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Tax Accountant , Ad Valorem (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) - This is a unique opportunity to become part of a dynamic team that is responsible for transforming the ad valorem tax processes within Devon.  The ad valorem tax team is responsible for analyzing, negotiating, planning, and remitting property taxes for over 16,000 properties within four states.  The team works with the accounting, acquisitions & divestitures, budgets & reserves, evaluation & planning, GIS, government affairs, land, legal, new ventures, and tax departments to prepare, negotiate, and remit property taxes.  The team also interacts with both local taxing authorities and peer groups/industry trade organizations on a regular basis to negotiate taxes and advocate positions that are favorable to the industry.  The team also researches, analyzes, and advises the tax department and other departments of the company from time-to-time on technical ad valorem tax matters & special tax projects.  This position would be responsible for compliance & payment related matters but predominantly the management of data and the analysis & interpretation of trends of property tax using internal financial reporting models.  The position requires a bright self-starter who is ready, willing, and able to immediately develop an understanding of the company’s data systems as well as learn & grow in his or her expertise & responsibility.  The successful candidate will report to the Manager—Tax who leads the team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Export data from multiple external and internal sources to prepare case scenarios, analyze trends, and prepare tax estimates. Prepare & administer real-time dashboards with SAP data extracted using Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) tools. Develop financial information using reporting tools such as Finance Tabular (BIDW,) ESSBASE, SAP HANA, and PowerBI. Work and interact with Corporate Reporting & Analytics Operations to refine reports and products. Assist with Devon’s ad valorem tax reporting obligations & payments in a timely & accurate manner. Assist with various tax and non-tax special projects as assigned. Research issues, strategies, and tax planning ideas as opportunities to reduce or minimize taxes. Assist with the analysis of company property values. Assist with negotiating and approving Ad Valorem tax assessments with state and local tax authorities. Represent business units in administrative appeal hearings of Ad Valorem taxes. Provide analysis & due diligence support for company acquisition & divestiture activities. Develop and maintain a working knowledge of Ad Valorem tax regulations. Prepare Ad Valorem tax information for special projects. Represent Devon in industry groups, government affairs, and community outreach programs. PREREQUISITES: Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, or Marketing or commensurate experience required.  A minimum of 12-hours in accounting or finance are required. Requires experience with Microsoft Office and SharePoint as well as oil & gas industry experience. Data source, extraction, and data warehouse experience preferred. Advanced level computer skills with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365; skillful with Microsoft Access, Excel, SharePoint, and Visio. Self-motivated with ability to work with immediate supervision in a team environment. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Able to travel as required. Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes and practice safe work habits at all times. The job description and an application can be made by first going to this link: 
https://careers.devonenergy.com/job/Oklahoma-City-Tax-Accountant-%28Financial-Analyst%29-OK-73101/411996000/. Date Posted: 10/18/2017 (IPT2222)      

Property Tax Assistant I (Gainesville, Texas) - Merit Advisors, LLC. Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Property Tax Data Analysis. Client interaction to process data requests related to property tax assets, tax filings, appeal deadlines and tax statements. Interacts with taxing jurisdictions to verify assessment, tax bill and deadline information. Process Property Tax Renditions to Local/State offices. Assists in preparation for board hearings (formal and informal). Process tax bills and assessments timely. Provide support to Property Tax Consultants. Clerical and Administrative Support.  Job Requirements: High school diploma required. College degree preferred or college credits heavy in Business or Real Estate. Property Tax experience preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.  SigerTax experience a plus. Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills. Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Able to complete detail oriented tasks with strict deadlines. Able to manage multiple tasks. Critical thinker and problem solver. Works well independently and as part of a team. Eager to learn and is a self-starter. Emails resume careers@meritadvisor.comDate Posted: 10/6/2017 (IPT2217)       

Property Tax Advisor (Memphis, Tennessee) - Collect, review and analyze asset inventory information for preparation of property tax returns.  Complete property tax returns timely and accurately.  Review assessments for accuracy.  Assist with negotiations and appeals.  Collect, review, research and process authorizations for tax bill payments.  Assist other areas of the Tax Department on assignments as needs are determined.  Contribute as a member of special projects as assigned. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Collection and analysis of company information needed for preparing property tax returns.  This includes data from SAP, DigIt, BPC, and other internal and external sources. Prepare assigned returns using tax compliance software. Review assessment notices for reasonableness. Assist in preparations for assessment negotiations or appeals. Track and collect missing tax bills. Review tax bills for accuracy and process for payment. Assist others in the Property Tax Group as needed. Assist in other Tax Department areas or in other related departments as needed in special projects. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office software. Prior knowledge of SAP fixed asset, project system, and financial accounting modules a plus. KEY COMPETENCIES: Action Oriented. Customer Focus. Ethics & Values. Integrity & Trust. Drive for Results. Cross-Cultural Sensitivity. To apply: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=557302&company=IPProd&username=Date Posted: 10/4/2017 (IPT2216) 

Senior Property Tax Administrator (Boca Raton, Florida) – We are looking to hire a new member of our team to help maintain our proprietary software platform. This member will be part of a team and work with others, but also needs the ability work independently, multi-task and be self-motivated. Close attention to detail and strong organization skills are a must. Prior property tax experience would be great. Responsibilities: Scanning and data entry of documents into database. Add assessments and liabilities to database. Enter property tax information into database. Create Agent Authorization forms. Track refunds. Notify agents of important and time sensitive information received. Direct communication with counties/taxing agencies. Personal property filings. Appeal application filings. Manage appeal application county correspondence. Respond to county requests for information. Update appeal information in database; including appeal calendar and hearing calendar. Begin working on hourly billable projects. Research tax issues such as appeal filing deadlines, tax payment due dates, discrepancies in assessment notices and tax bills. File all property information on intranet. Research /Special Projects. Travel when necessary. Provide assistance to consulting staff. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years of property tax experience. Computer proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently. Ability to work independently on assigned projects. Strong communication, presentation, relationship management and interpersonal skills. To apply, https://cw.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Boca-Raton-Florida-USA/Senior-Property-Tax-Administrator_R25882. Date Posted: 10/4/2017 (IPT2215)   

Tax Analyst (Bolingbrook, Illinois) - Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as she shops for beauty and experiments throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof – All Things Beauty, All in One Place™. We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer her unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.  The key role of this position will be to process and manage personal property tax returns, annual reports, license renewals, new store openings, and unclaimed property tax payments and reports.  This will require a heavy volume of phone interaction with state and local jurisdictions and former or current employees.  Additionally, this role will assist management on special projects as needed. RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the preparation of personal property tax (PPT) returns for assigned stores which consists of preparing, filing, reviewing and appealing assessments, and paying tax bills all by applicable due dates.  Handle assigned PPT tax audits. This will require coordinating and the preparation of responses to document requests, preparation of appeals and other correspondence. Follow-up on notices and correspondences from jurisdictions in a timely fashion. Assist in the preparation, filing and monitoring annual reports. Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations. Maintain and reconcile assigned Licensing budget. Maintain tax calendar for areas of responsibility. Responsible for the preparation of state and local business licenses, renewals and any corresponding permits. Obtain City, State, Local and misc. licenses for all new store locations so that a store is properly licensed in time to open.  This will require close contact with local and state agencies, and the ability to be creative in ways of obtaining those licenses on time to open. Assist in preparation with the company’s Unclaimed Property compliance area. JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Accounting desired (work experience will be considered).  1 - 3 years progressive tax experience. Strong organizational skills and work attitude to meet compliance due dates without fail. Previous personal property and research experience a plus. Strong telephone communication skills are a must. Ability to multi-task a must. Ability to research technical issues. Must be a strong team player. Must conduct herself/himself in a professional, respectful and appropriate manner at all times. Demonstrated strong user and working knowledge of tax systems, Microsoft applications, and database applications.  Previous experience in a large corporate environment a plus. Previous knowledge of SAP, Trintech Unclaimed Property, Excel, License HQ, and OneSource Property Tax a plus. This position requires an ability to work very independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where attention to detail, analytical skills and strong communication skills are essential. Normal office demands. Longer working hours are required to meet tax deadlines. Send resume to jsnedigar@ulta.comDate Posted: 10/4/2017 (IPT2214)   

State and Local Tax Senior (San Francisco, California; Sacramento, California; Silicon Valley, California) - We are currently seeking a State and Local Tax (SALT) Senior. SALT Seniors assist clients by performing state and local tax compliance reviews, assist clients with state and local tax controversies, and research and draft technical memoranda regarding state tax issues. Technical skills are necessary to assist in all tasks associated with tax engagements, including the mentorship and training of SALT Staff. Moss Adams is committed to providing a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education per year. This is delivered through a variety of mediums including the classroom, computer-based courses, and web-based sessions. We also provide local office training on technical topics to keep you current and informed on important Firm issues and industry standards. In addition, we provide soft skills training on marketing, sales, and time management giving you the skills you need to be successful in public accounting. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in Taxation or a JD with LLM in Tax preferred. Minimum of 2 years of related tax experience. Previous experience in state and local tax preferred. Previous experience performing tax research and providing technical advice on state and local tax issues preferred. Experience in state and local government revenue department preferred. Experience with property, employment, sales/use, gross receipts and other miscellaneous state and local taxes preferred. Public accounting experience preferred. CPA preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be a highly motivated self-starter and have experience in managing multiple client engagements. Creative problem solving and research skills. Able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently. Able to handle multiple priorities, tasks and simultaneous projects. Ability to travel to client locations which may include overnight stays. Ability to work overtime as needed. Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Moss Adams is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. To apply, please visit: https://mossadams.taleo.net/careersection/6/jobdetail.ftl?job=15561&lang=en. Date Posted: 9/29/2017 (IPT2212)   
Senior Tax Analyst Oil and Gas Content Research (Houston, Texas) - Monitor and update multiple tax data systems covering sales/use tax, business occupation tax and other special indirect taxes for U.S. jurisdictions related to upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors. Responsible for updating data systems including rates, product rules and tax calculation accuracy. Review and analyze test cases for tax scenarios. Job Responsibilities & Duties:  Research, monitor, analyse indirect tax legislation/regulations and assess impact for any changes to ONESOURCE products. Gather and validate tax forms, rates and rules relevant to applicable indirect taxes and prepare supporting documentation for ONESOURCE products where required. Prepare all necessary documentation supporting any changes to ONESOURCE and archive them per standard internal procedures. Review and sign-off documents prepared by tax analysts.  Communicate and correspond with state and local tax authorities while fostering and maintaining professional relationships with them. Provide recommendations on a wide variety of oil and gas indirect tax issues and communicate such recommendations in an understandable manner.  Participate in strategic initiatives for tax research operations, including: Extending the product coverage or enhancing functionality. Identifying new features and tax content that will benefit customers. Identifying trends and current issues that impact ONESOURCE products. Respond to all client queries on time and in line with service level agreements.  Conduct presentations on areas of tax content responsibility? Provide leadership, mentoring and professional guidance to junior members of the team.  Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, taxation or related field or equivalent experience.  Expertise in compliance processes related to indirect taxes and practical experience with preparation and filing of tax returns (ideally garnered from an accountancy firm or in-house environment).  Strong understanding of oil and gas indirect tax principles and knowledge of indirect tax legislation in the United States. Experience with tax research software highly beneficial.  Professional accounting or tax qualification is considered a great asset.  Special skills and knowledge requirements:  Very strong attention to detail and capable of handling multiple tasks.  Ability to work independently and proactively seek opportunities to develop further.  Intermediate to advance software skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  Excellent communication and organizational skills.  Disciplined to consistently meet rigid and recurring deadlines. People management experience and leadership skills beneficial.  Must remain current with up-to-date sales/use, business occupation, motor fuel fees/tax laws, policies, interpretations and trends in the oil and gas industry. Assist with in-depth tax research related to current and/or future oil and gas issues. Develop expertise as a subject matter expert (SME) for the Determination data entry process, product rules and tax calculations.  At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We’ll bring a world of opportunities. As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace. To apply, https://toc.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=jreq087276. Date Posted: 9/29/2017 (IPT2210)   

Property Tax Manager (Saint Charles, Illinois) – Advantax continues to grow – we are looking for a Property Tax Manager (“Manager”) to help manage a team of Property Tax Analysts and Consultants in delivering property tax compliance, appeal, and consulting services for our clients. The Manager will work with existing clients while maintaining strong relationships that focus on property tax management and minimization opportunities. Work will include keeping the team focused on adhering to our policies and guidelines, investigating complex tax issues, reviewing valuations of personal property, negotiations on valuation reductions and settlements as well as the preparation and presentation of assessment appeals and research of supporting litigation. Duties and Responsibilities: Management of Compliance Services for clients. Manages onboarding of new clients with new processes to fit the unique needs of the client. Ensures team compliance with company policies, practice guidelines and standards. Work with clients on property tax accruals and forecasts. Manage and monitor all aspects of the property tax cycle for clients. Serves as primary contact on recurring client communications and activity. Manages staffing assignments. Manages the preparation, review, and processing of all client reporting requirements. Manage the appeal process for both formal and formal and any related litigation. Maintains existing clients and broadens practice scope. Training of staff on the Advantax Compliance Process and on property tax software. Assist in process development and best practices within the Compliance Group. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Tax, Finance, Economics, or related field. 6-10 years’ experience in property tax compliance and consulting. Advanced knowledge of PTMS and/or ONESOURCE, Excel and Word. Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and possess exceptional attention to detail. Organizational and interpersonal skills required. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Send resume to hr@advantax.com. Date Posted: 9/27/2017 (IPT2209)   

Tax Analyst, Property and Fixed Assets (Dundee, Michigan) – LafargeHolcim. Coordinate and monitor filing of US personal property returns; maintain tax payment budgets and forecasts and pursue tax savings opportunities. Provide oversight of Shared Service Center (SSC) personnel in the area of Fixed Assets. Support Sales & Use Tax functions, including state and local audit work. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Oversight of Shared Service Center (SSC) preparation of US personal property tax returns. 
 Prepare personal property tax budgets and forecasts. Identify tax reduction opportunities. Keep abreast of personal property tax laws and changes. 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. Lead process improvement initiatives. Gain strong working knowledge of PTMS. Assist Senior Analyst with true-up of personal property accrual accounts as assigned. Key contributor on personal property tax appeal efforts. Assist in Sales Tax Administration tasks and duties, as assigned. Prepare Annual Business Reports and Business Licenses as needed. Reporting to the indirect tax manager, this person will work with all levels of the Tax organization to achieve business needs on a daily basis. This role also partners with the North America Business Services unit on various financial reports and data management. Regular contact with the Legal team may be required for government filings, etc. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree. Master's/Graduate Degree. 1-3 years relevant experience with corporate tax management. Travel Requirements, less than 10%. Required Computer and Software Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps for Business), SAP Financial module. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. To apply, https://holcim-lafarge-na.icims.com/jobs/3557/tax-analyst%2c-property-%26-fixed-assets/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=787&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240. Date Posted: 9/26/2017 (IPT2207)   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Property Tax Analyst (Charlotte, North Carolina) -
This position is responsible for the timely preparation and completion of state and local property tax filings for multiple entities and states. This involves working with other departments within the company to gather the required information, compiling supporting documentation, and the use of tax software in the preparation of the tax returns. Additional responsibilities include the preparation of annual property tax budgets, analysis and reconciliation of related general ledger tax accounts, developing relationships with property tax jurisdictions, providing assistance with property tax audits, and various other research projects. Required Qualifications: Intermediate skill level in MS office programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); Basic to intermediate knowledge of property tax software (PTMS a plus); Understanding of basic tax and GAAP concepts, and ability to analyze and interpret data; Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to perform as part of a team to resolve common objectives; experience in working under pressure in making decisions, solving problems, managing multiple projects, and meeting deadlines; Is a self-starter and, when necessary, can work independently. Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or related field; Property tax experience 1-3 years; General ledger accounting experience is a plus. To apply: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=COKECONSOLIDATED&cws=44&rid=16409. Date Posted: 7/28/2017 (IPT2180)   

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