Director of Neighborhood Tax Centers in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 5/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Expected Outcomes:

  • The NTC Director will be responsible for fulfilling the agency’s goal of no less than 30,000 tax returns on an annual basis
  • Oversee the management and operations of 1 year round tax center site and various seasonal tax center locations
  • Prepare and maintain the program budget to support the NTC Vita program with weekly, monthly, and quarterly updates to the senior leadership team

Essential Functions:

  • Develops program budget and manages expenditures to ensure program needs are met while staying within budget.
  • Works with the staff to ensure they are fulfilling all of their responsibilities completely and in a timely fashion.  These include tax center management, community outreach, volunteer recruitment, volunteer and intake specialist training, tax site logistics, transmission office procedures, ITIN applications, data management, and report preparation
  • Researches and provides training for staff on changes in VITA rules and tax law that affect our neighbors
  • Researches best practices of other large VITA programs and implements changes to NTC procedures as necessary to improve efficiency and/or quality
  • Works with the Sr. Director  and Volunteer Manager to develop new partnerships for volunteer recruitment
  • Works with the Sr. Director  to develop new partnerships expansion of program services
  • Participates in media events as needed
  • Works with the Sr. Director and Operations Coordinator to ensure all funder and agency reports are completed properly and on time
  • Participates in hiring  all seasonal staff
  • Oversees the training by the NTC tax center staff of the seasonal tax site managers and transmission office staff
  • Provides tax and procedural expertise to the tax centers
  • Ensures that all staff members and volunteers are aware of and are observing VITA rules and scope limitations.
  • Monitors tax preparation quality at all tax centers and implements quality control measures as necessary
  • Provides professional guidance and development to the year-round staff
  • Passes the IRS Advanced Certification test annually
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and long hours from January through April
  • Other duties as assigned

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)