The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) has several immediate openings:
Please review the job announcements below to see if your background and experiences may be a good fit for what we're looking for. The staff here at NABA is a down-to-earth, hard-working team of professionals who know what it means to do whatever it takes to get the job done. If you have a can-do attitude and experience in the nonprofit space, check out the job postings below to see if your talents may be a match for our team.
A Day in the Life
Full time staff enjoy a rich benefit package that includes 401(k) matched at 3%, group Health for employee and family paid 80% by the employer, Dental and Vision for employee and family paid 100% by the employer, Life insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability paid 100% by the employer, 26 days of accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), 15 paid Holidays, eligibility in the first month of employment, Length of Service Awards and more!
NABA is also committed to promoting an environment of work-life balance, leveraging programs like Teleworking, FlexTime Schedules, Employee Assistance Programs, and Educational Assistance Programs. All staff have access to a free fitness center with eating and shopping establishments within walking distance. Conveniently located at 495 and Baltimore-Washington Parkway, NABA staff enjoy a warm professional environment with a beautiful tower view of the MD/DC area.
Who We Are
The National Association of Black Accountants is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black professionals in the Accounting and Finance industries. NABA is dedicated to providing the highest level of services, programs and resources to our members for the advancement of our mission and our members. Our success depends on our ability to find passionate, dedicated and innovative professionals to contribute to NABA's continued successes. Skills in multi-tasking, prioritizing, being detail oriented and organized, communication skills (verbal & written), and the ability to listen and comprehend.
Interested in joining the NABA staff?
There are many types of employers to choose from, but when you decide to apply your talents to the work of a non-profit, you get to go home at the end of each day knowing that what you did made a difference in someone's life or had an impact on the community at large. If you are one of those passionate people, driven by the need to make a difference, you may be just the right fit for our team. If you would like to apply for this position, you can enter your employment history or upload your resume on NABA's Resume Portal
. For questions about the process or your application status, please email HR@nabainc.org
On the Move
NABA is growing into larger, more dynamic organization, adding staff and expanding efforts in all of its functional areas. This is a new position in our expanding programs department. Successful candidates must be able to work independently, meet deadlines, engage multiple stakeholders, and be a multi-tasker.
The Big Picture
Reporting to the Chief Programs Officer (CPO) the meeting specialist will work with the appointed program leads to ensure the event programs are effectively managed, from a logistical and budgetary standpoint. Primary responsibilities include Convention, quarterly BOD meetings, and successful development of new programs. Provides backup support and coordination for registration and speaker management processes as appropriate and necessary.
In the Weeds
- Assists with city site selection process. Conducts site visits and reviews contracts for appropriate space. Develops RFPs for vendor services, disseminates, analyzes, and makes recommendations to director. Ensures internal coordination of information and resources for the development of registration and housing web site, and housing practices.
- Manages and attends NABA/local host calls/meetings. Develop staff training meetings and materials. Assists with the development of timelines, processes, and policies.
- Coordinates the overall evaluation of events. Collects and records accurate historical data collection; provides analysis to director/VP. Oversees NABA’s room block management provided by PCM. Establishes and coordinates delivery of VIP/Speaker Rooming lists. Assists registration staff to determine registrant packet format (bag, packet) and contents.
- Assists Volunteer manager develop NABA information to be distributed to volunteers; works with Registration and Programs teams to determine volunteer and staffing needs for event.
- Manages assigned aspects of events on-site, ensuring successful delivery of all logistical aspects, including set up of public areas, meeting room sets, signage shuttles, AV, computers, floral, local host volunteers, staffing, etc.
- Coordination of hotels, registration company, housing bureau/company, audio visual, transportation, airline, shuttle bus, tour transportation, rental cars, DMC events, key note speaker, entertainment, etc.: Develops RFPs for vendor services, disseminates, analyzes proposals, negotiates, and makes recommendations to director/VP for vendor selection. Serves as liaison with all vendors and manages their performance and delivery of services/products and NABA compliance with terms.
Making the Grade
Qualified candidates will have the following:
- Associate’s degree in business or related field such as Conference Management, Hospitality, etc.
- Minimum of 5 to 7 years of meeting planning or conference planning experience
- Advanced level proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Approximately 20% of travel required.
- Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certification preferred.
- Sales and marketing experience preferred
On the Move
NABA is expanding our educational offerings and growing our year-round programing. To support this, we will also need additional support in the Programs Department. Successful candidates will work independently, meet deadlines, engage multiple stakeholders, and be a multi-tasker. The person in this role must be able to coordinate the contributions of external stakeholders (i.e. contracted content providers) and "internal" stakeholders (partner speakers, members speakers, staff, etc.).
The Big Picture
Reporting to the Cheif Programs Officer (CPO), the this role Manages the development, delivery, and evaluation of seminars, workshops, and e-learning content. They will assist with origination and execution of new and existing programming initiatives and manage program content, design session structure and format, and program participants. The Program Manager plays a key role in assisting the Business Development team with generating and managing new program and event sponsorship and partner relationship.
In the Weeds
In collaboration with the CPO:
- Develop, plan, and implement education and program services for students and professionals that meet identified needs, contribute to the success of the organization-wide strategic plan and the national education agenda, and expand the reach of other association programs and services.
- Utilizing the existing body of knowledge, delivers analysis, data and accounting and finance trend information to develop short and long-range plans for education and program content.
- Investigates and recommends various content delivery models and mechanisms that are responsive to the needs of the membership and that meet the programmatic and fiscal goals of the Association. Identifies, recruits, and secures cutting-edge or outstanding subject matter experts.
- Coordinates with internal and external groups and subject matter expert to define/refine content and ensure it is relevant and timely.
- Develops and updates operating process and procedures for education programs. Ensures adherence to all external regulators (i.e.,NASBA).
- Performs needs analysis and assessment of members and non-members to make recommendations on new program and content opportunities.
- Develops requests for proposals; manages contracts for services.
- Manages pre- and post- program evaluation system.
- Makes recommendations for inclusion/exclusion of education programs in the annual budget process.
- Creates and maintains program/CPE/evaluation databases utilizing appropriate software. Ensure data integrity.
- In coordination with the Program staff, solicits session submissions and speaker recommendations and works with staff/leadership to make appropriate program and speaker selection.
- Ensures speaker agreements are collected and distributed and that they remain consistent with budget.
- Works with Meetings Specialist to ensure speaker handouts, bios, session descriptions, audio visual requests, comps, etc., are collected and speaker confirmations are sent.
Making the Grade
The ideal candidate will have continuing education development background, ideally where learning to earn or maintain professional credentials (e.g. CPA, CMA, CGMA, etc.) including formal coursework, live conferences and informal learning opportunities, as well as online learning
- A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in bEducation, business, association, nonprofit, sales, account management, customer service.
- Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience managing the delivery of educational programs, preferrably in an association or member organization.
- Knowledge of learning theory and methodologies, education program planning and management, continuing education unit program administration, and data analysis and interpretation techniques
- Ability to design and interpret program evaluations, analyze and identify needs and trends, and multi-task with competing priorities.
On the Move
NABA's expansion of our educational offerings and growing our year-round programing will increase our need for additional staff support in Business Development. Successful candidates are able to work independently, meet deadlines, engage multiple stakeholders, and be a multi-tasker. In addition, the person in this role must be able to shift back and forth between focusing on external stakeholders (i.e. partners, sponsors) and collaborating with internal stakeholders (staff, vendors, consultants).
The Big Picture
Reporting to the Director of Business Development, this key role will assist with targeting new customers while maintaining and cultivating existing partners and corporate clients to ensure satisfaction with NABA programs and sponsorship opportunities. This position will work with the Director of Business Development in building and implementing strategies to retain past and current partners/sponsors, identify and solicit prospective partners/sponsors and communicating the terms of contracts/agreements to ensure understanding, agreement and fulfillment of those terms.
In the Weeds
- Works with Director of Business Development and marketing team to develop meaningful, professional, client-facing content to for sales pieces, programs and event collateral.
- Analyzes client business for new opportunities, suggesting campaigns and events, and presenting market-specific content valuable to client growth.
- Provide “best practice” assistance to drive fundraising success for existing and future campaigns.
- Works directly with Convention team on sponsor related activities (i.e., registration, housing, sessions, sponsored events and activities, etc.)
- Assists with on-site operations and deliverables at annual convention, specific to partners and sponsors.
- Assists with show floor management at annual convention, specific to exhibitors and sponsors; serves as Liaison with decorator for exhibitors and sponsors.
Note: This position is eligible for performance bonuses based on meeting revenue goals.
Making the Grade
The ideal candidate will have a non-profit fundraising background with a proven track record in sales, fundraising, business development or corporate account management.
- A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in business development, fundraising and/or account management.
- Advanced project management, account management, or customer success skills and including objection-handling and conflict management skills.
- Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
- Thrive in an environment where you can be resourceful, adapt, and respond quickly to change.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize, multitask, make sound decisions in a deadline-driven environment.