The Consultant, Tax Compliance Services (Consultant) performs the duties of the clients sales tax department, which includes preparation of the monthly state and local sales and use tax returns.
The Consultant will interact with all levels of the team (Senior Consultant, Team Leader, Director, and Principal) and will correspond with the clients through e-mail and telephone on a daily basis throughout compliance season.
Duties and responsibilities, as they align to Ryans Key Results People Create a positive team member experience. Prepares and updates agendas for client and team status calls.
Client Corresponds with clients regarding the status of projects. Value Prepares sales and use tax returns using compliance software.
Processes Internet filings of tax returns. Reconciles sales and use tax payable accounts. Manipulates tax data in Microsoft Excel and / or Access.
Maintains control documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, and / or Access. Prepares journal entries. Reconciles bank statements.
Prepares checks. Resolves notices and assessments from taxing authorities. Assists with filing and maintaining business licenses.
Prepares compliance process documentation for new clients. Identifies and implements process improvements. Transitions new clients to the Firms technology solutions.
Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience Bachelors degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university with 6 hours of Accounting required and zero to two years related experience.
Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual must have advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Internet navigation and research, and intermediate skills in Excel.
Beginner level skills are also necessary in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Certificates and Licenses Valid drivers license required.
A valid Passport is preferred. Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment Standard indoor working environment.
interface with clients and external vendors as necessary. Independent travel requirement 0 to 10 PERCENT . 40 hour standard workweek requirement.