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Senior Consultant (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) -
Property Tax , Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to identify property tax savings opportunities for clients and possesses an intermediate understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with assessment review and monitoring the appeal process for client portfolios. Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Builds awareness/understanding of jurisdictional rules and filing requirements. Demonstrates an ability to collect, review and fully understand client-provided data. Inspects properties and prepares appropriate reports deemed necessary by management. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Possesses knowledge in assessment review, appeal determination, tax bill administration and the three valuation approaches; cost, sales comparison and income. Additionally, possesses knowledge of assessment equalization methodology that may apply in certain states. Handles appeals and monitors appeals process. Attends client status calls and meetings and provides supporting data and findings for leadership team. Works effectively with clients by taking an interest in the client’s industry and inquiring about trends and processes to gain a full understanding of their core business. Participates in recruiting efforts. Interacts and communicates effectively with team members. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management, or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least 2 years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Certificates and Licenses: 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: 4/20/2017 (IPT2129) 


Property Tax Manager (Plano, Texas) -  JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest apparel and home furnishing retailers with more than 1,000 stores and jcp.com. We are a diverse community of people, all working together to bring sensational style, sensible prices and the best service possible to our customers. We’re looking for talented individuals who want to work in an energetic, respectful, collaborative environment. With a wide array of jobs, internships, training and more, there are countless opportunities for you to grow your career with us. JCPenney is currently seeking a Property Tax Manager to work in its Tax Services department.  This position will be a hands-on team member directly responsible primarily for controlling real property tax costs.  The position involves 20-25% travel for informal assessor meetings, attending appeals meetings, formal board meetings, and other meetings associated with law suits brought in various jurisdictions. Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for the review of real and personal property tax value notices for purposes of prioritizing those for follow-up appeals/protest due to being outside expected norms or at variance to budgeted amounts. Phone and/or personal meetings with county/parish tax assessors for purposes of negotiating real property values to within acceptable parameters. Ability to present the analysis supporting the cost/benefit of all travel costs and any costs for outside appraisers, consultants and attorneys. Manage travel and outside costs across the entire portfolio of assigned properties. Identify and pursue cost reductions associated with landlord pass-thru of property taxes.  Support the personal property tax area as needed with budgeting and forecasting and other issues as needed. Participate in peer company best practices discussions. Other work related tasks / ad-hoc reporting as needed. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Tax. CPA and/or CMI is preferred. Unique commercial property appraisal experience considered. A similar role with 3-5 years of experience with a company owning several hundred properties across the U.S.  or equivalent experience with public accounting or property tax recovery firms. Strong understanding of property tax valuation principles. Experience with budgeting, forecasting and accounting of property tax. Ability to gather, organize and analyze data. Experience with PTMS (Property Tax Management System) software platform or its equivalent. Strong proficiency in MS Office Applications, particularly in Excel. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Team player, detail oriented, and organized. Ability to work with minimal daily supervision. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to thrive in fast-paced, constantly-changing environment. Our corporate office supports the JCPenney stores nationwide and offers a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) savings plan with company match, and a merchandise discount plan to JCPenney. Amenities include free covered parking, full cafeteria services, fitness center, and on-site childcare. For more opportunities to join our team please contact Kristen Cannon klcannon@jcp.com. To apply, http://jobs.jobvite.com/jcp/job/ogU34fw1. Date Posted: 4/18/2017 (IPT2128) 

Property Tax Accountant (Atlanta, Georgia) - American Tower is one of the largest global REIT’s and is the leading independent operator and developer of multitenant real estate including 40,000 cell phone towers in the US.  The Property Tax Accountant will support all major functions associated with the property tax compliance process for all towers in the United States including return filing, valuation notice processing and tax bill payments for our owned, leased and managed portfolios. The U.S. division incurs over $90 million of property tax expense per year. The Property Tax Accountant’s primary duties include reconciling various tax related notices, detailed analysis and timely payment of all 3rd party landlord requests, analysis/payment of delinquent tax bills, researching and obtaining missing tax bills, and identifying/reconciling material discrepancies in the assessment and/or tax payment data. These responsibilities will require the incumbent to work on tasks with less structure, which require teamwork, communication, critical analysis, and adaptability to change focus on short notice. This position requires the ability to work in a time-sensitive and high volume environment.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, minimum 2 years of property tax experience preferred.  Knowledge of PTMS a plus.  Apply via: https://amertower.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700006D&lang=en. Date Posted: 4/18/2017 (IPT2126) 

Sr. Tax Accountant (Burbank, California) - Tax Specialty: Sales and Use Tax, Reverse Sales/Use Tax Audits, Property Tax, Transaction Tax. Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go. We are looking for an energetic, “hands-on”, tax systems-knowledgeable indirect tax senior to prepare state sales/use tax, property tax and business license tax returns and handle tax audits of same. This position is accountable for the collection of tax-related information, and reporting to taxation authorities at the state, county, and local levels within the United States in a timely manner. This person will report to Tax Manager – Indirect Tax and work closely with internal finance teams and Financial Shared Service Center (“FSSC”). Responsibilities: Prepare, state and local tax returns. Review, process, and send tax returns and payments to tax jurisdictions prior to the deadlines. Reconcile sales and use tax, general ledger accounts, prepare journal entries. Keep abreast of sales and use laws, conduct tax research, recommend, and clearly communicate appropriate action. Automate tax return filings when possible. Assist with development of process improvements, tax procedures and internal controls. Prepare nexus studies, review, and manage filing frequencies. Perform reverse sales/use tax audits. Resolve notices from state and local tax jurisdictions. Handle indirect tax audits, prepare analysis of risks for sales/use, property, and business tax audits. Customer exemption certificate management. Coordinate with IT to ensure sales/use tax rate updates are applied to the systems. Provide support for sales tax special projects, such as system testing and analysis. Assist with ad hoc requests as needed. Qualifications: BS/BA degree in accounting, or related discipline. CPA a plus. Minimum of 5 years of indirect tax experience with a Big 4 or regional CPA firm and/or a large multinational company. Fluency in French or Spanish a plus. Advanced knowledge of Vertex or other tax software, implementation experience preferred. Detail orientation and accuracy are critical required skills. Excellent organization skills. Ability to meet strict statutory deadlines. Good communication skills, required to effectively articulate work status and resolve issues. Self -motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Advanced SAP or other ERP skills. Advanced Excel skills. Strong research, analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills. To apply, Alexander.Pace@technicolor.com.  Date Posted: 4/11/2017 (IPT2120)

Senior Real Estate Tax Analyst (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin) - Improve company profitability by minimizing tax expense and related risks. Do you love . . . find creative solutions to complex issues? Are you energized by . . . being a knowledgeable expert in a technical field? Do you enjoy . . . researching complex issues, improving processes and negotiating settlements? Primary Responsibilities: Assist team in the management of real estate tax portfolio in assigned states, including all aspects of the annual property tax cycle such as appeal support, landlord and jurisdiction compliance, system functionality and accuracy of accounting/reporting data. Partner with consultants and attorneys on assessment review, provide appropriate appeal support information and challenge appeal recommendations/results when needed. Analyze assessments to determine whether to accept or appeal. Compile relevant information to develop appeal packages and be able to present information in informal or hearing settings. Audit landlord billings to ensure compliance with legal documents, challenge inaccuracies and partner with landlords and/or Legal throughout dispute negotiation process. Ability to identify, analyze and implement tax savings strategies to aid in successful appeal outcomes. Understand and apply accounting concepts to ensure accurate budgets, forecasts and accruals. Navigate OneSource Property Tax, understand system functionality and enter accurate information. Effectively communicate with landlords, jurisdictions, consultants, attorneys, appraisers and internal business partners. Ability to identify, analyze and implement process improvements. Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Real Estate or other relevant field. Experience with negotiating favorable outcomes with disputes and appeal settlements. Experience with research, strategy, issue identification and tax planning. Retail experience a plus. OneSource Property Tax system experience a plus. Required: Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. Intermediate knowledge of tax law and codes. 4 or more years of relevant experience. Ability to problem solve, multi-task and meet deadlines. Apply using the following link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25615&siteid=5302&AReq=51378BR. Date Posted: 4/11/2017 (IPT2119)

Tax Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax (Bellevue Washington) - This position will work and support Expedia’s Domestic Indirect Tax Operations Team. The candidate will be responsible for the coordination, review, and preparation of various state and local U.S. indirect tax returns. Candidate will also be responsible for the development and implementation of team processes.  The Tax Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax will perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring indirect tax functions including tax return preparation, analysis, and detailed review of related compliance filings for domestic jurisdictions. The position may also include indirect tax project work as required on a variety of business advisory, financial reporting, transactional tax data, and tax research and analysis projects.  The Tax Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax will join a team of tax professionals and work with the direction of the Tax Manager, Indirect Tax. This individual will work in a dynamic tax environment. Areas of focus will include domestic state and local sales tax, Washington business and occupation tax, and city/county hotel taxes.  Competencies: 4 years of tax experience in a corporate tax department or public accounting firm, Highly organized with superior attention to detail and strong analytic skills, Strong written and verbal communication skills, Ability to learn internal systems and software quickly, Works well independently and in a team environment, Self-starter and diligent problem solver, Strong team player willing to assist in any capacity needed, Have a collaborative and collegial professional demeanor, Possess a strong desire to learn and a natural intellectual curiosity, Multi-task in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, Desire and ability to learn a new business and company, along with the associated tax issues, Preparation and detailed review of tax returns and related compliance filings, Plan timing of deliverables within agreed due dates and update manager regularly, Work effectively and efficiently under pressure, Perform self-review of work product.  Experience and Qualification: BA/BS degree in accounting or related field, CPA license or actively working towards attainment is a plus, but not a required, Masters in tax or accounting is a plus, but not required, Proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Excel.   Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. Email:  tpucci@expedia.com or tralee@expedia.com. Date Posted: 4/7/2017 (IPT2117)

Senior Manager, Commercial Real Estate (Los Angeles, California & San Diego, California) - The Los Angeles Office of a National property tax firm is seeking the addition of a Senior Manager, Commercial Real Estate to our growing team of commercial real estate valuation professionals. We value all types of real estate with the goal of reducing the property tax liability for our clients. Property types include, but are not limited to the following: Golf Courses/Resorts, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Living, Student Housing & Business Personal Property. The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in commercial real estate valuation, appraisal and/or consulting. Experience in Business Personal Property valuation and client management is a plus. Primary Responsibilities: Respond to client requests. Prepare property tax estimates and budgets. Research and evaluate commercial property. Prepare valuation position reports. File assessment appeals. Perform commercial real estate valuations considering all three approaches to value. Interact with assessment officials. Represent clients in front of the Assessment Appeals Board. Responsible for client management and administration. Business development. Researching comparable assets in the Southern California market. Maintaining internal operational database and interacting with company personnel nationwide. The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with 10 year’s work experience at a minimum. Real Estate Licensing is a requirement. Experience with commercial real estate valuation is required. Appraisal training or certifications are highly desirable. Applicants holding commercial real estate designations and licenses will be considered first. Excellent communication skills with clients are expected. Additionally, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and computer skills are required. The compensation package is commensurate with experience, skill sets, and education. Please apply to mtodd@paradigmtax.com & aharvick@paradigmtax.com. Date Posted: 4/6/2017 (IPT2116)

Property Tax Compliance Manager (Atlanta, Georgia) - American Tower is one of the largest global REIT’s and is the leading independent operator and developer of multitenant real estate including 40,000 cell phone towers in the US.  The Property Tax Compliance Manager is responsible for the company’s multi-state property tax compliance functions, including the timely preparation review and filing property tax returns according to the deadlines and rules / procedures set out in each jurisdiction in which the company has a property tax liability. The manager will oversee an  internal team and the company’s co-source partners to ensure that (a) assessments are accurately recorded in the  Property Tax Management System (“PTMS”); (b)  that payments are made accurately, timely and in line with the company’s payment processes and controls;  (c)  that all related property tax transactions are correctly coded to facilitate analysis and reporting; and (d) that the Director of Property Tax and other key stakeholders have access to the analysis and reporting  needed to effectively manage this significant expenditure. While the Manager will be responsible primarily for compliance related functions,  he / she will work closely with the Property Tax Director and the various co-source partners to implement agreed filing strategies in each jurisdiction and  to ensure effective organization of property tax compliance process  and to identify ways to improve efficiency.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred, minimum 5 years of property tax experience and previous supervisory experience is required.  The candidate must have excellent leadership, communication and organization skills and the ability to work in a high volume environment.  Apply via: https://amertower.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700004B&lang=en#.WOTsXcqU_mM. Date Posted: 4/5/2017 (IPT2115)

Senior Tax Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company headquartered at Deerfield Point in Alpharetta, GA.  Atrium Hospitality oversees a portfolio of hotels licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and Intercontinental brand families. In addition, Atrium Hospitality provides asset management and accounting services to a number of other hotel debt and equity investments held by our ownership groups. With a best in class executive team, we work to maximize the financial performance and value of every property and investment. We have majority ownership of more than 50 properties in 26 states with approximately 14,000 rooms.  This position is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate filing of our external and internal tax requirements. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Director of Tax to ensure completion of day-to-day tax operations in the Corporate Accounting Department. Primary responsibilities include organization, compliance, balance sheet reconciliation and record retention. This position requires the highest level of professionalism, integrity and teamwork from an individual who is positive, responsible and dependable. Responsibilities: 1.     Assist in the preparation, filing and payment of indirect taxes for all managed hotels (Including the real estate valuation, personal property compliance, sales & use tax and unclaimed property). 2.     Performs all aspects of property tax, including budgeting, planning, compliance, and preparing accurate work-papers to properly document and support tax position. 3.     Analyze the appraisal values proposed by the appraisal districts and assist in determination of whether to accept or protest appraised values and whether any exemptions or designations are appropriate. 4.     Assist in educating a decentralized team to assign correct tax decisions via WebEx/Tax Matrix.   5.     Responsible for the preparation of withholding tax calculations. 6.     Applies internal control concepts with tax accruals and identifies exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices. 7.     Responsible for researching and resolving complex payroll tax issues. 8.     Assist with Federal, State and Local tax incentives. 9.     Review and prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and related analyses. 10.  Resolve tax notices received from state and local tax jurisdictions. 11.  Assist in the development and evaluation of reports, decisions and results of tax department in relation to established goals. 12.  Performs other related duties as required and assigned. 13.  Assist with sales & use tax and property tax audit as necessary. 14.  Update/Assist with Tax team’s internal tax calendar and verify all tax filings are made timely.   Prepare property tax valuations using the income approach to value, compute going concern value, balance sheet reconciliations, present valuation conclusions in front of board members, informally negotiate favorable tax values, read and interpret governmental regulations and instructions, Advance Microsoft Excel experience, verbal communication, and administrative writing skills. Requirements: 5-10 years of related experience. Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related discipline required.  Master’s degree preferred.  Experience with Microsoft Office Suite-Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Skill with M3, ProfitSword, Birch Street, SharePoint, Accounting CS and similar systems a plus. Tax Research experience with Checkpoint or similar tax research engines.  Personal Property and Real Estate Tax experience preferred. Hospitality industry experience preferred. Send resume to Sheree.Griffin@atriumhospitality.com.  Date Posted: 3/28/2017 (IPT2111)

Senior Consultant (Dallas, Texas) - Property Tax Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to identify property tax savings opportunities for clients and possesses an intermediate understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with assessment review and monitoring the appeal process for client portfolios. Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Builds awareness/understanding of jurisdictional rules and filing requirements. Demonstrates an ability to collect, review and fully understand client-provided data. Inspects properties and prepares appropriate reports deemed necessary by management. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Possesses knowledge in assessment review, appeal determination, tax bill administration and the three valuation approaches; cost, sales comparison and income. Additionally, possesses knowledge of assessment equalization methodology that may apply in certain states. Handles appeals and monitors appeals process. Attends client status calls and meetings and provides supporting data and findings for leadership team. Works effectively with clients by taking an interest in the client’s industry and inquiring about trends and processes to gain a full understanding of their core business. Participates in recruiting efforts. Interacts and communicates effectively with team members. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management, or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least 2 years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver's license required. Requires limited supervisory responsibilities, including training employees, assigning work, and checking work for accuracy and completeness. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 3/21/2017 (IPT2110)

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 


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

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

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

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

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

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