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Job Description

Why 1-800Accountant?

  • Generous compensation plan that provides the opportunity to earn over $100,000/year thanks to uncapped commission. The average Specialist is projected to make $60,000 this year.
  • Full benefits package, including 401(k) with matching
  • Established, multi-million dollar company with start-up feel
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Fun environment
  • And much more!

As exclusive partners with LegalZoom, client satisfaction is our #1 priority. This is not a ‘hard sale’. We focus on building long-term, lasting relationships.

A typical day in the Sales Specialist role will consist of ~30 minute consultations with new small business owners to discuss their needs and the importance of a dedicated accountant to keep them in IRS compliance. Your daily expectations are to make 12+ appointments for yourself OR 100 dials OR 4 hours phone time OR 2 sales.

We are looking for candidates with some telesales experience, preferably selling a service, through a consultative approach, with high-energy and strong ambition for achievement. No accounting or financial knowledge needed—we will teach you what you need!

If this incredible opportunity sounds like one where you would excel, apply today!

Skills & Requirements

  • Ability to maintain high telephone call levels
  • Selling skills with a proven ability to close business
  • Sales relationship building skills
  • Friendly personality that enjoys assisting customers in a consultative sales environment
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and active listening
  • PC skills; experience with Windows-based computer applications a plus and CRM experience preferred)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good documentation abilities
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a structured environment
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Must possess a high level of integrity, self-discipline and positivity
  • A competitive personality willing to go the extra mile to achieve personal and team goals

Contact Person
Human Resources

About the company

Over the last fifteen years we’ve experienced tremendous growth as we work towards our vision of bringing the accounting industry into the 21st century. But naturally, it didn’t happen overnight. The idea for 1-800Accountant was born in 1999 when our founders were working at PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world's largest professional services firms. There, they conceived of a company that would bring world-class accounting services to the underserved small business segment, at a price all could afford.

They created a revolutionary membership model using flat rates and monthly pricing to reduce accounting costs. By leveraging the rapid growth of the Internet they were able to bring the accountant to the business — instead of the other way around — lowering costs and increasing efficiency. Despite their technology focus, our founders understood the need to preserve the accountant - client relationship.

Today, the days of waiting at an accountant's office are over. Our clients are still welcome to visit their accountant at our office, but can work just as easily from the comfort of their own home. And now, after a decade of revolutionizing the small business tax industry, 1-800Accountant has simplified and lowered the costs of individual accounting. We're ready to do your taxes!

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Our Location

Saint Petersburg

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