Company: H&R Block
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 23, 2020
What you'll do... JOB SUMMARY Researches and develops technical
analysis related to tax issues for various tax development teams.
Analyzes, evaluates, and documents current year tax law changes
from draft/final forms, instructions and specifications. ESSENTIAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Researches, analyzes, and evaluates
current year tax forms to identify and document tax changes that
impact forms supported in HRBlocks tax software products. Assists
tax software developers by researching and answering tax related
questions. Provides test scenarios to product QA teams to ensure
complex legislative changes have been implemented accurately. Uses
developed research skills to unravel extremely complex situations
into the fundamental tax points as they are applicable to current,
proposed or past law. Interprets tax law and regulations in order
to formulate solutions and policy applications for which specific
solutions are not available. Keeps abreast of all relevant changes
in tax law, interpretation and Company policy in tax matters. Makes
recommendations to tax product teams on forms that may need to be
added to the existing suite of forms. Coordinates, develops, and/or
assists in researching tax issues to support other departments at
FSO such as Government Relations, Media Relations, Marketing,
Legal, Insurance, Software Development, and Training. Coordinates
and/or participates in work teams as necessary for the analysis and
preparation of summaries of passed and proposed tax law. Edits
tax-related materials produced by self and others to verify
accuracy and completeness of material. Ensures that assigned
projects are completed on or before agreed upon deadlines. Reviews,
edits, writes, and proofreads material for other FSO departments.
Provides regular status reporting on legislative changes
identified. 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. It would be even better if
you also had... Masters degree in Tax, Business, Accounting,
Finance, or other related field. What you'll bring to the team...
Two years experience in tax preparation and/or tax research.
Professional designation or license in a field regulated under
Treasury Circular 230 (Enrolled Agent, CPA, or Attorney).
(Preferred, but not required) Ability to interpret, analyze, and
correctly formulate solutions to highly complex tax situations.
Effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated
writing skills in informational, educational, and training
materials. Technical Skills Proficiency with Windows-based computer
systems Proficiency with PC applications including but not limited
to Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Proficiency with at least one
online tax research tool (RIA, CCH, orBNA) Minimum Requirements
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field,
and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Credential regulated under Circular 230 (Enrolled Agent, CPA, or
Attorney) or CFP credential. #hrbjob
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