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


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

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

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

Property Tax Analyst/Senior Analyst (Atlanta, 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: You will have challenging assignments as part of the team responsible for property tax compliance, problem resolution and value-add projects. In addition to tax compliance, you will work closely with our businesses evaluating our properties and finding opportunities, assist with property tax audits and property tax projects, and manage tax abatements. We provide many opportunities for growth and development in a dynamic team environment. Experience Required: Depending on level and type of experience this could be an Analyst or Sr. Analyst position.  The position requires a combination of accounting, tax and data skills which are necessary to analyze transactions and zero in on issues. Initiative and strong follow-through is required for problem resolution. Four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred and experience handling property tax compliance, assessment and tax bill processing for a large company or consulting firm. Experience in manufacturing a plus. Strong working knowledge of ERP systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle, SAP, Indus Passport a plus. Qualities Desired: Strong analytical and solid accounting and system skills. High degree of technical competency with spreadsheet and database tools. Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; enjoys working independently as well as part of a team. Shows strong initiative in problem resolution. Be ready to take your career to the next level as part of the WestRock team! Contact: Kevin Darmody, kevin.darmody@westrock.com.  Date Posted: 7/28/2017 (IPT2179) 

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

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

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

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

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

Property Tax and Real Estate Analyst (The Woodlands, Texas) - You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees serving customers in nearly 140 countries and generating about $10 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We have a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of mutual respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings. There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. Construction of our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project is nearly complete, having provided 10,000 construction jobs to the Houston area. When complete, we will be even better equipped to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today! CPChem's Corporate Finance Department is seeking to fill a Property Tax and Real Estate Analyst position, located in The Woodlands, Texas, which will report directly to the Manager of Property Tax and Real Estate.  This position will primarily provide support for property tax reporting, but may gain certain Real Estate and Right of Way responsibilities.  Key responsibilities include: Rendering, negotiating, and paying real and personal property taxes, which involves gathering and analyzing real and personal property data obtained from various sources throughout the company, uploading that information into the Property Tax Management System (PTMS), using that system to create renditions and mailing those renditions to the taxing authority.  Review and analyze value notices received from the taxing authority and make informed decisions on what notices to pursue protest hearings.  Communicate and negotiate with the assessor and possibly with the ARB, where required, both informal and formal settings.  Compare tax bills received with notices of value and renditions to assure taxes are correct and have been properly entered in the PTMS.  Successful creation of check request utilizing PTMS and timely payment of taxes to all collectors.  Must develop the necessary property tax skills and capabilities to use SAP and PTMS software to carry out these responsibilities. Utilize effective communication skills (both oral and written) to gather pertinent information, filter and analyze, to complete documentation to apply for inventory incentives and exemptions, including inventory date election, freeport exemption, Foreign Trade Zone exemption and interstate/foreign commerce exemptions. File exemptions on a timely basis as defined in the Texas Property Tax Code.  Must understand and be able to communicate the requirements of each type of exemption to acquire the necessary data from various sources throughout the company to successfully pursue the exemption. Review property tax valuations concerning railcars, pipeline, business personal property and inventory compare to historical valuations; present findings and discuss negotiation strategies with manager. Negotiate final valuations with property tax assessors in both informal and formal protest hearings including ARB hearings, on behalf of the Company.  Negotiations will include values for $1,000,000 or less. Prepare estimates of property tax accruals for budget purposes, perform reconciliations and manage Internal SOX audits related to property tax. Participate in training, on-the-job or otherwise, to obtain knowledge/skills to research, analyze and evaluate property rights and issues, and to manage disputes resulting from property trespass, encroachment, and damage claims.  Review real estate documents such as sales agreements, easements, leases, permits and renewals, and provide analysis of tax liability to the team. Use information to update department documentation, i.e. right of way database and other systems, to ensure proper accounting treatment.  Must be comfortable in handling transactions in all these areas. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business, Economics, Engineering or a related field. In lieu of degree, 10+ years of relevant experience will be accepted. Relevant experience should include, property tax cycle, appraisal, negotiating and ROW experience.  Some knowledge of accounting requirements will also be helpful. Previous property tax, appraisal or related experience is preferred. Chemicals or oil & gas industry experience preferred. Knowledge of general real estate law and of right of way principles is a plus. Strong organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines. Outstanding analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop positive relationships with internal and external customers, resolve related disputes, and to work effectively with team members. Fluency in Microsoft Office and the ability to quickly learn other software (PTMS and SAP). Willingness to learn and participate in all aspects of the department. Some limited travel is required. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age,disability, veteran status or marital status.  Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at www.cpchem.com.  Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4. Date Posted: 6/20/2017 (IPT2163) 


US Indirect Tax Planning Senior Manager (Redwood Shores, California) – Oracle US. Responsibilities: Gather and analyze evidence and financial information to support the company on sales, business license and property tax matters. Perform research, analysis and applies state and local tax laws to Oracle’s business transactions to support audits, mergers and acquisitions, technical positions for sales, business license and property tax. Interact with functional and product experts to understand and document relevant and accurate business transactions, models and product facts. Advise internal business partners (Sales Teams, Legal, Credit and Collections, A/P, Invoicing, Ordering, Procurement, Supply Chain) on tax issues and, as needed, assist with the identification and implementation of operational and/or systematic changes that minimize tax risks and enable process effectiveness. Train and coached staff and contractors in a manner that empowers them and produces increasing quality of work product. Assist in the design of metrics that are meaningful to measuring service levels, tax risks, and benchmarks for assigned ownership of processes.  Report status to Senior Tax leadership, perform root cause analysis and recommend/implement continuous process improvement. Preferred Requirements: Experience in writing and articulating tax technical positions. Detail oriented, analytical, and able to manage multiple tasks.  Functional understanding of computer tax and ERP systems including data capture and flow.  Strong written and verbal communication skills. BA/BS in Accounting or Finance preferred.  CPA and/or MS/MBA tax and/or J.D. preferred. As part of Oracle's standard employment process, candidates will undergo a complete background check prior to an offer being extended. These background checks are conducted by a professional third party firm at no charge to the applicant and include: prior employment verification, education verification, social security trace, criminal background check and motor vehicles records (where required for position). Oracle Supports Workforce Diversity. For consideration, please submit your resume at https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/index.html requisition ID: 17000P8R or contact brock.musgrave@oracle.comDate Posted: 6/20/2017 (IPT2162) 

US Property and Business License Tax Manager (Redwood Shores, California) – Oracle US. Responsibilities: Perform review of property and business license tax filings. Maintain tax filing calendars. Reconciliation of tax account activity. Train and coach staff.  Maintain current knowledge of property and business license tax laws affecting Oracle’s property and business license tax compliance. Review and/or perform analysis and compilation of information to ensure accurate and compliant tax filing positions. Design and implement compliance process improvements. Preferred Requirements: Detail oriented, analytical, and able to manage multiple tasks in a complex business environment.  Experience with property and business license tax concepts, account reconciliations and supporting sources. Train and coach tax staff. Collaborate with internal business partners to recommend solutions and optimize tax compliance processes. BA/BS in Accounting or Finance preferred. As part of Oracle's standard employment process, candidates will undergo a complete background check prior to an offer being extended. These background checks are conducted by a professional third party firm at no charge to the applicant and include: prior employment verification, education verification, social security trace, criminal background check and motor vehicles records (where required for position). Oracle Supports Workforce Diversity. For consideration, please submit your resume at https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/index.html requisition ID: 17000PUP or contact jon.gamble@oracle.comDate Posted: 6/20/2017 (IPT2161) 

Consultant (Washington DC, Rosslyn) - Property Tax, Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Consultant (“Consultant”) works with a team to identify and provide clients with a wide range of valuation services designed to efficiently and effectively manage their property assessments and property taxes. Duties and Responsibilities: Works effectively with clients and taxing authorities on a national basis. Attends client meetings and property inspections. Offers appraisal and valuation services to various clients. Prepares and reviews property reports. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Determines liability for development projects. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Interacts frequently with members of a team. Communicates effectively through written and verbal channels. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Real Estate, and/or Economics with entry level to three years related appraisal and/or assessment experience required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver’s license required. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 6/2/2017 (IPT2157) 

Tax Associate (San Jose, California) - Tax Specialty - Property Tax. Haws Consulting Group (HCG) is a premier provider of nationwide tax compliance, audit defense and business license management services.  For more than 25 years, we have been maximizing our client’s profits by minimizing their tax, tax management, and business license liabilities.  Clients choose HCG because we provide superior client service, provide expertize in Silicon Valley industries, and we deliver results.   We are looking for the next generation of passionate, motivated individuals to help grow our team. HCG is currently seeking Tax Associate for our Tax Compliance and Audit practices. Responsibilities: Provide tax compliance and advisory services to partnerships, corporations, and S-corporations for a variety of clients from Fortune 100 companies to emerging businesses. Assist new clients with onboarding, internal collection and coordination of multiple jurisdictions of tax documents, asset files, and analysis of locations and headcount.  Assist with the preparation and filing of multi-state Business Property Statements, Business Licenses, and Annual Reports. Assist with the preparation and filing of Client Audits, including analysis, reconciliation, client communication and client representation. Work as part of a team helping to provide industry knowledge and experience; learning and validating new corporate tax laws across the country. Assist in helping grow client contacts and client relationships within our portfolio of solutions. Assist in managing risk and financial performance of engagements including billing, collections, and project budgets. Advise clients and be responsible for delivering high quality tax service and advice, serve as a liaison between clients and upper management. Participate in and contribute to market and business activities external to the firm. Qualifications: Two to five years of combined advisory or relevant industry experience in tax, property tax, audit and/or financial management, with an understanding of complete financial analysis process. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance from an accredited college/university. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, familiarity with ERP Systems (Oracle, NetSuite, SAP, Hyperion, and/or Cognos) is preferred. Excellent communication and analytical skills. Experience in delivering and managing multiple clients and engagements. Experience in the development of proposals, deliverables, and reports.  Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future. HCG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including vacation, medical/dental, HSA, and 401K savings plans.    HCG is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.  No phone calls or agencies please. Send resume to erik@ptax.com. Date Posted: 5/25/2017 (IPT2154)