WHO I HELP

HR and Payroll professionals.

HOW I HELP

Maintaining tax records. Regular auditing of tax. Overseeing payroll tax departments.

“COLLABORATING WITH CLIENTS TO ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS”

Scott VerStrat is a Tax Manager at AAB Payroll Inc., based in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. Specializing in assisting HR and payroll professionals, he excels in maintaining tax records, conducting regular tax audits, and overseeing payroll tax departments. Scott’s approach revolves around collaboration, professionalism, and trust, emphasizing the importance of working together with clients to achieve their goals.

As a dedicated manager, Scott not only supports clients with tax inquiries but also mentors junior team members to foster their career development. He finds motivation in the success of both clients and team members, striving to provide unwavering support. For Scott, successful collaboration involves keeping clients informed, maintaining professionalism, and building trust as a reliable advisor with the necessary knowledge and experience.

3 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS

“In my professional journey, prioritizing professionalism, collaboration, and trust is paramount. Professionalism ensures I uphold standards, collaboration fosters a dynamic and innovative team, while trust forms the foundation for effective relationships, leading to shared success and a positive work culture.”

NO PROBLEM TOO BIG OR SMALL

“One of the most satisfying aspects of working with clients is being able to support them no matter the size of the problem. We pride ourselves on always being available to help and listen. Our aim is to add actual value to our clients, and there is nothing more rewarding than to see them thrive.

Sometimes a client will come to us and not fully understand or believe the tax calculations or events that have led to a tax notice. It’s so important to me that when I’m finished, they do understand, and that I’ve been able to fill in any knowledge gaps for them.  It’s something I love doing – giving clients the knowledge they need to help them make informed decisions.”

SUPPORTING PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

“Seeing colleagues succeed and progress is an amazing feeling. As a manager I have a hand in the progression of the team and being able to pass on my own knowledge and experience for others to learn from is so gratifying. I love seeing people grow in confidence and capability.”

START OF A NEW JOURNEY

“The growth AAB Group has committed to is truly amazing. I am really excited to start forging new relationships with my co-workers in the Group. Seeing where I can pitch in and support with this incredible journey that we’re on is such a fantastic opportunity. I can’t wait to be part of what I’m sure is going to be a phenomenal business.”

IMPACT OF DIVERSITY OF THOUGHT

“I love the phrase ‘collaboration is our superpower.’ I cannot think of anything more powerful than getting thoughts out from multiple people, from multiple backgrounds, to come up with diverse solutions.

For me it influences my approach by being willing to provide my expertise when it is needed, and to seek out more knowledge on principles I may not have a full understanding of. That’s why collaboration is so important because even those of us who have years of experience can still learn from others around us. Diversity of thought and experience can only push us further in the direction that we’re already headed.”

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