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Senior Tax Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company headquartered at Deerfield Point in Alpharetta, GA.  Atrium Hospitality oversees a portfolio of hotels licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and Intercontinental brand families. In addition, Atrium Hospitality provides asset management and accounting services to a number of other hotel debt and equity investments held by our ownership groups. With a best in class executive team, we work to maximize the financial performance and value of every property and investment. We have majority ownership of more than 50 properties in 26 states with approximately 14,000 rooms.  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.   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, ProfitSword, 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. Send resume to Sheree.Griffin@atriumhospitality.com.  Date Posted: 3/28/2017 (IPT2111)

Senior Consultant (Dallas, Texas) - Property Tax Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to identify property tax savings opportunities for clients and possesses an intermediate understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with assessment review and monitoring the appeal process for client portfolios. Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. 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. 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 2 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. 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: 3/21/2017 (IPT2110)

Senior Tax Analyst (Memphis, Tennessee) - Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 300,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer. Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years: • FORTUNE Magazine: No. 8 among “World’s Most Admired Companies” and No. 1 in the delivery industry (2014) • Glassdoor, Employees’ Choice Awards: “Top 50 Best Places to Work” (2014) • FORTUNE Magazine: “100 Best Companies to Work For” (2013) • Computerworld: “100 Best Places to Work in IT” (2013) • Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens” (2014) When 300,000 employees around the globe are all working together it is amazing what we can achieve! FedEx connects people and ideas. If you would like to make a difference on a global scale while receiving top notch benefits, competitive pay, and plenty of opportunities to develop, click ‘Apply Now’ and tell us more about yourself. Job Specific Information: Works on complex projects, including tax return preparation, tax audits, and tax research related to the application of federal, state and local tax laws. Participate in configuration, design, support and ongoing management of Vertex transaction tax calculation software. Assist with research and maintenance of product taxability mapping for Vertex integration with transaction systems across multiple lines of business for multiple geographies. Work closely with Tax Technology and other internal teams to implement system changes that support accurate calculation of transaction taxes in compliance with Indirect Tax laws, regulations and policies. Develop a working knowledge of internal ERP systems that integrate with Vertex. Monitor business changes and initiatives for potential impact on transaction tax calculation software. Assist with data management and other Indirect Tax activities as needed to support timely, accurate reporting of indirect taxes. Support Tax and IT relative to Transaction Systems, SKU Configuration, Vertex, and Big Data Management. Knowledge/Skills /Abilities Considered a Plus: Focus on worldwide Vertex transaction tax calculation software configuration, projects and support. This position may work with multiple billing and procurement systems, reporting and analytic systems, and data retention and archiving systems. Experience with multi-state tax return compliance software and preparation of monthly SUT returns. Excellent organization skills and ability to manage many deliverables with limited supervision. Ability to collaborate well with a wide variety of groups and individuals. Excellent analytical, project management, Excel, written and verbal skills. Experience in tax research and legislative analysis. Be a leading resource of the Vertex software environment. Ability to manage large volumes of data and distill into meaningful information for analysis. Experience with TeraData EDW, Tableau, Spotfire, Avalara, Vertex, Sovos, and Onesource a plus. Relocation assistance is available for this position. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or related discipline. Five (5) years directly related experience within a tax/financial field. To apply, https://careers.fedex.com/fedex/jobs/26087-248525. Date Posted: 3/17/2017 (IPT2106) 

Property Tax Supervisor (Farmington, Connecticut) - United Technologies Corp. Responsibilities: Manage and prepare all property tax audit defense work. Preparation of complex property tax returns including Freeport Exemption and Tax Abatement applications. Preparation of complex valuation reviews and analysis for heavy manufacturing businesses. Investigate and challenge assessments with the goal of reducing UTC property tax liability. Qualifications:  Strong understanding of the property tax compliance function, including analysis of fixed asset information and, reporting responsibilities in various states (including applications for available exemptions and abatements), tracking/challenging assessments. Understand the impact of multi-state property tax on the financial statements and UTC business competitiveness. Research and provide opinions as to technical and procedural positions for property tax matters. Experience with PTMS Compliance software a plus. Good interpersonal skills, including ability and desire to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate with others throughout Tax and Finance organizations, at UTC HQ and Business Units. Ability to synthesize large amounts of information into meaningful analysis. Self-motivated, able to work independently and under pressure. Able to multitask and have excellent organizational and time management skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Continually seek process improvements. Undergraduate or Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance or Tax. 4+ years of property tax compliance experience in multiple states or 4+ years tax or finance experience in a large, multi-state, corporate tax or accounting environment. Interested candidates should apply through UTC’s Careers website. Please see the link below.
https://jobs.utc.com/job/farmington/property-tax-supervisor/1566/4118305. Date Posted: 3/16/2017 (IPT2105) 


Client Relationship Manager Property Tax (Remote Based Mid-West or East Coast preferred) - This position is responsible for frequent, ongoing customer account and relationship management, serving as the liaison between the company and assigned customers. A candidate must demonstrate the ability to successfully achieve and maintain customer satisfaction, repeat business, and revenue goals through strategic planning activities and communications with assigned customers. Serve as primary point of contact between TCI and assigned customers for all business-related discussions (not including in-bound day-to-day product support calls). Establish and maintain relationships at multiple levels including executive and user levels. Achieve client satisfaction and retention goals. Close revenue-expansion opportunities related to professional services. Contact customers on a frequent basis to assess and ensure customer satisfaction. Coordinate all major discussions with customers. Bring in TCI experts as necessary. Solicit feedback and understand each customer's ongoing needs and requirements. Develop tactical plans that lead to customers maximizing the benefits of TCI software. Ensure customers are receiving the optimal mix of services and support. When customer concerns arise, marshal the appropriate TCI resources to assist with problem resolution. Keep clients apprised of new modules and services. Communicate the benefits. Update CRM software with details of all interactions with customers. Obtain and maintain customer profiles consisting of business and staff profile information. Solicit client letters of recommendations and consent to act as a reference. Execute and manage software license renewal process. Assist when necessary with accounts receivable collections. Travel to customer sites and industry conferences as needed. Provide regular and appropriate status to senior management. Escalate critical issues to Senior Management as required. Qualifications: Solid understanding of customer relationship management principles, practices, techniques, and tools. Solid understanding of property tax and business license management. Delivering clear, effective communications at Director, VP, and C-level of organizations. Gathering, understanding, and documenting customer business requirements. Offering solutions which enhance value delivered to customers. Meeting and exceeding assigned goals and objectives. Demonstrating issue resolution skills and persistence. Demonstrating confidence and ease in dealing with diverse personalities. Working independently to achieve goals. Prioritizing, multi-tasking, and following through on assignments. Working under tight deadlines. Ability to learn property tax and business license software. Requirements: 5 or more combined years of customer relationship management experience. BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Prior experience working for a property tax compliance firm and/or corporate tax department preferred. 25 - 35% travel requirement (more / less as dictated by custom relationship activity).  TCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply via: jstull@corptax.com or https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CORPORATESER&cws=41&rid=4434. Date Posted: 3/14/2017 (IPT2103) 

Property Tax Analyst (Atlanta, Georgia) – WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We are seeking a Property Tax Analyst in our North Atlanta, Georgia Indirect Tax Department. Responsibilities: Be part of our team responsible for property tax compliance and problem resolution, including handling assessment notices, tax bills and payments, assisting in the preparation of tax returns, preparing tax accounting entries, analyzing property tax accruals and G/L balances, liaison with outsourced property tax suppliers and facility controllers, assisting in audits by taxing jurisdictions, and property tax projects. Many opportunities for growth and development in a dynamic team environment. Experience Required: This position requires a combination of accounting, tax and data skills which are necessary to analyze transactions and zero in on issues. Initiative and strong follow-through is required for problem resolution. Four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and/or 3-5 years of experience handling property tax compliance and assessment and tax bill processing for a large company or consulting firm. Experience in manufacturing a plus. Strong working knowledge of ERP systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle, SAP, Indus Passport a plus. Qualities Desired: Strong analytical and solid accounting and system skills. High degree of technical competency with spreadsheet and database tools. Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; enjoys working independently as well as part of a team. Shows strong initiative in problem resolution. Contact: Karol Tompkins, karol.tompkins@westrock.com. Date Posted: 3/14/2017 (IPT2102) 

Property Tax Manager Level 1 (Irving, Texas) - Northrop Grumman Corporation is seeking a Property Tax Manager Level 1 to join the Corporate Tax Department in its Irving, TX location. The position will manage all aspects of real and personal property tax, and will report to the Indirect Tax Manager. Roles and responsibilities to include: Manage and develop property tax staff. Manage property tax audits. Collaborate with property management to ensure timely removal of disposed assets from records as well as accurate asset location reporting. Accountable for the accuracy and maintenance of the personal property tax database and retrieval of audit data. Review personal property tax extensions & renditions. Accountable for the accuracy of the property tax calendar for both due dates and payments. Review and approve account reconciliations related to personal property tax & real property tax. Manage personal property tax & real property tax appeals & related consulting agreements. Review and approve requests for property tax payments. Support Incentive & Credits Council as needed. Accurately forecast and budget annual real and personal property tax expense. Review asset data for proper personal property classifications. Verify personal property tax bills are as expected based on renditions. Research property tax issues. Assist Indirect Tax Team as needed. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar field. Minimum 8 years of multi-state real and personal property tax experience. Experience with property tax reporting software systems such as PTMS. Proven lead, or managerial skills. Must be flexible and demonstrate strong judgment/decision-making skills. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as, project management, planning, and personal interaction skills are required. Preferred Qualifications: CMI, CPA or JD/LLM certification. Aerospace/Defense industry experience. Big4 & industry tax experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); SAP knowledge is a plus. A high level of confidence, attention to detail, integrity, self-motivation, and hands-on problem solving skills are required. Strong commitment and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment is paramount. Apply, https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=17004891. Date Posted: 3/9/2017 (IPT2099)  

Property Tax Analyst (Houston, Texas) - Perry Homes is seeking a Property Tax Analyst to join our team at our Corporate Office near Hobby Airport! Since 1967, we have built homes for over 50,000 families and we are still growing. Bob Perry held a vision for building quality homes at a reasonable price. For more than 50 years, Perry Homes’ continued commitment to quality and value has allowed us to build a sterling reputation as one of the largest and most trusted homebuilders in Texas. In 2015, we were named Builder of the Year by the Greater Houston Builders Association for the third time over the company’s history. The position works with the Director of Property Tax to ensure that property taxes for the Company are properly calculated and paid, including protesting appraised values as necessary. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Review property tax history for real property acquired by the Company. Prepare financial schedules and worksheets of the Company’s property. 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. Assist with all necessary protests and prepare support for the Company’s position. Provide title companies with appraised values to use for each closing. Calculate payment of property taxes, rollback taxes and homeowner assessment dues. Assist with computing and recording tax accruals for property owned by the Company. Answer property tax questions from the Company’s homeowners. Communicate with Developers about tax and assessment issues. Communicate with Title Company about home closings and lot purchases. Communicate with HOA management companies about yearly assessments HOA fees. Communicate with Taxing Authorities about tax issues. Assist in preparing and submitting to each appraisal district renditions of all applicable business personal property. Review HUD statements for accurate tax proration. Prepare any necessary tax adjustments and refunds to homeowners. Maintain knowledge of the Texas Property Tax Code. Compile data for Texas Sales and Use Tax Return. Comply with all company policies and procedures including those set forth in writing in the Employee Handbook and elsewhere. No supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting or Finance required. Requires 1-2 years of property tax and sales and use tax experience. Highly organized and a strong attention to accuracy and detail. Ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate with others effectively, both orally and in writing, in a professional and competent manner. Demonstrated computer skills including a strong working knowledge of MS Office products, including Outlook, Excel, and Word. The ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, fractions and decimals, to compute percentages, and to perform basic algebra and geometry. Demonstrated organization and time management, which includes the ability to multi-task and run multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining thoroughness and precision. A team-oriented, proactive and adaptable work ethic. To apply, http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PERRYHOMES&cws=1&rid=282. Date Posted: 3/6/2017 (IPT2095) 

Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax (Richfield, Minnesota) - This position is an integral part of building and maintaining a world-class tax team to support a dynamic multinational company. We are seeking a talented professional who is excited about challenging technical issues while working with a variety of energetic business partners - inside and outside of Tax. Best Buy offers a fun, challenging, and flexible work environment with competitive salary and benefits. Apply now to learn more. The Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax Audit will be responsible for supporting the ongoing management of the Indirect Tax audit inventory to comply with state/local tax laws, mitigate risks, pursue refunds for overpaid tax and investigate/resolve issues discovered within audit. The Sr. Analyst will be also be responsible for managing a portfolio of audits, collecting all tax audit related information and reporting, proactively evaluating tax exposure, developing and implementing audit strategies to defend tax positions and maintaining successful auditor relationships. Additionally, the Sr. Analyst will review preliminary/final work papers, create work plans to reduce assessments and make recommendations to the Audit Manager. Responsibilities will include: Management of own portfolio of audits. Obtaining/organizing/validating data to support audit defense. Preparation of audit submissions and work papers, including drafting of appeal letters and technical memorandums. Negotiation of positions through data and legal analysis. Timely communication of audit results to management. Management of audit work flows, e.g. audit repositories for tracking/reporting purposes. Provide guidance on the implementation of audit strategies and support business operation risk mitigation efforts. Cross-functional collaboration and coordination with other areas of tax (Indirect Tax compliance, planning and systems teams) to achieve optimal audit results, advance Indirect Tax efforts and provide education on issues creating audit assessments. Creating and maintaining relationships with tax auditors for successful negotiation of tax positions. Performing data analysis and supporting reverse audit projects to ensure accurate sales and use tax compliance and identification/capture of refund opportunities. Providing support with respect to ASC 450 analysis and evaluation of risks through data quantification. Basic Qualifications: 3 plus years of experience in one or more of the following areas, with demonstrated progression of responsibilities: a corporate tax environment, public accounting firm or other relevant experience. Experience managing sales and use tax audits. Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and Access skills. Strong analytical/investigative skills. Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills. Intermediate knowledge of and experience with technical sales and use tax and accounting principles. Intermediate organization and project management skills. High level of ethics, integrity, judgment, discretion and confidentiality. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Previous indirect tax experience within a retail organization or accounting firm. Experience with Oracle and tax software such as Vertex and/or Sabrix. Experience with data analytics/reporting software. CPA a plus. Apply at: http://www.bestbuy-jobs.com/job-detail/?id=483865BR or Email anne.naughtin@bestbuy.com. Date Posted: 2/23/2017 (IPT2091)

Indirect Tax Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) -
Global Strategic Accountants (GSA) is the telecommunications industry advisor and outsource compliance leading provider for indirect tax and regulatory compliance with customers across North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia.  At Global Strategic Accountants, we combine regulatory and tax experience with world class systems of process to offer comprehensive compliance for traditional carriers and carriers that are at the event horizon of communications innovation.  As a North American leader in telecommunications turnkey solutions, GSA deals with a wide range of unique and emerging regulatory and indirect tax issues. Joining the Compliance Operations team at GSA provides the opportunity for individuals to face these issues head on in a collaborative environment. GSA is seeking experienced Tax Analysts to join our Compliance team. Key responsibilities include primary contact with clients for compliance matters, accessing company software to collect client data, preparing and compiling client state and federal compliance documents while meeting client and agency time sensitive due dates.  Assist in the completion of notices and backup for other compliance filing activities. Filing an array of indirect taxes across North America, researching tax implications based upon technology services being utilized, and resolution of reporting disputes with taxing authorities. By joining GSA you will become an integral player in building GSA's growing Compliance Operations team. The role will offer numerous opportunities to build processes to support the reporting and planning needs. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, taxation or finance. CPA or CMI certification a plus. 3-5+ years of relevant indirect tax experience. Property tax background a plus. VAT tax understanding a plus but not required.  Strong accounting and analytical skills. Strong knowledge of various state and local sales/use tax laws and procedures. Strong computer skills: proficiency in tax software such as CCH, Vertex and Avalara.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as proficiency in multi-tasking.  Send resume to carol@gsaudits.com.  Date Posted: 2/21/2017 (IPT2090) 

Senior Licensing Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants (GSA) is the telecommunications industry advisor and outsource compliance leading provider for indirect tax and regulatory compliance with customers across North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia.  At Global Strategic Accountants, we combine regulatory and tax experience with world class systems of process to offer comprehensive compliance for traditional carriers and carriers that are at the event horizon of communications innovation.  As a North American leader in telecommunications turnkey solutions, GSA deals with a wide range of unique and emerging regulatory and indirect tax issues. Joining the Compliance Operations team at GSA provides the opportunity for individuals to face these issues head on in a collaborative environment. The primary function of the Senior Licensing Analyst will be to manage the license census, multiple clients at a time.  Activities include: ongoing renewal calendars as well as special projects for acquisition and mergers; name and address change projects and; research.  Licensing is interactive with our indirect tax department for managing expanding regulatory footprints of hundreds of carriers. The position will require organization, research and meticulous attention to detail. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, taxation or finance. CPA or CMI certification along with paralegal associates degree combined 3-5+ years of relevant indirect tax experience. Property tax background a plus.  Strong accounting and analytical skills. Strong computer skills: proficiency in research tools such as CCH IntelliConnect, BNA and TTR's Tax Research systems a plus.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as proficiency in multi-tasking. Send resume to carol@gsaudits.com. Date Posted: 2/21/2017 (IPT2089) 


Manager of Tax Technology (Jacksonville, Florida) - Veritiv Corporation, a Fortune 500 public company, is seeking a Manager of Tax Technology for their indirect tax group in Jacksonville, FL.  The overall objectives of this position are to manage all tax systems and ensure improved efficiency and effectiveness of Tax Department processes by leveraging existing technology and identifying and implementing new technology as appropriate; manage all tax data including the obtaining of data, handling of data through tax systems and analysis, the output of Income and Operating Tax data for compliance and financial reporting, warehousing of data for workflow, reference and data analytics, and for documentation of workflow/checklists to ensure SOX compliance; provide project management of large Tax Department projects; and use data analytics tools, while assisting the VP of Tax and the Tax Directors with risk assessments. Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Tax or Technology.  Masters preferred.  Extensive experience in dealing with large corporate tax affairs which may be in industry, Big 4 accounting or similar surroundings (at least 5-8 years required with 8-12 preferred).  Preferred strong experience with OneSource tax applications, Sharepoint, HFM, and Excel.  Link to apply:
https://xpedx.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/VeritivCareers/job/USA---FL---Jacksonville/MANAGER-TAX-TECHNOLOGY_R13120-1. Date Posted: 2/16/2017 (IPT2087)

Consultant Property Tax – Equity Property Tax Group is seeking a property tax professional with national tax experience representing primarily investment grade assets including but not limited to office, retail - all, multifamily, manufactured housing, industrial,  manufacturing etc. We operate in a dynamic team environment with a well-established brand. Position is based in Chicago. If you are ready for the next challenge, read more about us at www.faegrebd.com/eptg, or LinkedIn Equity Property Tax Group. To apply   https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25727&siteid=5377&AReq=691BR. Date Posted: 2/9/2017 (IPT2081) 

Senior Real Estate Consultant (Overland Park, Kansas) - Property Valuation Services, a property tax consulting firm in Overland Park, KS, is seeking an individual to join their real estate department as a senior level property tax consultant. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Finance/Economics/business, a strong work ethic and the abilities to speak publicly and multi-task, as well as 5+ years of experience. Candidate must be willing to relocate to the Kansas City area or Texas. Please e-mail resume to khileman@propertyvaluationservices.net. EOE. Date Posted: 2/7/2017 (IPT2080)     

Property Tax Manager (Houston, Texas) -
Industrial Tax Consulting is expanding its’ Houston Galleria-area office and has an immediate opening for a Property Tax Manager. This position will be an integral part in growing our complex practice that delivers tax planning, tax compliance, pro-active representation and tax appeal and consulting services. Duties will include identifying and developing tax minimization strategies, analyzing real and personal property values for reductions, maximizing tax exemptions, pursuing protests and appeals, negotiating tax reductions, and coordinating litigation with third-party experts. The Manager will cultivate existing relationships as well as develop and expand the practice to represent clients on a multi-state basis in various industries, including energy, manufacturing, chemicals and process facilities, utilities, commercial and personal property. Responsibilities: The Houston office position will expand and serve the existing client base and work closely with ITC’s other offices in pursuing and delivering results to clients. Manager duties will include: Conduct site inspections of client facilities to identify tax savings and protect taxpayer interest. Review prior year renditions, applications, filings and assessor’s records to determine tax reduction opportunities and exposure. Request client data necessary to meet compliance requirements and measure the impact on valuations. Preparation of required renditions, exemptions, applications. Development of presentations and proposals for clients and prospects. Presentation at tax protest and appeal hearings on behalf of clients. Timely communication of results and savings potential to clients and prospects. Complete tax cycle by assisting clients with tax statement approval and accruals. Identify potential issues impacting clients and tax minimization opportunities. Job Requirements: Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax, Engineering, Economics or Real Estate. 4-7 years’ property tax experience required, with emphasis on tax consulting. Highly motivated and energetic individual. Ability to prioritize and meet firm deadlines. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. Excellent communication skills-written and verbal. Strong analytical skills and ability to research financial and market data. Understanding of tax laws impacting client properties. Ability to travel as needed. Certification: CPA, CMI, ASA, MAI candidate preferred. Valid driver license. Send resume to mark@itctax.com. Date Posted: 2/6/2017 (IPT2079)     

Property Tax Manager (Dallas, Texas) -
Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Property Tax, the Property Tax Manager will manage all property tax matters for personal and real property in designated states and company districts.  Position Responsibilities: Collecting and reviewing data used for business personal property returns. Reviewing returns prepared by co-sourcing provider. Reviewing both real and personal property tax assessments to determine if an appeal is warranted. Filing appeals and representing the company at hearings. Maintaining property tax accruals. Obtaining and retaining property tax exemptions for company properties. Developing good working relationships with controllers, finance managers and operations personnel. Developing good working relationships with assessors. Developing and implementing strategies for property tax minimization. Mentoring and developing staff and willing to travel as required. Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline. 7-10 years of dedicated property tax experience in multiple states and jurisdictions. Ability to work effectively with managers and employees at all levels of the organization. Good working knowledge of property tax rules and regulations in multiple states. Good research skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to communicate in a succinct and understandable manner both verbally and in writing. Good presentation skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to direct, motivate and coach the activities of others, ability to exercise sound judgment in problem solving. Strong analytical and computer skills. Positive, assertive and persuasive communication style. Excellent work ethic. Preferred: Degree in Accounting or Finance; CMI or other professional designation. Heavy experience with Texas property tax rules and regulations. Please apply via our career website https://www.martinmarietta.com/Careers/. Date Posted: 2/3/2017 (IPT2078)     

Director of International Property Taxation (Kirkland, Washington) -  
Weidner Apartment Homes is currently searching for a Director of International Property Taxation.  The Director will evaluate the assessed values of all properties in the portfolio and work with respective taxing jurisdictions to ensure appropriate valuations.  Weidner Apartment Homes owns and manages more than 240 properties with over 46,000 apartment units and nearly 400,000sf of commercial space in ten states in the Western U.S. and four provinces across Canada.  These properties are located in approximately 53 taxing jurisdictions.  For this position the Director will look for and negotiate opportunities for tax abatements and credits on development projects.  When the opportunity is available this person will work with Weidner’s Director of Public Relations and local lobbyists on legislative matters affecting property taxation.  This position will involve a heavy travel schedule. To qualify for this position you must have: A Bachelor’s Degree. 7+ years of experience analyzing and negotiating tax assessment appeals at the board and judicial levels. Experience with national consulting firm negotiating assessment appeals on behalf of clients in multiple states would be preferred. Be able to pass a criminal background check, credit background check and a drug test.
To apply www.weidnercareers.com. Date Posted: 2/2/2017 (IPT2077)     

Sr. Advisor, Property Tax (Houston, Texas) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business.  As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs. Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States. Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners is a Fortune 500 company with a proven track record of stability and success.  We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do. Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle’s® "2014 Top Workplaces”, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's “2014 Top Workplaces”, it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies.  Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences.  Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job. Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Senior Advisor, Property Tax experience in oil and gas related industry with substantial experience in all aspects of property tax services to join our growing team! The Senior Advisor, Property Tax role is responsible for handling complex tax compliance and valuation issues as directed by Tax Management Team in an effort to ensure the Company’s tangible assets are properly assessed and unencumbered by tax liens. Essential Duties & Responsibilities include: Ad Valorem Laws. Analyzing ad valorem tax laws and compliance requirements to identify ad valorem tax planning opportunities for existing assets and for potential acquisitions or project scenarios. Negotiation Representative. Representing the Company in negotiations with local and state taxing authorities, appraisers, appraisal firms and review boards to insure a fair and equitable valuation of property; register complaints and protests with review boards to secure appropriate adjustments and/or corrections of property tax assessments. State Tax Changes. Monitoring state tax legislation changes, researching and resolving technical issues, and analyzing and communicating the impact to the Company. Regular Tax Duties. Preparing multi-state property tax returns, estimated payments and extensions, as well as quarterly property tax provision and related account reconciliations for SEC reporting purposes. Due Diligence. Performing due diligence and analyzing the tax implications of mergers and acquisitions. Audit Support. Representing the Company during property tax audits by taxing authorities by vigorously supporting and defending positions claimed on returns during exams. Process Improvements. Driving process improvements to achieve operational efficiencies. Budgeting and Forecasting. Driving budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes for ad valorem taxes.  And other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required. 5 – 8+ years’ experience in oil and gas related industry with substantial experience in all aspects of property tax services. Significant experience responding to audits and notices required. Expertise in multi-state property tax compliance, including tax provisions. Significant experience utilizing MS Office or other automated tools to maintain tax calendar, track payments and other tasks. In order to succeed in this position, the incumbent must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills coupled with excellent writing and oral communication skills.  This is a position that requires a great deal of accuracy.  Strict deadlines and timelines must be adhered to with regards to reporting requirements.  Incumbents must be able to multi-task and prioritize work responsibilities. This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards. This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards. This position requires compliance with all personnel policies. This person must perform duties that require considerable use of arms and extended hours of sitting. Required use of all ergonomically safe equipment in performance of job. Normal office environment. To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance.   Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information. Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes. Application Instructions: Please apply online at http://www.buckeye.com/careers. Date Posted: 1/23/2017 (IPT2074) 

Manager (New York City, New York) - Property Tax. Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. 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 works with and leverages team resources to complete annual property tax filings, assessment 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. 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. 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. Directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 1/19/2017 (IPT2071) 

Consultant (New York City, New York) - Property Tax, Commercial. 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. Duties and Responsibilities: Works effectively with clients and taxing authorities on a national basis. Attends client meetings and property inspections. Offers appraisal and valuation services to various clients. Prepares and reviews property reports. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Determines liability for development projects. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Interacts frequently with members of a team. Communicates effectively through written and verbal channels. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Real Estate, and/or Economics with entry level to three years related appraisal and/or assessment experience required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver’s license required.  This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 1/18/2017 (IPT2069) 

 


Director or VP of Tax (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company headquartered at Deerfield Point in Alpharetta, GA.  Atrium Hospitality oversees a portfolio of hotels licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and Intercontinental brand families. In addition, Atrium Hospitality provides asset management and accounting services to a number of other hotel debt and equity investments held by our ownership groups. With a best in class executive team, we work to maximize the financial performance and value of every property and investment.  We have majority ownership of more than 50 properties in 26 states with approximately 14,000 rooms.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for the Company’s tax compliance, tax planning and accounting for real, personal property and transactional taxes.  He/she will have prior experience with tax planning analysis and research to minimize tax liability in the hospitality industry.  RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees and directs the evaluation of real and personal property tax assessment and coordinates the strategies to challenge current rates and future increases. Research and coordinate abatements with local jurisdictions on possible credit opportunities. Supervise Sales and Occupancy Tax Staff. Ensures completeness and accuracy of direct tax (i.e. federal, state, and local), indirect tax (i.e. sales, use, property, occupancy, VAT, GST, local) returns under existing statues, regulations and administrative pronouncements. Prepare and review quarterly and annual income tax provisions. Identify, research, and evaluate tax issues in federal and state tax processes. Manage and function as primary point of contact for internal and external tax audits (i.e. federal, state and/or local). Interpret new law changes and their impact on the company’s tax position. Plan and recommend tax strategies in a concise and cohesive manner to senior leadership and ownership. Function as the liaison with operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting matters. Ensures that appropriate and sustainable internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes. Support tax planning, estimating and monitoring annual cash taxes. Provide analysis on Cash vs Accrual basis of Accounting for Real and Personal Property Taxes. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required, Master’s Degree in Business Taxation preferred.  Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred. 10+ years’ experience with increased responsibility in accounting governance (e.g. policies, procedures, compliance). 7+ years in business tax management capacity reviewing and preparing tax returns, compiling financial statements and interfacing with senior management and business unit leadership. Experience in Real and Personal Property Taxes – Required. Hospitality finance experience a plus. To apply, http://tinyurl.com/haughpkDate Posted: 1/13/2017 (IPT2067)

Director of Domestic Tax and Public Reporting (Phoenix, Arizona) - The Director Domestic Tax & Public Reporting will report to the VP Tax and will primarily be responsible for all domestic tax operations, including quarterly and annual tax provision preparation, tax planning and strategy, tax audits, domestic transfer pricing policies and procedures, and domestic merger and acquisition work.  The position will be considered the lead functional and technical expert in all domestic tax matters. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Provide tax technical direction, develop and implement domestic tax strategies and address domestic tax issues.  Manage the domestic transfer pricing strategy and ensure compliance with US requirements, including documentation and intercompany agreements. Provide oversight and direction on US tax reporting for foreign entities to ensure all reporting obligations are satisfied accurately and timely. Manage domestic aspects of mergers and acquisitions projects, including structuring, diligence, and integration. Manage tax controversy matters involving domestic tax.  Provide oversight and review of domestic aspects of the quarterly and year-end tax provision. Partner with Legal, Finance, and Business to implement domestic tax strategies. Oversee and manage all domestic tax audits. Requirements: 15+ years of experience in tax, with in-depth knowledge of Federal and State laws and public reporting requirements. Industry and Big 4 experience preferred. Working knowledge of One Source Provision Preparation software. Must be able to define problems, gather and review data, assess the alternatives, interpret results, manage the risk, and effectively communicate findings. Proven ability to research and communicate technical tax issues clearly to non-tax people and work effectively across all levels of internal process owners and external advisors. Merger and Acquisition due diligence and integration experience. Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA and MS/MBA in Tax or JD highly preferred. Strong accounting, reporting and analytical skills. Strong working knowledge of FAS 109 and ASC 740 (FIN 48). Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong project management and organization skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Send resume to ariana.wilson@mcmcg.com. Date Posted: 1/9/2017 (IPT2059)  

Manager Property Taxes (Irvine, California) - The Irvine Company. We are master planners, community builders, real estate investors, and asset managers committed to a comprehensive master plan for The Irvine Ranch® drafted in the early 1960s. We plan and bring to life balanced, sustainable communities with a full range of housing, job and retail centers, schools, recreation, trails, parks, greenbelts and permanently preserved open spaces. Our vision — like our history on this precious land — is long-term. We invest our talent, energy and resources in the highest quality planning, design, and construction that will last for generations, and assure an unparalleled quality of life for those who live and work here. Job Duties: Organize and track several thousand tax bills including Secured, Unsecured, Escape and Supplemental notices and bills. Assist with preparation of multi-million dollar property tax payments to five California counties. Prepare and review of a variety of compliance documents including Business Property Statements, Assessment Appeals applications, Change of Ownership reports, and New Construction reports. Preparation of various special projects as needed including escrow prorations, assessor parcel reconciliations, tax analysis, assessor audits, and maintenance of the Property Tax database. Preparation and assist in presentation of assessment appeals to the Assessor or Assessment Appeals Board. Manage and perform all aspects of the business personal property compliance function:  FA review, reporting, assessment review, tax bill review and payment processing and audits.  Education & Experience: B.A./B.S. in Accounting, Business, Finance or Public Administration or related field. Five or more years experience in Property Tax or related field. Working knowledge of county departments, specifically the Assessor, Tax Collector and Auditor/Controller. Proficiency in Excel and Adobe required.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Access and Google business applications a plus. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while focused on accuracy. Ability to meet travel requirements of the position. (estimated 20%). Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.  The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. To apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 1/5/2017 (IPT2058) 

Property Tax Consultants – Virtual contract positions with a background in the consulting industry and/or jurisdictional experience. We are specifically looking for experience in the power and oil/gas industry including compliance and appeals. All positions are on an "as needed" basis, hours vary and we are very flexible. Contact kittyg@cost-containment-advisors.com via email with a resume and contact information. Date Posted: 1/5/2017 (IPT2057) 

Senior Property Tax Analyst (Memphis, Tennessee) -
The Sr Property Tax Analyst reports to the VP Property Tax and executes a wide variety of non-income tax processes at a division and corporate level; competently and efficiently performs work in accordance with professional standards; assists department management in the overall management of Property Taxes for the company including its two major classifications: Value Analysis/Appeal Possibilities and Tax Estimate Integrity. The successful candidate will embody and work to reinforce MAA’s Core Values. Those values include: Appreciating the uniqueness of each individual; Communicating openly and with integrity; Embracing opportunities; Doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons. Duties and Responsibilities: Performs all aspects of property tax, including budgeting, planning, compliance, and preparing accurate work-papers to properly document and support tax process. Reviews and analyzes property valuations and assists in the decision to pursue appeals where deemed necessary and cost effective. Applies internal control concepts with tax accruals and identifies exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices. Understands the financial, operational, and compliance risks which affect non-income taxes, demonstrates the ability to identify and appropriately dimension those risks, and formulates appropriate, practical and cost-effective recommendations. Evaluates processes according to policies and procedures. Reviews all tax bills prior to payment to ensure validity of expense submitted. Prepares tax estimates for Acquisition Teams for potential investments as requested. Partners with Acquisitions Team and corporate accountants on transactions in preparing closing tax proration and auditing prorations on final tax amounts. Ensures that personal property returns are completed and timely filed for operating properties and provides assistance to regional and corporate overhead entities. Assists in preparing tax appeal and accrual status reports. Stays informed of general business/economic developments and their impact to the client. Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrable skill in applying principles and techniques in various aspects of non-income taxation. Knowledge and clear understanding of appraisal and financial terms and usage. Skill in critical thinking, analytics and problem solving. Ability to work with limited instructions, yet know when to seek guidance. Ability to prioritize work so resources are devoted to areas of highest risk. Skill in effective time management; completes assignments within time constraints while handling multiple tasks. Skill and ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to acquire new job-related communication skills including appeal presentation and negotiation (post-hire). Skill in interacting effectively with a wide variety of people and settings. Proficiency with Yardi and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint). The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience in tax, finance and accounting required; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Direct experience in property tax preferred. To apply, https://midamericaapartment-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5305&company_id=16471&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992868&level=levelid2&levelid2=36329&startflag=3. Date Posted: 1/4/2017 (IPT2054) 

Indirect Tax Manager (New York, New York) - Tax Specialty: Property, Sales/Use, Indirect Tax. Loews Corporation is recruiting a seasoned, adaptable and innovative Indirect Tax Manager who possesses hands-on expertise with proven value-added and effective results. This dynamic self-starter provides assistance in leading all facets of the Indirect Tax discipline, including, compliance, audit defense, transactional, research & planning and business operational efficiency. As a member of the Loews Corporate Tax group, you will gain exposure to a diverse group of businesses and learning opportunities in a collaborative Tax and business environment. Link to apply: http://tinyurl.com/gtu9d8z. Date Posted: 1/4/2017 (IPT2053)  

Senior Consultant (Los Angeles, California) - Property Tax Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to identify property tax savings opportunities for clients and possesses an intermediate understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with assessment review and monitoring the appeal process for client portfolios. Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. 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. 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 2 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. 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: 1/3/2017 (IPT2052)