Full Job Description
We are looking for a training professional to provide dedicated support, content creation, and technical expertise.
YPTC serves as the accountants, controllers, and CFOs to nonprofit organizations and we strive to provide staff and clients with outstanding training and education opportunities.
The ideal candidate will possess superior business writing and editing skills, experience with a learning management system, and proficiency in the areas of training, education, content development, and technical accounting research. This role requires a self-starter who needs minimal supervision, but also works well collaboratively.
This position is based in Philadelphia, although currently we are working remotely. When is is safe to return to the workplace, this position will offer hybrid office/remote options.
This training professional will provide hands-on support in the areas of internal training, external training, and training administration.
Internal training support
Our internal training program includes new staff orientation, training during staff meetings and other internal events, and general technical support. Major responsibilities include:
Assess, develop, and implement internal training materials for YPTC staff
Work collaboratively with Coordinators and client service staff to identify internal training needs
Monitor staff strengths and weaknesses; identify trainings as needed to promote individual growth and professional enrichment
Coordinate and monitor the training progress of new staff
Generate assessment tools to ensure competency levels and retention of core training topics, and communicate results to staff and Coordinators
Assist with the coordination of internal training events such as staff meetings and webinars
Conduct technical accounting research as needed to respond to staff questions
External training support
Our external training program includes speaking engagements, recruiting events, and client education. Major responsibilities include a willingness to:
Work with market leaders to develop training classes and seminars on topics unique to their market areas, and assist with the preparation of speaking proposals
Collaborate with our Strategic Partnerships Manager and network with industry experts, to identify speaking opportunities through local membership or nonprofit industry events
Collaborate with our Talent Acquisition team to identify CPE topics for recruiting events
Assist with the implementation of webinars or other educational materials to keep clients informed of nonprofit accounting and tax updates
Maintain our library of external presentation materials
Assist in the development of instructor materials as needed (course outlines, presentation content, and/or training aids)
Administrative responsibilities include the ability to:
Collaborate with Human Resources to keep orientation materials current
Conduct train the trainer sessions
Utilize resources to prioritize multiple projects and training event schedules
Analyze training needs to develop training programs or modify and improve existing programs or processes
Source, identify and implement a learning management system and app to facilitate the management of our continuing professional education (CPE) program
Lead the process to NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) certification
Support the creative use of emerging technologies to enrich our educational environment
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Accounting or related field, with relevant expertise in training and/or other tax research.
Public Accounting experience and/or CPA designation a plus.
Minimum of five years’ experience providing training and in developing training materials and/or course content
Strong MS Office Applications skills, and willingness to learn other software or apps that assist with gathering training program feedback (for example, SurveyMonkey)
Prior experience working with Learning Management Systems and eLearning tools; implementation and/or maintenance of a Learning Management System (LMS) a plus
Ability to conduct technical research, specifically in the areas of accounting and the nonprofit industry
Superior communication skills that demonstrate an ability to write clearly and effectively, edit work for spelling and grammar, and read and interpret technical information
Experience with software or technical instruction including hands-on computer training, online webinars (for example, via Zoom or GoToMeeting), self-paced e-learning modules, and lectures. Familiarity with NASBA and the CPE Sponsor Registry program is a plus
Some travel once it is safe to do so
Passion for working with and/or supporting nonprofit organizations is a must
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
For more information, visit: www.yptc.com