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Seasonal Tax Associate Virtual Hiring Event

Company: Jackson Hewitt
Location: Ames
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

What you'll do here:As a Seasonal Tax Associate (Entry Level Tax Preparer), you will be responsible for providing guidance, explaining, preparing, and completing accurately tax-related forms---for clients, including multiyear, multistate, year-end tax forms and provide clients with IRS audit support. Compete E-filing, provide printed copies of returns for clients to review, signing and e-file these forms to IRS and state agencies.Conduct face-to-face tax interviews with clients.Prepare complete and accurate tax returns.Generate business growth, increase client retention, and offer additional products and services.Provide clients with IRS audit support.Complete all related tax forms in accordance with policies, and in compliance with legislation and regulations. Collection and processing of clients' payments while ensuring timely deposits. Marketing and business generation efforts.Furnishes taxpayers with sufficient information and advice to ensure correct tax form completion.Answer client calls via our national call center routing system.Answer questions and provide future tax planning to clients. Resolve client complaints or refers situations to supervisor (as appropriate) for resolution.Support office priorities through teamwork and collaboration. Skills you'll bring for success:Passion for providing extraordinary customer service. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Experience working in a fast-paced environment.Basic knowledge of computer functions and math.Sales and/or marketing experience.Experience in accounting, finance, retail, bookkeeping or tax preferred.Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field a plus!PTIN Certification: YesWhat you'll do here:As a Seasonal Tax Associate (Entry Level Tax Preparer), you will be responsible for providing guidance, explaining, preparing, and completing accurately tax-related forms for clients, including multiyear, multistate, year-end tax forms and provide clients with IRS audit support. Compete E-filing, provide printed copies of returns for clients to review, signing and e-file these forms to IRS and state agencies.

  • Conduct face-to-face tax interviews with clients.
  • Prepare complete and accurate tax returns.
  • Generate business growth, increase client retention, and offer additional products and services.
  • Provide clients with IRS audit support.
  • Complete all related tax forms in accordance with policies, and in compliance with legislation and regulations.
  • Collection and processing of clients' payments while ensuring timely deposits.
  • Marketing and business generation efforts.
  • Furnishes taxpayers with sufficient information and advice to ensure correct tax form completion.
  • Answer client calls via our national call center routing system.
  • Answer questions and provide future tax planning to clients.
  • Resolve client complaints or refers situations to supervisor (as appropriate) for resolution.
  • Support office priorities through teamwork and collaboration.Skills you'll bring for success:
    • Passion for providing extraordinary customer service.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Basic knowledge of computer functions and math.
    • Sales and/or marketing experience.
    • Experience in accounting, finance, retail, bookkeeping or tax preferred.
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field a plus!
    • PTIN Certification: YesTechnical requirementsAfter signing up, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to connect.Please be prepared to join the virtual interview from a quiet place using a desktop or mobile device with a working speaker, microphone, and camera. Check to see if your network connection can support an online session. A plugged in ethernet cable or a strong WiFi network signal will help avoid time delays during your conversation.What to prepare
      • ResumePreferred dress codeBusiness casual (dress pants/skirt, button down/blouse, optional tie)About Jackson HewittAt Jackson Hewitt, we provide an invaluable service in guiding our clients through the tax codes, rules, and processes. We do this with integrity, quality, and consistency. This is something that the vast majority of taxpayers don't receive from DIY or other assisted providers. We take pride in that. The role you play is critical to our success and together we are "Working Hard for the Hardest Working Americans". This is our mission and it's a large part of why we work here. Together we are highly passionate about what we do, and how we can help our clients.Doing taxes is much more than filling in some forms. For most Americans, their tax return is the biggest single financial event of the year, and it can be quite an emotional experience. That's where you come in! We are here to ease their stress and provide expert customer service and tax knowledge.Flexible Schedules Available:
        • Day shift
        • Night shift
        • Weekends
        • Weekdays
        • Full-time or Part-timeWhat you'll get if you join us:
          • Eligible for year-end annual bonus program
          • 401k with Company Match (eligible to participate after working first 1,000 hours)
          • Medical Low Plan with Company HSA Match (eligible to participate after working 1,500 hours annually)
          • Teladoc (Unlimited Teladoc sessions, $13 per month to seasonal emp)
          • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Corporate discount program
          • Flexible work schedule
          • Free tax preparation training and PTIN registration
          • Free tax filing services for all JH employees
          • Professional development and continuous training
          • Expand your leadership and operational knowledge
          • Learn from the leaders how to best support clients during busy retail tax locations
          • Make a visible impact within the organization
          • Join a fast-paced, innovative culture with an open and collaborative environment
          • Ample opportunity to develop core and new skillsets and have a stake in your own success
          • Opportunities for advancement within the organization
          • Join a great organization that cares about employees!What is a virtual interview?Virtual interviews help employers connect with job seekers when they are not in the same physical location. Since hiring is a human process, employers would like to talk with you online (chat, video or phone) to see if you meet the requirements for the job.

Keywords: Jackson Hewitt, Ames , Seasonal Tax Associate Virtual Hiring Event, Accounting, Auditing , Ames, Iowa

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