The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) is recruiting for its next ExecutiveVice President (EVP). The EVP is NAEA's Chief Operating Officer (COO) and reports to the NAEA Board of Directors through the elected board president and CEO. The EVP is responsible for the leadership and management of the Association and its employees. While the position is currently being performed remotely, NAEA will resume operations at its Washington, D.C. headquarters when it is safe to do so. The EVP may have the option to continue remote work.
The EVP’s primary responsibilities are championing the enrolled agent (“EA”) profession and providing strategic, visionary leadership to the Association. The EVP must be a skilled communicator and inspirational speaker with an executive presence. The EVP serves as NAEA's "ambassador" to a variety of constituents, including legislators, regulators, academic professionals, public consumers and prospective EAs.
About Enrolled Agents
Enrolled agents (“EAs”) are tax experts who hold the IRS’s highest credential. In addition to preparing taxes, EAs may represent clients before the IRS in cases of audits, collections, and appeals. Enrolled Agents (EAs) are America's Tax Experts ®.
Applicants for the position must have a history of achievement in nonprofit organizations or association management and a track record of hiring outstanding employees and building strong teams. The EVP will be expected to lead the organization by means of a knowledge-based decision-making model.
The successful candidate will possess outstanding abilities in business and systems management, the development and implementation of value-based membership initiatives, revenue growth, teamwork commitment, sound decision-making processes and experience working with volunteer subject matter experts to produce exceptional educational products. The EVP will instill strategic imperatives within each aspect of the Association. Candidates will be expected to understand, embrace, and advance NAEA's mission and to support the critical role enrolled agents play in the formulation of national tax policy.
All candidates are expected to present the following:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting, Public Administration or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience (advanced degree preferred).
Demonstrated leadership and success in individual membership organization, experience with state networks preferred.
A proven record of success in member recruitment and retention.
Systems-based operational approach with a hands-on focus on accountability, metric-based goals, attention to detail and the ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner.
Executive presence, open and accessible, active listener, emotionally perceptive.
Exemplary public speaking, verbal and written communication skills.
Able to consistently meet deadlines and multi-task in a rapidly changing environment.
Ability to assess the competitive landscape and direct programmatic initiatives to attract new and diverse audiences.
CAE designation and tax or accounting experience is preferred.
TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to NAEAemployment@gmail.com.
Visit the NAEA website at www.naea.org.
NAEA is an EEOC Employer. Deadline for applications is October 22, 2020.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 0001
About National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA)
NAEA is the nation’s leading community for tax professionals, dedicated to helping members maintain the highest level of knowledge, skills, and professionalism in all areas of taxation. NAEA's membership includes over 8,500 independent, licensed tax professionals, organized into a network of 36 state affiliates. The Association maintains a Legal Defense Fund to support members’ rights to practice. NAEA is a 501(c) (6) nonprofit professional association, chartered in California, and incorporated in 1972.