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Director, State and Local Tax in Kansas City at CBIZ

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities 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: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the 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.

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 3,000 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.

With more than 60 years of solid business experience and innovative thinking, CBIZ MHM, LLC – Kansas City delivers a full line of value-added accounting and tax services to a variety of industries within the middle market. As the 10th largest accounting provider in the country, we provide our clients with high quality, industry leading expertise combined with a personalized level of service delivered at the local level. From advisory, audit and tax, to valuation services and business consulting, we are known for being attentive to clients' needs and committed to maximizing all aspects of our clients' financial interests.  CBIZ MHM, LLC – Kansas City's industry groups - which include healthcare, real estate, financial institutions, construction, manufacturing, professional service organizations, and non-profit - offer clients the right balance of comprehensive services and personalized attention. 

CBIZ Kansas City is seeking a SALT Director to join our office. 

Essential Functions & Primary Duties: 

  • Expand revenue of existing clients
  • Responsible for short-term and long-term business planning; identify business opportunities for CBIZ in addition to their individual practice
  • Manage practice effectively meeting billing, realization, days outstanding and individual charge hour objectives
  • May be required to meet business development revenue expectations by adding new clients, cross serve activity and fully executing personal marketing plan
  • Serve as key client contact; viewed as trusted business advisor by clients
  • Ensure quality control standards are met
  • May work directly with clients and manage staff
  • May be internal advisor on technical matters as a Subject Matter Expert
  • May be a member of the Senior Operations Management Team
  • Drive a team environment; demonstrate support of management decisions and builds a positive culture
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Requirements:

  • 5-9 years experience, CPA or JD
  • Focused on SALT including income / franchise, sales/use, with intermediate level skills in other SALT areas (property, payroll, etc.)
  • Experience / interest in another area of the tax law is a plus (i.e. international, federal, R&D, etc),
  • Strong ability to juggle multiple tasks, with complete attention to detail,
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to manage client relationships,
  • Strong technical ability – including research, writing and critical thinking to determine client solutions,
  • Ability to handle a variety of projects and situations including state tax exams focusing on income/franchise, and sales/use tax,
  • Strong project manager and communicator, comfortable leading client / technical situations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field
  • preferred
  • 8 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 6 years supervisory experience
  • Must have active CPA or equivalent certification

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