• Training and Development Assistant

    Job ID 2020-2285
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    Job Category
    Human Resources
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    General Intro:

    At MGO, we do a lot more than crunch numbers and prepare filings. Our approach leverages input from throughout our organization – giving everyone a voice and an opportunity to make an impact.

    Utilizing a state-of-the-art technology platform, we go beyond the numbers to provide invaluable financial and operational insight to a diverse array of dynamic clients – from enduring institutions to disruptive start-ups.

    By delivering strategic guidance with a personal touch, we are reshaping ideas of what a CPA firm is capable of – and give our professionals the support to self-determine the path their career takes.


    Job Details
    MGO is growing and we need a Professional Development (PD) Assistant to join the HR team! A career in our Human Resources and Professional Devlopment sector will provide opportunity for this person to gain exposure to multiple training and development aspects of HR.

    The PD Assistant will focus on Firm Training and development administration, new hire/separation record updates for PD, training event coordination and logistics, maintaining training records, continuing professional education (CPE) records, and Firm licensing compliance. The PD Assistant helps with the coordination of training events and programs, and assists firm managers with PD/training issues.


    Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

    • Maintain Firm training records by ensuring all professional development systems are kept current and in compliance with Firm standards.
    • Register, coordinate, and maintain records of all Firm training sessions
    • Coordinate logistics for applicable firmwide training sessions that require employee travel and overnight stays
    • Ensure compliance with all NASBA standards in event invites and CPE administration
    • Assist Professional Development Manager with training preparation, coordination, and logistics
    • Update and maintain scheduled training with Internal Training Registry and MGO Academy Calendar
    • Coordinate all training activities, including sending event invites, registering trainings on Instructional Training Registry, working with local administrative support on firm-wide training events.
    • Update and maintain Firm learning management system (LMS), Service Line Training Plans, and Firm CPA Exam Tracker for all personnel changes. Regularly monitor reports for firm employee compliance regarding required continuing education for professional license renewal, GAO Yellowbook Requirements, and in-Firm training for non-licensed staff, provide reporting to PD manager for follow-up
    • Coordinate hotels, meals, social events, and flight information for training events where applicable
    • Print, assemble and format training materials
    • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the PD function and Manager requests                            

    Minimum Qualifications & Working Conditions:

    • 0-2 years in an administrative role supporting a team
    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
    • Experience of analyzing information and presenting reports
    • Proficiency in MS office applications and computer-based systems of record
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Overtime as needed.
    • Works in the office 98% of the time.
    • Minimal Hazard

    Why work for MGO?

    MGO’s professionals take a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to accounting, financial and advisory services. Our teams collaborate across internal functions and service lines to build institutional knowledge, formulate insight, and deliver efficiencies that make a difference – not only in the marketplace, but in the lives of our clients and team members.

    That is why we value characteristics like teamwork, communication, creativity, and leadership when building our teams. We are growing fast and new opportunities emerge every day. If you are not afraid of pushing the status quo, MGO offers a supportive setting where you can take control of your career while still enjoying the mentorship to develop new skills in an environment where you thrive.

    Want to learn more? Complete an application and so our team can reach out to you directly!


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