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Manager, Property Tax (Cincinnati, Ohio) – The Manager of Property Tax’s core purpose is to lead, or support with objective of owning, the administration of real estate taxes for Macy’s and/or Bloomingdale’s properties. This function includes administering all facets of property tax administration: budgeting, appealing, appraisals, and litigation. Responsibilities require the ability to interface effectively with numerous partners within Macy, research tax literature, and perform other duties as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned. This position is based out of Cincinnati. Essential Functions: Property Tax Lead – Lead role in administering real estate taxes for Macy’s and/or Bloomingdale’s properties. This function includes administering all facets of property tax administration: budgeting, appealing, appraisals, and litigation. Represent the company in connection with an introductory volume and complexity of states, properties and assignments. Property Tax Support – Support role (with intent to own) in administering real estate taxes for Macy’s and/or Bloomingdale’s properties. This function includes supporting all facets of property tax administration: budgeting, appealing, appraisals, and litigation. Development, special projects, other - pursue pipeline and developmental opportunities including appraisal training, real estate tax training, software training, HR sponsored training, and/or give back opportunities at Macy’s. Support all other projects as assigned. Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. Five or more years of real property tax or other relevant experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals. Strong math and reconciliation skills plus proven proficiency with Excel. Ability to determine value of real property. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Strong organizational skills for effectively managing multiple priorities to timely completion. To apply, https://www.macysjobs.com/Search/JobDetail/Manager-Property-Tax/Cincinnati/OH/COR03570. Date Posted: 9/15/2017 (IPT2203)   

Manager, Property Tax & Business Incentives (Houston, Texas) - Tax Specialty: real estate tax, personal property tax, and business incentive analysis and compliance (including tax planning, compliance, appeals and audits, as well as process improvement). Manage Property Tax and Business Incentives on issues such as real estate tax, personal property tax, and business incentive analysis and compliance. This includes tax planning, compliance, appeals and audits, as well as process improvement. Lead and develop in-house compliance process and staff as well as outsourced service providers.  Work directly with head of Property Tax; interdepartmentally with corporate Real Estate, Property Accounting, Accounts Payable, business leaders; externally with taxing authorities and consultants.  Work directly with head of Business Incentives; interdepartmentally with corporate Real Estate, Legal, Government Relations, Accounts Payable, Human Resources, Business Technology, business leaders; externally with economic development groups, taxing authorities and consultants on the analysis, compliance, and audit of business incentives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for real estate tax, personal property tax and business incentive compliance as well as projects and strategies to increase filing efficiency and accuracy. Essential responsibilities in tax compliance includes real estate tax assessments and bills, personal property tax renditions and bills. Remain current in legislation regarding tax and business incentives, tax planning, and forecasting. Participate in the annual business incentive compliance process as required to receive discretionary and statutory incentives from Federal, state, and local incentive agreements. Maintain and follow all Sarbanes-Oxley and other prescribed internal controls in regards to tax compliance through utilizing review/approval documents as well as continuing to evaluate and analyze current processes and procedures to result in a more accurate and efficient reporting function. Provide information and consult with OpCo’s, Corporate, and Business Support personnel on the preparation of the real estate tax, personal property tax and business incentive payments (i.e. bonds, PILOT’s) for the annual operating plan. Participate in the review of all real estate assessments including preparation of detailed modeling valuations to verify the accuracy of assessments. If assessment is found to be incorrect direct the appeal of the erroneous assessments. Participate in tax audits including any appeals of erroneous assessments. Internally work with head of Business Incentives on planning and negotiating incentives for business development projects. Research and monitor relevant law and regulations to obtain tax credits and abatements that reduce expense. Participate in the annual compliance of incentive, exemption, abatement, bond, grant, or credit agreements with various Federal, state, and local authorities.  REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree with related experience.  Minimum of 5 years’ experience for large multi-state companies with progressive experience in the areas of asset valuation, real estate tax, personal property tax and process improvement.  Experience in Federal, state, and local business incentives preferred. Certification with continuing education organizations such as Institute for Professionals in Taxation preferred.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required including Excel data analysis. Knowledge and understanding of the property tax cycle (compliance, assessments, billing, appeals, and audit) and their application to business activities. Excellent communication skills required with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external associates is a requirement. Must remain current in Federal, state and local legislative tax policy initiatives affecting the company. Ability to oversee tax compliance, appeal, and audit process in a rapidly changing, fast-paced, high volume environment. Demonstrated ability to lead and develop in-house teams as well as manage outsourced service providers. Ability to analyze property tax valuations and assessments. Normal office environment. Minimal travel required. This position must be performed from the corporate facility. Must be able to do limited travel to Sysco facilities or operating companies.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Due to deadlines increased hours may be required during peak volume periods. To apply, https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=51525&company=C0000167686P. Date Posted: 9/15/2017 (IPT2202)   

Business Development Professional (Dallas, Texas) - Baden Tax Management, LLC, has an immediate opening for a Business Development Professional.  This is an exciting opportunity that presents the right individual with unlimited growth and compensation opportunities.  Responsibilities will include establishing and maintaining relationships with clients and prospective clients in need of property and sales/use tax services.  You will work directly with our executive leadership team to develop and execute business growth strategies.  The successful candidate must have a proven track record in the sales and business development of tax consulting and compliance services and will be responsible for the development and growth of our practice in the state of Texas and surrounding states.  Effective oral/written communications and interpersonal skills required.  B.S. in marketing or business preferred.  We offer a base salary plus commissions/incentives and an excellent benefits package.  Interested candidates should send resume to:  tchurchward@badentax.com. Date Posted: 9/13/2017 (IPT2200)   
Manager (Denver, Colorado) - Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Consultant (“Consultant”) works with a team to identify and provide clients with a wide range of valuation services designed to efficiently and effectively manage their property assessments and property taxes. The Property Tax Manager ("Manager") oversees a team of Senior Consultants/Consultants to deliver property tax consulting services for assigned clients. The Manager maintains existing client relationships and focuses on property tax management and minimization opportunities. The Manager reviews and evaluates appeal positions, makes appeal recommendations and manages the appeal process for Ryan clients. This includes enforcing policies, standards and guidelines, researching tax issues, reviewing valuations of real property, negotiating assessment reduction and settlements, and the preparation and presentation of assessment appeals and supporting litigation. Duties and Responsibilities: Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios.  Demonstrates extensive knowledge in assessment review and valuation techniques. Prepares and conducts client presentations.  Attends hearings, settlement conferences, and negotiations, through settlement. Manages the preparation, review, and processing of all client reporting requirements.  Acts as jurisdictional subject matter expert in managing all aspects of the appeal process (informal, formal, and litigation) and reports engagement status and results to the client. Serves as the main contact overseeing all client activity and responds to client inquiries and requests from assessing jurisdictions. Reviews and manages client contract terms, scope of services and fees. Oversees client billing and ensures timely collection of receivables (less than 90 days). Ensures team compliance with Firm policies, practice guidelines, and standards.  Gives timely performance feedback to team members and addresses and escalates performance issues. Ensures workload is properly distributed among team members and holds team members accountable for completion of assigned projects. Communicates new issues, legislative changes, training opportunities, and client needs and strategies.  Participates actively in professional organizations.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least four years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Certificates and Licenses:  Valid driver's license required. Manager should maintain professional designations such as Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), or equivalent, and keep active in professional organizations on a local and national level. Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Send resumes to: rahul.sharma@ryan.com.  Date Posted: 9/8/2017 (IPT2199)   

Property Tax Associate (Fort Worth, Texas) - Textron Inc. is one of the world’s best known multi-industry companies, recognized for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat and Textron Off Road. This position is responsible for supporting the senior property tax analyst in managing the property tax, business license, and unclaimed property functions. Responsibilities: Support and assist with: Maintaining information regarding Textron operations, properties, accounts/parcels, assets; Initiating data requests (properties, accounts, assets) from operations; Reviewing/reconciling operations data and information for completeness and accuracy; Filing business personal property tax renditions; Reviewing business personal property and real property valuation notices; Working with third party providers on property valuation reviews; Filing necessary appeals on properties handled internally; Payment of property tax bills; Managing property tax audits in conjunction with operations; Reporting to Textron business units regarding required property tax accruals and other requested information; Working with operations as assigned to reconcile property tax liability accounts; Managing the business license function for Textron business units; Working with business units regarding unclaimed property and filing unclaimed property reports, and performing other job duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Bachelor Degree in Finance/Accounting or 3+ years’ property tax compliance experience; Minimum 1 year property tax compliance experience; Experience working in a shared services center a plus. Skills and Competencies: Experience with property tax systems, Sigertax a plus; Working knowledge of MS Excel; Working knowledge of ERP systems – SAP, Lawson; Knowledge of SOX controls and compliance requirements; Ability to problem solve and make educated decisions; Ability to communicate and interact effectively with co-workers, operations, and third party providers; Ability to collaborate with leads and other team members. Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. Please apply online at https://textron.taleo.net/careersection/textron/jobdetail.ftl?job=257874. Date Posted: 9/1/2017 (IPT2197)   

Property Tax Associate/Consultant (Rosemont, Illinois) – Cushman & Wakefield. We are looking to hire a new member of our team to help our property tax valuation consulting staff. This member will be part of a team and work with others, but also needs the ability work independently, multi-task and be self-motivated. Close attention to detail, strong organization skills and an analytical mind are a must.  Responsibilities: Assist with property tax valuation/appeal projects  - property research; attend site visits in support role; rent roll analysis collect & organize data; populate spreadsheets; draft narrative document for review; prepare budgets/estimates for review; Communicate directly with assessing and taxing jurisdictions; Draft communications for client for review; Track appeal deadlines and communicate them appropriately; Aid in filing appeals and preparing agent authorizations; Follow up on stipulations, refunds, and request for information; Travel when necessary (site visits, hearings, client visits, research, etc.). Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of property tax experience. Computer proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently. Ability to work independently on assigned projects. Entrepreneurial spirit with attention-to-detail. Strong communication, presentation, relationship management and interpersonal skills. Understanding of real estate and personal property valuation concepts and process. Knowledge of commercial real estate and property tax terms and definitions. Understanding of tax documents, jurisdictional processes/procedures (deadlines, filing requirements, etc.), and property tax industry. Link to apply: https://cw.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Rosemont-Illinois-USA/Property-Tax-Associate-Consultant_R24903-1. Date Posted: 8/30/2017 (IPT2195)   


Senior Tax Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Atrium Hospitality. This position is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate filing of our external and internal tax requirements. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Director of Tax to ensure completion of day-to-day tax operations in the Corporate Accounting Department. Primary responsibilities include organization, compliance, balance sheet reconciliation and record retention. This position requires the highest level of professionalism, integrity and teamwork from an individual who is positive, responsible and dependable. Responsibilities: 1. Assist in the preparation, filing and payment of indirect taxes for all managed hotels (Including the real estate valuation, personal property compliance, sales & use tax and unclaimed property). 2. Performs all aspects of property tax, including budgeting, planning, compliance, and preparing accurate work-papers to properly document and support tax position. 3. Analyze the appraisal values proposed by the appraisal districts and assist in determination of whether to accept or protest appraised values and whether any exemptions or designations are appropriate. 4. Assist in educating a decentralized team to assign correct tax decisions via WebEx/Tax Matrix.  5. Responsible for the preparation of withholding tax calculations. 6. Applies internal control concepts with tax accruals and identifies exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices. 7. Responsible for researching and resolving complex payroll tax issues. 8. Assist with Federal, State and Local tax incentives. 9. Review and prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and related analyses.  10. Resolve tax notices received from state and local tax jurisdictions.  11. Assist in the development and evaluation of reports, decisions and results of tax department in relation to established goals.  12. Performs other related duties as required and assigned. 13. Assist with sales & use tax and property tax audit as necessary.  14. Update/Assist with Tax team’s internal tax calendar and verify all tax filings are made timely. Senior Tax Analyst Qualifications:  Prepare property tax valuations using the income approach to value, compute going concern value, balance sheet reconciliations, present valuation conclusions in front of board members, informally negotiate favorable tax values, read and interpret governmental regulations and instructions, Advance Microsoft Excel experience, verbal communication, and administrative writing skills. Requirements: 5-10 years of related experience.  Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related discipline required. Master’s degree preferred.  Experience with Microsoft Office Suite-Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  Skill with M3, Profit Sword, Birch Street, SharePoint, Accounting CS and similar systems a plus.  Tax Research experience with Checkpoint or similar tax research engines.  Personal Property and Real Estate Tax experience preferred. Hospitality industry experience preferred. Please apply on line at www.atriumhospitality.com through the External Candidate portal in the careers page.  Tip:  sort the job listing by Alpharetta, GA and then search. Date Posted: 8/18/2017 (IPT2190)   

Property Tax Senior Consultant (Wheaton, Illinois) - Barron Corporate Tax Solutions, a national property tax consulting firm, is seeking a Senior Tax Consultant to work on multi-state property tax projects.  The successful candidate will identify and manage appeals of unfavorable property assessments throughout the country, with a focus on real property assessments. Tax consultants also are required to assist in the preparation of personal property tax returns during compliance season and to handle audit defense, exemption and abatement applications and various research projects.  This position will require candidates to be able to effectively communicate verbally and through written correspondence with taxing jurisdictions, clients and other team members.  Tax consultants are also responsible to identify opportunities for expanding business with current and new clients.  Requirements: BA or BS degree in a related field is required, as well as a minimum of 6 years of progressive experience within the property tax consulting field. An understanding of valuation methodology and solid analytical, research and organizational skills are essential, as well as effective written and oral communication. Preferred candidates will have achieved a designation in property tax or valuation (e.g. CMI, CAE, ASA) or be in the process and close to obtaining a designation.  Candidates must also have a high degree of PC literacy, including spreadsheet, word processing, database and property tax systems (PTMS preferred).  Travel will be required.  Please forward resume with salary requirements to: tbarron@barrontax.com. Date Posted: 8/11/2017 (IPT2187) 

Senior Consultant (Austin, Texas) - The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to manage client data, prepare property tax filings, and to identify property tax savings opportunities.  An intermediate understanding of valuation techniques is expected including conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with managing the property tax cycle for client properties including compliance, assessment reviews, monitoring the appeal process, and securing/verifying tax bills.  Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real and personal property accounts.  Builds awareness/understanding of jurisdictional rules and filing requirements. Demonstrates an ability to collect, review and fully understand client-provided data. Inspects properties and prepares appropriate reports deemed necessary by management. Assists team with client data management and preparation of annual property tax returns. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Possesses knowledge in assessment review, appeal determination, tax bill administration and the three valuation approaches; cost, sales comparison and income. Additionally, possesses knowledge of assessment equalization methodology that may apply in certain states. Handles appeals and monitors appeals process. Attends client status calls and meetings and provides supporting data and findings for leadership team. Works effectively with clients by taking an interest in the client’s industry and inquiring about trends and processes to gain a full understanding of their core business. Participates in recruiting efforts. Interacts and communicates effectively with team members. Performs other duties as assigned.  Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management, or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least two years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver's license required.  Supervisory Responsibilities: Requires limited supervisory responsibilities, including training employees, assigning work, and checking work for accuracy and completeness. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com.  Date Posted: 8/2/2017 (IPT2182)   

Property Tax Analyst (Charlotte, North Carolina) -
This position is responsible for the timely preparation and completion of state and local property tax filings for multiple entities and states. This involves working with other departments within the company to gather the required information, compiling supporting documentation, and the use of tax software in the preparation of the tax returns. Additional responsibilities include the preparation of annual property tax budgets, analysis and reconciliation of related general ledger tax accounts, developing relationships with property tax jurisdictions, providing assistance with property tax audits, and various other research projects. Required Qualifications: Intermediate skill level in MS office programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); Basic to intermediate knowledge of property tax software (PTMS a plus); Understanding of basic tax and GAAP concepts, and ability to analyze and interpret data; Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to perform as part of a team to resolve common objectives; experience in working under pressure in making decisions, solving problems, managing multiple projects, and meeting deadlines; Is a self-starter and, when necessary, can work independently. Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or related field; Property tax experience 2-3 years; General ledger accounting experience is a plus. To apply: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=COKECONSOLIDATED&cws=44&rid=16409. Date Posted: 7/28/2017 (IPT2180)   

Sr. Accountant and Sr. Personal Property Tax Analyst (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – Target Corporation. Responsible for reviewing and approving all accounts related to Real Estate Tax and Personal Property Tax.  Also, responsible for managing the personal property tax compliance functions for Target Corporation, including driving process improvement and efficiencies.  Accounting responsibilities include reviewing and approving all high risk accounts, review of monthly forecast, and review of journal entries.  This role will have general oversight of all documents prepared by the accountant.  Personal Property responsibilities managing external consultants to ensure the accurate and timely processing of all personal property tax returns and bill processing for all target locations.  PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Accounting for Real Estate Tax and Personal Property Tax: Monthly review of material accounts including high level review and deep dive into account reconciliation. Review and approve monthly on trial balance, forecast and journal entries. Provide general oversight and feedback to accountant. Partner closely with the team to ensure complete understanding of variances. Communicate with senior tax and accounting leadership on any variances in our accounting. Manage external Personal Property Tax Consultants: Negotiate contracts with all third party PPT consultants and review bills and ensure they match the contract agreements. Responsible for day to day management of third party consultants including: track compliance and appeal work, analyze due dates, monitor work to ensure it matches contract agreements. Personal Property Tax (PPT) Return Compliance: Responsible for managing external consultants to ensure accurate and timely filing of personal property tax returns for each location as needed. Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of company accounting policies and practices to ensure values and calculations used in return processing are accurate and in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Maintain updates on all PPT values in department’s database. Partners with internal teams to ensure we are receiving the best data for our PPT returns. Analyzes historical tax value information in additional to current market trends to develop the annual PPT budget. Audit Management: Manage and track personal property tax audits for multiple concurrent locations/audits ensuring audits are closed fairly and timely. Partner with consultants through audit process from start to finish including gathering of audit data, reviewing schedules with auditor, actively supporting Target’s position on valuations, and pursuing reductions in audit assessments.  Property Tax Policy: Develop and maintain current knowledge of state and local taxing jurisdiction laws relative to personal property tax, including monitoring of industry websites to stay current on changes in laws and rates. Provide feedback to internal government affairs team on any PPT legislation. Budgeting and forecasting: Actively participate in annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process by location.  Support computation of estimated assessed values and communication with internal partners. Ensure accurate and timely forecasting, accounting and recording of tax liabilities or refunds. Final review of annual budget for material accounts, including review of all state accruals and confirming all Target locations that have tax payments are in the final budget. Partnerships: Proactively develop and maintain internal partnerships with key business and accounting teams including (but not limited to) Property Accounting, Fixed Assets, and Capital Finance. Learn and understand business partner processes and goals and how our teams impact each other, improving the communication process and sharing of information.  Proactively engage in new Target initiatives, such as major store remodels or new store openings to understand the impact on our PPT returns. Systems & projects: Develop and maintain current knowledge of existing systems used by the property tax team, help implement new technology and drive efficiencies for our monthly accounting processes. Partner with technology vendor and drive system enhancements or development as needed. Documentation & Process Improvements: Identify and research opportunities to drive process efficiencies for both accounting and PPT and support work that results in tax savings. Develop & maintain adequate documentation for all accounting and PPT work being performed, modifying processes based upon changes in laws and company policy changes, and industry best practices. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Four year degree - Preferred Accounting. 5-7 years' accounting or related experience including leadership managing people or consultants. Strong partnership skills with an ability to communicate effectively and influence others to achieve a common objective. Strong leadership skills to work with various teams and partners with the ability to maintain a positive work environment. Proven ability to drive process improvements. Demonstrated decision making, analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. DESIRED REQUIREMENTS: Previous accounting experience at a large corporation. Previous experience with Real Estate Tax or Personal Property Tax. Send resume to jack.schindler@target.com. Date Posted: 7/25/2017 (IPT2177) 

Tax Manager Property Tax (Danbury, Connecticut) Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11 billion, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. More information about Praxair, Inc. is available at www.praxair.com. If you are seeking an exciting opportunity that offers room for growth and advancement, look no further! Praxair has an immediate need for a talented Tax Manager to join our dynamic Tax team in Danbury, CT. Our Tax team is made up of over 15 tax professionals who bring a wealth of tax knowledge, experience and exuberance to everything we do. We work together with Treasury, Corporate Accounting and other Praxair business groups. We are dedicated to minimizing time spent processing tax filings and enhancing the professional growth of our team members. Property Tax Manager Responsibilities: Motivate, manage, coach and develop a staff of two; Handle all aspects of property tax including filing, payments and appeals; Work with operations to maximize property tax abatements;Handle all real estate taxes; Responsible for severance taxes related to oil and gas; Research and resolve all customer related inquiries with respect to property tax bill back invoices; Research and respond to business inquiries regarding property tax matters. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, MST degree or courses a plus; 5+ years’ of Property Tax experience in either a large industry or Big 4 Public Accounting with a Manufacturing and Real Estate background; Experience using PTMS is a plus; Prior experience managing a team preferred; Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements utilizing innovative solutions; Ability to work cross functionally in a matrix organization; Ability to drive value and minimize tax within the property tax function; Strong project management skills; Strong desire to work in a progressive tax department where meeting the compliance deadlines are considered the minimum requirements for the position. Desire to work on "value added" special projects beyond compliance and audit defense. Praxair, Inc., Corporate Headquarters, 39 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT 06810 Date Posted: 7/19/2017 (IPT2175)

Tax Accountant II (Mooresville, North Carolina) - Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit www.Lowes.com.  This position will work primarily in the area of Property Tax. The primary role of this position will involve monitoring, coordinating and performing timely and accurate property valuation analyses for Lowe’s numerous real estate holdings.  Secondary responsibilities include general ledger account reconciliations, SOX internal control testing, and tax research on various topics. The position may also be required to challenge Lowe’s property valuation assessments before administrative review boards.  In addition, this position may also be asked to provide assistance with coordinating and facilitating sales and use tax audits as needed.  Responsibilities: Monitoring, coordinating, and performing timely and accurate property valuation analysis for Lowe’s numerous real estate holdings with a focus on activities that are more complex in nature and require an understanding and application of basic accounting, real estate, and tax knowledge. Performs analysis and reconciliations of general ledger accounts to support monthly, quarterly and annual closing cycles with review by management where needed. Displaying good negotiation skills while challenging property valuation assessments before administrative review boards.  Researches various tax issues to support the company’s position or to recommend options for handling various projects to managers, and directors. This will include evaluating the real estate appraisal process and recognition of appraisal methods that establish fair market value. Maintains appropriate supporting documents, provisions, and other details for tax transactions and entries. Communicates effectively within the team, across other functions, and with external parties to ensure alignment. Works with systems and processes within applicable areas of operation to complete and process accounting and tax transactions. Reviews job procedures consistently to identify potential improvements that will increase the accuracy and efficiency of all assigned tasks Providing assistance with the coordination and facilitation of sales and use tax audits as may be necessary. Required Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree in Accounting or related field plus 2-4 years of experience in accounting, tax, finance (public or private) or relevant experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field plus 0-2 years of experience in accounting, tax, finance (public or private) or relevant experience. Intermediate skills in MS office programs (Excel, Word, Access). Demonstrated understanding of basic tax and GAAP concepts and financial controls (to apply this knowledge to the design and execution of activities within the respective area). Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting plus 0-2 years of experience in accounting, tax, finance (public or private) or relevant experience. To apply, https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&noback=0&partnerid=25239&siteid=5014&jobid=4909428. Date Posted: 7/13/2017 (IPT2172) 

Senior Valuation Analyst  (Vancouver, Washington, outside of Portland, Oregon)  -  Compensation Commensurate with education and experience.  Compensation includes health, dental, vision and pension benefits. Our firm prepares valuation analyses for various types of commercial real estate throughout the United States for property tax appeal purposes.  We are looking for full-time senior valuation analysts to join our valuation team.  Property tax consulting firm that works nationwide seeks an individual with appraisal or valuation experience to assist with property valuations and consultations as well as communications with clients and commercial appraisers for counties.  Duties will also include presentations to county and state boards. Knowledge and experience with the cost, income and market approaches to value are required, as well as experience with direct capitalizations and discounted cash flow analytical models.  Experience using Costar will be helpful.  Our practice is comprised of all types of commercial real estate, including but not limited to hotels, senior living, timeshares, apartments, office buildings and retail centers. Must possess intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills and have familiarity with other MS Office programs and Adobe.  Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with a team and creativity desired. Email cover letter and resume/bio to:jobopening14@yahoo.com. Date Posted: 7/7/2017 (IPT2171) 

Tax Accountant II (Mooresville, North Carolina) - Practice Area: Property Tax. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com. Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law. This position will work primarily in the area of Property Tax. The primary role of this position will involve monitoring, coordinating and performing timely and accurate property valuation analyses for Lowe’s numerous real estate holdings.  Secondary responsibilities include general ledger account reconciliations, SOX internal control testing, and tax research on various topics. The position may also be required to challenge Lowe’s property valuation assessments before administrative review boards. In addition, this position may also be asked to provide assistance with coordinating and facilitating sales and use tax audits as needed.  Responsibilities: Monitoring, coordinating, and performing timely and accurate property valuation analysis for Lowe’s numerous real estate holdings with a focus on activities that are more complex in nature and require an understanding and application of basic accounting, real estate, and tax knowledge. Performs analysis and reconciliations of general ledger accounts to support monthly, quarterly and annual closing cycles with review by management where needed. Displaying good negotiation skills while challenging property valuation assessments before administrative review boards. Researches various tax issues to support the company’s position or to recommend options for handling various projects to managers, and directors. This will include evaluating the real estate appraisal process and recognition of appraisal methods that establish fair market value. Maintains appropriate supporting documents, provisions, and other details for tax transactions and entries. Communicates effectively within the team, across other functions, and with external parties to ensure alignment. Works with systems and processes within applicable areas of operation to complete and process accounting and tax transactions. Reviews job procedures consistently to identify potential improvements that will increase the accuracy and efficiency of all assigned tasks. Providing assistance with the coordination and facilitation of sales and use tax audits as may be necessary. Required Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree in Accounting or related field plus 2-4 years of experience in accounting, tax, finance (public or private) or relevant experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field plus 0-2 years of experience in accounting, tax, finance (public or private) or relevant experience. Intermediate skills in MS office programs (Excel, Word, Access). Demonstrated understanding of basic tax and GAAP concepts and financial controls (to apply this knowledge to the design and execution of activities within the respective area). Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting plus 0-2 years of experience in accounting, tax, finance (public or private) or relevant experience. Job Application link:   https://careers.lowes.com/Date Posted: 7/7/2017 (IPT2170)