Tax Associate - Akron/Cleveland - 2022 in Akron, OH at CBIZ

Date Posted: 9/23/2021

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.  

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:  

  • •    2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
    •    2020 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
    •    Top 101 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
    •    2020 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America
    •    2021 Vault Rankings - 5th Best Accounting Firm for Client Interaction  

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States.  With more than 35 offices and more than 2,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses.  MHM provides high quality audit and attest services while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

The team is open to this individual working in Cleveland, splitting their time between Akron and Cleveland, or flexible work including in the office and remote. Specific details to be determined during interview process.

CBIZ & MHM are devoted to providing you with a challenging, motivating environment to guide your success in this profession. Training is provided through the Associate Professional Development (APD) program which is specifically designed to build on the foundations of your college studies to develop advanced accounting knowledge.  In this program, you will benefit from:

  • National level training resources and technology
  • Development of leadership and networking skills
  • Exposure to multiple clients within diverse industries
  • Mentoring by Managers & Directors
  • Connecting personal success with CBIZ & MHM success

CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio is currently ranked as one of Northeast Ohio's top accounting providers. CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio specializes in several financial service areas including, but not limited to, accounting & tax, litigation support, business valuation, medical practice consulting, and state and local tax consulting. Audit and attest services may be provided by MHM*, an independent CPA firm.

CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio works with clients in several industries. While our expertise has been focused on the construction and real estate industries, we also have the ability to apply our extensive business consulting services to clients in the health care, not-for-profit, manufacturing and distribution and private equity industries. Additionally, we specialize in services for high net worth individuals and mergers and acquisitions.

The Tax Associate works as a member of the Client Services group of CBIZ in providing outstanding service to our valued clients.  This position performs many of the duties of an entry level accountant including working directly with corporate clients, under the supervision of upper-level management.

Essential Functions & Primary Duties:

  • Gain an understanding and assist in planning multiple tax assignments in Real Estate, Construction, Healthcare, Manufacturing and many more industries
  • Prepare and review federal and state tax returns for partnerships, C corporations, S corporations and individuals
  • Develop tax compliance knowledge and assist with IRS audits, tax notice response, trust returns, gift and estate returns
  • Participate in client assignments from beginning to end
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to increase customer satisfaction and to strengthen client relationships
  • Pledge to provide exceptional service to every client by providing individual attention, responsiveness and commitment to understanding their goals and needs
  • Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, client confidentiality and personal conduct
  • Assist with training and mentoring junior associates and interns on tax methodology  

A successful candidate will have

:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • CPA eligible; desire to obtain certification is required
  • Internship experience in accounting or related field preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and tax project management skills, including basic knowledge of GAAP, Taxation compliance, codes and regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results driven team oriented environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, intranet and audit software
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

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