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Director - Sustainability

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Durham, NC 27701
  • Job Code
    2100009Y

About The Association



Combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we empower the worlds most highly-skilled accountants CPAs and CGMA designation holders with the knowledge, insight and foresight to meet todays demands and tomorrows challenges. We drive a dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.





About the Role



The Director of Sustainability is responsible for the continued development, establishment, and oversight/execution of the global, Association-wide Sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy related to the member needs and opportunities in the ESG and the Sustainability and Business space, with accountability for product development, practice analysis and the related revenue and other measurable outcomes.



This individual will lead business activities that enhance broad skillsets of global accounting, auditing and finance professionals and help position them as sustainability leaders, enabling them to adopt ESG to respond to future developments in this space.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities



  • Lead a global cross-functional squad to align Public Accounting (PA) and Management Accounting (MA) ESG activities, actions, and efforts across the Association with the organizations goal to transform the global accounting profession and deliver the following outcomes related to ESG: Transformation of the Profession, Brand & Reputation, Growth in Individuals Served, Financial Growth.

  • Develop, establish, and oversee the successful implementation/execution of the global, Association-wide ESG strategy and related tactics related to member needs and opportunities in the ESG space, with accountability for related revenue and other measurable outcomes.

  • The role will support the Director of Global Management Accounting Research and Development and the Vice President of Global Management Accounting Research and Development in implementing The Associations strategic goals, supporting research development within the ESG and broader Sustainability space. This is done through a variety of methods, such as:
    • Acting as the Associations spoke person for ESG and sustainability topics

    • Development of research materials, such as whitepapers, articles, and presentations.

    • Technical review of learning content as it relates to sustainability reporting.

    • Event collaboration and development

About You (Required Experience, Education and Qualifications)



  • You have a strong understand of the ESG and Corporate Social Responsibility reporting and assurance landscape.

  • You have great project management and leadership skills and enjoy working in a collaborative environment.

  • You are passionate about the continued growth of ESG in the accounting world and are excited to continue to grow your own skills and experience in this space.

  • You have 8-10 years of experience in the accounting profession and/or with Sustainability Reporting & Assurance.

  • You possess a CPA license or CGMA and/or have completed an MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting.


Why Work for Us?
At The Association, you are part of a global, diverse and talented group of colleagues. You have opportunities to innovate and collaborate in a leading organization that impacts individuals and businesses. Youll have opportunities to progress while enjoying an exciting work environment that supports and celebrates individual achievement, development and professional satisfaction.



Together, we will lead the most influential body of professional accountants and create the future of the global accounting profession.



We offer competitive benefits, PTO, flexible working principles, and a supportive, collaborative team environment.







Posted: 2021-11-21 Expires: 2021-12-20
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