SALT Accountant in Memphis, TN at CBIZ

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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Job Description

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, 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 Memphis office of CBIZ & MHM uniquely combines national resources with local perspective. Since 1997, our firm has been providing tax and audit services to the Memphis market. In 2011, CBIZ & MHM acquired the attest and non-attest business of Thompson Dunavant PLC. The Memphis office of CBIZ MHM is comprised of over 100 employees and consistently ranks as one of the largest accounting firms in the city.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Prepare and file sales tax returns using VERTEX as well as other tools that support a paperless document management system
  • Maintain tax calendar and make associated payments
  • Processing of tax returns
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of state and local tax laws, rules, regulations, and supporting authorities
  • Respond to inquiries from tax authorities
  • Understands basic accounting and financial reporting issues
  • Identifies basic client accounting and/or tax issues and can research/resolve them
  • Copying, scanning, and mailing returns by regular, certified or overnight mail  
  • Complete work on a timely basis
  • Communicate issues and solutions both in writing and verbally
  • Perform any task necessary to exceed client expectations and deliver unparalleled quality service
  • Demonstrate general understanding of basic software applications including Excel, Word, Outlook and other Tax specific software
  • Demonstrate understanding of accounting and tax issues relative to their professional experience to date
  • Ability to work outside Firm’s core hours to meet seasonality demands, filing deadlines, and client related deadlines or other business needs within our professional services industry.
  • Ability to multi-task, process a high volume of data with a great attention to detail while working in a results driven team oriented environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and sales tax software (VERTEX is strongly preferred)

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required along with 2 years of accounting experience. Associate’s degree preferred
  • Exceptional customer relations skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology 


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