Attention FAE Customers:
Please be aware that NASBA credits are awarded based on whether the events are webcast or in-person, as well as on the number of CPE credits.
Please check the event registration page to see if NASBA credits are being awarded for the programs you select.

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DEPARTMENT: FAE

POSITION: Professional Education Coordinator

Primary Purpose of Position:


The primary purpose of this position is perform the administrative and logistical functions related to delivering high quality continuing professional education conferences and events for accounting and financial professionals sponsored by the Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE). The individual is also responsible for all documentation is filed as required to maintain all conference CPE records for compliance with the New York State Education Department and NASBA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conference Planning:

a. Provide timely and effective support and guidance to Professional Education Manager in implementation of conferences.

b. Create conference events in Association Management System (AMS) and ensure that all information is technically correct in database.

c. Create purchase orders for conference marketing.

d. Review weekly marketing emails provided by the FAE Marketing Manager.

  • Facility Management:

a. Assist in securing function space by participating in site visits.

b. Serve as coordinator of conferences to ensure all logistical details, including room set-up, A/V needs, meal selection and anticipated guarantees, etc. are accurate as approved by the manager.

c. Draft contracts as directed by manager for approval and legal processing.

  • Speaker Arrangements:

a. Coordinate travel and hotel arrangements when needed.

b. Maintain appropriate and timely communication with speakers and vendors to ensure logistical needs are met.

c. Prepare support material such as agendas, outlines, course materials, evaluation sheets, and ensure distribution as approved by the manager.

  • On-Site Administration:

a. Attend the conference and act as on-site coordinator.

b. Ensure the performance of the following duties:

i. Registration, collection of evaluations, distributions of CPE verifications, etc.

ii. Provide speakers with overall support as needed and process CPE credit forms and gift, thanking them for their participation in the event.

iii. Address all onsite issues pertaining to the program.

  • Post-Event Activities:

a. Provide updated rosters to the Customer Service for attendance reconciliation.

b. Circulate invoices and expenses for reimbursements after manager approval.

  • Provide staff liaison to one or more Society committees. Staff support includes facilitating the creation of timely meeting agendas by committee chairs, attending meetings and taking minutes,

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 5 years administrative experience.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and database management.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Problem Solving/Decision Making:

Over the course of the Conference planning process, the Professional Education Coordinator is expected to inform the Professional Education Manager immediately whenever a potential or active problem or situation arises which could adversely affect the department or the Society/FAE.

Communications:

The Professional Education Coordinator primarily interacts with conference attendees, vendors, event facilities and hotel personnel, speakers, and staff.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their director, manager or supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

This position has a salary range of $51,300-$66,700, with a competitive 401(k). The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits.

Following extensive monitoring, research, and advice from internal and external experts, the NYSSCPA has required all full-time and part-time employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment as of September 13, 2021. “Fully vaccinated” is defined as both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and a booster shot. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a medical condition or disability or a sincerely held religious belief, can request a reasonable accommodation. Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 per the above policy. Mandatory vaccinations support the NYSSCPA’S commitment to making our workplace and public events as safe and welcoming as possible.




DEPARTMENT:
 Marketing

POSITION: Content Producer/Staff Writer

Primary Purpose of Position:

The primary purpose of the position is to write both short and long form articles for The Trusted Professional, a bimonthly newspaper, and NextGen magazine, a biannual magazine, along with daily blog posts for both publications. The role is responsible for interviewing, writing, research and editing.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep abreast of topical issues that are relevant to members and the profession, including legislative and regulatory affairs.
  • Liaison with the various NYSSCPA departments to develop copy that is important to members.
  • Conduct phone interviews with NYSSCPA members and other external sources.
  • Ability to synthesize complex accounting issues and specializations and to also write about social events, award winners and periodic obituaries.
  • Daily blogging on the nysscpa.org website.
  • Write profiles of annual award winners.
  • Primary research skills required for in-depth reporting.
  • This position should have experience in writing in the “voice” of senior leaders.
  • A drive to learn about emerging markets such as, cannabis, sustainability, cryptocurrency, a commitment to report on critical issues that affect the profession like diversity, equity and inclusion and timely issues like mental health and work life balance.
  • Develop relationships with professionals and thought leaders in an effort to network and develop story ideas and quotes.
  • Assist with the maintenance of editorial and photographic files.
  • Carry out special editorial projects as required.
  • Meet deadlines and ensure turn-around times.
  • Provide staff support to one or more Society committees.
  • Attend NYSSCPA events as needed for story assignments and reporting.
  • Comfort with conducting on camera or podcast interviews a plus.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Requires a degree in journalism, communications or related field.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills. Writing samples must be submitted.
  • Familiarity with the AP Stylebook as an editing guide.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in newspaper, newsletter publishing, magazines or related communications experience.
  • Basic knowledge of financial systems and accounting practices a plus
  • Ability to interact well with different types of people and to get the story.

Problem Solving/Decision Making:

The Content Producer needs good problem-solving and decision-making skills to address basic issues as it relates to the level of responsibilities for this position. However, this position should defer to the Editor of the Trusted Professional, if issues cannot readily be resolved.

Communications:

Strong communication skills are the prerequisite for this position. The staff writer must interact with staff, members, and other professionals to meet the bi-monthly production schedule and to write and solicit articles and other online content.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their director, manager or supervisor. 

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This position is hybrid and the candidate will be able to work both from home and from the office at 14 Wall Street. All candidates should reside in the tri-state area and within commuting distance to 14 Wall Street in Manhattan.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship. 

This is a grade 5 non-exempt position with a salary range of $48,900-$63,500, with a competitive 401(k). The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@nysscpa.org. Please include “Content Producer” in the subject line. 




DEPARTMENT:
 Moynihan Scholarship Fund (MSF)

POSITION: Grant Writer (Part-time)

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Grant Writer will participate in the strategic planning, budgeting, development for grants, and fund raising. This position is responsible for all phases of grants development, evaluation, and compliance, including research, pre-award grant writing, the coordination of grant applications, post award support for grant-funded projects, managing the grant reporting process and successfully closes out grant projects with final budget and report outcomes to stakeholders.

The Grant Writer will actively research and pursue prospective public and private funding sources, while developing relationships with potential funders. This position will coordinate with fund personnel, and other stakeholders as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Performs internal reviews of institutional needs, collects and gathers program data, and assesses the feasibility of obtaining external funding for project and program proposals.

2. Investigates local, state, federal, private, foundation, and corporate sources of funds. This includes reviewing materials, listservs, meetings, telephone contacts, and correspondence.

3. Develops and maintains an internal grant application process.

4. Develops and maintains a grant management system for funded grants that includes report due dates, budget adherence, and any other grant requirements.

5. Develops and maintains a library of information on funding sources, grant writing, and community and state data relevant to the foundation's programs and services.

6. Collaborates with fund personnel to gather input for all projects and comply with requests for data and other information.

7. Coordinates, develops, and processes grant applications from conceptual to submission stage while working closely with staff throughout all phases.

8. Manages multiple projects and priorities including searching for funding sources, writing proposals, managing existing grants, reporting to stakeholders, and working on special projects.

9. Cultivates a network of dedicated donors and volunteers, and form strong relationships with external stakeholders

10. Plan fundraising initiatives to help the organization meet financial goals.

Qualifications

The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience required or preferred. This position requires the ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledgeable of funding sources, compliance issues, and legal and fiscal policies of funding sources and appropriate government agencies.
  • Implement the use of technology to assist with grants development and management.
  • High degree of initiative to find solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Read, comprehend, interpret, and apply governmental regulations and proposal guidelines.
  • Work independently, be computer literate, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their director, manager, or supervisor.

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This position is hybrid and the candidate will be able to work both from home and from the office at 14 Wall Street. All candidates should reside in the tri-state area and within commuting distance to 14 Wall Street in Manhattan.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship.

This position has a salary range of $30,780-$40,020, with a competitive 401(k). The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits.

Following extensive monitoring, research, and advice from internal and external experts, the NYSSCPA has required all full-time and part-time employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment as of September 13, 2021. “Fully vaccinated” is defined as both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and a booster shot. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a medical condition or disability or a sincerely held religious belief, can request a reasonable accommodation. Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 per the above policy. Mandatory vaccinations support the NYSSCPA’S commitment to making our workplace and public events as safe and welcoming as possible.