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Senior Tax Associate in Akron at CBIZ

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Snapshot

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 ten accounting providers in the United States. With more than 100 offices and more than 5,000 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.

CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio is currently ranked as one of Northeast Ohio's top accounting providers. CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio specializes in several financial service areas including, but not limited to, accounting & tax, litigation support, business valuation, medical practice consulting, and state and local tax consulting. Audit and attest services may be provided by MHM*, an independent CPA firm.

CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio works with clients in a number of industries. We focus on on the manufacturing and distribution, private equity, and the construction and real estate industries, but we also have the ability to apply our extensive business consulting services to clients in the health care, not-for-profit, and other professional services industries. Additionally, we specialize in services for high net worth individuals and mergers and acquisitions.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Tax seniors are responsible for tax compliance, associate development, management of client relationships, and some direct client contact. Seniors are expected to competently handle a wide variety of tax compliance issues
  • Tax Seniors contribute to activities at the senior level including interfacing with associates for project management, time management, and general supervision and guidance
  • They are responsible for keeping current on and possessing sound knowledge of Taxation Codes and Regulations
  • They will participate in training and developing staff and building a team-centered client service team; monitor client issues related to compliance services and maintain a consistently high quality tax solution; and monitor engagement status and profitability as well as attending to clients expectations
  • Seniors will be responsible for preparing and reviewing federal and state tax returns for partnerships, C corporations, S corporations, individuals, and trusts
  • Other tax compliance responsibilities may include IRS audit assistance, tax notice response, trust returns, gift and estate returns

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3 years Public Accounting experience with a tax focus
  • High degree of self-motivation and self-investment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective English language speaking and writing skills
  • Committed to excellence and dedication
  • Willingness to learn and be challenged
  • Possesses excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Able to effectively communicate with clients and team-members
  • Displays sound business and professional judgment
  • Possesses initiative, is proactive and a self-starter
  • Works well under pressure and client deadlines

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA candidates preferred
  • 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 client and business needs

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