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Property Tax Analyst (Atlanta, Georgia) - WestRock (NYSE:WRK) makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. Every day, our 42,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in about 275 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. The Tax Analyst has key responsibilities 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. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Process property tax payments and assessment notices. Track down missing tax bills and assessment notices; resolve accounting issues; review and monitor tax bill entries. Independently research, follow-up and resolve questions regarding tax notices and payments, closed facilities and accounting treatment thereof; keep Property Tax Supervisor informed.  Contact Controllers and take responsibility to ensure tax payment issues are resolved internally as well as with the taxing jurisdictions.  Assist in collecting and reconciling tax data for monthly accruals and the annual budget. Prepare annual personal property tax returns. Review and prepare property tax accrual reconciliations for assigned business units. Assist with property tax audits, including gathering information, responding to audit requests and conducting tax research.  QUALIFICATIONS: A 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 with large corporate financial systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle, SAP, Indus Passport. Experience with property tax software such as OneSource Property Tax (formerly eProperty) or PTMS. Creative problem-solving ability; results oriented.  Very organized and thorough; ability to grasp complex requirements and projects. Takes initiative in handling problems and recommends solutions to management.  Strong analytical skills; solid accounting and Microsoft Excel skills. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Experienced and comfortable in pursuing problem resolution with personnel at different levels of the organization, internal and external auditors and outsourced property tax service providers.  WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce.  M/F/D/V. Send resume to kevin.darmody@westrock.com. Date Posted: 11/13/2018 (IPT2405)

Real Property Tax Consultant (Alpharetta, Georgia) – Cold River Land, LLC is hiring a property tax consultant to evaluate, file and prosecute appeals on real property parcels nationally.  Cold River is a full service property tax manager and consultant on residential, commercial and light industrial properties.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical and management skills and a minimum of 5 years as a property tax consultant.  The responsibilities of the position include using Cold River’s proprietary database and tax management system to assist the appeal director in the evaluation an appeal strategy for properties under management.  Evaluate appeal opportunities, file appeals nationally, build case files, and settle appeals informally and formally.  Coordinate with sub-consultants in other states and manage workflow on appeals in progress.   Skill Requirements: Minimum of 5 years real property tax experience, CMI is a plus. Multi-state real property experience preferred.  Innovative and proactive attitude with a focus on finding appeal opportunities.  Strong data management skills including Excel.  Good communication skills as well as good personal and phone skills.   Send resume to jpearson@coldrivertax.com or call at 770-844-0782 ext. 111.  Date Posted: 11/7/2018 (IPT2401)

Analyst (Hunt Valley, Maryland) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2,500 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don't see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to work on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach, and high profile design. At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference.  Working out of our Hunt Valley MD office, you will be responsible for the collection and accurate input of property values & assessments, taxes and tax bill processing as directed. You may also be responsible for scheduling, preparing and processing correspondence and documentation for submission to clients and/or assessors or tax collectors, all while providing excellent customer service. You will be part of a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, learning from senior staff with excellent experience in the industry. Key Responsibilities: Work with various levels of the Altus team and client personnel to complete daily and weekly client service activities. Client and jurisdiction communications to exchange or obtain information, such as letters of authorization, assessments, tax bills and refunds. Efficiently and accurately enter, update and analyze data in relevant software system (e.g. OneSource) in order to prepare personal property tax returns for a variety of client types. Correspond with clients, assessors, and local taxing authorities. Review assessment notices and tax bills for accuracy. Perform property tax research as directed. Assist with the implementation and transition of new clients into our software platform. Prepare invoices or invoice support in accordance with specific client engagement terms. Accurately complete time sheets on a daily basis clearly outlining billable time and recoverable expenses. Perform other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: College or university degree in related discipline (business, accounting, finance, math) or related experience in property tax. 1-2 years of related business experience preferred. Work to achieve a general understanding of assessing jurisdiction policies and procedures and methodologies for the valuation of property, as well as continuously upgrade the level of knowledge related to such. Intermediate skills in MS Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel (vlookup and pivot tables) and Access. Knowledge of OneSource is an asset. High attention to detail and strong organizational skills, with the ability to work with large amounts of data and paper documeny. Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple strict deadlines. Strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to take initiative to manage upcoming tasks. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuOTEwNjQuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 11/4/2018 (IPT2400)

Manager (Tysons Corner, Virginia) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2,500 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don’t see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to work on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach, and high profile design. At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference. We are currently searching for a Manager in our Property Tax division. In this role, you will be a project manager, working with leadership to determine the scope of projects, and then closely monitoring the status of those projects through to completion. This includes communication of project status (both internally and externally) as well as assigning tasks to others through department staffing procedures. You may be expected to complete work via delegation of tasks to Analyst I, Analyst II, and Consultants, and review the work prepared by them, but may also prepare the analysis and presentation on highly technical cases. You are expected to clearly communicate the technical aspects of projects to any interested party including assessors, clients, prospects, and supervisors. You are also responsible for giving timely feedback to those you supervise, both formally and informally, and act as a mentor to less experienced personnel. You are expected to seek opportunities to gr ow your network and begin identifying and pursuing new client opportunities. Key Responsibilities: Analyzing data to determine scope and action plan for projects. Supervising employees to ensure work performed in accordance with project scope and budget (staffing, process efficiency, assisting with issues). Providing technical instruction and training to colleagues (including reviewing work and giving feedback on work product). Presenting cases and communicating technical matters to authorities in order to negotiate settlements or advance appeals under supervision of leadership.  Executing highly technical research, analysis, and project support that requires extensive service line knowledge. Billing and monitoring project profitability. Building relationships with prospects and existing clients in order to identify new client opportunities and expand client engagements. Knowledge sharing, networking, conference attendance, and professional education. Position Requirements: Undergraduate degree, ideally in Finance, Economics, Accounting or similar. 3-5 years of relevant experience. Resourceful with strong analytical skills. Excellent project management abilities with experience supervising others and extensive service line knowledge in a consultant/senior analyst capacity. Intermediate Excel skills. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuMTQ3NTMuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 11/4/2018 (IPT2399)

Analyst (Tysons Corner, Virginia) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2,500 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don’t see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to work on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach, and high profile design. At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference. We are currently searching for an Analyst in our Property Tax division who will be responsible for the collection and accurate input of property values & assessments, taxes and tax bill processing as directed. The Analyst may also be responsible for scheduling, preparing and processing correspondence and documentation for submission to clients and/or assessors or tax collectors. Key Responsibilities: Client and jurisdiction communications to exchange or obtain information, such as letters of authorization, assessments, tax bills and refunds. Sort through mail and act upon such documents in a timely and effective manner, as well as perform research and procure missing assessments, missing bills or obtain clarification on correspondence. Efficiently and accurately enter and update data in relevant software system (e.g. Siger, OneSource, etc.). Prepare invoices or invoice support in accordance with specific client engagement terms. Prepare internal reports using standard software such as Siger, Excel, Word, Access or OneSource, to perform analysis, identify missing data, identify deadlines and resolve open items. Accurately complete time sheets on a daily basis clearly outlining billable time and recoverable expenses. Assist in the assembly of documents and other material required for preparation of reports for clients and assessing jurisdictions. Position Requirements: Must have completed a secondary school diploma plus short-term training courses. 1 year of experience in the field of property tax. Continuously upgrade the level of knowledge regarding property assessment and taxation practices and procedures. Work to achieve a general understanding of assessing jurisdiction policies and procedures and methodologies for the valuation of property. Strong problem solving and analytical skills.  High attention to detail and strong organization skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuMDIxMDguNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQDate Posted: 11/4/2018 (IPT2398)

Property Tax Manager (Waltham, Massachusetts) - Global Partners LP. The Property Tax Manager will be responsible for oversight of the Company’s property tax unit.  This position will supervise property tax analysts and will be required to oversee all aspects of the Company’s real and personal property taxes.  The Property Tax Manager will provide advice and guidance internally and to several business units. This individual will oversee the Company’s property tax compliance, including declarations.  The Property Tax Manager will also oversee the payment of real and personal property tax bills, including bill backs of property taxes to dealers, agents, and tenants, as well as and the reconciliation of associated trial balance accounts.  In addition, the Property Tax Manager will be responsible for ensuring that property tax accounting is reflective of site summary changes, including acquisitions and dispositions that may impact property tax accounting.  The Property Tax Manager will also be responsible for managing all property tax audits. The ideal candidate will be solution driven and have multistate real and personal property tax experience.  He or she will also have excellent project management skills, strong interpersonal and team building skills, self-motivated with the ability to work and act independently and in groups.  The individual must have strong knowledge of property tax, as well as strong analytical skills and an ability to manage multiple priorities including competing internal and statutory deadlines.  The individual must be solution driven and possess superior problem-solving ability.  In addition, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a cross functional environment are critical. Responsible for the supervision, training, support and mentoring of property tax analysts. Responsible for the submission of timely and accurate multistate property tax compliance, including personal property tax declarations and their associated workpaper support.  Review of tax bills coded by tax analysts for payment by Accounts Payable. Responsible for the bill back of property taxes to dealers, agents, and tenants and the reconciliation of associated trial balance accounts. Responsible for reviewing site summaries for changes that impact property tax accounting (terminations, purchases, sales, dealer/agent changes, etc.). Review of consolidated prepaid property tax reconciliations prepared by tax analysts. Manage property tax audits, including the timely response to information requests and inquiries. Integrate property tax accounting for new sites, including acquisitions. Review and/or prepare property tax pro-rates for Legal Department for site sales. Collaborate with internal departments as well as municipalities, landlords, agents, etc. to resolve more complex property tax issues and exceptions. Responsible for providing year end property tax data necessary to filing of forms 1099.  Oversee the preparation and submission of income and expense reports. Oversee the preparation and submission of unclaimed property filings.   Assist in managing the property tax abatement process. Manage internal audit requests; support & prepare property tax related internal control (SOX) compliance. Monitor laws, regulations and rulings in real and personal property taxes.  Analysis and research of state and local property tax matters.  Assist in property tax planning activities to minimize tax expense that includes research, interpretation of laws, asset cost or value determination; research available property tax incentives. Identify and implement necessary changes and best practices, including opportunities for process improvements. Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, customer confidentially and personal conduct. Additional projects and duties as assigned. Travel to Branford, CT office as needed. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field. Strong computer, excel, and analytical skills required. Experience performing tax research using tax services such as CCH, RIA, BNA, etc. Accounting and G/L experience, knowledge of PDI accounting system. Ability to communicate concisely and effectively to distill complex tax and accounting issues. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and adapt to changes. Ability to effectively manage and leverage team resources to ensure that all deadlines are met, working overtime when necessary.Candidates can apply to:   https://careers.globalp.com/job-details/property-tax-manager/R0009367/1/. Date Posted: 11/4/2018  (IPT2397)

Property Tax Representative (Abbott Park, Illinois) - The Property Tax Representative will supervise and coordinate the property tax function for the real and business personal property owned and/or operated by Abbott Laboratories and its subsidiaries.  The ideal candidate is a self-starting team-player who has previous corporate or consulting experience in the execution of all aspects of the property tax compliance cycle, including (but not limited to): the extraction and maintenance of property tax data from multiple systems, the high-volume preparation and submission of business personal property renditions throughout the United States, the high-volume payment and appropriate accounting of all property tax liabilities, property tax planning and budgeting, and the proactive resolution of all property tax audits.  The Property Tax Representative will also assist the Property Tax Manager in the active mitigation of Abbott’s property tax expense through formal and informal real estate and personal property appeals at the jurisdictional and state levels.  This position requires the availability for occasional travel and requires the availability to occasionally (seasonally) work late hours and/or Saturdays. Core Job Responsibilities: Interact with multiple software systems/platforms to obtain asset data from multiple corporate divisions; Input and maintain, in good form, all property tax data in a central database; Prepare, analyze and submit annual business personal property renditions for all Abbott owned/operated facilities throughout the United States; Research and analyze the validity of assessed values for all real and personal property accounts by producing independent valuations using generally accepted valuation methods; Coordinate and execute the timely payment of all real and personal property tax liabilities ($40mm+) to hundreds of taxing jurisdictions throughout the United States; Prepare, respond and favorably resolve property tax audits for all Abbott owned/operated facilities; Maintain the property tax calendar to ensure compliance with all state and local deadlines; Coordinate, execute and supervise other projects as directed by management; Assist with the research, preparation and negotiation/adjudication of all real and business personal property tax appeals; Assist with on-site research and accompany the Property Tax Manager while touring Abbott facilities nation-wide. Assist with the research, preparation and presentation of quarterly property tax budget/accrual recommendations to the management; Assist with the preparation and submission of annual renditions, and the payment of tax bills, for Abbott’s 5,000+ loaned equipment accounts throughout the United States; Assist with the research, creation and implementation of process improvements; Be responsible for continuous self-improvement and continuing education in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing legal and technological landscape. Bachelors of Science in Accounting, Finance or Real Estate (or similar) is required. CPA, CMI, MAI and/or CAE designation(s) are a plus. A minimum of three years’ experience in personal property tax compliance and real estate representation in a multi-state environment with a large corporation or consulting firm (or similar public accounting firm experience) is required.  This job necessitates an individual who is self-starting, able to work without constant oversight and who can effectively prioritize a high-volume, deadline-driven, workload.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, outstanding oral/written communication skills, excellent analytical skills and a pronounced ability to independently problem-solve are vital to be successful in this position.  The ideal candidate will possess these qualities along with a functional knowledge of the property tax laws in certain high-exposure states such as California, Texas, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.  Previous experience with property tax database systems (such as PTMS and/or OneSource) are a plus.  Previous experience with generally accepted valuation sources (such as CoStar, REIS and/or Marshall and Swift) are a plus.  Previous formal property tax training from a nationally recognized organization (such as IPT or COST) is a plus.  Please Apply Here Date Posted: 10/17/2018 (IPT2385)


Tax Consultant (Saint Charles, Illinois) - Advantax is one of the leading property tax firms in the country.  As we enter our 25th year we continue to experience double digit growth. This is a fast-paced high growth organization that is looking for a talented professional that is looking to join a team of vibrant and talented professionals that are focused on one goal – to be the best property tax service provider in the nation. The Tax Consultant will work with Managers and staff to efficiently and accurately process personal property tax returns and minimize our clients’ property tax liabilities through timely compliance and active management of our portfolio on both personal property and real property accounts.  The position will work well in a Team environment with multiple projects and deadlines.  The position requires a great deal of customer service experience in terms of both understanding and meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our clients.  To energetically perform assigned responsibilities and follow through on operational goals, while optimizing sales, profitability, and project performance.  Support the development of the business while providing unrivaled property tax products, profoundly impacting our client’s success and enhancing opportunities for our employees. Position Responsibilities: Effectively manages time and tasks. Effectively delegates to analysts and consultants and to efficiently complete assigned projects including property tax compliance work, personal property assessment appeals, audit and audit appeals and real property assessment appeals. Responsible for project quality and customer experience delivered by Advantax for assigned projects/clients, maintaining a thriving and growing relationship with Advantax clients. Assist Managers in identifying and follow through on opportunities for expanding business with current and new clients. Assist Managers in project completion in a timely manner. Job Specifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required; Masters in Tax, JD, CMI or CPA a plus. 2-4 years of progressive experience within the property tax field. Ability to meet a broad range of compliance and assessment appeal deadlines for the client portfolio. Mastery of techniques, practices, theories and advanced knowledge of property tax. Ability of problem solving including the capability to identify and appropriately evaluate alternatives. Demonstrated track record of success and understanding in all aspects of the Property Tax Cycle. Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with groups both internal and external to Advantax. Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills with high attention to detail. Ability to make effective decisions and execute an appropriate course of action considering all relevant variables. Ability to negotiate effectively by collaborating with others to arrive at a conclusion utilizing compromise, persuasion, rationale and diplomacy. Self-manager with high drive and high initiative; learns from experience. Proficiency in Microsoft products including Word, Excel, Outlook.  Preferred experience with PTMS, Salesforce.com and CoStar. Please send resume to hr@advantax.com or for questions/inquiries call (630) 587-9700. Date Posted: 10/11/2018 (IPT2376)

Manager (Houston, Texas) - Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are currently searching for a Manager in our Property Tax division. In this role, you will be a project manager, working with leadership to determine the scope of projects, and then closely monitoring the status of those projects through to completion. This includes communication of project status (both internally and externally) as well as assigning tasks to others through department staffing procedures. You may be expected to complete work via delegation of tasks to Analyst I, Analyst II, and Consultants, and review the work prepared by them, but may also prepare the analysis and presentation on highly technical cases. You are expected to clearly communicate the technical aspects of projects to any interested party including assessors, clients, prospects, and supervisors. You are also responsible for giving timely feedback to those you supervise, both formally and informally, and act as a mentor to less experienced personnel. You are expected to seek opportunities to gr ow your network and begin identifying and pursuing new client opportunities. Key Responsibilities: Analyzing data to determine scope and action plan for projects. Supervising employees to ensure work performed in accordance with project scope and budget (staffing, process efficiency, assisting with issues). Providing technical instruction and training to colleagues (including reviewing work and giving feedback on work product). Presenting cases and communicating technical matters to authorities in order to negotiate settlements or advance appeals under supervision of leadership. Executing highly technical research, analysis, and project support that requires extensive service line knowledge. Billing and monitoring project profitability. Building relationships with prospects and existing clients in order to identify new client opportunities and expand client engagements. Knowledge sharing, networking, conference attendance, and professional education. Position Requirements: Undergraduate degree, ideally in Finance, Economics, Accounting or similar. 3-5 years of relevant experience. Resourceful with strong analytical skills. Excellent project management abilities with experience supervising others and extensive service line knowledge in a consultant/senior analyst capacity. Intermediate Excel skills. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/adid=d3lhbmcuNzc4NTguNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ Date Posted: 9/27/2018 (IPT2372)

Senior Manager (Houston, Texas) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax.  Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are currently searching for a Senior Manager in our Property Tax division. The successful candidate will be responsible for client management, highly technical assessment and valuation methodology and case presentation. You will be acutely focused on client communications with the goal of retention, expansion and upselling. You will be expected to persuasively communicate the technical aspects of projects to interested parties including assessors, clients and supervisors (including representing clients at hearings and settlement conferences). You will participate in strategy and execution around sales, marketing, growth, profitability, etc., develop and execute on goals aligned with the objectives of and understand their individual contribution to the success of the service line. You will build the Altus brand, identify and generate new client opportunities and effectively sell our services. Key Responsibilities: Analyzing data to determine scope and action plan for project. Supervising employees to ensure work performed in accordance with project scope and budget (staffing, process efficiency, assisting with issues). Providing technical instruction and training to colleagues (including reviewing work and giving feedback on work product). Independently facilitating settlements by attending hearings and/or informal negotiations with jurisdictions. Supporting service line business development goals by identifying and pursuing new clients and retaining and expanding revenue from existing clients. Participating in execution of service line growth initiatives (new service offerings, sales, marketing, etc.). Building the Altus brand through networking, speaking engagements, published articles, webinars, and other knowledge sharing and thought leadership activities. Monitoring and improving project profitability. Position Requirements: Undergraduate degree, ideally in Finance, Economics, Accounting or similar. Relevant designation or accreditation is an asset. 5-7 years of relevant experience. Resourceful with strong analytical skills. Excellent project management with experience supervising others and extensive service line knowledge in a management capacity. Proven client retention or ability to sell. Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuMTA0NjIuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ Date Posted: 9/19/2018 (IPT2369)  

Senior Associate Indirect Tax, Sales/Use/Property (Denver, Colorado) – ENVESTNET. Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with the sales, use and property tax function to ensure compliance with the various taxing jurisdictions in which the Corporation operates. Analyze and manipulate large data sets to accurately classify the company’s revenues for taxability determinations and calculations. Calculate quarterly and annual ASC450 indirect tax reserves as needed. Statutory research and monitoring of legislative changes that may impact the Corporation’s taxability determinations. Review contracts for indirect tax consequences. Coordinate data requests between internal departments and external tax consultants. Strict adherence to the Corporation’s internal control environment. May assist with the preparation of sales, use, property and other indirect tax filings. Assist with sales tax audits and other indirect tax controversy items that arise. Assist the Indirect Tax Manager with other special projects/duties as needed. Education and Experience Required: 3+ years of relevant sales/use tax experience in Big 4 and/or corporate tax department (public company preferred). Expert level Excel skills and demonstrated ability to manipulate large, complex data sets. Experience with state and local tax GAAP including journal entries and related SOX/internal control considerations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Self-starter attitude with minimal instruction needed to get things done. Software and/or financial services industry experience preferred. B.S. in Finance, Accounting or Economics required; Masters in taxation or CPA preferred. Send Resumes/Inquiries to: Jared.Smith@envestnet.com Date Posted: 9/18/2018 (IPT2368)  

Tax Manager Property Tax (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) - Ahold Delhaize is a global organization with U.S. operations under the primary banners of Stop & Shop, Giant Food Stores, Food Lion, Hannaford, Martin’s, and Peapod. Our objective is to provide opportunities for professional growth while maintaining work-life balance. The Tax Manager works with the Property Tax Director and Tax Specialists to manage Ahold Delhaize USA property tax activities for real estate and tangible personal property in 27 states, primarily Mid Atlantic and East Coast. Essential Functions: Proactively conduct and oversee property tax planning activities to minimize tax expense that includes: research, interpretation of laws, asset cost or value determination, and assist in obtaining available property tax incentives; Ensure the property tax cycle is completed timely and accurately using compliance software and by supervising: data preparation, tax return processing and review, audits and appeals, tax bill review, and property tax expense forecasting; Manage real estate taxes through assessment analysis, determining the costs, benefits and risks of filing appeals, evaluating and engaging outside legal and valuation experts, ensuring all relevant information is identified and disseminated, participating in negotiations with officials, and in court proceedings; Report routinely to the Director and executive management to obtain strategic guidance, authorization to act, and to maintain effective lines of communication; Collaborate and network with operating and other administrative departments for cross-functional information acquisition and knowledge sharing; Monitor, maintain and improve tax department systems and processes to ensure compliance with established internal control requirements; Pursue innovation and best practices by establishing a professional and personal development program that includes membership and participation in professional ad valorem tax organizations; Travel up to 10% within the US; and Other duties and responsibilities as may be required. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field. Experience should include both real and personal property taxation in multiple States, the three approaches to value, identifying obsolescence, evaluating equalization, audit and appeal activities, and working directly with fee appraisers, tax attorneys and tax consultants. Project leadership experience in high-value property tax work. Strong technical, organizational, analytical, communication and learning skills. Preferred Requirements: Certified Member (CMI) of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (or CMI Candidate). Other property tax or real property valuation professional designation. Controversy resolution including negotiating experience. Experience with OneSource software. To be considered please send resumes to: Todd.Babbitt@retailbusinessservices.com. Date Posted: 9/17/2018 (IPT2367)  

Property Tax Manager (St. Louis, Missouri)  - Joining Nestlé means joining the world’s largest food and beverage company, with business and operations in nearly every country. Unique to this Tax Manager role, you’ll sit in St. Louis, MO at our Nestlé Purina World Headquarters, although your work may expand to include ALL of our Nestlé businesses in the U.S., including Nestlé USA, Nestlé Waters, Nespresso, Nestlé HealthScience, Nestlé Dreyers Ice Cream Company, and Gerber Products Company among others. This role is an essential part of our progressive Corporate Tax Department. The team is responsible for applying U.S., state, and local tax laws to the U.S. Nestlé operations. More specifically, you will be responsible for negotiation, and administration of property tax audits, identification and management of valuation appeals, property tax planning and compliance activities, as well as other value-add projects. Why consider a Tax Manager position with us instead of someplace else? Our extensive portfolio of projects as one of the world’s powerhouse CPG companies; a little bit of travel (25%), but a lot of exposure to the broader business; work-life balance; and a growing team with exciting career advancement opportunities. With the tremendous growth of agile and innovative opportunities across the entire business, this is an extraordinarily exciting time to join Nestlé. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Apply value-added strategies to property tax compliance activities, including data analysis and tax law application. Secure relevant property tax exemptions. Identify and develop property tax planning opportunities. Negotiate and administer property tax audits and valuation appeals. Execute certain compliance activities. Prepare and review annual budgets and monthly accruals. Identify and negotiate property tax incentives. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline Experience:5 or more years of property tax experience in a large corporate environment or within a public accounting firm is required. Willingness to travel up to 25%.CMI OR CPA certification is a plus. Working experience with audit/valuation appeals. Experience with SAP is preferred. Experience with One Source tax software is preferred.  Apply.   Date Posted: 9/17/2018 (IPT2366)  

Senior Associate Property Tax Real Estate (Austin, Texas) - Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference. Duff & Phelps’ Property Tax practice assists clients in identifying tax saving opportunities by reviewing their tangible property portfolio and associated property tax assessments and liabilities. At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Property Tax Advisory practice combines leading valuation and corporate finance techniques using complex technical skills as well as sharp communication and presentation support. Property Tax Analysts work on a variety of assignments across industries. This role in particular will primarily involve the valuation of complex real and personal properly such as those found in the energy (oil refineries, power plants, pipelines), telecommunications (telephone cable, cell towers), and transportation (airliners, railcars) sectors. Performing in-depth client, industry, market and competitor research. Performing valuation analysis on a range of public and private entities within various industries using accepted and relevant approaches and theory. Designing and working with financial models for discounted cash flow, replacement cost new less depreciation, market transaction, and other approaches to determining components of value. Independently gathering data pertinent to the engagement through direct client interaction and client site visits. Assisting in preparing and presenting the results of our analysis in a clear and concise manner. Contributing directly to the development of proposals, presentations and publications. Communicated to current and prospective clients as well as taxing jurisdictions. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering preferred; 2 years of work experience in software development and/or financial modeling (Excel, Access, et al). Strong analytical, comprehension, writing and problem-solving skills. Ability to master new tasks and industries quickly. Strong personal integrity. Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment. Demonstrated commitment to obtaining outstanding results. Apply.   Date Posted: 9/17/2018 (IPT2365) 

Senior Associate (Chicago, Illinois) - Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.  Duff & Phelps’ Property Tax practice assists clients in identifying tax saving opportunities by reviewing their tangible property portfolio and associated property tax assessments and liabilities. At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.  RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Property Tax Advisory practice combines leading valuation and corporate finance techniques using complex technical skills as well as sharp communication and presentation support. Property Tax Analysts work on a variety of assignments across industries. This role in particular will primarily involve the valuation of complex real and personal properly such as those found in the energy (oil refineries, power plants, pipelines), telecommunications (telephone cable, cell towers), and transportation (airliners, railcars) sectors. Performing in-depth client, industry, market and competitor research. Performing valuation analysis on a range of public and private entities within various industries using accepted and relevant approaches and theory.  Designing and working with financial models for discounted cash flow, replacement cost new less depreciation, market transaction, and other approaches to determining components of value. Independently gathering data pertinent to the engagement through direct client interaction and client site visits. Assisting in preparing and presenting the results of our analysis in a clear and concise manner. Contributing directly to the development of proposals, presentations and publications communicated to current and prospective clients as well as taxing jurisdictions. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering preferred; 2 years of work experience in software development and/or financial modeling (Excel, Access, et al). Strong analytical, comprehension, writing and problem-solving skills. Ability to master new tasks and industries quickly. Strong personal integrity. Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment. Demonstrated commitment to obtaining outstanding results. ApplyDate Posted: 9/17/2018 (IPT2363)       
                                                 
Manager (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) - Property Tax Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Manager ("Manager") oversees a team of Analysts, Senior Analysts and Consultants to deliver property tax consulting services for assigned clients with large volume of Single Family Rental properties. The Manager maintains existing client relationships and focuses on property tax management and minimization opportunities. The Manager will oversee complete outsource of property tax function for our clients including managing the appeal process for Ryan clients. This includes enforcing policies, standards and guidelines, researching tax issues, reviewing valuations of real property, , and the preparation and presentation of status with current clients. Duties and Responsibilities: Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Demonstrates extensive knowledge in assessment cycles and valuation techniques. Prepares and conducts client presentations. Manages the preparation, review, and processing of all client reporting requirements. Acts as jurisdictional subject matter expert in managing all aspects of the appeal process (informal, formal, and litigation) and reports engagement status and results to the client. Serves as the main contact overseeing all client activity and responds to client inquiries and requests from assessing jurisdictions. Reviews and manages client contract terms, scope of services and fees. Oversees client billing and ensures timely collection of receivables (less than 90 days). Ensures team compliance with Firm policies, practice guidelines, and standards. Gives timely performance feedback to team members and addresses and escalates performance issues. Ensures workload is properly distributed among team members and holds team members accountable for completion of assigned projects. Communicates new issues, legislative changes, training opportunities, and client needs and strategies. Participates actively in professional organizations. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least four years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have extensive knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver's license required. Manager should maintain professional designations such as Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), or equivalent, and keep active in professional organizations on a local and national level. Directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.comDate Posted: 9/14/2018 (IPT2362)

Property Tax Accountant (Charlotte, North Carolina) - This position is responsible for timely preparation and completion of state and local property tax compliance for multiple entities, which involves the preparation of tax workpapers and tax returns using tax software.  Additional responsibilities include reconciliations of general ledger tax accounts, involvement in tax audits and various research projects. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Accumulate, analyze and process financial accounting data in order to prepare tax returns. Timely and accurately complete property tax compliance for assigned states, estimate taxes, and electronically maintains records. Review the annual assessment valuation and tax bill process. Research and resolve notices received from various taxing jurisdictions. Reconcile general ledger accounts based on estimated taxes. Process journal entries for tax department. Research relevant tax and legal data as needed. Compile data to defend tax audits. Perform tax research and planning and other special projects. Coordinate and communicate with members of tax and accounting departments and system personnel. Perform other duties as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.), including advanced Excel skills; knowledge of property tax software a plus. Ability to analyze and interpret data. Ability to research technical tax issues. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively perform as part of a team committed to common objectives. Ability to make decisions and solve problems. Ability to adapt to unexpected or changing conditions. Ability to manage multiple projects. Ability to stay focused and meet deadlines. Ability to research and resolve technical tax issues. Ability to work independently. Knowledge of accounting theory and financial statement presentation. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. 2-4 years’ General ledger accounting experience and tax experience (property tax preferred). Licensed CPA or eligibility to sit for CPA exam or CMI exam desired Link to apply: https://jobs.spectrum.com/job/charlotte/tax-accountant-property-tax/4673/9269160Date Posted: 9/13/2018 (IPT2361)

Senior, Transaction Tax (West Houston, Texas) - Tired of the typical public accounting experience?  Our business model is centered on building a strong team, and developing long term relationships with our clients.  We compete head to head with Big 4 for clients and consistently outperform our competitors by providing a more personal client experience and better team environment.   We are seeking a Transaction Tax Senior in our West Houston Office who will join our team and help clients plan for and manage sales and use tax issues.  This is a consulting position, and your experiences will include overpayment reviews, exposure analysis, voluntary disclosures, audit assistance, tax research and memorandums, tax matrix and training, process reviews, registrations, compliance, and calculation of tax reserves. You will be supported by and work directly with the local principal and manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients.  You will learn and experience a lot in this role. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office.  What you will do: Perform detail reviews of transaction data and supporting documentation for determining proper sales/use taxes due for purposes of quantifying refund claims and/or reductions to audit assessments. Manipulate and analyze raw data from various accounting and reporting systems. Research tax issues in multiple states and help develop tax planning strategies. Address complexities and issues that arise from client operations. Participate with decision making and strategy development for a growing practice. Proactively monitor transaction tax legislative proposals and law changes to ensure clients are aware of potential opportunities/costs. Continuously develop tax expertise, analytical capabilities, and soft skills. What you need to succeed: Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, or Business with at least two years of experience in indirect tax, and at least one year at a consulting firm.  Experience in the energy industry is a plus, but not required.  CPA or CMI preferred. Possesses a fundamental understanding of state tax laws and regulations. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation.  Must be able to work effectively with little day-to-day direction/supervision. Able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects, activities and deadlines. Able to use personal computer software proficiently, including spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software. Deep experience working in Excel or Access, PowerPoint preferred. Experience with indirect tax engines including Vertex, OneSource, Sovos, Avalara, and Financial accounting systems such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Navision, a plus. Able cultivate client relationships and work effectively in a team environment. Able to demonstrate and apply superior analytical ability and technical expertise with an ability to provide insightful analysis. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively. Able to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; make effective decisions, identify underlying or hidden problems and patterns and apply creativity and innovative thinking. Able to anticipate new situations and/or changing demands and respond proactively. Ability to research tax issues through the use of RIA or other tax research tools. Works independently and demonstrates initiative to accomplish goals. Some travel out of town, overnight for internal or client meetings and/or conferences. Apply - https://meritadvisors.ninjagig.com/Date Posted: 9/13/2018 (IPT2360)

Property Tax Assistant I (Gainesville, Texas or Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) - Tired of the typical job experience?  Our business model is centered on building a strong team, and developing long term relationships with our clients.  We compete head to head with other tax firms for clients and consistently outperform our competitors by providing a more personal client experience and better team environment.   We are seeking a Property Tax Assistant in our Gainesville, TX office that will join our team and help clients plan for and manage property tax issues. You will be supported by and work directly with the local principal and manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients.  You will learn and experience a lot in this role. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Data analysis. Client interaction, including relationship management. Assist in the preparation of data requests and compliance filings. Work with the consultants to prepare appeal presentations. Communications with taxing jurisdictions in multiple states. Process tax bills for payment. Additional support services as needed. Job Requirements: Property Tax experience preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.  SigerTax experience a plus. Test in Excel may be required. Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills. Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Able to complete detail-oriented tasks with strict deadlines. Able to manage multiple tasks. Critical thinker and problem solver. Works well independently and as part of a team. Eager to learn and is a self-starter. High school diploma or equivalent required. Preferred - Associates Degree or a 4 year College degree concentrated in Business or Real Estate. Apply - https://meritadvisors.ninjagig.com/.   Date Posted: 9/13/2018 (IPT2359)

Senior, Property Tax Consultant (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma & Gainesville, Texas) - Tired of the typical public accounting experience?  Our business model is centered on building a strong team, and developing long term relationships with our clients.  We compete head to head with Big 4 for clients and consistently outperform our competitors by providing a more personal client experience and better team environment.  Our company continues to grow and is looking for quality, career minded professionals eager to grow in their profession and have a good time doing so.  All positions are consulting driven, with a varying degree of focus.  Whether you are interested in managing a team or being an integral part of the inner workings of a team, Merit Advisors is the place to be.  You will be supported by and work directly with the local principal, director and/or manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients.  Some travel will be required. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office.  What you will do: Work with team/clients on a magnitude of property tax projects/opportunities; Manipulate and analyze raw data from various accounting and reporting systems; Analyze Oil & Gas lease information; Research tax issues in multiple states and industries to help develop tax planning strategies; Consult on and file property tax returns, renditions, exemptions and/or other applications; Participate with decision making and strategy development for a growing practice; Proactively monitor property tax legislative proposals and law changes to ensure clients are aware of potential opportunities / costs; and  Continuously develop tax expertise, analytical capabilities, and soft skills. What you need to succeed: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, or Business with at least two years of experience in the field of property taxation.  Experience in the oil & gas industry is a plus, but not required; and CPA or CMI preferred. Possesses a fundamental understanding of property tax laws and regulations; Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation.  Must be able to work effectively with little day-to-day direction/supervision; Effectively prioritizes and manages multiple projects, activities and deadlines; Able to use personal computer software proficiently, including spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software. Deep experience working in Excel or Access, PowerPoint preferred; Cultivates client relationships and work effectively in a team environment; Demonstrates and applies superior analytical ability and technical expertise with an ability to provide insightful analysis; Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively; Solve difficult problems providing effective solutions; makes effective decisions, identifies underlying or hidden problems and patterns and applies creativity and innovative thinking; Anticipates new situations and/or changing demands and responds proactively;  Works independently and demonstrates initiative to accomplish goals; Some travel out of town, overnight for internal or client meetings and/or conferences expected. Apply - https://meritadvisors.ninjagig.com/Date Posted: 9/13/2018 (IPT2358)

Property Tax Consultant (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma & Gainesville, Texas) - Tired of the typical public accounting experience?  Our business model is centered on building a strong team, and developing long term relationships with our clients.  We compete head to head with Big 4 for clients and consistently outperform our competitors by providing a more personal client experience and better team environment.  Our company continues to grow and is looking for quality, career minded professionals eager to grow in their profession and have a good time doing so.  All positions are consulting driven, with a varying degree of focus.  Whether you are interested in managing a team or being an integral part of the inner workings of a team, Merit Advisors is the place to be.  You will be supported by and work directly with the local principal, director and/or manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients.  Some travel will be required. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office.  What you will do: Work with team/clients on a magnitude of property tax projects/opportunities; Manipulate and analyze raw data from various accounting and reporting systems; Analyze Oil & Gas lease information; Research tax issues in multiple states and industries to help develop tax planning strategies; Consult on and file property tax returns, renditions, exemptions and/or other applications; Participate with decision making and strategy development for a growing practice; Proactively monitor property tax legislative proposals and law changes to ensure clients are aware of potential opportunities/costs; and  Continuously develop tax expertise, analytical capabilities, and soft skills.  What you need to succeed: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, or Business with at least two years of experience in the field of property taxation.  Experience in the oil & gas industry is a plus, but not required; and CPA or CMI preferred. Possesses a fundamental understanding of property tax laws and regulations; Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation.  Must be able to work effectively with little day-to-day direction/supervision; Effectively prioritizes and manages multiple projects, activities and deadlines; Able to use personal computer software proficiently, including spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software. Deep experience working in Excel or Access, PowerPoint preferred; Cultivates client relationships and work effectively in a team environment; Demonstrates and applies superior analytical ability and technical expertise with an ability to provide insightful analysis; Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively; Solve difficult problems providing effective solutions; makes effective decisions, identifies underlying or hidden problems and patterns and applies creativity and innovative thinking; Anticipates new situations and/or changing demands and responds proactively;  Works independently and demonstrates initiative to accomplish goals; Some travel out of town, overnight for internal or client meetings and/or conferences expected. Apply - https://meritadvisors.ninjagig.com/.   Date Posted: 9/13/2018 (IPT2357)

Associate Consultant (Gainesville, Texas or Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) - Tired of the typical job experience?  Our business model is centered on building a strong team, and developing long term relationships with our clients.  We compete head to head with other tax firms for clients and consistently outperform our competitors by providing a more personal client experience and better team environment.  We are seeking a Associate Consultant in our Gainesville, TX office that will join our team and help clients plan for and manage property tax issues. You will be supported by and work directly with the local principal and manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients.  You will learn and experience a lot in this role. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Data analysis. Client interaction, including relationship management. Assist in the preparation of data requests and compliance filings. Work with the consultants to prepare appeal presentations. Communications with taxing jurisdictions in multiple states. Process tax bills for payment. Additional support services as needed. Job Requirements: Property Tax experience preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.  SigerTax experience a plus. Test in Excel may be required. Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills. Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Able to complete detail-oriented tasks with strict deadlines. Able to manage multiple tasks. Critical thinker and problem solver. Works well independently and as part of a team. Eager to learn and is a self-starter. High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree Required. Preferred – 4 year College degree concentrated in Business or Real Estate. Able to produce quality work in fast paced environment with high daily pressure to meet deadlines. Able to work irregular hours and overtime as needed or required to meet established deadlines. This position is currently based in our West Houston Office (LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, in Katy) but will require some travel to client locations. As the practice grows, our office location may change.  Apply - https://meritadvisors.ninjagig.com/Date Posted: 9/13/2018 (IPT2356)

Property Tax Consultants for the Power, Energy, Renewables and Infrastructure Sectors US & Canada. Mostly for unitary assessments. Candidate must have solid experience in compliance, valuations and appeals (could be industry or jurisdictional experience). Must have advanced Microsoft Excel program skills. Virtual, “as needed”, flexible positions. Please contact kittyg@cost-containment-advisors.com via your email with cv, email and phone information. Date Posted: 9/11/2018 (IPT2350)

Property Tax Accountant (Irvine, California) - Irvine Company. Job Duties: Organize and track high volume of tax bills including Secured and Unsecured bills, Escape, and Supplementals. Perform research and procure missing assessments, missing bills or refunds.  Enter and update data in software system as well as all relevant excel files. Assist with preparation of property tax payments to five counties. Work with the staff in various county departments including the Assessor, Tax Collector, and Auditor. Prepare and submit a variety of compliance documents including Business Property Statements, Assessment Appeal applications, Change of Ownership reports, and New Construction reports. Maintain the department and appeal calendars. Sort through daily correspondence (mail/email) and act upon such documents in a timely and effective manner. Work on special projects as needed. Minimum Qualifications: B.A. in Business or Public Administration/B.S. in Accounting or related field. One or more years’ experience in Property Tax or related field. Working knowledge of county departments, specifically the Assessor, Tax Collector, and Auditor. High attention to detail and strong organization skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Proficient in Excel, Adobe and Microsoft Access a plus. Link to Apply: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=24614&company=irvinecompany&username=. Date Posted: 9/11/2018 (IPT2349)

Commercial Property Tax Director (Houston, Texas) - Responsible for working with Large Commercial Customers in representing their property tax interests at County Appraisal District hearings. This includes developing and maintaining a strong customer relationship, gathering and reviewing customer evidence, putting together a sound case to present in hearings, then negotiating the best valuation possible during the hearing process and assisting with judicial appeal, if necessary. Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned): Effectively Communicate with Customers regarding deadlines, evidence, & other property tax issues. Conduct Site Visits and Customer Meetings. Onboard New Customers by identifying and implementing best practices and procedures for them. Provide in-depth real estate property tax analysis using Market, U & E, and/or Income methods. Analyze complex evidence packages and market data to establish fair OPV and prepare for appeals using strategies known to be successful in commercial property tax hearings. Have a solid understanding of how to present complex evidence and negotiate values on the customers behalf in both an informal or formal hearing. File Corrections, as Requested. Participate in the Litigation and Arbitration appeal process. Maintain good working relationships with county appraisal districts. Plan for and oversee training for Property Tax Consultants and Support Staff on company systems and technical concepts to ensure best practices. Work with other departments in the office to accomplish objectives for customers. Stay up-to-date with property tax code and Maintain Property Tax License in Texas. Education/Experience: Successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree; business, engineering, math or science preferred. 5+ years as a commercial property tax consultant. Experience or exposure to industrial market a plus. Prior experience supervising Property Tax Consultants. Must be able to analyze work product of other property tax agents. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience at the appraisal district a plus. CMI or CMI coursework in process preferred. Solid organizational skills; especially the ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details. Strong Negotiation Skills. Strong Technical and Analytical Skills. Ability to read and understand complex customer documents.  Able to work with and motivate others to achieve desired results. Highly Detail Oriented. Self-Starter able to work independently with minimum supervision. Proven track record in the property tax marketplace. Multi-tasking. Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
We offer a competitive salary structure and benefit package. To be considered for this position please forward your resume to humanresources@btanow.com.   Date Posted: 9/11/2018 (IPT2348)


Senior Tax Analyst (Plantation, Florida) - Tax Specialty:  Indirect Taxes/Non-Income Taxes. Deutsche Post DHL.  At DHL, people mean the world to us.  We provide challenge and opportunity for personal and professional development with one of the world’s largest leaders in logistics and supply chain solutions. Our purpose as the Logistics Company for the World is to connect people, improving their lives. Position: We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join the Tax Compliance and Accounting Group as a Senior Tax Analyst. This exciting position is in Plantation, Florida. The primary purpose of this role is to prepare and review U.S. sales/use, gross receipts, and personal property tax returns for the US DHL business units. This role also includes any business license compliance requirements for applicable entity locations. The Senior Tax Analyst will work closely with all appropriate stakeholders to handle non-income/operating taxes for their respective entities.  Key Responsibilities: Prepare, review and submit state and local sales and use tax returns to ensure accurate and timely compliance. Assist with property tax compliance including preparing property tax work papers and processing payments.  Prepare and review monthly tax account reconciliations. Research complex tax issues as needed.  Work closely with the audit and planning team to assist in their information gathering and to ensure audit findings are properly incorporated in future compliance filings.  Resolve tax notices.  Perform research and ad hoc reporting for the management team. Identify and implement process improvements.   Assist with tax department process and procedure documentation.  Maintain the indirect tax compliance calendar.  Education and Experience:  Candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Advanced Degree preferred, but not required; five plus years of tax experience or combined tax and accounting; tax experience within a large tax department of a major corporation with practical hands-on experience and/or public accounting experience is a plus.  Skills:  Applicant should demonstrate knowledge of state and local sales and use tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements; proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word; familiarity with Vertex, OneSource, and Oracle and SAP a plus; ability to prioritize, multi-task and adhere to tight deadlines; excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.  DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  Send resume with reference req.60583 to Dale Romick at Dale.Romick@dhl.com. Date Posted: 8/24/2018 (IPT2345)

Director Tax (Dallas, Texas) – AT&T. Typical responsibilities for this position include: (1) supporting, reviewing, and improving 3rd party vendors' equipment and business enterprise appraisals; (2) analyzing and interpreting pending and enacted tax legislation and legal precedent to identify tax opportunities; (3) conducting research to advise management of the tax implications associated with Company business activities;(4) formulating, developing, and taking ownership role for nationally-leveraged tax strategies and deliverables; (5) performing tax impact analyses associated with anticipated changes in legal structure and/or business operating activities; (6) reviewing, evaluating and organizing best practice strategies from each of the legacy AT&T companies so as to provide recommendations to management for improving and integrating new initiatives that make the property tax function more efficient; and,(7) conducting financial analysis to support multi-region field offices. This professional will need to be able to work  independently, and to exercise competent judgment within generally defined practices and policies in finding and selecting  methods/techniques which meet Company objectives. The candidate needs to be proficient in professional appraisal and legal concepts so as to resolve complex property tax issues in effective ways. This job also requires detailed analyses of significant and unique issues of a diverse scope where multiple intangible factors come into play. As such, the candidate will need strong interpersonal skills to develop working relationships across a wide range of Company teams (both inside and outside of the Tax Department) so as to draw on knowledge and resources from multiple disciplines in furthering the property tax effort. Candidate should have a min. of 8+ yrs. of Utility or Telecom property tax experience with Industry or a Big 4 accounting firm (min. of 3 yrs. in centrally assessed property tax area), or a minimum of 8 years conducting both business enterprise and equipment appraisals. The candidate is required to have detailed knowledge and understanding of valuation and appraisal theory and concepts, and should have completed significant formal appraisal/valuation education. Fee appraisal experience is a plus. Strong writing skills, extensive Excel spreadsheet analysis, CCH and Westlaw tax research, Microsoft Word, Access (or equivalent database software) and PowerPoint skills are also required. MAI or ASA licensed appraiser, Certified Public Accountant, and or a Juris Doctorate is preferred but not required. Principal Functional Skills/Competencies associated with this Title: Financial Analysis. Financial and Accounting Systems. Financial Reporting. General Ledger. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of Organization. Managing Expenses and Finances. MS Excel. Office Support Tools. Tax Audits. Tax Management. Tax Operations. Tax Regulations. Send resume to sp2048@att.comDate Posted: 8/23/2018 (IPT2344)

Real Estate Consultant (Vancouver, British Columbia) - Altus Group is currently seeking a candidate in the position of a Consultant based out of our Vancouver, BC office to join our Real Estate Assessment division. The Consultant will be responsible for preparing appraisal analysis and/or consulting reports with limited need for review. Key Responsibilities: Preparing appraisal/assessment analysis to assist with client and assessor communications and negotiations. Review and analysis of market information obtained from various internal/external partners. Developing proformas and projections to be used in the appraisal and assessment review process. Attend meetings with clients and assessors in an effort to achieve resolution of valuation/assessment issues. Performing property inspections. Managing client relationships in a manner that leads to contract renewal, referrals and service expansion. Maintaining ongoing client communication and resolve issues. Escalate issues to next level of management as required. Coaching, training and mentoring Senior Analysts and Analysts by transferring skill and knowledge. Developing internal network and relationships to facilitate information sharing, cross selling and expansion of service offerings to clients. Actively engaging external market participants including networking events and company initiatives. Position Requirements: University Bachelor's degree or related experience in appraisal/real estate valuation. 3+ years of related experience in commercial appraisal or real estate valuation & advisory consulting. AIC courses or equivalent education. Excellent knowledge of the commercial real estate industry & market dynamics. Valid Driver's License. Excellent communication skills; interpersonal, written & oral presentation, in order to complete consulting reports. Where applicable, working knowledge in creating financial modeling in Excel and other software platforms. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. To Apply,  http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuNjczMTUuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 8/23/2018 (IPT2342)

Analyst, Real Estate Consulting (Vancouver, British Columbia) - Altus Group is currently seeking a candidate in the position of an Analyst based out of our Vancouver, BC office to join our Real Estate Assessment division. The Analyst will be responsible for conducting market research and valuation analysis as directed by the Consultant, Senior Consultant or Director to be used in the valuation, assessment review or assessment appeal process. Key Responsibilities: Prepare accurate analysis or portions of appraisal reports using the latest market information obtained from various internal/external partners. Develop cash flow proformas to be used in the appraisal/assessment review process. Conduct research and collect data from both internal database and third party sources with respect to market rental rates, comparable building transactions and general market knowledge. Ensure data collected as part of ongoing assignments is entered accurately into the company database in a timely fashion. In partnership with the Consultant, Sr. Consultant, Associate Director, Director, or Sr. Director, perform building inspections. Continuously upgrade the level of knowledge regarding market and industry trends. Position Requirements: University or college degree, preferably in Commerce, Economics, or Finance. Preference will be given to candidates who have taken a real estate specialization and/or appraisal related curriculum. 1-2 years of related experience in real estate consulting or valuation is an asset. Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and oral presentation. Valid Driver's license is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Outlook, Excel (VLookup, Pivot Tables, Etc.). Skills in creating financial models. Excellent research, quantitative and analytical skills. Ability to work in a team and independently. Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness. Self-motivated with a high degree of integrity, honesty, and ethics. Candidate for the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) considered an asset. To apply, http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuNDMwODQuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ. Date Posted: 8/23/2018 (IPT2341)

Manager (Carlsbad, California) - Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Consultant (“Consultant”) works with a team to identify and provide clients with a wide range of valuation services designed to efficiently and effectively manage their property assessments and property taxes. The Property Tax Manager ("Manager") oversees a team of Senior Consultants/Consultants to deliver property tax consulting services for assigned clients. The Manager maintains existing client relationships and focuses on property tax management and minimization opportunities. The Manager reviews and evaluates appeal positions, makes appeal recommendations and manages the appeal process for Ryan clients. This includes enforcing policies, standards and guidelines, researching tax issues, reviewing valuations of real property, negotiating assessment reduction and settlements, and the preparation and presentation of assessment appeals and supporting litigation. Duties and Responsibilities: Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned property portfolios with an emphasis on our clients’ personal property needs. Demonstrates extensive knowledge in assessment review, valuation techniques, property tax audit reviews and working with property tax auditors. Prepares and conducts client presentations. Attends hearings, settlement conferences, and negotiations, through settlement. Manages the preparation, review, and processing of all client reporting requirements; including annual property tax filings, and property tax audit results. Acts as jurisdictional subject matter expert in managing all aspects of the appeal process (informal, formal, and litigation) and reports engagement status and results to the client. Serves as the main contact overseeing all client activity related to personal property and responds to client inquiries and requests from assessing jurisdictions. Reviews and manages client contract terms, scope of services and fees. Oversees client billing and ensures timely collection of receivables (less than 90 days). Ensures team compliance with Firm policies, practice guidelines, and standards.  Gives timely performance feedback to team members and addresses and escalates performance issues. Ensures workload is properly distributed among team members and holds team members accountable for completion of assigned projects. Communicates new issues, legislative changes, training opportunities, and client needs and strategies. Participates actively in professional organizations.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least four years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver's license required. Manager should maintain professional designations such as Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), or equivalent, and keep active in professional organizations on a local and national level. Directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 8/22/2018 (IPT2340)

Manager/Director, State & Local Tax (Ridgewood, New Jersey or Las Vegas, Nevada) – Fandl, LLC www.fandltax.com  has an immediate opening for a Manager/Director to focus on state income tax, sales and use tax and property tax outsourcing, consulting and advocacy in our Ridgewood, NJ or Las Vegas, NV office. Job Responsibilities: Manager or Director level position requires applicants to have strong multi-state income, sales and use tax and/or property tax knowledge; exceptional data management skills; strong business development skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.   Applicants will manage multi-state income tax, sales and use tax, and property tax outsourcing engagements, audits and appeals and provide consulting to Fortune 500 and middle market companies. Other responsibilities include client development, staff development, compliance management and review, tax research and analysis.  Applicants will have daily interaction and correspondence with tax authorities, clients and other team members. Qualifications: Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in finance, economics or accounting and 7 plus years of experience.  A professional designation, such as CMI, JD, CPA, MAI, ASA, MBA or LLM is preferred. Big 4 experience a plus.  Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, and Excel) is required.  Vertex or other sales and use tax software knowledge is preferred.  Ability to work independently, managing and prioritizing multiple tasks are a must.  Strong organizational, entrepreneurial, analytical, research, communication and negotiation skills will differentiate the ideal candidate.  Travel required. To apply, please send your resume to careers@fandltax.com.  Date Posted: 8/22/2018 (IPT2339)

Commercial Real Estate Tax Analyst (Halifax, Nova Scotia) -  Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Currently seeking a candidate in the position of a Commercial Real Estate Tax Analyst based out of our Halifax, Nova Scotia office to join our Property Tax division. The Tax Analyst will be responsible for the collection, analysis and organization of property assessment, tax, rental and operating data, as directed, which is to be used in the provision of property assessment and tax consulting services. Key Responsibilities: Ensure in a proactive manner that all necessary property data for client properties needed to provide assessment and tax consulting services is obtained and organized in a timely matter. Extensive senior co-worker review is anticipated. Assist in the preparation of analysis or project tracking reports using standard software such as Excel, Word, Access, Altus Tools or other appropriate software. Extensive senior co-worker review is anticipated. Conduct research and collect data from both internal databases and third party sources with respect to market rental dates, comparable building transactions, comparable assessment data and general market knowledge. Ensure data collected as part of an on-going assignment is entered accurately. Continuously upgrade the level of knowledge regarding property assessment and taxation practices and procedures. Work cooperatively with team members across the organization. Provide input and assistance with the developments and implementation of best practices across the business unit. Develop internal network and relationships to facilitate information sharing. Position Requirements: New graduate of University Bachelor's degree in business, math, finance or economics; or College Diploma; or related experience in property tax. Good communication skills – interpersonal, written & oral presentation. Ability to meet tight deadlines. Basic Skills in assessment and tax analysis, such as Access and Altus Tools. Basic research, quantitative and analytical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to work in a team and independently. To apply, http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuOTYwODMuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQDate Posted: 8/20/2018 (IPT2335)

Commercial Real Estate Tax Consultant (Halifax, Nova Scotia) -  Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Altus Group is currently seeking a candidate in the position of a Commercial Real Estate Tax Consultant based out of our Halifax, Nova Scotia office to join our Property Tax division. The Tax Consultant will be responsible for providing a variety of property assessment and tax consulting services for all types of projects to new and existing clients with very limited review. Assist Directors and Sr. Directors with more complex projects. Partner with other business units to explore synergy opportunities. Key Responsibilities: Provide a full range of property assessment and tax consulting services to new and existing clients with very limited review. Assist with Assessment Tribunal presentation and may be required to give expert evidence. Continuously upgrade knowledge regarding market and industry trends, property assessment and taxation practices and procedures and legislation. Manage client relationships in a manner that leads to contract renewal, referrals and service expansion including up-sells and cross-sells. Maintain ongoing client communication and resolve any issues. Escalate issues to next level of management as appropriate. Ensure data collected as part of ongoing assignments is entered accurately into the Company database in a timely fashion. Work to develop strategies to effectively manage client relationships and to explore additional opportunities for all Altus business units. Prepare and deliver high impact client presentations and well-reasoned comprehensive property report with recommendations. Conduct regular follow-up meetings debriefs with clients to ensure high levels of satisfaction and to identify areas for continuous improvement as well as additional services required. Coach, train and mentor Sr. Analysts and Analysts by transferring skill and knowledge. Proactively inform the Directors and Sr. Directors of any potential new assignments or marketing leads. Position Requirements: University Degree or College Diploma. 2+ years of related experience in commercial real estate advisory services. Relevant designation with the Institute of Municipal Assessors, Provincial Assessment Association, the Appraisal Institute of Canada or a similar recognized real estate association. Good knowledge of the Property Assessment valuation practices & advisory. Good understanding of the legislative rules for the determination of property assessments and taxes. Good communication skills – interpersonal, written & oral presentation. Ability to negotiate real estate values with other professionals. Ability to multi task and meet tight deadlines. Good skills in assessment valuation modeling in Excel and other software programs. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. To apply, http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=d3lhbmcuNDg1NjQuNTU1NEBhbHR1c2dyb3VwLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQDate Posted: 8/20/2018 (IPT2334)

Senior Associate (Atlanta, Georgia) - Silver Oak Advisors is a full-service property tax company with expertise in real estate, personal property and valuation issues with complex properties. Responsibilities: Manage and facilitate day to day client services with the Property Tax Group. Carry out compliance filings, appeals, audits and other property tax activities, delivering administrative and consulting services in a timely and accurate manner. Any other duties as assigned. Qualifications/Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of property tax experience. Demonstrated PC literacy in general business applications. Strong skills in technical, oral and written communications, valuations, negotiations, organizing and planning.   Knowledge of property valuations, assessment procedures, jurisdictional tax procedures, local market conditions or any processes pertinent to property tax. Personal property tax compliance and consulting experience is required. Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently. Strong oral and written communication, presentation, relationship management, and interpersonal skills. Send resume to jeff.talton@silveroakadvisors.com. Date Posted: 8/20/2018 (IPT2333)

                                      

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