Application Developer Tax Development - State in Sarasota, Florida at Jackson Hewitt

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description

The Application Developer Tax Development - State is a key member of the Jackson Hewitt Tax Development Team. This position designs and develops tax content and calculations for IRS and state tax agency forms to enable Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. to deliver quality technology solutions to the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops cost-effective information technology solutions by creating new, and modifying existing, tax software applications
  • Researches and analyzes requirements and existing business processes to formulate a design and implement tax law changes
  • Codes, tests, and debugs using Jackson Hewitt development tools and proprietary software
  • Analyzes and identifies product discrepancies and recommends solutions
  • Under guidance, complete assignments and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Gain hands-on knowledge of existing in-house tool sets



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Business-related degree, or equivalent
  • 2+ years' experience in tax preparation, accounting, or related discipline
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Access
  • Ability to use online tax research software (i.e., RIA, CCH)
  • VB / VBA a plus
  • Ability to gain proficiency with the application development processes and platform used by Jackson Hewitt to develop software solutions
  • Requires strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills to work effectively in a team environment
  • Enrolled Agent or CPA desirable





We appreciate your interest in Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Jackson Hewitt Tax Service's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.