal Auditing, Minor in History (Louisiana State University)

Jim has joined Personnel Consulting Group bringing with him over 8 years of accounting experience. He is excited to partner with clients by helping them build out the team they need and also to walk alongside practitioners helping guide them throughout their careers.

While working as a Big 4 audit staff and regional firm senior, Jim performed audits of publicly traded and privately held entities in a variety of industries including oil service, ship building, gaming, manufacturing, not for profit, and employee benefit plans. While working in industry accounting as a senior accountant through controller, Jim was responsible for various aspects of accounting & finance including financial reporting, international accounting, compliance, treasury, month-end close, control design & implementation, and communication with stakeholders.

Jim is a member of the NOLA Emerging CPA Committee as part of the La Society of CPAs and also serves on the board of the New Orleans Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He has spoken at continuing education classes sponsored by the La. Society of CPAs, Construction Finance Management Association of New Orleans, Hospitality Technology & Financial Professionals, and local university Beta Alpha Psi accounting honor societies.

Outside of work, Jim serves as a deacon at Metairie Baptist Church in Old Metairie and as church treasurer. Jim, a 3rd generation Lakeview New Orleans neighborhood resident, is also an avid LSU football fan having visited every SEC stadium. He has run several marathons and also enjoys history as a member of various patriotic, conservator, and preservation organizations.

contact details

110 Veterans Blvd
Suite 535
Metairie, LA 70005

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