Learning & Development Manager [Cleveland, OH]

    • Job Tracking ID: 512536-667412
    • Job Location: Cleveland, OH
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 29, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Cohen & Company

Certified Public Accountants

Cohen & Company offers a full range of accounting, tax and consulting services to clients based throughout the United States. The firm serves dynamic, privately held companies and their owners; and the investment industry, including public and private funds. Recognized as one of the top accounting firms in the country, Cohen & Company is rooted in technical excellence and is driven every day to listen, engage, and deliver sustainable value. The firm was founded in 1977 and has more than 600 associates throughout Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. What makes us different is our culture built on energy, discipline, results and - most importantly - personal commitment to our clients.

Many firm wide initiatives are often developed and executed by our Corporate Shared Services Department which includes Accounting/Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Information Technology, and Support Services. Our team is seeking a talented individual to support our Learning & Development initiatives in the role of Learning & Development Manager. This position will reside in our Cleveland Office.


  • Assists the Senior Learning and Development Manager in continuing the development of the Learning and Development department to meet the needs of the organization
  • Assists the Senior Learning and Development Manager in evaluating and updating training programming that identify with all positions of the company
  • Manages the on-boarding training program for new and lateral hires and delivers various entry level courses as needed
  • Content development and execution on learning programs based on professional development initiatives and curriculums
  • Assists in the management of the annual training events (2 per year) and successful execution of training delivery to all levels and departments
  • Prepares training materials, writes announcements, reports and other professional development communications as needed
  • Assist each Division and Department in the creation and maintenance of the technical development curriculums and annual calendars
  • Measures and evaluates effectiveness of training programs and utilizes relevant evaluation data to revise or recommend changes through reports in databases as required
  • Support Learning and Development in assigned projects, as requested

Experience and Skills:

Necessary Skills & Abilities:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a dynamic speaker, who is able to deliver programs from small groups to hundreds of individuals
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite - Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Able to influence without authority and provide coaching and guidance to individuals and managers
  • Possesses strong leadership skills to consult in area of management development
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and manage, plan, and prioritize work
  • Must be a creative, out-of-the-box strategic thinker
  • Strong service orientation required
  • Attention to detail and analytical skills

The successful candidate will have the following experience or knowledge in the following areas:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in a related field a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of training or learning and development experience
  • CPLP, SHRM-CP/SCP or PHR/SPHR certification preferred
  • Proven experience initiating change and making measurable improvements with employee development at medium to large sized organizations
  • Experience starting and establishing a training department a plus
  • Knowledge of training and development practices and methods including needs assessment and instruction design for instructor led, virtual, online, and blended training
  • Knowledge of learning theories and principles including adult learning theory
  • Experience with blended learning approach and eLearning tools preferred
  • Experience working within a professional services firm such as public accounting or legal

Learn more about Cohen & Company at www.cohencpa.com and www.cohencpa.jobs.

We are an equal opportunity employer.