Manager, Tax Incentives in Kansas City at CBIZ

Date Posted: 7/3/2020

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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. 

The State and Local Tax and Tax Incentives Manager will function as part of the overall Kansas City SALT team.  They will provide strategic services directly to clients and manage and develop staff.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Oversee projects on multiple client engagements; plan, execute, direct, and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries
  • Plan and perform multi state sales/use tax refund services
  • Utilize skills and experience with state tax credits, incentives, site and location analysis to help build a service delivery team and drive credit and incentive services to firm clients and prospects
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and instincts with respect to evaluating complex scenarios involving various credits and incentives opportunities
  • Manage, develop, train and mentor staff on tax projects and assess performance for engagement and year end reviews
  • Market, sell, design and implement innovative tax-planning strategies for clients
  • Develop a full range of SALT services including tax research and preparation of technical memorandums, drafting client correspondence and counseling client in defending against state audits
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • 5 – 10+ years of experience with primary focus in a combination of state and local tax technical areas
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Must have and preserve required licenses
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on business needs


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