Date Posted:

May 7,2024

Apply Before:

Jun 30,2024

Department:

Admin

Location

Remote (Work From Home)

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1

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Job Description:

Our Global team is a group of motivated individuals who help each other do remarkable things every day. If you are reading this brief, I presume you are “HARDWORKING” and searching for full-time work from home. Does this sound like you? Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Learn more below!

POSITION: State & Local Tax Job – “SALT” tax advisor

About the company Goddess is a solid, growing, and lively/fun Scottsdale CPA firm. We have been in the business for over 18 years, and we are ranked Top 1% Tax Strategists in the USA. This would be a long-term opportunity for the right person. We are a progressive, computer-savvy CPA Firm, so you must have computer skills. Knowledge of working in the “cloud” is a plus as our firm is 100% digital.

Our search is for:

Someone who is detail-oriented, flexible, and motivated. Someone who has a strong work ethic, confident, comforting in their communication with others, and can work with little to no supervision. A person who invests deeply in their work and is curious and eager to learn.

The SALT professional that we are looking for will provide support to multiple tax functions (sales and use tax, property tax, credits & incentives).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert guidance and advice to clients on a range of state and local tax matters, including income tax, property tax, and other related taxes.
  • Analyze client operations and transactions to identify potential state and local tax implications, proactively developing strategies to optimize tax planning and minimize liabilities.
  • Research and stay current on state and local tax laws, regulations, and rulings to ensure client compliance and awareness of changes.
  • Assist clients with tax audits, examinations, and controversies, providing expert representation before tax authorities.
  • Prepare and review state and local tax returns (income, franchise, property, etc.), ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable laws.
  • Collaborate with internal teams across tax, legal, and finance to address complex tax issues and provide holistic solutions.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging issues in state and local taxation, proactively sharing insights with clients and stakeholders.
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and negotiations as a subject matter expert on state and local tax matters.
  • Assist in reviewing legal documents to minimize tax risks identified during due diligence, preparing reports for clients that summarize analyses and recommendations.
  • Support the main tax team with tax preparation, consulting, and research on a variety of tax topics as needed.
  • Potential future opportunity: Train and mentor a team specializing in state and local tax matters.

Core Requirements

  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Master’s in Taxation and/or CPA/CA/EA designation are highly preferred.
  • Years of Experience: 5+ years of in-depth SALT expertise across multiple states, potentially with some managerial or team training experience.
  • Technical Knowledge: Solid understanding of state and local tax laws, regulations, and compliance requirements for income tax, property tax, and other applicable taxes.
  • Research Skills Demonstrated proficiency in using tax research tools and databases to analyze complex SALT issues.
  • Client-Facing Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with clients, represent them before tax authorities, and explain complex tax concepts in a clear manner.

Additional Desirable Skills

  • Software Proficiency: Experience with tax preparation software (ProConnect, etc.) and GoogleSuite.
  • Analytical Mindset: Ability to interpret financial data, identify trends, and make data-supported recommendations for tax planning.
  • Project Management: Ability to manage multiple client engagements, prioritize deadlines, and work autonomously.

Seniority

  • Mid-Level: Strong core technical skills, client service, and demonstrating potential for more complex assignments.
  • AND/OR Senior-Level: Bonus if you can emphasize strategic advisory skills, experience with diverse state tax landscapes, potential for leadership, and experience in mentoring/training.

You must be:

  • Adaptable: Ability to work in a dynamic environment where client needs and tax laws can change rapidly.
  • Team Player: Willingness to collaborate with other tax specialists and contribute expertise to broader firm projects.

System requirements :

  • System requirements :
  • internet Speed: At least 10mbps
  • CPU: Core i5 (8th generation minimum) or i7 (8th generation minimum)If the CPU is different than the Intel core (e.g. AMD Ryzen), reach out to Techteam. 
  • RAM: Minimum of 16GB
  • Storage: Minimum 256GB SSD or 500GB HDD
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows (Preferably Pro).
  • Audio: A good quality headset preferably equipped with noise cancellation
  • Video: A laptop/PC with webcam or a good-quality webcam

A few perks to consider once hired include:

  • The opportunity to work with a global organization, not only focusing on tax minimization, but also providing financial services to US businesses, a great exposure for finance enthusiasts or those who are curious about this field.
  • We have a very competitive number of work hours that are sought after by most freelancers and independent contractors. A full-time position requires you to work 40 to 50 hours per week. As a result, your income will be more consistent and reliable.
  • Paid multiple trainings. Training isn’t just necessary to our company, it is vital. We ensure that our staff develops a skill set that allows them to perform a broader range of work.
  • As we strive to streamline our processes, we provide incentives and bonuses based on performance and novel ideas.
  • Staff Referral Bonus Program. We provide a $200 incentive for every qualified candidate and stay with us for more than 90 days.
  • Equal Staff Opportunity. No company politics.
  • The company is embodied by a culture of appreciation. We don’t take for granted our people’s fantastic work.
  • Due to firm security we required Windows Users ONLY. Huge advantage if you use Windows Pro. 
  • Collaborative environment. We have 13 departments with varying expertise. We provide our staff with the opportunity to help and get help when they need it. We make sure that no one is left behind
  • Being a global company, you’ll have the chance to interact with people from a wide variety of cultures.
  • Work life balance. We conduct interactive games, movie nights, fun activities and events with games and prizes to bring the team closer together and show how competitive and fun we are.
  • Permanent Work from home.

Working Hours: 

  • Our US business hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. MANDATORY overlap is 8:00 am to 12:00 noon Arizona time, the rest of the hours can be flexible with the approval of the head of the Department
  • Hours for some departments may vary depending on the tasks/projects involved.
  • Billable team ( Bookkeepers, Tax preparers, Customer care, and admins ) expect to work at least 50 hours per week during tax season, and weekends could be required. 
  • We need someone who is available for on-call emergencies (outside of normal working hours Only when needed).

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Ensure you put “super-badass-enthusiastic Job Role” in your title/cover letter/email submission or your submission will be ignored.

Shauna Wekherlien

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We are ranked in the Top 1% of Tax Strategists in the US, as per AICTC. Protecting our client’s confidential information is our topmost priority. So, we have to be very careful in selecting the best staff. Due to this, we have a bit lengthy hiring process. Please bear with us patiently.

Thanks for your cooperation!

Our Hiring
Process

  1. Job Application
  2. Application Screening/Finalizing Candidate and Informing them
  3. Written Test
  4. General Interview
  5. Technical Interview
  6. Interview with the CEO
  7. Police Verification/ Background check
  8. Final Interview
  9. In-House Training
  10. Departmental Training
  11. Final Test