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Sales/Use Tax & Incentives Manager in Kansas City, MO at CBIZ

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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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: 2018 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2018 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 in our Financial Services division, 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.

CBIZ & MHM are devoted to providing you with a challenging, motivating environment to guide your success in the accounting profession. Training is provided through our National Training and Professional Development programs which are specifically designed to develop advanced accounting knowledge.

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 Sales/Use Tax or 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 the projects on multiple client engagements; plan, execute, direct and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries
  • Plan and perform multistate sales/use tax refund reviews
  • Utilize skills and experience with state tax credits, incentives, sit 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 credit 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field
  • 5+ years experience in public accounting or related field
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Able to manage deadlines, work efficiently on multiple projects and prioritize assignments as necessary
  • Exceptional project management skills are essential
  • Able to work independently and make sound judgment decisions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are critical
  • Ability to build relationships with personnel in all levels of the organization
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Work well as a team with others
  • Ability to lift, load and unload boxes of notebooks, materials and supplies
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or High School Diploma and 7 years of relevant experience
  • Must have active CPA or equivalent certification
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization,  both internally and externally
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs
  • Proficient use of applicable technology

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