Tax Accountant

H&R Block
White Plains
21 Nov 2020
17 Dec 2020
Job role
Contract type
Full time
What you'll do... At H&R Block, your contributions will go far beyond any job description. When you join our team, you'll add to the momentum of a forward–thinking company one that defined an industry and is now leading its transformation. As a Tax Accountant, you'll serve an integral part of a centralized team of tax preparers providing tax preparation and review services to clients who've begun their individual tax returns. Day to day, you'll
  • Preparing tax statements, financial statements and BAS statements at required intervals
  • Creating and returning statements and documents to clients by set deadlines
  • Preparing business income tax returns and statements for audits
  • Assisting in financial planning
  • Regularly reviewing systems and making updates and improvements where necessary
  • Identifying areas where clients and businesses can reduce tax, make claims and increase profit
  • Possessing strong knowledge of tax law and statutory regulations
  • Understanding financial landscape and market trends
  • Responsibilities could pertain to any area of accounting, such as: general ledger, tax, accounts payable, payroll, etc.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and equity. Prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected SBU or Support department financial position and results.
  • Assist with month–end, quarter–end, and year–end analysis of accounts for assigned lines of business. Validate the accuracy of data from subsystems.
  • Process subsystems or subsidiary interfaces. Validate the accuracy of the interfaced data. Perform follow up and resolution of determined issues.
  • May be responsible for auditing contracts, orders and vouchers. Prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
  • Participate in the development, improvement, and implementation of accounting procedures. Assist in gathering accounting requirements from SBUs and Support departments and determining changes to existing programs or new programs.
  • Engaging regularly with clients and maintaining strong relationships
  • To also serve as supervisor for bookkeeping staff. About H&R Block... We're here to live our purpose to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We take our work personally, because we know what it represents: Families and homes. Livelihoods and lives. We've been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to approximately 12,000 tax offices throughout the United States and around the world. When you join our team, you'll add to the momentum of a forward–thinking company one that defined an industry and is now leading its transformation. What you'll bring to the team... What you'll bring to the team
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.
    • Understanding and previous use of a Windows–based computer system, Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
    • Demonstrated organization and prioritization skills; ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to include oral and written communication.
    • Intermediate (practical application) Knowledge of integrated online accounting applications
    • Intermediate (practical application) Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • 5 years Minimum related work experience #hrbjob
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