Tax Customer Service Specialist

ID
2022-24001
Updated Date
6/24/2022
Department
Financial Services Positions
Schedule
Multiple Options
Bonus
Yes
Wage Description
Commensurate | Base + Bonus & Benefits
Education
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Combination of Education and Experience
Min. Years Experience
1
Company/Brand
Mass Markets
Location : Location
US-SD-Spearfish
Career Level
Mid-Level
Employment Type
Full-Time & Part-Time
Reports To
Supervisor

POSITION OVERVIEW

Tax Customer Service Representative

 

Looking to work for a fast growing company? Start your career here at MCI.

 

If you are a highly motivated individual and posess excellent communication skills, we need your help answering tax related questions and offering advice. You will provide expert guidance, explain tax and technical terms, and answer tax-related questions. Our industry leading training programs will give you the tools you need to succeed and grow as a tax professional.

 

Schedules vary by site and project however we can usually find something that works for everyone. This is an experienced-level position with competitive compensation. Three years of experience in call center, customer service, technical support, or sales is required. Accounting or tax knowledge is a plus.

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POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Essential Duties

  • Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answers using everyday language
  • Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation inquiries
  • Document client interactions

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

WONDER IF YOU ARE A GOOD FIT? 

It's about building relationships and turning the knowledge you gain in training into customer wins. We provide all new employees with world-class training, so all positive, driven, and confident applicants are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates for this position are highly motivated, energetic, and dedicated. 

 

Required

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Tax Preparer credentials. 
  • Must possess or be able to obtain any related State licenses, certificates, permits or bonds
  • Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number)
  • Recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients/customers
  • Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software
  • Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated hardwired internet connection
  • Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, research skills and determination

Preferred

  • Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities)
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus
  • Work at home experience
  • State or Federal work experience

COMPENSATION DETAILS

WANT AN EMPLOYER THAT VALUES YOUR CONTRIBUTION?

We believe that hard work should pay off, so we make sure that our compensation and total rewards are competitive.   Standard starting compensation is commensurate with experience.  Regular reviews and raises are awarded based on tenure and performance, so our employees make more each year.

 

Employees earn paid time off as well as paid holidays and paid training opportunities. Regular daily, weekly and monthly incentives are part of the overall compensation our team members enjoy and include monetary incentive and prizes such as computers, tablets, phones, TV’s, trips, tickets, and even cars.  In addition to our standard group benefits offering for full-time employees following 90-days of employment, all employees are eligible to opt for our MEC medical plan after only 30-days of employment.  Benefits options and plans vary slightly by location.  

 

JUST A FEW OF THE BENEFITS

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage Options
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Regular Raises
  • Advancement Opportunity
  • Fun, Engaging Work Environment
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Cash and Prize Contests

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be largely sedentary and will be required to sit/stand for long periods while using a computer and telephone headset. The employee will be regularly required to operate a computer and other office equipment, including a phone, copier, and printer. The employee may occasionally be required to move about the office to accomplish tasks; reach in any direction; raise or lower objects, move objects from place to place, hold onto objects, and move or exert force up to forty (40) pounds.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Must be authorized to work in their country of residence (The United States or Canada)
  • Must be willing to submit up to a LEVEL II background and/or security investigation with a fingerprint.  Job offers are contingent on background/security investigation results
  • Must be willing to submit to drug screening.

ABOUT THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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REGARDING COVID-19

As an employer supporting critical Federal, State, Provincial, and Commercial clients, we have taken steps to ensure that we remain operational while taking every precaution possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our employees safe.

 

Measures include social distancing for those working on-site, frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting of workstations and common areas, daily contactless temperature checks for those essential employees working on-site, travel policies limiting travel and mandatory quarantine, reporting and quarantine processes and policies for those exposed, and requesting masks to be worn when on-site employees are not at their workstation.

 

For more information on MCI’s response to COVID-19 please visit www.mci.world/covid-19.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) it is the policy of MCI and affiliates to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact Kate Murph, Vice President of Human Resources.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At MCI and its subsidiaries, we embrace differences and believe diversity is a benefit to our employees, our company, our customers, and our community.  All aspects of employment at MCI are based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.  MCI maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling MCI's commitment to a diverse and equal opportunity work environment.

 

MCI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.  MCI will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

 

MCI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, social and recreational programs, and discipline. In addition, it is the policy of MCI to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where an employee works.

ABOUT MCI (PARENT COMPANY)

MCI helps customers take on their CX and DX challenges differently, creating industry-leading solutions that deliver exceptional experiences and drive optimal performance. MCI assists companies with business process outsourcing, staff augmentation, contact center customer services, and IT Services needs by providing general and specialized hosting, software, staff, and services.

 

In 2019 Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI) was named by Inc. Magazine as Iowa’s Fastest Growing Company in the State of Iowa and was named the 452nd Fastest Growing Privately Company in the USA, making the coveted top 500 for the first time. MCI’s subsidiaries had previously made Inc. Magazine's List of Fastest-Growing Companies 15 times respectively. MCI has fifteen business process outsourcing service delivery facilities in Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, South Dakota, New Mexico, California, Kansas, and Nova Scotia. 

 

Driving modernization through digitalization, MCI ensures clients do more for less. MCI is the holding company for a diverse lineup of tech-enabled business services operating companies. MCI organically grows, acquires, and operates companies that have a synergistic products and services portfolios, including but not limited to Automated Contact Center Solutions (ACCS), customer contact management, IT Services (IT Schedule 70), and Temporary and Administrative Professional Staffing (TAPS Schedule 736), Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Claims Processing, Collections, Customer Experience Provider (CXP), Customer Service, Digital Experience Provider (DXP), Account Receivables Management (ARM), Application Software Development, Managed Services, and Technology Services, to mid-market, Federal & enterprise partners. MCI now employs 10,000+ talented individuals with 150+ diverse North American client partners across the following MCI brands: GravisApps, Mass Markets, MCI Federal Services (MFS), The Sydney Call Center, OnBrand24, and Valor Intelligent Processing (VIP).

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The purpose of the above job description is to provide potential candidates with a general overview of the role. It's not an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required for the job.  You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.


The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

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