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The New Mexico Society of CPAs (NMSCPA), based in Albuquerque, New Mexico is seeking a President and CEO. NMSCPA is a statewide professional association comprised of CPAs in public accounting, business and industry, government, education, and the nonprofit sector. The President leads and contributes to the mission, goals, strategies, and activities of the board of directors. The President implements these goals and strategies by creating and enhancing programs and establishing priorities and budgets. Salary and compensation package is commensurate with experience. A JOB DESCRIPTION is attached. Applications and nominations should be submitted by April 21, 2017 to:

Presidential Search Committee
New Mexico Society of CPAs
c/o Marissa Chavez
3400 Menaul Blvd. N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87107

TITLE: President and CEO
REPORTS TO: Executive Committee/Board of Directors
NUMBER SUPERVISED: Three-Five Fulltime Employees and Two-Three Contract Employees
DATE: February 2017

The New Mexico Society of CPAs is a statewide association uniting professionals who provide their time, talents and resources towards strengthening and enhancing the CPA profession in New Mexico.

Lead and contribute to mission, goals, strategies, and activities of the board of directors. Implement these by creating and enhancing programs and establishing budgets and priorities. Recruit members and volunteers. Lead staff, volunteers, and external parties to support the mission. Serve as spokesperson, leader, and ambassador for the state’s CPA profession. Collaborate with board of directors to determine Society’s strategic direction, policies, goals, and organizational design. Ensure future viability of the Society as a whole. Is ultimately responsible for all areas of the Society.

Ensure compliance with the bylaws and policies and procedures.
Support the mission and align and conduct all activities with the mission.
Carry out the policies and strategic directives of the executive committee and board of directors.
Participate with and advise the executive committee and the board of directors in the execution of their responsibilities.
Develop personnel policies and lead, develop, hire, and terminate staff.
Oversee all volunteer and staff activities.
Responsible for the preparation of financial statements, budgets, and completion of an annual, independent outside audit.
Determine and achieve the revenue and expense objectives in the annual budget.
Initiate legislative activities that are consistent with the mission and supervise and collaborate with the organization’s contract lobbyist.
Keep the executive committee, board of directors, staff, members, and others informed of current issues, trends, and events affecting the Society, its members, and the profession. Take appropriate action as required.
Maintain an excellent working relationship with the New Mexico Public Accountancy Board. Attend Board meetings as needed and communicate to the Board the Society’s position on issues before the Board.
Maintain an excellent working relationship with national and state organizations and agencies such as the AICPA, CPA/SEA, NASBA, New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, Office of the State Auditor, state universities, and other outside partners and organizations that influence the CPA profession.
Manage the facility owned by the Society and maintain excellent relations with the Society’s tenant(s).
Initiate and assure continued progress with technology.
Promote the Society and its programs and objectives to members, outside partners, and the general public. This includes public speaking on behalf of the Society as needed and appropriate and attending and participating with other organizations that may form partnerships with the Society as needed and appropriate.
Enhance the image and brand of the CPA profession.
Oversee the Society’s Foundation, Educational Fund, and PAC to the same extent as the Society.
Serve as a visionary change agent to build a stronger Society.
Carry out other such general responsibilities as may be delegated by the executive committee/board of directors.

Successful candidate must have proven results in initiating and executing strategic initiatives by the candidate and/or by senior management and a board of directors. Must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, communications, public relations or other related field. Association management experience and CEO experience is preferred. A solid history of change management is also preferred. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; organization and problem solving skills; and be able to interact with internal and external customers. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and operate and function with proactive behavior and self-motivation. Must project a professional image. Travel up to 15-20% as required.

Must be able to work a 40-hour week plus extra and irregular hours as required to complete assignments. May stand or sit for extended periods of time. Must work with limited supervision using own judgment and discretion on most matters. Must transport oneself to and from other areas of the facility and travel to other locations when necessary. Must be able to read and write English; perform basic math calculations; have good visual acuity; think logically; and pull, push, lift, and carry various objects.

The office environment consists of separate offices, cubicle offices, conference rooms, a kitchen, and other space. This location includes adequate lighting, heating/cooling, equipment, and furniture in good working condition. Due to the nature of the professional association and its constant push for change to stay in the forefront of the profession, the office setting will require flexibility in thinking and acceptance of change. This association has several thousand highly professional members throughout the state, who will view the association in many ways. Because of this fact, the attire for work must be professional and work is to be done constructively and cheerfully.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, and requirements associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the board of directors reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

• Location: Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM

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