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Manager - Academic & Student Engagement

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About The Association

Combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we empower the world’s most highly-skilled accountants – CPAs and CGMA designation holders – with the knowledge, insight and foresight to meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s challenges. We drive a dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.

Summary of Role

Manage and assist in the creation of innovative programs, promotion, awareness materials and campaigns to attract, educate and encourage talented, diverse students to pursue an accounting career. Manage key web based high school programs. Provide strategic insight and support to develop resources and monitor trends to further the pipeline of students interested in the accounting profession and the CPA and/or CGMA credentials. Assist team members with assigned tasks.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Provide project management for CPA Evolution initiatives to support students and faculty.
  • Manage the Dual Recruitment student membership program with state societies. This will involve the day-to-day oversight of the membership portal, state society communications and co-branded resource development and support.
  • Collaborate with internal team members to develop CPA and CGMA awareness materials and classroom resources.
  • Oversee and grow the Academic Champions program through webinars, campus events, faculty resources and student membership opportunities.
  • Manage the Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and Demand for Public Accounting Recruits report through internal communications and external contractors.
  • Maintain clear communication channels with internal teams to ensure efficient and effective processes are followed, expectations and goals are met, and quality is maintained.
  • Recognize resources, communications and events needed and lead the development efforts.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Familiarity with accounting practices, trends, and regulations; able to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations with provided instruction
  • Working experience with performing tasks and identifying efficiencies related to developments and trends related to the organization's current and potential future uses of technology.
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Customer service
  • Problem-solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to work in a team environment with changing priorities
  • Excellent speaking and formal presentation skills
  • Ability to travel
Required Experience, Qualifications and Education:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree (accounting, business, marketing, communications or related area preferred)
Preferred Experience, Qualifications and Education:
  • Previous experience in academic and student programming
  • Knowledge and/or experience in accounting education and / or in the accounting profession
  • Experience in association management
  • PMP certification
  • Experience working in a matrix or cross-functional role/environment

Why Work for Us?
At The Association, you are part of a global, diverse and talented group of colleagues. You have opportunities to innovate and collaborate in a leading organization that impacts individuals and businesses. You’ll have opportunities to progress while enjoying an exciting work environment that supports and celebrates individual achievement, development and professional satisfaction.

Together, we will lead the most influential body of professional accountants and create the future of the global accounting profession.

We offer competitive benefits, PTO, flexible working principles, and a supportive, collaborative team environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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