Tax Associate

Netchex - Covington, LA3.0

Position Summary:
The Tax Associate performs most work assigned with minimum assistance. Responsible for reconciling, and filing payroll taxes as well as resolving tax notices while providing a high level of customer service.

Essential Functions:
Prepares both tax payments and tax filings for Federal, State and Local Entities
Prepares correspondence to the client for approval of tax payments and quarterly reconciliation collections
Responsible for tax activities, including compliance with local, state and federal regulations
Identifies and reconciles discrepancies with client tax notices
Drafts reports and abatement letters when necessary
Amends federal, state, and local tax returns
Assists with special projects as needed (end of year reconciliation)
Meets time constraints and client or agency deadlines
Tracks daily workload via Salesforce
Answers incoming calls for clients, agencies, and internal team members
Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 4 years payroll or accounting experience
MS Office experience

Success Factors/Job Competencies:
Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Time management skills and the ability to prioritize, coordinate, and manage time effectively
Exceptional customer service skills, along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
Ability to build effective working relationships at all levels in the organization
Exceptional organizational, comprehension, and analytical skills
Thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment
Mathematical aptitude

Payroll and payroll tax knowledge
MasterTax experience
Fundamentals of Payroll Certification (FPC)

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.