Careers at OSCPA

The Association

The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, where you will be encouraged to learn, pushed to grow and empowered to suggest ways to enhance member value.

We are recognized as one of the nation’s top state accounting associations with members who work in public accounting, business and industry, government and education. With a staff of 40+ and a $10 million operating budget, OSCPA enjoys the reputation, respect and influence of many national associations.

OSCPA advances the interests of its members through strong advocacy initiatives and a multi- faceted education program that keeps CPAs prepared to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex business and regulatory environment. The Ohio Society is located adjacent to the Easton Town Center shopping and dining complex in Columbus, Ohio. Home to The Ohio State University and top companies such as Nationwide Insurance and the Limited Brands, Columbus is a gem of the Midwest. It boasts a vibrant arts and business culture, tantalizing restaurants, great shopping, seasonal festivals, recreational and professional sports plus a diverse blend of neighborhoods that all contribute to its urban charm and family-friendly appeal.

The Ohio Society of CPAs offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: 401k with company match, health, life and disability insurance, a wellness program that includes fitness center memberships, a generous professional development program for staff, a generous vacation and paid time off package, flexible work schedules and a telecommuting option.

The Ohio Society of CPAs is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications Intern

Do you love writing, working with technology and making your mark in a fast-paced business environment? The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) is offering a fun and valuable fall internship to a motivated, self-starter with excellent writing and people skills. The Communications Intern will write for various audiences, help produce video programs for the Society and help manage OSCPA’s website, www.ohiocpa.com. The ideal candidate will be a journalism or communications major or enrolled in a related course of study with experience or interest in writing about and becoming a thought leader in the business world.

Position Responsibilities

  • Report on news of interest to Ohio CPAs and those their influence for publication on OSCPA channels, including www.ohiocpa.com and the Society’s email newsletter, CPA Takeaways. This could include in-depth series or enterprise reporting.
  • Contribute to OSCPA’s Blog.
  • Post stories and make edits to the Society’s website.
  • Send news emails to members of OSCPA’s special interest sections.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of OSCPA’s Podcast, “The State of Business with the “Ohio Society of CPAs.”
  • Pitch and write social media posts across OSCPA channels.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent writing, editing, and oral communications skills
  • Enthusiastic attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Solid editing and proofing abilities
  • Familiarity with AP Stylebook preferred
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills and a love for detail
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with website content management systems a plus
  • Ability to work 20 hours per week at OSCPA’s Easton office through November

The Association:

The Ohio Society of CPAs is recognized as one of the top six state accounting associations in the country with members who work in public accounting, business and industry, government and education. With a staff of 40+ and a $10 million operating budget, OSCPA enjoys the reputation, respect and influence of many national associations.

We are known for our valuable internship program which offers a friendly, yet challenging work environment where you will be encouraged to learn and be exposed to varied experiences that will build your resume and work portfolio.

The Ohio Society of CPAs is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Senior Content Manager Jessica Salerno.

 

Member Relationship Specialist

The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) is seeking a skilled sales and service professional to join our Member Experience team. Our ideal candidate is people-oriented and enjoys building member relationships by identifying member needs and delivering solutions with first-class service and attention to detail.

You’re our ideal candidate if you

  • Have a proven track record of delivering quality customer-centered service
  • Excel at matching member needs with OSCPA solutions
  • Enjoy making outbound calls to generate sales and finding ways to turn in-bound calls into sales opportunities
  • Are a whiz at troubleshooting and resolving member issues and know how to turn them into sales opportunities
  • Anticipate questions, aren’t afraid to ask questions and make it your business to find answers
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Approach your work with a can-do, glad-to attitude
  • Multi-task effortlessly and keep your head in the game as you switch between projects
  • Are adept at data entry and proficient with Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint and CRM systems and practices
  • Understand it is ok to make mistakes, but learn from them and avoid repeating them

Our office is located in the Easton area and our work week is Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Education:

  • An Associate’s degree in either business management or administration, marketing, communication, public relations or similar degree preferred

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in a customer service & sales or call center environment
  • Association background or knowledge of association environment is desirable.

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements to Suzanne McCann, Director, Member Experience, The Ohio Society of CPAs. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Student Engagement Intern

The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) is seeking a Student Engagement Intern to assist with planning and executing programs that promote accounting and CPA careers in the high school and university market.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Student Engagement, the Student Engagement intern will have excellent communication and project management skills.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Assist with programs and activities that grow student membership
  • Assist with networking events and meetings for the Young CPA program
  • Assist with connecting students with CPAs for networking, career search and professional development opportunities
  • Conduct data research projects to assist with marketing efforts
  • Maintain database with accurate, up-to-date information for event attendees and program participants
  • Conduct participant surveys to measure effectiveness and improve student initiatives and Young CPA programs
  • Provide content for and assist in creation of the monthly student newsletters
  • Help to support The Ohio Society of CPAs charitable affiliate, The Ohio CPA Foundation, with various tasks to support donor engagement and stewardship

Education:

Candidates must be a junior or senior majoring in communications, marketing, public relations or a closely related field.

Required Experience:

  • Excellent writing, communications and public speaking skills
  • Exceptional organization and time and project management skills
  • Must be able to build and maintain relationships with a diverse group of people
  • Must be able to exercise creative and original thinking and advance ideas for developing and planning new programs
  • Knowledge and proficiency in current Windows operating systems and current Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to travel within Ohio for programming on occasion

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to mhohler@ohiocpa.com.