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Real Property Tax Consultant (Alpharetta, Georgia) –
Cold River Land, LLC is hiring a property tax consultant to evaluate, file and prosecute appeals on real property parcels nationally.  Cold River is a full service property tax manager and consultant on residential, commercial and light industrial properties.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical and management skills and a minimum of 5 years as a property tax consultant.  The responsibilities of the position include using Cold River’s proprietary database and tax management system to assist the appeal director in the evaluation an appeal strategy for properties under management.  Evaluate appeal opportunities, file appeals nationally, build case files, and settle appeals informally and formally.  Coordinate with sub-consultants in other states and manage workflow on appeals in progress.   Skill Requirements: Minimum of 5 years real property tax experience, CMI is a plus. Multi-state real property experience preferred.  Innovative and proactive attitude with a focus on finding appeal opportunities.  Strong data management skills including Excel.  Good communication skills as well as good personal and phone skills.   Send resume to jpearson@coldrivertax.com or call at 770-844-0782 ext. 111.  Date Posted: 4/20/2018 (IPT2304)

Business Development Analyst (Tysons Corner, Virginia) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,600 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.  We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. This role will assist the VP of Strategic Development with planning, constructing and executing on a strategy to promote Tax services to current Altus Analytics clients, assess gaps where potential Tax service offerings could be incorporated and provide consultative solutions to meet those client’s needs.  In this role, you will play a key part in growing the Tax business. We are looking for a driven professional with an analytical mindset and strong interpersonal skills, who is a self-starter and comfortable working in an unstructured environment. This is a great opportunity to work closely with the VP to build business development strategies and gain exposure to C-level executives. Key Responsibilities: Assist in the review of Altus Global Tax Client Base (primarily Altus Analytics BU), analyze real estate portfolios and determine prioritization of prospecting opportunities based on key metrics. Use of Salesforce and Tax BU operational databases to gather additional data about clients and current work performed to build proposals and strategy for approaching those clients. Gather data from multiple databases, both internal and external to build valuation models, portfolio/property dashboards and various analytics. Access Altus’ proprietary real estate databases including Data Bridge and Data Exchange to collect data points used for real estate valuation and to identify properties overweight in the area of tax assessment and real estate tax liabilities. Develop high level valuations of prospect’s portfolios and compare against real estate tax specific methodologies to determine potential tax savings opportunities. Develop presentations that illustrate prospective target’s real estate portfolio and potential areas for tax cost savings. Use of Excel, Power Point, Prezi and/or other BI and presentation tools such as Pentaho and Tableau. Assist in communicating with Altus BU client managers to facilitate meetings and calls with client points of contact to present findings and proposals. Draft proposals for prospective clients. Travel to client sites (approx. 25%), a mix of local and overnight travel. Position Requirements: Undergraduate degree; real estate, finance, math/statistics, accounting/or economics preferred with 3.0 GPA. 3+ years of relevant experience. Working knowledge of Excel and business writing skills. Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to function at a high level in an unstructured and fast paced environment. Experience in business development and analytics preferred. Knowledge of ARGUS AE modeling and Tableau programs preferred. Basic coding knowledge preferred. Valid driver's license is an asset. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuODAzMzkuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 4/17/2018 (IPT2303)

Tax Manager, Real Estate Appeals (Deerfield, Illinois) - Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services. As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home. Responsible for managing Real Property Taxes on the real estate portfolio. This position reduces real property tax liabilities in thousands of jurisdictions by developing innovative approaches to reduce real estate assessment valuations and securing property tax reductions through the appeals process. It works with the core acquisition team on real estate tax risk issues related to merger and acquisition activity. The position also ensures compliance with tax laws and regulations.  Job Responsibilities: Minimizes the overall tax liability by developing innovative approaches to reduce real estate assessment valuations and transfers tax knowledge to real estate tax appeals personnel. Analyzes proposed assessments for potential appeals and proposed settlements for potential tax savings. Leads real estate tax appeals for all Walgreens properties, and provides monthly status updates of the pending appeals and tax savings. Assigns state and/or regional responsibilities to staff reviews and evaluates results against performance metrics, and establishes areas of focus. Collaborates with Personal Property Tax to minimize taxation of personal property. Manages real estate property tax consultants and attorneys, including preparation and negotiation of contracts. Manages tax settlement negotiations with jurisdictions, at all levels; county and state. Reviews and authorizes payment of fees and expenses for professional services within prescribed limits. Also manages local attorneys, consultants and appraisers in an effort to reduce property tax liability for Walgreens properties in various states. Develops comprehensive quarterly real estate appeals reports for the CFO, Real Estate Divisional VP, Tax Divisional VP, Real Estate Regional Vice Presidents and Real Estate Regional Managers to address the short and long-term impact of the real estate appeals process. Monitors and advises the company with respect to local property tax legislation and regulatory developments and any pending legislation, and communicates any property tax impact. Collaborates with Government and Community Relations to monitor legislation and to support or oppose tax legislation. Identifies, evaluates and implements innovative property tax planning opportunities. Interfaces with all Business units and other Corporate departments to understand specific business requirements and collaborates to ensure those requirement are met. Collaborates with the Real Estate Department and other business units to identify and respond to continuously changing facts and circumstances impacting the market value of Walgreens real estate. Develops and maintains a professional rapport with assessing officials of those jurisdictions affecting company units and facilities, as well as property tax peers in the retail industry. Collaborates with Shared Services and Drugstore Finance and Results to determine and develop property tax budgets. Manages the review of lease agreements pertaining to leased company properties to determine property tax liabilities, rights and responsibilities with respect to real estate tax appeals. Collaborates with corporate accounting to ensure proper reporting of tax information. Responsible for management of real estate tax appeal software systems. Identifies process improvement, benefits, potential tax savings, and maximizes the accuracy of tax records through efficient use of systems. Oversees compliance with property tax laws and regulations, SOX tax controls and supporting documentation. Complies with discovery requests and interrogatories. Meets and negotiates with government officials and consultants to develop action plans to address and resolve tax compliance exposures and opportunities. Reports to management tax compliance issues and recommendation for solutions. Reviews and approves property audit related documentation Develops, monitors, coaches and manages staff ensuring the development of employees through orientation, training, establishing objectives, communication of rules, and constructive discipline; builds employee morale, motivation and loyalty. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and at least 6 years of experience or High School/GED and at least 9 years of experience. The experience should be in Real Estate Tax with an accounting firm, law firm, or company with sales in excess of $1 billion. Experience with technical property tax laws and regulations, tax planning, appeal procedures, and assessment and valuation theory and principals; experience in negotiations with government officials; experience with legal, financial and tax documents required for filing protests, appeals and lawsuits, reviewing lease agreements, managing outside counsel, and for executing closing and settlement agreements. At least 4 years of experience with property tax laws and regulations and their application to a complex business model. At least 1 year of experience of cross functional team leadership. Preferred Qualifications: Juris Doctor with 6 years of experience - or - Master’s Degree in Taxation or MBA with 9 years of experience - or - Bachelor’s degree with 12 years of experience. The experience should be in Real Estate Tax with an accounting firm, law firm, or company with sales in excess of $1 billion. Certified Member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. State license to practice law. At least 10 years of experience with property tax laws and regulations and their application to a complex business model. At least 5 years of experience managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work. Apply online at https://jobs.walgreens.com/job/deerfield/tax-manager/1242/7803702 and email Brian Grossman for any questions - Brian.grossman@walgreens.com. Date Posted: 4/16/2018 (IPT2301)

Property Tax Business Analyst (Tysons Corner, Virginia) - Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,600 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. This role will assist the VP of Strategic Development with planning, constructing and executing on a strategy to promote Tax services to current Altus Analytics clients, assess gaps where potential Tax service offerings could be incorporated and provide consultative solutions to meet those client’s needs.  As a new role, the successful candidate will play a key part in expanding the Tax business and have a say in what this position looks like. We are looking for a driven professional with an analytical mindset, who is a quick learner and comfortable working in an unstructured environment. This is a great opportunity to work closely with the VP to create business development strategies and gain exposure to C-level executives. Key Responsibilities: Assist in the review of Altus Global Tax Client Base (primarily Altus Analytics BU), analyze real estate portfolios and determine prioritization of prospecting opportunities based on key metrics. Use of Salesforce and Tax BU operational databases to gather additional data about clients and current work performed to build proposals and strategy for approaching those clients. Gather data from multiple databases, both internal and external to build valuation models, portfolio/property dashboards and various analytics. Access Altus' proprietary real estate databases including Data Bridge and Data Exchange to collect data points used for real estate valuation and to identify properties overweight in the area of tax assessment and real estate tax liabilities. Develop high level valuations of prospect's portfolios and compare against real estate tax specific methodologies to determine potential tax savings opportunities. Develop presentations that illustrate prospective target's real estate portfolio and potential areas for tax cost savings. Use of Excel, Power Point, Prezi and/or other BI and presentation tools such as Pentaho and Tableau. Assist in communicating with Altus BU client managers to facilitate meetings and calls with client points of contact to present findings and proposals. Draft proposals for prospective clients. Travel to client sites (approx. 25%), a mix of local and overnight travel. Position Requirements: Undergraduate degree; real estate, finance, math/statistics, accounting/or economics preferred with 3.0 GPA. 3+ years of relevant experience. Working knowledge of Excel and business writing skills. Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to function at a high level in an unstructured and fast paced environment. Experience in business development and analytics preferred. Knowledge of ARGUS AE modeling and Tableau programs preferred. Basic coding knowledge preferred. Valid driver's license is an asset. To apply, http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuMDc0NjcuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 4/16/2018 (IPT2300)

Tax & Fees Accounting Manager (Atlanta, Georgia) – The Coca-Cola Company. The role provides statutory and financial accounting business process expertise in all areas of indirect taxes, licenses, deposits, and regulatory fees for North America legal entities, and is responsible for the accounting, reporting and regulatory tax filings required.  This role leads and develops a team providing support to the tax and fees areas described above and collaborates with other finance/accounting teams, IT, and Corporate Tax to ensure tax transactions are correctly recorded and reported to all US jurisdictions.  The ‘Tax & Fees’ team develops processes and executes tax returns, related payments, and accounting for multiple tax types including but not limited to sales tax, use tax, personal and real property tax, business licenses, escheat payments, fuel tax, and beverage taxes. The Tax & Fees Manager ensures appropriate tax automation tools are in place and functioning as designed (scope of work includes the design and testing of new tools).  He/she provides related financial and regulatory audit support, as well as champions, influences, and executes against change management programs to support organizational strategies and initiatives. Job Responsibilities: Provide monthly/quarterly/annual accounting, return filing, and reporting relating to indirect tax, licenses, deposits, and regulatory fees for all North America legal entities; Record required GL entries for all tax transactions; Reconcile all related balance sheet accounts accurately and timely; Lead and develop a team of approximately 7 associates; Evaluate current relevant business processes and other cross-functional and downstream processes in support of  tax regulations. Define and coordinate the routine approval and reporting process for regulatory filings and related payments. Collaborate with various teams to ensure appropriate process adjustments are made to provide accurate and timely reporting and reconciliations in each tax area as well as determine financial accounting impact. Compile monthly and quarterly reporting to include the tax accounting impact of all applicable transactions (includes regulatory and GAAP impact, both balance sheet and P&L). Coordinate accounting needs and issues with controllers, auditors, controls and compliance, and tax/finance teams/leaders, where necessary. Experience/Competencies: 10+ years of experience in accounting and financial analysis; prefer 5+ years tax experience. Strong understanding of business processes and accounting policies. Proficient in SAP and other financial reporting systems.  Excellent communication, influencing and teamwork skills. Strong customer service mindset. Flexibility to adjust to workload and hours when necessary. Minimum Required: Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Accounting or Finance. Preferred Level: Advanced degree and/or CPA. Team Skills/Collaboration - Work effectively in a team environment and across teams. Thinking Analytically - Analyze information to provide clear and concise recommendations. Exercising Judgment - Generate alternatives and assist in selecting the best option.  Project Management/Prioritizing - Ensure the timely completion of designated objectives. Speaking and Writing - Clearly articulate relevant ideas, opinions, and information. Development of Others - Provide coaching, feedback, and development of team members. Change Management – Influence and lead others in direct and indirect reporting relationships. Process Management-Ongoing analysis to ensure continuous improvement and controlled environment. Financial accounting – Knowledge of GAAP and Company policy. Send resume to berbrown@coca-cola.com. Date Posted: 4/4/2018 (IPT2299)

Property Tax Accountant (Atlanta, Georgia) - American Tower is one of the largest global REIT’s and is the leading independent operator and developer of multitenant real estate including 40,000 cell phone towers in the US.  The Property Tax Accountant will support all major functions associated with the property tax compliance process for all towers in the United States including return filing, valuation notice processing and tax bill payments for our owned, leased and managed portfolios. The U.S. division incurs over $90 million of property tax expense per year. The Property Tax Accountant’s primary duties include reconciling various tax related notices, detailed analysis and timely payment of all 3rd party landlord requests, analysis/payment of delinquent tax bills, researching and obtaining missing tax bills, and identifying/reconciling material discrepancies in the assessment and/or tax payment data. These responsibilities will require the incumbent to work on tasks with less structure, which require teamwork, communication, critical analysis, and adaptability to change focus on short notice. This position requires the ability to work in a time-sensitive and high volume environment.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, minimum 2 years of property tax experience preferred.  Knowledge of PTMS a plus.  Apply via: https://amertower.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800005B. Date Posted: 4/2/2018 (IPT2298)

Administrative Assistant (Richardson, Texas) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. We are currently searching for an Administrative Assistant in our Property Tax division. The successful candidate will be responsible for the collection and accurate input of property values & assessments, taxes and tax bill processing as directed. The Administrative Assistant may also be responsible for scheduling, preparing and processing correspondence and documentation for submission to clients and/or assessors or tax collectors. Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,600 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2,600 around the globe today. Altus Group employees do not see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create.  Key Responsibilities: Client and jurisdiction communications to exchange or obtain information, such as letters of authorization, assessments, tax bills and refunds or to coordinate scheduling of hearings. Sort through mail and act upon such documents in a timely and effective manner. Perform research and procure missing assessments, missing bills or obtain clarification on correspondence. Efficiently and accurately enter and update data in relevant software system (e.g. Siger, OneSource, etc.) Prepare invoices or invoice support in accordance with specific client engagement terms. Prepare internal reports using standard software such as Siger, Excel, Word, Access or OneSource, to perform analysis, identify missing data, identify deadlines and resolve open items. Identify and recommend process improvements. Assist in training any junior administrative personnel. Assist in the assembly of documents and other material required for preparation of reports for clients and assessing jurisdictions. Position Requirements: Must have completed a secondary school diploma or General Educational Development (GED). Finance, economics, social sciences, accounting or similar course study required. 1 year of experience required. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. High attention to detail and strong organization skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently as well as part of team. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuNTY5MzkuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 3/31/2018 (IPT2297)

Business Analyst (Tysons Corner, Virginia) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax.  Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,600 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2,600 around the globe today. Altus Group employees do not see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to work on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach, and high profile design. At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference. This role will assist the VP of Strategic Development with planning, constructing and executing on a strategy to promote Tax services to current Altus Analytics clients, assess gaps where potential Tax service offerings could be incorporated and provide consultative solutions to meet those client’s needs. Key Responsibilities: Assist in the review of Altus Global Tax Client Base (primarily Altus Analytics BU), analyze real estate portfolios and determine prioritization of prospecting opportunities based on key metrics. Use of Salesforce and Tax BU operational databases to gather additional data about clients and current work performed to build proposals and strategy for approaching those clients. Gather data from multiple databases, both internal and external to build valuation models, portfolio/property dashboards and various analytics. Access Altus’ proprietary real estate databases including Data Bridge and Data Exchange to collect data points used for real estate valuation and to identify properties overweight in the area of tax assessment and real estate tax liabilities. Develop high level valuations of prospect 2019; portfolios and compare against real estate tax specific methodologies to determine potential tax savings opportunities. Develop presentations that illustrate prospective targets real estate portfolio and potential areas for tax cost savings. Use of Excel, Power Point, Prezi and/or other BI and presentation tools such as Pentaho and Tableau. Assist in communicating with Altus BU client managers to facilitate meetings and calls with client points of contact to present findings and proposals. Draft proposals for prospective clients. Position Requirements: Undergraduate degree; real estate, finance, math/statistics, accounting/or economics preferred with 3.0 GPA. 3+ years of relevant experience. Working knowledge of Excel and business writing skills. Good communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to function at a high level in an unstructured and fast paced environment. Knowledge of ARGUS AE modeling and Tableau programs preferred. Basic coding knowledge preferred. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuMzQwNTQuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 3/31/2018 (IPT2296)

Lead Tax Accountant Indirect Tax (Austin, Texas) - This position performs a variety of complicated and often non-routine tax accounting work in sales and use tax, personal property tax, and abandoned and unclaimed property. Employs routine processes and procedures related to work, but is often called upon to respond to non-routine situations. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works with general supervision. Responsibilities:  Timely and competent completion of all assigned tax compliance deliverables including strong documentation skills to comply with state and local government documentation and disclosure requirements. Assistance in the preparation of monthly sales tax computations. Assistance in preparation of annual personal property tax computations and renditions using ONESOURCE Property Tax. Perform monthly tax account reconciliations and journal entries. Review and support overall escheatment compliance process. Research, suggest, and where appropriate work with other departments and outside tax vendors in the implementation of strategic tax plans. Keep abreast of tax laws and changes as they relate to the company. Assist with maintaining and updating tax department processes in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley Sec. 404 documentation requirements. Assist V.P. of Tax (corporate tax leader) with various special tax projects. Prepare account reconciliations of various tax related general ledger accounts. Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Minimum of three years of indirect tax experience with a public accounting firm or in the tax department of a publicly traded company. Big 4 experience preferred. CPA or CMI candidate a plus. Apply, https://careers-hanger.icims.com/jobs/13435/lead-tax-accountant---indirect-tax/job?mode=viewDate Posted: 3/23/2018 (IPT2295)

US Indirect Tax Manager, Property (Dundee, Michigan) - To manage all aspects of LafargeHolcim’s  Property Tax reporting, personal property and real estate.  Drive improvement initiatives and pursue tax savings opportunities.  Includes management of budget and forecasts, planning and systems, and coordinating government audits.  Prepare and present tax planning initiatives and projects.  Manage property tax appeals, including negotiations and settlement positions.  Monitor and maintain tax policy, including field-training company personnel on best practices. Advise management of the impact of business deals and transactions, providing information and alternatives for tax reduction opportunities, where appropriate.  Supervise, mentor and develop staff to make the most of their time and talents. Provide oversight of Shared Service Center (SSC) personnel in the area of Fixed Assets.  Crossover support of Sales & Use Tax functions, including state and local audit work.  MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Promote a positive and engaging work environment, challenge direct reports with projects that make the most of their talent and promote personal development. Prepare personal property tax budgets and forecasts. Identify tax reduction opportunities. Oversight of SSC preparation of US personal property tax returns.  Meet with government auditors and fulfil audit requests; negotiate audit conclusions. Train LafargeHolcim Accounting personnel on relevant property tax matters, including fixed asset maintenance. Keep abreast of personal and real estate law changes so as to disseminate information timely. Implement Property Tax Process; manage and track appeals & abatements. Maintain PTMS Property Tax Software, monitor updates, upgrades, testing and system maintenance. Manage staff of Senior Tax Analysts and Tax Analysts in Property Tax. Work closely with US Indirect Tax Managers promoting a united front.  Provide crossover support, and participate in other Indirect Tax projects and functions. Engage and supervise consultants working on tax refund and reduction projects. Conduct technical tax research relevant to planning projects for tax audits and special projects. Research and draft responses for questions from internal customers. Review and analyze fixed asset tax ledgers for appropriate asset class coding. Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree.  Additional Education Preferred: Advanced degree preferred. Required Work Experience: 5-7 years. Travel Requirements: Moderate travel required. Additional Requirements: Highly committed individual, decision maker with ability to make independent decisions. Positive attitude with exceptional supervisory skills. Link to application: https://uscareers-lafargeholcim-na.icims.com/jobs/4360/us-indirect-tax-manager%2c-property/job?mode=view. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Date Posted: 3/22/2018 (IPT2294)

Senior Analyst, Sales Use and Property Tax (Dundee, Michigan) - LafargeHolcim. Support the Indirect Tax department in the areas of accounting for sales/use and property taxes including state and local audit activities, review and confirm tax returns and underlying documentation prepared by the Shared Service Center (SSC).  Promote and mentor Tax Analysts in a positive work environment. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Provide support to P2P and O2C Groups with sales tax-related matters. Maintain and confirm the tracking of indirect tax refunds. Conduct technical tax research relevant to planning projects for tax audits and special projects. Manage state and local audits, working directly with auditors to provide required and requested data, manage end to end audit process. Identify and initiate tax research and planning projects. Lead sales tax and property tax related process improvement initiatives. Monitor SSC processes, including STEC management and validation, refresh projects, Job Aids and training materials. Identify SSC tax discrepancies and gaps, recommend process improvement solutions. Cross train and provide assistance in other tax areas. Other duties as assigned. Works with the Finance team, Shared Service Center group, and various State and Local Auditors. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required Education:  Bachelors or University Degree. Field of Study Preferred:  Accounting or Finance. Required Work Experience:  3 – 5 years with a concentration in sales and use tax preferred. Required Computer and Software Skills:  Microsoft Office, Vertex O Series, SAP, and spreadsheet and database applications. Travel Requirements:  Some travel required.
Additional Requirements: Self-starter with the initiative and ability to make independent decisions
Experience with other types of taxes preferred. Link to application: https://uscareers-lafargeholcim-na.icims.com/jobs/4461/senior-analyst%2c-sales-use-and-property-tax/job?mode=view. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.  Date Posted: 3/22/2018 (IPT2293)

Business Analyst (Tysons Corner, Virginia) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Altus Group Limited.  Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,600 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. Key Responsibilities: Assist in the review of Altus Global Tax Client Base (primarily Altus Analytics BU), analyze real estate portfolios and determine prioritization of prospecting opportunities based on key metrics. Use of Salesforce and Tax BU operational databases to gather additional data about clients and current work performed to build proposals and strategy for approaching those clients. Gather data from multiple databases, both internal and external to build valuation models, portfolio/property dashboards and various analytics. Access Altus; proprietary real estate databases including Data Bridge and Data Exchange to collect data points used for real estate valuation and to identify properties overweight in the area of tax assessment and real estate tax liabilities. Develop high level valuations of prospects; portfolios and compare against real estate tax specific methodologies to determine potential tax savings opportunities. Develop presentations that illustrate prospective target & real estate portfolio and potential areas for tax cost savings. Use of Excel, Power Point, Prezi and/or other BI and presentation tools such as Pentaho and Tableau. Assist in communicating with Altus BU client managers to facilitate meetings and calls with client points of contact to present findings and proposals. Draft proposals for prospective clients. Position Requirements: Undergraduate degree; real estate, finance, math/statistics, accounting/or economics preferred with 3.0 GPA. Working knowledge of Excel and business writing skills. Good communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to function at a high level in an unstructured and fast paced environment. Knowledge of ARGUS AE modeling and Tableau programs preferred. Basic coding knowledge preferred. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuOTYwNDIuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 3/21/2018 (IPT2290)   

Manager/Director, State & Local Tax (Ridgewood, New Jersey) – Fandl, LLC www.fandltax.com has an immediate opening for a Manager/Director to focus on state income tax, sales and use tax and property tax consulting and advocacy in our Ridgewood, NJ office. Job Responsibilities: Manager or Director level position requires applicants to have strong multi-state income, sales and use tax and/or property tax knowledge; strong business development skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.   Applicants will manage multi-state state income, sales and use tax, and property tax audits and appeals and provide consulting to Fortune 500 and middle market companies. Other responsibilities include client development, staff development, compliance management and review, tax research and analysis.  Applicants will have daily interaction and correspondence with tax authorities, clients and other team members. Qualifications: Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in finance, economics or accounting and 7 plus years of experience.  A professional designation, such as CMI, JD, MAI, ASA or LLM is preferred. Big 4 experience a plus.  Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, and Excel) is required.  Ability to work independently, managing and prioritizing multiple tasks are a must.  Strong entrepreneurial, analytical, research, communication and negotiation skills will differentiate the ideal candidate.  Travel required. To apply, please send your resume to careers@fandltax.com. Date Posted: 3/13/2018 (IPT2287)  

Sr. Advisor Property Tax (Memphis, Tennessee) - What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it. Under the direction of the Property Tax Manager, manage and prepare property tax compliance processes (data gathering, balance sheet to fixed asset reconciliation, return preparation, assessed value review, value appeals, tax bill payments, and audits) for assigned facilities.  Ensure that all systems and procedures comply with International Paper Financial Policies and with the reporting requirements of the state and local taxing jurisdictions (40+ states).  Value added projects to achieve tax savings for the facilities through the pursuit of abatement and incentive opportunities. All International Paper business groups and locations (200+ manufacturing facilities, mills, sales offices, inventory warehouses, distribution centers); taxing authorities in 40+ state and local jurisdictions. Key Accountabilities: Compiling tax data for compliance reporting including reconciling financial statements and internal/external reports to determine taxability of assets.  Preparing estimates for property tax liability accruals and reviewing tax bills for payment.  Interacting with GFS and Controllers regarding adjustments made by the Corporate Property Tax group. Respond to all questions from State and Local taxing jurisdiction related to return filing and billing requirements. Provide support to inquiries from various internal business groups, outsourced consultants and outside compliance team.   Coordinate and review work performed by outsourced consultants. Assist with property tax audits including pre-audit documentation preparation, troubleshooting, preliminary review of auditor reports, and refund coordination of potential overpayments of tax. Ability to manage multiple projects during filing period. Ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships. Multiple taxing jurisdictions with diverse laws, regulations and exemptions, and changes in compliance reporting. Managing change in business processes and systems. Collect, review and prepare property tax data for multiple facilities within the filing period in order to file property tax returns timely. Fixed Asset review for assigned locations. Data gathering from multiple systems and locations. Compliance reporting for 40+ states and multiple local jurisdictions. Value added projects to identify tax savings opportunities. Potential audit defense in multiple local and state jurisdictions.  Knowledge and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or higher. Understanding of financial statement and fixed asset concepts. General/broad understanding of property tax a plus. Proficient/advanced Microsoft Excel skills. SAP experience a plus. Knowledge of Property Tax software system (PTMS) a plus. Strong research and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent problem solving skills. Apply at https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=635803&company=IPProd&username. Date Posted: 3/6/2018 (IPT2284)   


Senior Associate, Property Tax (Farmington, Connecticut) - United Technologies Corporation Headquarters. Responsibilities: Support and maintain UTC’s compliance with all state and local property tax regulations. Preparation of complex property tax returns including Freeport Exemptions and Abatements, property tax payments, valuation reviews and account reconciliations. Assist with fixed asset reviews, asset classifications, valuation appeals and audit defense. Assist with the investigation and challenge of assessments with the goal of reducing UTC property tax liability. Qualifications:  Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills. Strong skills with Microsoft Excel. 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, tracking bills and payment processing. Research and analysis relating to technical and procedural positions for property tax matters. Research and analysis relating to assessment reviews and the ability to communicate with jurisdictions and/or challenge assessments in a well thought-out and well-communicated manner, both formally and informally. Good interpersonal skills, including ability and desire to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate with others throughout Tax and Finance organizations, at UTCHQ and Business Units. Self-motivated, able to work independently and under pressure. Strong written and verbal communication skills. B.A. or B.S. Degree; Preferred Accounting, Finance or Tax. 2-5 years of property tax compliance experience, ideally experience with compliance software – “PTMS” Property Tax Management System. Interested candidates should apply through UTC’s Careers website. To apply, https://jobs.utc.com/job/farmington/senior-associate-property-tax/1566/7346201. Date Posted: 3/5/2018 (IPT2283)

Property Tax Manager (Duluth, Georgia) – Tax Specialty:  Property Tax.  WestRock manufactures consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. Join our dynamic Property Tax team in our office north of Atlanta, GA. The Indirect Tax team continues to grow and develop along with WestRock. Responsibilities: Manage real and personal property tax appeals, represent the company at Board of Appeal hearings, prepare and review complex property tax returns, file applications for tax abatements and other property tax incentives.  This individual will also manage property tax personnel and oversee the work of outside service providers. Develop and maintain audit trail, data reporting integrity, and tracking of property tax abatements and special reporting. Design or streamline appeal processes and drive process improvements within the department.  Provide analysis, support and training for business operations to minimize taxes and tax exposure. Assist with managing accounting and SOX compliance.  Prepare annual budget for all facilities’ property taxes. Review and monitor monthly accruals, adjust accruals as required for value changes and property acquisitions or dispositions; communicate with facility and division controllers. Ensure correct accounting for tax payments and adjustments. Ensure compliance with SOX requirements including narrative updates and internal/external audit requests. Provide accurate and concise reporting to company management. Experience Required: Four-year degree in Business or Economics. Minimum 8 years of experience with a large company in the property tax area including solid experience with fixed assets, return preparation, obsolescence valuation, personal and real property appeals and preparing property tax accruals and budgets. Solid understanding of the diverse state and local requirements for reporting and taxability of property, both real and personal. Experience in manufacturing. Strong working knowledge of ERP systems such as JD Edwards, Hyperion, Oracle and SAP. Experience with property tax software such as OneSource Property Tax (formerly eProperty), PTMS and CoStar. CMI preferred. Requires travel 20 – 30%.  Qualities Desired: High degree of technical competency with spreadsheet and database tools. Strong analytical and solid accounting skills. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Takes strong initiative in problem resolution. Adept at change management; solid ability to multitask. Creative problem-solving ability; results oriented. Ability to grasp complex requirements and manage projects. Contact: Kevin Darmody at kevin.darmody@westrock.com.  Date Posted: 3/5/2018 (IPT2282)   

Licensing Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants. The primary function of the Licensing Analyst will be to support the Registration and the Project/Consulting Team in all assigned areas of projects, consulting engagements and registrations requirements for all clients for both tax and regulatory. The position will require organization, research and meticulous attention to detail and methodology for building and increasing long-term firm practices and standard operating procedures. The position will assist the Statutory Agent and DOR and local level indirect tax registration function and be responsible for building a comprehensive forms database of all potential required registrations for automated form population by state & jurisdiction in a software tool licensed to the firm. Qualifications/Education and/or Experience requested (NOT REQUIRED): Bachelor’s Degree in Finance; Accounting; Social Science; Research; Business Management or Economics. Strong desire to research and solve problems both qualitative and quantitative. Strong desire to move ahead and take on more responsibility. Quick and decisive action demonstrator. Please email carol@gsaudits.com directly with your interest! Date Posted: 3/5/2018 (IPT2281)   

Senior Licensing Manager (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants.  he primary function of the Licensing Manager will be to operate and manage the Qualification, Annual Reports and Registered Agent Department in all assigned areas of projects, consulting engagements and registrations requirements for all clients for both tax and regulatory. The position will require organization, research and meticulous attention to detail and methodology for building and increasing long-term firm practices and standard operating procedures. The position will manage all department employees, function and be responsible for building a comprehensive forms database of all potential required registrations for automated form population by state & authority in a software tool licensed to the firm and be integral in building and implementing new firm initiatives to streamline the licensing software. The primary functions/areas or expertise for this position include: Entity Formations. Articles of Amendment. Dissolution or Withdrawals. Mergers. Certificates of Good Standing. DBA (renewals, registrations, and filings). Trade name securement. Foreign and domestic qualifications. Annual reporting. Stock retirement procedures. Registered Agent and Resignation Process. Guam, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Qualification and Licensing Requirements. International Business License Research. Qualifications/Education and/or Experience required: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance; Accounting; Social Science; Research; Business Management or Economics. Paralegal or Legal Degree is highly desired. Telecommunications experience is highly desired. Strong desire to research and solve problems both qualitative and quantitative. Strong desire to move ahead. Quick and decisive action demonstrator. Please email carol@gsaudits.com directly with your interest! Date Posted: 3/5/2018 (IPT2280)   

Senior Tax Accountant Property Taxes (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) - The primary responsibility of this position will be involved with finance and tax work as a member of the State Tax group focusing on Arconic's property tax and negotiated incentive responsibilities as carried out in accordance with the tax laws in the U.S. taxing jurisdictions where Arconic is doing business. The position is within the Corporate Tax Department on the Property Tax and Negotiated Incentives team reporting to the Manager - Property Tax. This position requires property tax and finance experience and knowledge to the level of being able to provide guidance and assistance to both location personnel and the members of the Property Tax and Negotiated Incentives group. The Sr. Tax Accountant is responsible for managing multiple audits and ensuring tax laws are applied accordingly. This position will be responsible for property tax work of various business units along with the ability to analyze and report data. The position will act as a lead in gathering, analyzing and reporting fixed asset information for various US locations. The position will support incentive and credit projects working with State and Local Economic Development groups. The successful candidate should have exposure working with various groups, such as Finance, Accounts Payable (RTP), Property/Fixed Asset Accounting, and Audit. Major activities/Key Challenges: Preparation of personal property tax returns. Coordinate with Arconic Direct and Accounts Payable (RTP) payment processing. Analyze and reconcile data from plant locations and assessor’s offices. Analyze property tax assessments and invoices. Day to day interaction with auditors, location personnel, assessors and Economic Development groups. Complete reconciliations to ensure Oracle fixed asset data ties to Tax Software reports. Lead and assist with audits – internal and external. Balance a multi-tasked schedule handling several projects simultaneously. Provide support and/or information to Arconic personnel, throughout the US. Essential Knowledge & Skills: Experienced knowledge of Microsoft Office. Solid communication skills (written, oral, presentation). Reconciliation and audit skills. Ability to handle multiple processes/projects, prioritize and plan accordingly #LI-CB1. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. Minimum of 5 years' property tax experience. Minimum of 2 years' property tax software experience (PTMS, etc.). Preferred Qualifications: Masters of Science in Taxation. Accounting and Audit experience. Experienced knowledge in Microsoft office products - especially Excel, including work with pivot tables. Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently. Application link: https://careers.arconic.com/en-US/job/senior-tax-accountant-property-taxes/J3W0Q86BZKW2BDZSSP4. Date Posted: 3/5/2018 (IPT2279)   

Business Personal Property Manager (Chicago, Illinois)  - National Bureau of Property Administration, Inc.: Are you looking for involving, rewarding positions in the business world, actually working as part of a team and given freedom to attack problems and develop creative solutions for your clients.  The National Bureau is a national provider of State and Local Tax services (SALT) , handling real estate, personal property and sales & use tax issues for large industrial and commercial clients. As an employee-owner with our ESOP, you are responsible for working independently and managing the preparation of client business personal property renditions.  Responsibilities: Collecting data and fixed assets information, review and reconciliation of data and timely filing renditions, abatements and exemptions with various jurisdictions.  Client management and reporting of assessments, accruals and budgets, as well as, reviewing, appealing and resolving assessment issues.  Skill Requirements: A minimum of 2 years multi-state business personal property experience.  Technical skills with excel, access and PTMS.  An independent self-starter with problem solving skills and positive attitude.  Bachelor’s degree.  Travel is required. Apply to info@nationalbureau.comDate Posted: 2/9/2018 (IPT2275)    

 

Tax Manager Property Taxes (East Chicago, Indiana) - ArcelorMittal USA is part of ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are a leading supplier of quality steel products in major North American markets including automotive, construction, pipe and tube, appliance, container and machinery. ArcelorMittal USA employs more than 18,000 people at 27 operations across the United States. The company is looking to recruit and hire the best future leaders in Finance as ArcelorMittal continues to grow. There is an immediate opportunity for a Manager position in our Tax group. Our objective is to provide opportunities for professional growth while maintaining work-life balance. We are looking for an individual who is committed to contribute to goal achievement in a positive and proactive working environment. The Tax Manager works with the Tax Director and Tax Analysts to manage the ArcelorMittal USA property tax activities for real estate and tangible personal property in 14 states. The primary responsibility is leading a centralized group in the attainment of the lowest property tax expense in accordance with the law, company policy, and professional standards. Essential Functions: Sustain a performance-driven culture through personal effort and by example; and by managing the engagement, performance, and development of direct reports; Proactively conduct and oversee property tax planning activities to minimize tax expense that includes research, interpretation of laws, asset cost or value determination, and obtaining available tax incentives; Ensure the property tax cycle is completed timely and accurately using OneSource software and by supervising: data preparation, tax return processing and review, audits and appeals, tax bill payment processing, general ledger expense and liability accounting, and tax expense forecasting; Manage real estate taxes through assessment analysis, determining the costs, benefits and risks of filing appeals, evaluating and engaging outside legal and valuation experts, ensuring all relevant information is identified and disseminated, and by participating in both negotiations with officials, and in court proceedings; Report routinely to the Director and executive management to obtain strategic guidance, authorization to act, and to maintain effective lines of communication; Collaborate and network with operating and other administrative departments for cross-functional information acquisition and knowledge sharing; ArcelorMittal is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. Monitor, maintain and improve tax department systems and processes to ensure compliance with established internal control requirements; Pursue innovation and best practices by establishing a personal development program that includes membership and participation in a professional ad valorem tax organization; Travel up to 20% (~50 days per year) within the US; and Other duties and responsibilities as may be required. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field. 10 years of property tax experience, including two (2) in a management role. Experience should include both real and personal property taxes, the three approaches to value, identifying obsolescence, evaluating equalization, audit and appeal activities, managing tax analysts, and working directly with fee appraisers, tax attorneys and tax consultants. Project leadership experience in high-value property tax work. Strong technical, organizational, analytical, communication and learning skills. Preferred Requirements: Certified Member (CMI) of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation or Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) - International Assoc. of Assessing Officers. Master’s degree in taxation, accounting, finance, business, law, or a related field. Controversy resolution including negotiating experience. Financial or managerial accounting experience. Steel industry or heavy manufacturing experience. Apply, http://www.usa.arcelormittal.com/  ‘People and Careers’  ‘Job Opportunities. For questions regarding this job posting or how to apply, please contact Alissa Rosario, Process Manager - Human Resources, at alissa.rosario@arcelormittal.com. Date Posted: 2/9/2018 (IPT2271) 

Sales and Property Tax Analyst (Atlanta, Georgia) - IHG Americas Business Support Center is located in the Northpoint/Alpharetta area just outside Atlanta’s Perimeter (I-285) and is easily accessible from Georgia 400, offering a convenient commute from most all areas of Metro Atlanta. Located amongst beautiful green spaces, the office building has a nearby MARTA stop for easy access to the MARTA train station for alternative commuting options during business hours. Also located near our office are numerous restaurants, shops, and the North Point Mall providing for many personal and convenient amenities. Atlanta, situated near the North Georgia Mountains, has something for everyone, world class educational institutions, interactive venues, historical sites, beautiful performing arts facilities, professional sports teams - Braves Falcons, Hawks and Thrashers, and is home to unique venues including CNN, the Georgia Aquarium, The King Center, World of Coca-Cola, The Carter Center, High Museum of Art, and  Zoo Atlanta. With minimal guidance, act as part of a team to file Sales, Use and Hotel related tax returns. Partner with a 3rd party tax provider regarding the management of Property Taxes (Real & Personal). Conduct related tax audits, and process transactions in accordance with state and local statutory requirements. Follow appropriate accounting and finance policies and procedures in assigned function.  Identify discrepancies, clear errors, and perform root-cause analysis.  Contribute to the continuous improvement of all areas in process scope. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Sales\Use and Property Tax Analyst will be responsible for administering, preparing, reviewing, and analyzing sales, use and hotel related tax returns for owned and / or managed hotels. In addition, will assist with research, audits, and planning projects. Analyze return transactions and notify hotels and business support of any tax variances. Maintain tax authority files for assigned hotels following state and local tax law. Respond to requests for tax information by internal customers and taxing authorities to resolve tax issues. Communicate with corporate accounting groups and hotel team members on account reconciliations. Review the tax calendar for accurate due dates, registration numbers and filing requirements. Assist with the maintenance of the CorpSales tax system, making corrections and updates on monthly basis to stay current with all law changes, rate changes, etc. Complete tax registrations, business licenses and liquor license registrations. Functional Complexities and Duties: Perform technical tax research and analysis on various complex sales/use tax implications. Conduct state and local sales/use and other hotel related tax audits, minimizing audit assessments. Assist with real estate tax appeals and personal property tax audits and compliance. Provide verbal and written guidance to the business units regarding the audit results to implement procedures that will reduce future audit assessments. Provide consultation on improvements to the tax compliance/ audit process.  Review and make recommendations to implement new methodologies for process improvements. Utilizing tax software package, prepare and review sales tax, GST, or similar tax returns.  Ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle multiple, concurrent demands and prioritize responsibilities. Ability to exercise judgment in evaluating situations and making sound decisions.  Qualifications: Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree or technical institute degree/certificate or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. 2 to 4 years’ progressive work related experience with demonstrated proficiency and understanding in one or more functions related. Demonstrated knowledge of People Soft or other E.R.P. system’s finance, accounting, and tax software. Demonstrated proficiency in accurately populating databases with necessary information in designated time periods. Demonstrates clear, concise and succinct communication skills including adapting both verbal and written communication to the needs and level of the user. To apply, https://careersearch.ihg.com/en/all/all/job-details-page?jobNumber=R142169. Date Posted: 2/2/2018 (IPT2269) 

Business Personal Property Compliance Manager (Atlanta, Georgia) – Paradigm Tax Group. Manage and oversee all aspects of the Atlanta business personal property compliance function including BPP engagement management, rendition preparation, BPP valuation review, bill processing in coordination with the BSC, bill payment in coordination with BSC and third-party payment vendors, accruals, and client reporting and billings. Responsibilities: Manage and assist a team of professionals to provide business personal property compliance and consulting services. Preparation of business personal property renditions. Procurement of the requisite information from the client to deliver compliance services. Fixed asset file review, imports and reconciliations. Fixed asset review and classification. Application of exemptions and abatements. Coordination of the asset and rendition review process with SME’s where applicable. Maintenance of applicable jurisdictional data in PTMS. Ensure timely processing of renditions, assessments, bills, and accruals. Oversight of assessment and bill processing in coordination with the BSC. BPP assessment review and appeal. Management of accruals and budgets. Training and management of staff on the use of PTMS and OneSource. Process monitoring and improvement. Client management and reporting. Financial reporting and invoicing. Skill Requirements: Minimum of 8 years property tax experience with at least 5 years focused on business personal property compliance. Multi-state personal property experience. Strong data management skills including Excel and Access. Proficiency with either PTMS or OneSource. Experience with both systems preferred. Experience managing a team to deliver property tax services. Bachelor’s degree required. CMI or other property tax designations preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills. Meticulous attention to detail. This position will require moderate travel Send resume to bgorski@paradigmtax.com or apply online at https://www.paradigmtax.com/compliance-manager-atlanta.html. Date Posted: 1/31/2018 (IPT2267) 

Business Personal Property Compliance Analyst (Dallas, Texas) – Paradigm Tax Group. The business personal property analyst will work with a team to provide personal property compliance services for a variety of clients and property types.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills with PTMS or OneSource and a minimum of 3 years personal property tax experience.  The role will include performing the following functions: rendition preparation, assessment and bill processing in coordination with our Business Service Center (BSC), bill payment in coordination with BSC and third-party payment vendors, accruals, and client reporting.  This position requires frequent communication with assessing jurisdictions and clients to coordinate the responsibilities of this role. Responsibilities: Preparation of business personal property renditions. Procurement of the requisite information from the client to deliver compliance services. Fixed asset file review, imports and reconciliations in applicable property tax software. Fixed asset review and classification in coordination with Subject Matter experts (SME’s). Application of exemptions and abatements. Coordination of the asset and rendition review process with the SME’s. Process and mail renditions. Ensure timely processing of renditions, assessments, bills, and accruals. Maintenance of applicable jurisdictional data in PTMS including deadlines and rates. Assist with assessment and bill processing in coordination with the BCS. Assist with tax bill payment processing. Assessment review and appeal. Process accruals and budgets. Client management and reporting. Assist with implementation of new engagements. Skill Requirements: Minimum of 3 years personal property tax experience. Multi-state personal property experience preferred. Strong data management skills including Excel and Access. Proficiency with either PTMS or OneSource. Experience with both systems preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills. Meticulous attention to detail. Self-starter and can work independently. This position will require limited travel. B. A. or B. S. degree (or higher) preferred but not required. Send resume to bgorski@paradigmtax.com or apply online at https://www.paradigmtax.com/compliance-analyst-dallas.html. Date Posted: 1/31/2018 (IPT2266) 

 


Tax Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Atrium Hospitality, LP is among the largest private hotel ownership groups in the United States.  We have majority ownership of more than 50 hotels in 26 states with more than 14,000 rooms.  Atrium Hospitality is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. This position is responsible for administering sales and use taxes with a focus on the production of timely and accurate returns. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Senior Tax Analyst 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 sales/use taxes, gross receipt tax returns, real estate taxes, personal property taxes and state excise taxes.) 2. Prepare the calculation of Use Tax requirements to ensure accurate and timely tax filings. 3. Prepare with annual escheatment reporting. 4. Assist with the preparation of other non-revenue returns (Form 8027 etc.…). 5. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and related analyses. 6. Review revenue and exemption information for accuracy prior to the preparation of the tax returns. 7. Resolve tax notices received from state and local tax jurisdictions. 8. Meet high standards of productivity, accuracy and timeliness. 9. Provide critical and expert support to staff accountants and other team members with tax-related questions and concerns. 10. Work with Accounting and Finance leadership to maintain and enhance indirect tax policies and procedures within the internal accounting system. 11. Provide support to external service providers regarding indirect taxes. 12. Assist in the development and evaluation of reports, decisions and results of tax department in relation to established goals.  13. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency and accuracy of the department and services performed. 14. Performs other related duties as required and assigned. 15. Assist with property tax preparation as necessary. 16. Update Tax team’s internal tax calendar. TAX ANALYST SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Read and Interpret governmental regulations and instructions, Advanced Microsoft Excel, Office Experience - General, Reporting Skills, Verbal Communication, and Administrative Writing Skills. REQUIREMENTS: 1-5 years of related experience. Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related discipline – Required.  Master Degree - Preferred. Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite-Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Skill with M3, SAGE 300, ProfitSword, Birch Street, SharePoint, Accounting CS and similar systems a plus. Tax Research experience with Checkpoint or similar tax research engines.  Sales and Use Tax experience preferred. Hospitality industry experience preferred. Apply on line at www.atriumhospitality.com. Date Posted: 1/24/2018 (IPT2262) 

Senior Analyst (Chicago, Illinois) – Exelon Corporation. The State and Local Tax Senior Analyst (SALT Senior) applies state and local tax knowledge in assisting with state and local tax audits, aiding in tax decisions, identifying tax planning opportunities and risks, and implementing tax planning. This individual researches various state tax issues to arrive at the most advantageous and proper treatment under the tax law and documents the analysis and conclusions.  The SALT Senior reviews state tax returns and supporting schedules to confirm that the appropriate positions are taken, assists with the corporate-wide state income/franchise, property tax, and transaction tax issues, and drafts a wide range of state and local tax memoranda.  Responsibilities:  Gathers data, formulates position statements, coordinates, or negotiates with respect to examinations by state tax authorities. Investigates and solves technical state tax issues, including those connected with state tax returns and planning. Assists with implementation of complex state tax planning strategies and the resolution of a broad range of associated issues. Reviews working papers, schedules, reports and other correspondence, state tax returns, or other items related to tax returns or to tax payments necessary to comply with tax laws, or other items related to accounting for state income taxes. Researches various state tax matters to arrive at the most advantageous and proper treatment under the law; prepares memoranda (including FIN 48 memoranda) on conclusions. Uses knowledge of state tax concepts to seek to identify opportunities to minimize company’s tax burden. Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Accounting or other financial discipline. Advanced degree, such as Masters in Tax and/or Juris Doctorate. At least three years of state tax consulting/planning experience expected from within or outside the company. Big-4 experience. CPA License or JD. Reports directly to the Senior Manager, State and Local Tax. Ability and experience with supervising administrative staff and interns, as appropriate. Ability to work independently (requiring minimal detailed instruction and supervision). Ability to interact and build relationships within the Tax organization and outside Tax (e.g., Treasury, Accounting, Legal, FP&A, business units). Detailed knowledge of state tax law and rules and regulations. Excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills. Please apply at http://www.exeloncorp.com/careers/opportunities and use the search “SALT TAX”.Date Posted: 1/24/2018 (IPT2261) 
                                               

 

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