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Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

64101

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Expat Tax Advisor - Seasonal

H&R Block - Kansas City, Missouri

Posted: 12/14/2018

H&R Block, the world’s leader in tax preparation services, is looking for seasonal Expat Tax Advisors. This position is located at our corporate headquarters, in the premier downtown Power & Light District of Kansas City, where everything is either steps or a streetcar ride away. Our office offers an onsite fitness gym and coffee shop, an awesome company cafeteria, free parking, and frequent opportunities to get discounted or free tickets to a variety of entertainment venues and shows.
 
By joining the expat team at H&R Block, you’ll have the opportunity to play an important role on this unique, specialized, fast-growing international tax division.  You’ll have the opportunity to become an international tax specialist while working with U.S. taxpayers living in over 150 countries worldwide.
 
As a representative of H&R Block Expat Tax Services, you’ll develop client relationships and provide high-quality U.S. tax preparation, planning, and audit representation services to U.S. expat clients through a virtual tax platform. The role is a seasonal position (January through October) with year-round employment opportunities for associates who have success in their first year.

What you’ll do…
  • Conduct tax interviews and analyze international tax issues for the purpose of preparing complete and accurate tax returns for U.S. taxpayer clients based in a particular country or grouping of countries
  • Follow internal guidelines for review and referral of tax returns
  • Provide tax information and feedback to clients as it relates to tax preparation and refer any unresolved client concerns to management
  • Work with client service professional staff to finalize tax returns and provide instruction so clients can either file tax returns electronically or mail in tax returns to the Internal Revenue Service or State DOR
  • Leverage internal resources to research unclear tax issues presented by clients in devoted country/countries
  • Attend robust paid training at the outset of the assignment and participate in ongoing continuing education offered by the company
  • Develop high-level knowledge of foreign tax and financial systems in devoted country/countries in order to enhance client experience
  • Read other business and tax publications, as recommended by management
  • Assist in transitioning acquired clients to H&R Block brand
  • Develop or leverage prior global experience, education, or insights to build rapport and provide a well-rounded service to clients in devoted country/countries
  • Take initiative to seek new clients by asking current clients for referrals and actively develop and execute client acquisition plans
  • Other duties as assigned
What you’ll bring to the role…
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related degree
  • One year of tax experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate tax and financial advice clearly and effectively in a variety of situations including but not limited to phone, email and video conference calls with expat clients
It would be even better if you had…
  • CPA, EA, or JD
  • Prior experience working with expatriate tax clients
  • Prior experience working in a customer service environment
  • Foreign language capabilities
About H&R Block…
H&R Block’s purpose is simple: To provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We’ve been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we’ve grown to have approximately 12,000 offices throughout the United States and around the world.
 
We are a people company first and a tax company second. People who join H&R Block say it feels like being part of something bigger. A place with an amazing and storied history, but with a strong and urgent focus on the future. Maybe it’s how determined, forward thinking and innovative we are, or how accessible our leadership is. We believe it’s all those things, and much more.

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