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Position Description

Audit and Tax Associate - 2022
Career Site Location MO, Kansas City
Category Accounting/Audit/Tax
Req ID 10188
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Status Category:
Full-Time
Exempt/Non-Exempt:
Exempt
Scheduled Hours Per Week:
40
Job Code:
FS210AU

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates 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:  

  • 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
  • 2020 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
  • Top 101 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
  • 2020 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America
  • 2021 Vault Rankings - 5th Best Accounting Firm for Client Interaction    

Together, CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States. MHM is an independent CPA firm that provides audit, review and attest services, while CBIZ provides, business consulting, tax and financial services.   

The Audit and Tax Associate works as a member of the Client Services group and gets to experience both the tax department (CBIZ) and the audit department (MHM) in providing outstanding service to our valued clients.  This position performs many of the duties of an entry level accountant including working directly with corporate clients, under the supervision of upper level management.

Essential Functions & Primary Duties

  • Gain an understanding and assist in planning multiple audit assignments for MHM in Real Estate, Construction, Nonprofit, Manufacturing and many more industries.
  • Prepare and review federal and state tax returns for CBIZ for partnerships, C corporations, S corporations and individuals.
  • Develop tax compliance knowledge and assist with IRS audits, tax notice response, trust returns, gift and estate returns.
  • Execute solid understanding of accounting and auditing principles, quality control standards and technology implementation procedures relative to individual client assignments.
  • Participate in client assignments from beginning to end.
  • Identify and communicate audit issues, technical matters and improvement opportunities with senior associates, managers and partners to resolve client issues discovered during the audit process.
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to increase customer satisfaction and to strengthen client relationships.
  • Pledge to provide exceptional service to every client by providing individual attention, responsiveness and commitment to understanding their goals and needs.
  • Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, client confidentiality and personal conduct.
  • Assist with training and mentoring junior associates and interns on audit methodology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Internship experience in accounting or related field 
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CPA eligible; desire to obtain certification is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and audit project management skills, including knowledge of GAAP, Taxation compliance, codes and regulations and GAAS rules, procedures and standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results driven team oriented environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, intranet and audit software.
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

 

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