Tax Assistants

Covington, LA

Posted: 04/24/2019 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 44999 Pay Rate: $11.00/hour
FTS is seeking several mature, self-motivated professionals to fill roles as Tax Assistants for a busy and growing company that provides payroll and benefits services for businesses. These roles are extremely important in this organization as they will work under the Tax Department Manager helping clients process tax payments, reallocations, resolving tax concerns and more. Client is willing to train individuals on the actual tax portion of the role, provided candidates meet all other qualifications listed below. These are contract-to-hire opportunities.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Answers routine telephone and email inquiries concerning operations of the tax department
  • Assist clients in processing tax payments, reallocations, resolving tax-related issues and concerns
  • Perform crucial and accurate data entry and scan documents
  • Maintain overall office organization and upkeep of the office environment
  • Assist in resolving any administrative problems
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
  • Daily use of MS Office Suite applications, especially Excel
Qualifications:
  • Very professional attitude and presentable appearance
  • Excellent customer service skills, especially over the phone
  • Excellent communication skills -- written and verbal
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Highly accurate data-entry skills
  • Possess a great can-do attitude with a teamwork mentality
  • Resourcefulness and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Highly dependable and prompt
  • Have a teachable spirit and ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to learn quickly and keep up in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic math skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, primarily including Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment
  • High School Diploma/ GED required
  • Background and Drug Screen required




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