Quality Reviewer & Tax Preparer (Seasonal)

The MinKwon Center for Community Action is seeking an experienced tax preparer to serve as a Quality Reviewer & Tax Preparer.  This position will work directly with low- and moderate-income community members to file tax returns, and review returns prepared by staff and volunteers.


Organization History & Mission

The MinKwon Center for Community Action was established in 1984 to meet the needs and concerns of the Korean American community.  Since our founding, we have made a profound presence through various grassroots organizing, education, and advocacy initiatives that address important community issues, including immigration policies at the national, state and city levels, voter rights, and cultural awareness.  The MinKwon Center places a special emphasis on meeting the needs of our marginalized community members, including youth, elderly, recent immigrants, low-income residents, and limited-English-proficient residents.

 

Job Description

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

-Ensure intakes are prepared accurately and completely; verify client documents and tax information.
-Prepare accurate tax returns at the Advanced certification level.
-Conduct accurate quality reviews of tax returns; confirm returns are prepared within the scope of the VITA program and the preparer’s certification.
-Provide on-site tax expertise; answer client and volunteers’ questions, and provide assistance as necessary.
-Ensure all documents are returned and a copy of the completed return provided to the client.
-Provide operational support to the Tax Site Coordinator.
-Maintain confidentiality of client information and uphold IRS standards of conduct.

 

Qualifications

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following:

-English and Korean proficiency is highly preferred.
-At least 1-2 years of income tax preparation experience (VITA program experience highly preferred).
-Must successfully complete IRS Link & Learn certification at the Advanced Level.
-Familiarity with TaxSlayer software preferred.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Detail-oriented, excellent time management skills, and ability to work in a fast paced environment.
-Experience with customer service highly preferred.
-Ability to work weekends.

 

This position will begin in mid-January and end in late April.

 

The MinKwon Center will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applications, the MinKwon Center will only contact applicants who have been selected for an interview.

 

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Yoon Ji Kim

Social Services Director

yoonji.kim@minkwon.org

 

Note: Please write ‘Quality Reviewer & Tax Preparer’ in the subject line of the email.


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