The Florida Institute of CPAs seeks a Manager, Business & Industry Learning to manage a broad suite of learning products and services for CPAs and related professionals working in business and industry and support our mission of fostering CPA professional excellence. Our learning programs consist of 125+ seminars, 13+ conferences, 2 trade shows, 50+webcasts, and on-demand programs, 25+ contract training programs, and custom-designed blended programs.
From managing a robust learning portfolio to developing new, needs-based products, you’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate your grasp of business and professional learning in a fast-paced and evolving work environment.
The ideal candidate will manage activities and processes for learning needs identification, curriculum design, program design, subject matter expert recruitment, relationship management, and coaching, and learning delivery-channel selection. This is a management position responsible for working with staff, advisory groups, and subject matter experts (SMEs) on the planning, execution and development of profitable, high-quality professional development and learning activities that participants, members, and companies value and support.
The successful professional will join a reorganized learning department focused on providing innovative learning programs that drive greater value to a diverse community of CPAs and accounting professionals.
Certified Public Accountant (Active/Inactive Considered)
Candidates with significant industry management accounting experience, but without CPA designation will be considered.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, or equivalent educational experience.
Experience presenting to individuals of varying levels of competency
Ability to analyze and understand complex and diverse segments and proactively design responses to meet market demands
Superior organizational and communication skills (oral and written) are required. Must be able to build and maintain relationships with a diverse group of people, lead one-one-one and small group discussions, and drive difficult conversations to successful outcomes. Must communicate and manage effectively in an environment experiencing constant disruption to fundamental business models.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, track deadlines & milestones and communicate status while also being attentive to details.
Commitment to excellence in customer service
Knowledge and proficiency in g-suite products, and general knowledge of customer database applications
Available for mostly in-state travel, some evenings and some weekends
Comfortable working independently and in a team environment; maintaining a professional presence and representing FICPA at learning events.
Three, or more, years of experience in working with Subject Matter Experts/stakeholders to define desired outcomes, identify solution requirements and constraints, and develop and deliver solutions to address identified needs
Three, or more, years of experience communicating technical information in formats and methods that facilitate understanding of the requirements of its application to their situations.
Demonstrated progressively more responsibilities for supervising and developing talent using learning tools and resources.