Administrative Assistant- Tax Support in Providence, RI at CBIZ

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

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®  
  • 2019 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes 
  • 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence 
  • Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources  

Together, CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States. MHM is an independent CPA firm that provides audit, review and attest services, while CBIZ provides, business consulting, tax and financial services.   

CBIZ & MHM New England (formerly CBIZ Tofias) is part of the 10th largest accounting*, tax, and advisory services provider in the nation. Our two New England offices are located in   Providence  and  Boston  and have over 200 people, including 40 Managing Directors. We uniquely combine national resources with local decision-making by experienced, New England-based professionals who are dedicated to strengthening our clients' financial positions.

This position will be responsible for client related tax processing support as well as related administrative work.  He/she will also provide administrative support to multiple management level staff and perform a variety of administrative duties to effectively maximize the productivity and time of his/her assigned internal clients.  

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Provide tax operational support including processing of client tax returns in an accurate and timely manner. Assemble tax organizers and tax return documents for clients.
  • Prepare engagement letters by customizing and modifying approved templates to accurately reflect the scope of work.  Format, proofread and facilitate review and approval by responsible party. Transmit final documents to clients via DocuSign.
  • Appropriately organize and store fully executed documents.
  • Assist with creation of CaseWare permanent binders for client work.
  • Prepare, analyze and review client invoices to ensure accuracy and timely billing.
  • Provide administrative support to multiple team members on a daily basis, including calendar management, preparation of expense reports and client correspondence.
  • Assist with internal and external meeting management, including site/venue selection, agenda, slide deck and materials creation, pre and post event participant communication audio visual and catering coordination.
  • Work collaboratively with other administrators to ensure efficient departmental operations. Provide back-up coverage for administrative colleagues as well as reception and phones.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the public accounting industry or a professional services environment
  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and complete assignments independently
  • Working knowledge of CaseWare, CCH Axcess, Practice Engine, Concur, and XCM
  • Prior knowledge of tax accounting software

Minimum Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • At least 2 years of accounting work experience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Must maintain current required licenses and certifications relevant to field of expertise.
  • Proficient use of applicable technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of the organization, both internally and externally.


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