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 the engaged involvement of staff and volunteer leaders, 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. 

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, a generous professional development program for staff, a generous vacation and paid time off package, flexible work schedules and a telecommuting option.

OSCPA is committed to building and sustaining a multicultural working and learning environment where differences are valued and respected. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Manager, Student Initiatives

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate 6 - 8 Accounting Career Day programs across the state that encourage high school students to pursue a career in accounting
  • Grow student engagement, both high school and college, within The Ohio Society of CPAs and The Ohio CPA Foundation
  • Train and supervise 18 – 20 on-campus student ambassadors employed by The Ohio CPA Foundation to promote CPA career paths and OSCPA membership to Ohio college students 
    (Student Ambassadors are currently enrolled in college, studying accounting, and work 20 hours/month for OSCPA)
  • Provide presentations to students, educators and organizations on the benefits of a career in accounting and OSCPA initiatives
  • Plan programs and activities that engage underrepresented high school and college students in OSCPA activities and encourage pursuit of the accounting major and CPA credential
    Develop partnerships with on-campus organizations to reach underrepresented student groups with CPA-career resources programming
  • Plan events to connect students and educators with CPAs for networking, career search and professional development opportunities
  • Work with Young CPA Leadership Board to identify activities that will grow student membership and engagement in OSCPA activities and resources
  • Conduct participant and volunteer surveys to measure effectiveness and improve student initiatives programs

Preferred Education and experience requirements:

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Ability to develop and implement clear and detailed program plans
  • Excellent writing, communications and public speaking skills
  • Experience in volunteer management and coordination
  • 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 refreshing existing programs and better engaging students
  • Knowledge and proficiency in current Windows operating systems, current Microsoft Office products, and general knowledge of customer database applications
  • Regular travel within Ohio required; some travel outside of Ohio possible

Benefits:

  • Hybrid in-office and work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Full-time.