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Credentialed Tax Professional

Company: MCI Careers
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

LOCATION: Iowa City, IA JOB TYPE: Full-Time & Part-Time PAY TYPES: Hourly + Bonus SALARY: $13.10 - $16.10 / hour BENEFITS & PERKS: LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE: Paid Training, Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Retirement, Advancement Opportunity, Flexible Schedules, Daily Contests, Prizes, Casual Dress Code, Regular Raises POSITION OVERVIEW:

Credentialed Tax Expert

If you are a highly motivated individual with an active unrestricted credential (CPA/EA) and posses excellent communication skills, we need your help answering tax related questions and offering advice. You will advance our goal by providing expert guidance and explanations of tax and technical terms and questions. You will also play an important role in our effort to enhance our brand by providing expert advice. There are a wide variety of project openings on government program as well as some of the most recognizable brands in the world. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, willing to learn on the job and be highly reliable.

Schedules vary by site and project however we can usually find something that works for everyone. This is an entry-level position with competitive compensation commensurate with experience. While prior contact center experience isn't required, Experience in customer service, technical support, inside sales, or back-office support in a contact center environment is a plus.

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POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties

Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answers using everyday language
Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation inquiries
Document client interactions
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

WONDER IF YOU ARE A GOOD FIT?

It's about building relationships and turning the knowledge you gain in training into customer wins. We provide all new employees with world-class training, so all positive, driven, and confident applicants are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates for this position are highly motivated, energetic, and dedicated.

Required

Must be 18 years of age or older
High school diploma or equivalent
Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Tax Preparer credentials.
Must possess or be able to obtain any related State licenses, certificates, permits or bonds
Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number)
Recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients/customers
Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software
Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated hardwired internet connection
Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
Critical thinking, problem solving, research skills and determination

Preferred

Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities)
Bachelor's Degree
Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus
Work at home experience
State or Federal work experience
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must be authorized to work in their country of residence (The United States or Canada)
Must be willing to submit up to a LEVEL II background and/or security investigation with a fingerprint. Job offers are contingent on background/security investigation results
Must be willing to submit to drug screening. Job offers are contingent on drug screening results.
COMPENSATION DETAILS:

WANT AN EMPLOYER THAT VALUES YOUR CONTRIBUTION?

We believe that hard work should pay off, so we make sure that our compensation and total rewards are competitive. Standard starting compensation is commensurate with experience. Regular reviews and raises are awarded based on tenure and performance, so our employees make more each year.

Employees earn paid time off as well as paid holidays and paid training opportunities. Regular daily, weekly and monthly incentives are part of the overall compensation our team members enjoy and include monetary incentive and prizes such as computers, tablets, phones, TV s, trips, tickets, and even cars. In addition to our standard group benefits offering for full-time employees following 90-days of employment, all employees are eligible to opt for our MEC medical plan after only 30-days of employment. Benefits options and plans vary slightly by location.

JUST A FEW OF THE BENEFITS

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage Options
Paid Time-Off
Regular Raises
Advancement Opportunity
Fun, Engaging Work Environment
Casual Dress Code
Cash and Prize Contests
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be largely sedentary and will be required to sit/stand for long periods while using a computer and telephone headset. The employee will be regularly required to operate a computer and other office equipment, including a phone, copier, and printer. The employee may occasionally be required to move about the office to accomplish tasks; reach in any direction; raise or lower objects, move objects from place to place, hold onto objects, and move or exert force up to forty (40) pounds.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) it is the policy of MCI and affiliates to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact Kate Murph, Vice President of Human Resources, .

DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY:

At MCI and its subsidiaries, we embrace differences and believe diversity is a benefit to our employees, our company, our customers, and our community. All aspects of employment at MCI are based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. MCI maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling MCI's commitment to a diverse and equal opportunity work environment.

MCI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. MCI will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

MCI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, social and recreational programs, and discipline. In addition, it is the policy of MCI to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where an employee works.

ABOUT MCI (PARENT COMPANY):

MCI helps customers take on their CX and DX challenges differently, creating industry-leading solutions that deliver exceptional experiences and drive optimal performance. MCI assists companies with business process outsourcing, staff augmentation, contact center customer services, and IT Services needs by providing general and specialized hosting, software, staff, and services.

In 2019 Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI) was named by Inc. Magazine as Iowa s Fastest Growing Company in the State of Iowa and was named the 452nd Fastest Growing Privately Company in the USA, making the coveted top 500 for the first time. MCI s subsidiaries had previously made Inc. Magazine's List of Fastest-Growing Companies 15 times respectively. MCI has fifteen business process outsourcing service delivery facilities in Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, South Dakota, New Mexico, California, Kansas, and Nova Scotia.

Driving modernization through digitalization, MCI ensures clients do more for less. MCI is the holding company for a diverse lineup of tech-enabled business services operating companies. MCI organically grows, acquires, and operates companies that have a synergistic products and services portfolios, including but not limited to Automated Contact Center Solutions (ACCS), customer contact management, IT Services (IT Schedule 70), and Temporary and Administrative Professional Staffing (TAPS Schedule 736), Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Claims Processing, Collections, Customer Experience Provider (CXP), Customer Service, Digital Experience Provider (DXP), Account Receivables Management (ARM), Application Software Development, Managed Services, and Technology Services, to mid-market, Federal & enterprise partners. MCI now employs 10,000+ talented individuals with 150+ diverse North American client partners across the following MCI brands: GravisApps, Mass Markets, MCI Federal Services (MFS), The Sydney Call Center, OnBrand24, and Valor Intelligent Processing (VIP)...... click apply for full job details

Keywords: MCI Careers, Iowa City , Credentialed Tax Professional, Accounting, Auditing , Iowa City, Iowa

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