SUMMARY: UWorld is seeking a CPA Product Manager to spearhead our entry into the Uniform CPA Examination test prep market. The CPA Product Manager is responsible for delivering and maintaining a comprehensive success plan and developing strategies to improve testing results for individuals seeking to become Certified Public Accountants. The CPA Product Manager will work on-site and lead a content team by collaborating with the web development team, editors, and illustrators to produce high-quality content for our CPA Questions Bank. In this ground-floor opportunity, candidates will be actively involved in the product life cycle—from product planning and development to completion and maintenance.
The ideal candidate has an unending passion for education and will use practical experience to develop an exceptional product to educate tomorrow's CPAs via our innovative and interactive online platform. Candidates will partner with some of the brightest minds in education and become a part of UWorld's success story.
If you are looking for a company that is passionate about accounting education and provides growth opportunity with a healthy work/life balance, UWorld is the right place for you.
Minimum Education Required:
Master's in accounting or MBA preferred
Undergraduate/graduate GPA of 3.6 or higher preferred
Minimum Experience Required:
Minimum 5-8 years of experience as a CPA or academic setting
Proven ability to write high-quality CPA exam questions and rationales preferred
CPA certification required
Strong understanding of the Uniform CPA Examination blueprint in relation to the following topic areas: Auditing and Attestation (AUD), Business Environment and Concepts (BEC), Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR), and Regulation (REG).
Ability to think strategically, analytically, and collaboratively
Deep understanding of accounting and how to teach and write in-depth CPA concepts
Solid organizational, prioritization, and motivation skills to successfully meet deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills
Willingness to relocate to the Dallas/Fort Worth area
Job Responsibilities(including but not limited to):
New content production (40%)
Plays a key role in project development, planning, and execution for UWorld Uniform CPA Examination question bank.
Creates content for testing materials for CPA question bank and participates in product development.
Applies knowledge that reflects the CPA blueprint and standardized exam practices for generation of question bank items
Validates accuracy and relevance of content generated by CPA product team
Works with other content experts to identify topics for new product development
Content revision and quality control (40%)
Works closely with editing and illustration teams to create exceptional content that adheres to UWorld standards
Responds quickly to user feedback and makes necessary edits to question bank content
Works collaboratively with team members to provide and receive feedback with tact and diplomacy
People management (15%)
Hires, trains, and develops staff, and creates a positive work environment that stimulates intellectual growth and creativity and fosters a strong team environment.
Identifies talent/contribution of staff and establishes an informal plan for succession.
Serves as a mentor to staff in problem-solving, decision-making, and planning activities.
Demonstrates accountability and responsibility by independently completing projects/assignments on time, holding self and others accountable for meeting objectives and adhering to standards.
Recommends and/or initiates staffing/human resources-related actions in accordance with Company rules and policies.
Leadership and professional development (5%)
Collaborates with direct reports to ensure they have a personal/professional growth and development plan to enhance knowledge, competencies, and professional practice.
Pursues opportunities for personal growth and development through meetings and educational programs.