Property Tax Positions Available

Property Tax Analyst (Charlotte, North Carolina) - As a Property Tax Analyst you will compile, analyze, research and process data for personal property tax and personal property tax replacement/recovery return compliance and audits. Analyze and review assessed value notices and supporting documentation for accuracy and completeness.  Research and gather data for property tax appeals and audits.  Maintain property tax calendars and prepare monthly/quarterly metrics and statistics.  Work with business units to timely obtain complete and accurate information to support the property tax function in accordance with SOX controls. Manage the department in-box. If you would enjoy the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, consider a future with United Rentals. We'll provide the tools, the technology and the support you need to do the job right. You will also be supported by a strong management team that will help you achieve your goals. Essential Duties Include: Compile, analyze and research data for tax return compliance. Prepare personal property tax work paper files and reconcile return data to company financial records. Prepare and review tax return checklists for completeness. Update filing calendar and state methodologies to reflect current filing requirements. Examine current processes to improve efficiency and quality of work product. Ability to analyze and interpret state and local property tax replacement/recovery laws and regulations. Analyze data for qualifying equipment and prepare system update templates. Evaluate location additions and changes and prepare system update templates. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual personal property tax replacement/recovery filings. Prepare funding requests and process payments through third-party vendor system (Anybill). Follow-up on outstanding checks. Evaluate Assessment Reports for material variances. Provide third-party vendor with additional information needed for follow-up and corrective action with Jurisdictions. Compile required documents, reports or analytics, and other activities necessary. Prepare, review and execute funding requests. Reconcile payments to the company's general ledger accounts. Assist Property Tax Manager with monthly reconciliation process, internal audit requests, property tax audit information requests and property tax return reconciliations. Reconcile the property tax balance sheet accounts and income statement accounts on a monthly basis to ensure automated journal entries for accruals and payments are timely, accurate, and complete. Ensure SOX compliance documentation is kept up to date and that all requirements are met. Responsible for timely responses to inquiries from internal and external customers. Work with third-party vendor to research orphan bills and provide guidance regarding processing. Communicate with jurisdictions regarding billing errors. Prepare funding requests for Orphan/Audit bills and process payments through third-party vendor system (Anybill) and follow-up on outstanding checks. Requirements: 1-2 years of multi-state Personal Property Tax experience.  Specific knowledge of the construction rental industry a plus. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Taxation, Finance, Business or comparable work experience required.  Advanced Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Word and Outlook.  SQL database a plus. Must have excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to interact with internal and external contacts professionally. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Taxation, Finance, Business or comparable work experience required. To apply click here or send resume to kenglish@ur.com. Date Posted: 5/26/2022 (IPT292)

National Director Real Estate, CMI (Dallas, Texas) - KE Andrews. This person should be: Experienced leader: Responsible for overseeing all activities of a department. Strategist: Responsible for deciding how to approach tasks and develop a plan to accomplish them. Communicator: Responsible for distributing information to team members and stakeholders. Organizer: Responsible for keeping track of and structuring various tasks, employees and documents. Goal setter: Responsible for determining the goals that members will work toward. Responsibilities: Liaising with existing consultants, managers, and clients in order to establish and achieve goals. Observing, analyzing, and offering suggestions on current operations. Coach and develop department managers strengths and improve weaknesses. Identify team goals and evaluate team progress. Overseeing day-to-day department activities. Resolve conflict within department. Utilize strong leadership abilities and delegate to department managers when necessary. Mentor newer managers. Conduct performance reviews of department managers. Be professional point of contact for managers, employees, and clients. Requirements and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. 5+ years in Property Tax with leadership over a team of consultants. 5+ Valuation. CMI Preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Highly ethical behavior. Send resume to propertytaxopp@gmail.com. Date Posted: 5/25/2022 (IPT291)

Property Tax Attorney (Ramsey, New Jersey) - Janata, LaCap & Hazen, LLP, 6 Arrow Road, Suite 100A, Ramsey, NJ 07446 Salary $63,000/$90,000 + Commissions. Boutique Law Firm with over 50 years in the business seeks attorney with property tax experience to become a part of our team! You will represent clients in legal proceedings, draw up legal documents and advise clients on legal transactions. Responsibilities: Represent clients in court. Prepare and draft legal documents on behalf of clients. Advise clients on property tax matters. Negotiate settlements for property tax assessment appeals. Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law. Qualifications: Previous experience in law. Familiarity with various legal documents. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to build rapport with clients. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Send resume to cjanata@janatalaw.com. Date Posted: 5/25/2022 (IPT290)

Data Analyst (Southlake, Texas) - Altus Group Limited. Key Responsibilities: Research and extract data from various data sources. Build expertise in searching several database tools. Extract and organize relevant data points into a standard, ingestible format. Compile appeal packages. Assist in the creation of appeal packages for a variety of property types and across jurisdictions. Analyze and rebut packages produced by the jurisdictions. Position Requirements: 2 or 4-year degree in data analytics, business, finance or related field preferred. 0 - 2+ years of experience in a business, research or data related field. Experience with Excel. Experience with Office365. Some real estate knowledge and experience preferred. Strong technical skills, resourceful, self-learner. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. To apply click here. Date Posted: 5/25/2022 (IPT289)

Analyst, Real Property Tax (Houston, Texas) - Altus Group is currently looking for a new Analyst to join our Houston office. As part of your daily tasks, you will gather and organize documents from various sources pertaining to property tax parcels, assessments, audit activity, and appeal work. You will be responsible for maintaining calendar and database records related to appeal deadlines and hearings, assessment data, and appraisals, so strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are a must. You will assist with hearing preparation, appeal preparation, correspondence with various state and local assessment offices, and coordination with third parties, such as appraisers and attorneys. Key Responsibilities: Assist with preparation of property tax appeal documents using Excel as directed by consultant and/or managing personnel to easily analyze for the purpose of complying with statutory filing requirements or analyzing potential savings opportunities. Log & review assessments and tax bills issued for accuracy. Research of tax code, industry, specific assets, and/or jurisdiction requirements under direction & supervision of senior employees. Assist in preparation of tax returns and related work-papers to support the final numbers to be submitted to jurisdictions and also assist in preparing tax appeals with county's assessors/boards. Correspond with clients, assessors, and third-party vendors in order to coordinate projects or transmit data. Assist with serving the needs of clients in the following areas of tax compliance and consulting: real estate values, bill and assessment tracking and help providing tax estimates. Conduct research and collecting data from internal databases and third-party sources, and completing technical writing summaries of the data, when needed. Organize, analyze and summarize data using Microsoft Office products, Adobe Professional, and other software and complete work accurately and timely, meeting rigid and recurring due dates. Performing other duties as assigned or specified by supervisor or manager. Position Requirements: University or college degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent. 1+ years of experience in property tax or relevant experience. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, such as Excel, Word and Outlook and Adobe Professional. Experience with SigerTax is an asset. Research and quantitative analytical skills for and obtaining publicly available information. Ability to assess and critically analyze large amounts of data. High degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a fast paced, high volume work environment. Proactive and organized to meet tight deadlines. Self-motivated with the ability to contribute both independently and as a team member. Ability to work flexible hours to meet deadlines. Working towards state license as a Tax Consultant in Texas is an asset. To apply click here. Date Posted: 5/18/2022 (IPT288)

Business Development Associate (Hunt Valley, Maryland; Southlake, Texas) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. Altus Group is currently looking for a new Business Development Associate. This is a great opportunity for someone who feels they are called vocationally to sales. The Business Associate will be the first to initiate opportunities, introducing the Altus Group brand of services to new prospective clients, gaining their interest to engage further with one of our Key Account Executives. This position will support the growth of Altus' state and local tax practice, which includes property tax, sales tax, incentives, and unclaimed property. This position may be fully remote, or may work out of one or of our US Tax offices, where the culture is open and collaborative. Key Responsibilities: Call on prospective clients for our state and local tax services, based on company lists provided by various Service Line Leaders or Key Account Executives. Use appropriate tools to research and identify the correct person and level to call upon at the given company. Conduct initial qualification of leads based on brief phone discussion. Set appointments for Business Development Managers and Key Accounts Executives. Conduct follow-ups and confirm appointments via email. Update and maintain accurate records in our CRM (Salesforce). Provide feedback to others in the department related to information that prospects share that could be helpful in landing new clients. Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited school. 1-3 years of experience working in an inside sales role or as a Business Development Associate. Intermediate knowledge and use of Salesforce or a similar CRM system. Basic knowledge of state and local taxes. General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (mainly Outlook). Ability to maintain consistent progress on call activity by being self-motivated. Ability to communicate with other members of the business development team. Organized and detail oriented. Good communication and follow up skills. To apply click here. Date Posted: 5/16/2022 (IPT287)

Business Development Associate (Carrollton, Texas) - Responsible for developing and expanding our current market share in commercial real estate and business personal property for PE Pennington & Co., Inc which founded in 1988. The Ideal candidate will take charge in generating their pipeline and developing relationships with prospective firms.  This will consist of initiating contact, organizing and planning meetings, and assisting with the preparation of presentation materials. Duties and Responsibilities: Source new prospective clients and develop relationships in the industry. Identify prospects needs and expectations and coordinate with consulting team contact and determining customer requirements and expectations, then matching them with services that meet their needs. Organize, prepare and assist in pitch presentations.  Respond to emails, phone calls and other forms of correspondence. Research the commercial and industrial industry to build pipeline of prospects. Participate in trade shows, association meetings and client events. Follow company policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Demonstrate proven sales success and growing sales. Demonstrated understanding and application of effective selling strategies and techniques, a plus. Delivers superior customer service. Effective listening, communication (verbal and written), and negotiating skills. Motivated self-starter, comfortable in fast-paced environment. Demonstrated integrity and ethical standards. Professional demeanor. Team player who works productively with wide range of people. Technical expertise and knowledge of company products. Manage time effectively and adapt quickly to changing priorities. Superior organizational and presentation/public speaking skills. Critical thinker with excellent problem solving and analytic skills. Familiarity with commercial real estate and or the property tax industry. Business Development training provided. Experience with Marketing and branding. Bachelor's degree preferred. Send resume to dmartinez@pepennington.com. Date Posted: 5/9/2022 (IPT285)

Property Tax Specialist (Atlanta, Georgia) - As an organization focused on mutual respect and inclusion, American Tower endeavors to make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with a disability. We are seeking a Property Tax Specialist to join American Tower’s Property Tax team within the Finance organization.  The property tax team is responsible for overseeing the property tax compliance function in protection of American Tower Property assets. Day to day you will work closely with our co-source provider, reconcile tax related notices and perform detailed analyses of tax payment data. As a Property Tax Specialist, you will partner cross-functionally to develop procedural improvements for reviewing and processing property tax bills and lessor invoices. Responsibilities: Work with co-source provider to correct miscoded tax assessments and exception handling. Assist Property Tax Supervisor and Risk Management team with reviewing landlord and carrier tax liability. Analyze and validate all third-party landlord reimbursements requests. Assist with property tax-related projects, such as monthly close accrual research, tenant bill backs, real estate research and requests from taxing jurisdictions. Communicate with tax officials, landlords, customers, and internal groups to research and address tax related issues. Review notices and tax bills to identify excessive or duplicate assessments and address accordingly. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. A minimum of 2 years of property tax experience preferred. Property Tax Management System (PTMS), Oracle, and workflow automation tools experience strongly preferred. Approximately 5% travel may be required in support of the position’s responsibilities. Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively. Ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees to effectively and professionally achieve results. Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment. To apply click here. Date Posted: 5/6/2022 (IPT284)

Director, Property Tax Reporting (Cleveland, Ohio) - We know that a “one-size-fits-all” approach doesn’t work when it comes to residential living. That’s why, at Brookfield Properties, our portfolio features a wide range of options for any stage of life. And though our properties may be diverse, one thing is universal: all offer the unparalleled quality, service, and support our residents deserve. If you’re ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply. The Director, Property Tax Data plays a strategic role in the compilation, conversion, analytics, compliance and reporting of property taxes.  The successful candidate must possess both the technical skills required by the position as well as a desire and ability to engage with multiple departments, tax jurisdictions and senior management. This position will be directly involved in all aspects of property tax budgeting, forecasting, compliance, variance analysis and reporting to upper management.  The work product under the direction of this position will be used by and will therefore directly engage with multiple areas throughout the company, including Accounting, Asset Management, FP&A, Legal, Operations, and Senior Management.  The successful candidate will look for ways to employ the business intelligence tools within Brookfield, develop models, processes, reports, and streamline work processes.  This position may regularly be asked to interact with Senior Management and must be comfortable with ever increasing opportunities. Essential Job Functions: Develop models that track current and forecast property tax expense.  Develop and oversee maintenance of property tax reports.  Regularly distribute reports.  Work directly with Senior Management, Accounting, FP&A, Asset Management, and Operations to answer questions regarding distributed information and ad hoc inquiries. Work directly with Property Tax Department team, including the SVP and Manager, to build current property tax budget and five year business plan.  Convert various property tax calendars to fiscal and calendar year budgets.  Track forecasts, actuals and variance to budget.  Provide regular reporting on variances, projections and ready to explain analytics employed. Directly interact with numerous property tax jurisdictions.  Supervise and assist in the completion of all property tax compliance, including compilation of I&E reports, rent rolls, and personal property tax returns. Oversee the collection, review and approval for payment of property tax bills. Supervise direct reports and guide the development of their skills.  Work directly with direct reports on goal setting and bi-annual performance reviews. Forward planning for the management of both expanding areas of responsibility and the number of managed assets. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field. 8-10 Years Corporate Accounting and Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance Business Intelligence or related area - Required. 3 - 4 Years Property Tax Analysis and Reporting - Preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred,  Send resume to vita.shields@brookfieldpropertiesmultifamily.com or click here. Date Posted: 4/28/2022 (IPT279)

Senior Property Tax Consultant (Denver, Colorado) - Marvin F. Poer and Company, a nationally recognized property tax consulting firm , is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual for a senior consulting position in our Denver, Colorado office. EXPERIENCE: 5 to 7 years of professional level property tax experience preferably within a national property tax consulting firm, public accounting firm or relevant experience in the private sector. Advanced knowledge of property valuations, assessment procedures, jurisdictional tax procedures, local market conditions, or any and all processes pertinent to property tax. Multi-state compliance experience with both state-assessed and locally assessed properties required, valuation and consulting experience is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and any professional certifications and designations are a plus. TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCIES: An intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required. Significant experience working with large spreadsheets of data and creating and completing complex VLOOKUP’s, and utilizing Pivot tables is required. Experience with complex Excel formulas is also desired. Familiarity with SAP, Oracle, PowerPlan fixed asset sub-ledgers and accounting software as well as property tax engines such as PTMS, OneSource and PowerPlan is desired. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Strong presentation, relationship management, and interpersonal skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate within all levels of an organization. To apply click here or send resume to  careers@mfpoer.com. Date Posted: 4/15/2022 (IPT272)

Manager (Seattle, Washington -- Remote) - Property Tax Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Manager, Analyst (“Manager”) supervises daily client service activities for their clients, ensuring an appropriate sense of urgency is met by the team.  The Manager serves as a mentor to Analysts, Senior Analysts, and Lead Analysts and provides regular development and guidance. The Manager, Analyst is responsible for creating positive team member experiences, which lead to excellent client service and drive revenue and profit for the Firm. The ideal candidate with have analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with strong people skills. The successful candidate will be effective in researching issues, reconciling databases, and completing detailed calculations.  Successful Ryan team members embrace and live Ryan’s values of Pursue Excellence, Wired to Win, Generosity Matters, Build Trust and Integrity. Duties and responsibilities, as they align to Ryan’s Key Results: Create a positive team member experience. Responds to client inquiries and requests from tax authorities. Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Demonstrates extensive knowledge in assessment review and valuation techniques. Prepares and conducts client presentations. Attends hearings, settlement conferences, and negotiations, through settlement. Manages the preparation, review, and processing of all client reporting requirements. Acts as jurisdictional subject matter expert in managing all aspects of the appeal process (informal, formal, and litigation) and reports engagement status and results to the client. Serves as the main contact overseeing all client activity and responds to client inquiries and requests from assessing jurisdictions. Reviews and manages client contract terms, scope of services and fees. Oversees client billing and ensures timely collection of receivables (less than 90 days). Ensures team compliance with Firm policies, practice guidelines, and standards. Gives timely performance feedback to team members and addresses and escalates performance issues. Ensures workload is properly distributed among team members and holds team members accountable for completion of assigned projects. Communicates new issues, legislative changes, training opportunities, and client needs and strategies. Participates actively in professional organizations. 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. Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver’s license required. 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. This position directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 4/12/2022 (IPT269)

Property Tax Consultant for the Power, Energy, and Infrastructure Sectors (Remote) - Candidate must have experience in compliance and appeals. Candidate could have industry or jurisdictional experience. Flexible hours. Ideal for retired/semi-retired professional or professional currently employed wishing to augment income. Please contact antreasg@cost-containment-advisors.com with cv or resume. Date Posted: 4/11/2022 (IPT268)

Consultant (Miami, Florida; Hybrid role) - Tax Specialty:Property (Real Property experienced preferred). Paradigm Tax Group is a national consulting firm specializing exclusively in providing taxpayers of commercial, industrial, multi-residential, and special purpose properties with full-range property assessment and tax management services. We have a strategic national reach with 20+ offices across the United States. The primary function of the Real Property Consultant is to effectively work with the managing consultants to manage multiple projects, personnel, and clientele through the property tax lifecycle. MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Leading client engagements and interactions, developing strategy, managing appeals and reviewing staff work products. Managing multiple projects, activities, and deadlines while effectively utilizing staff/technology resources to efficiently execute duties. Attention to quality and offering technical proficiency working to solve complex client issues and appeals. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and persuasively. Prepare and manage client billings and timely collection of receivables. Understanding of state and local property tax laws and procedures. Application and knowledge of property tax abatements. Continuously develop tax expertise, analytical capabilities, and soft skills. REQUIREMENTS/DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 4-6+ years property tax or related experience preferred. Proven track record of managing teams and providing excellent client service. Applied knowledge and technical valuation of real property. Excellent organizational, verbal and written skills. 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. Some travel out of town, overnight for internal or client meetings, property tax hearings and/or conferences. Intermediate knowledge of MS Office 365 (Word, Outlook, Excel). Send resume to astaes@paradigmtax.com or apply by clicking here. Date Posted: 4/1/2022 (IPT263)

Property Tax Senior Analyst/Tax Manager (Atlanta, Georgia; Wichita, Kansas) - Koch Industries, one of the largest private companies in America, is seeking a Property Tax Senior Analyst/Tax Manager to join our growing team in the Atlanta, GA or Wichita, KS office.  The tax team at Koch Industries is a strategic partner to the businesses they support by identifying opportunities, driving process improvements and communicating tax impacts of transactions. What You Will Do In Your Role: Review annual property tax returns in a timely manner and assist in managing the compliance process.  Review data, research new investments, and identify discrepancies to ensure returns reflect accurate and complete information. Work with business units and incentives team to project tax impact of potential projects. Manage audit risk and create long term value by reviewing assets, researching positions, obtaining exemptions, and improving processes. Assist with the comprehensive review of real and personal property assessment notices received, pursue appeals and savings opportunities. Partner with internal groups to gain and share knowledge and support business goals. Participate in active coordination and management of outside vendors for process improvements and technical positions. Requirements: 2+ years of experience in property tax. Experience with Microsoft Office including 1+ years’ experience working in Microsoft Excel (including, but not limited to V-Look up and Pivot tables). 4+ years of experience in property tax. Experience with property tax software services (e.g. PTMS). Ability to travel to facilities occasionally  Experience with Tableau or Alteryx. Experience in the manufacturing industry. Experience with additional indirect taxes such as mineral severance tax or transfer tax. Bachelor’s degree and/or advanced degree in accounting, finance, taxation or related field. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/24/2022 (IPT263)

Tax Staff, Temporary Position (Irvine, California) - Tax Specialty: Sales or Property. CMI preferred, but not required. Now is the time to join Pacific Dental Services. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and gain valuable experience, apply today! As a member of the tax department within Pacific Dental Services you will be joining one of the country’s leading dental support organizations, with over 800 supported offices in 25 states. PDS has been on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America for the past 13 years in a row.  We plan to continue our rapid growth, and our vision is to become The Greatest Dental Company in America is quickly becoming a reality. Our team believes in the value of constant learning and adaptability through curiosity, individual development, and teamwork.  The tax department is structured and operates similar to a small CPA firm within the organization, providing a range of services including compliance, strategic tax planning, and advisory for our supported offices. Our goal is to provide temporary team members with hands on experience to grow their technical knowledge by exposing them to a broad spectrum of tax disciplines. In addition, we look to develop the interpersonal and professional skills necessary to succeed in the business world. In doing so, we expect interns to come out of this program with the experience and skills to flourish in their future careers. Principal Duties: Learn basic tax treatment of S Corporations, Partnerships, and Individuals. Prepare and file tax returns and extensions for the above groups using Thomson Reuters OneSource and CCH Axcess. Maintain tax department data storage & retrieval systems. Draft responses to federal, state and local tax inquiries and audit requests as needed. Participation in special projects and presentations as needed. Bring forth ideas to improve processes and materials. Knowledge/Skills: Strong sense of personal responsibility for tasks assigned. Ability to work with others & accept direction. Ability to function effectively in Microsoft Excel & Outlook, and to learn tax preparation software. Propensity to identify, analyze, and solve problems. Proficiency in tasks that require a high level of attention to detail and organization. Requirements: Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting. Strong written and verbal communication skills. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/16/2022 (IPT261)

Associate, Property Tax (Chicago, Illinois) - Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes. Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe. Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be: Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams. Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible. Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance. Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes. Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners. The Associate, Property Tax role independently researches, reviews, and maintains client database and group administrative systems. This role provides analytical and administrative support to the department, identifies trends and exposures, communicates analysis results and action plans to senior staff. Financial Reporting, Tax Analysis, and Research and Procedures: Perform analytical projects for the Property Tax Department including value, expense, and tax function processes. Assist with tax bills and appeal administration. Assist in personal property compliance administration. Verify all mandatory forms are filed accurately and timely by outsourcing service provider. Assist with maintenance and creation of department performance reports. Assist in assessment and financial information data entry; works with senior staff to ensure records are complete. Request and track all financial statements, rent rolls, etc. Review and coordinate financial reporting and data integration requirements. Perform research projects on the following but not limited to title policy review, jurisdiction tax policies, property re-parceling, and escalation research. Provide materials to third-party service providers. Annual Budget Process: Maintain annual budget project plan at direction of senior staff. Assist with the creation and review of property tax budgets. Assist with estimating annual consultant expenses for property budgets. Assist with production and distribution of the final Budget Reporting package. Department Administrative Functions: Assist in creating and updating records, etc. to reflect changes to portfolio (acquisitions and dispositions). Provide analysis and confirm record accuracy utilizing due diligence reports, closing materials, and other resources. Ensure proper acquisition and disposition procedures are met. Assist with review of tax bills and invoice processing and ensure that all tax bills are accounted for and processed timely. Responsible for special handling or payment applications are addressed. Assist with refund and consultant invoice management. Provide year-end and ad-hoc reports to consultants and reformat reports as required by local jurisdictions. Assist in the maintenance of all computer and file systems including, but not limited to, the input of new client property and assessment records. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in property tax. Extensive knowledge in Excel. Strong oral and written communication skills.  Work independently, in a group environment, multi-task, detail orientated, and have strong organizational. Preferred Qualifications:  Familiarity with real estate operations, legal documents, and due diligence process associated with the acquisition and sale of properties. To apply click hereDate Posted: 3/7/2022 (IPT258)

Senior Consultant (Minneapolis, Minnesota) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to identify property tax savings opportunities for clients and possesses an intermediate understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with assessment review and monitoring the appeal process for client portfolios. The Senior Consultant is responsible for creating positive team member experiences, which lead to excellent client service and drive revenue and profit for the Firm. The ideal candidate will have analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with strong people skills. The successful candidate will be effective in researching issues, reconciling databases, and completing detailed calculations.  Successful Ryan team members embrace and live Ryan’s values of Pursue Excellence, Wired to Win, Generosity Matters, Build Trust and Integrity Always and will embody and demonstrate accountability. Duties and responsibilities, as they align to Ryan’s Key Results: Create a positive team member experience. Responds to client inquiries and requests from tax authorities. Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Builds awareness/understanding of jurisdictional rules and filing requirements. Demonstrates an ability to collect, review and fully understand client-provided data. Inspects properties and prepares appropriate reports deemed necessary by management. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Possesses knowledge in assessment review, appeal determination, tax bill administration, and the three valuation approaches: cost, sales comparison, and income. Additionally, the candidate possesses knowledge of assessment equalization methodology that may apply in certain states. Handles appeals and monitors appeals process. Attends client status calls and meetings and provides supporting data and findings for leadership team. Works effectively with clients by taking an interest in the client’s industry and inquiring about trends and processes to gain a full understanding of their core business. Participates in recruiting efforts. Interacts and communicates effectively with team members. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management, Public Administration, MIS/Entrepreneurship, International Business or another degree with MBA, MST or JD. Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. One to three years of audit or tax-related experience. Desire to perform in a high-energy team environment. Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 3/3/2022 (IPT257)

AVP, Property Tax (Chicago, Illinois) - Revantage, a Blackstone Company. The AVP, Property Tax will assist senior management with oversight of daily tax department operations including but not limited to appeals, A/P, compliance, budget and forecasting, underwriting, project management, and other property-tax-related functions. Assures conformity with procedures and data integrity. Assists with the production of reporting. Able to assume ownership of one or more property tax operations or projects. Trains and directs staff as necessary. Produces reports and provides analytical support in a time-constrained/penalty-oriented environment. This position is based out of Revantage’s headquarters in Chicago, IL. Analysis and Procedures: Conduct analysis of real and personal property tax valuations on a timely basis. Maintain and create client and department reports. Supervise personal property administration. Provide materials to third-party service providers for compliance filings and maintain files. Verify all mandatory forms are filed accurately and timely by outsource service provider Primary contact for personal property auditors. Assist with the creation and review of property tax budgets. Manage selected client accounts on property tax matters, which would include: Tax analysis; Monitoring tax appeals; Response to client requests; Consultant management. Responsible for review and reporting of third-party consultant expense. Provide analysis and review relating to acquisition projections. Provide acquisition support including (but not limited to) research using the Internet or other resources, and document review to identify tax issues. Project leader for acquisition integration into department systems. Accountable for administering dispositions. Obtain documentation to close out systems, communicate status to the department and outside consultants, and timely updates to tax databases and work files. Ensure proper disposition procedures are met. Research tenant property tax escalation issues as required. Project/Process Leadership: Lead the team in change management and administrative projects, including, but not limited to: Software implementations; Shared file directory organization; Portfolio management on software and database systems (e.g. Inactive/active clients, ownership changes, etc.). Provide oversight in the distribution of year-end financial statements, rent rolls, and other data used for analysis. Reformat financial reports as required for jurisdiction compliance. Assist with refund management. Assist with portfolio management.  Ensure all clients’ portfolios are correctly reflected in all department systems. Provide ongoing monitoring of the data for accuracy and timeliness. Produce reports/analysis of property taxes for a client or Senior Management inquiries. Accounts Payable Management: Supervise the integration of accounts payable function of acquisition properties, new third-party clients and/or existing client portfolio changes. Supervise same for disposition properties. Conduct the second review of accounts payable packages. Ensure that real and personal property tax bills being processed by the department are accounted for and are processed timely. Responsible for including any analysis of variances for management review and addressing any special handling or payment/application requirements. Develop and ensures uniformity in department accounts payable processing procedures that support reporting requirements. Supervise and manage documentation for distribution to Treasury, Accounting, auditors, and lease administrators.  Review A/P and Appeal workflows for accurate reports and correspondence. Ensure that documents are filed timely and accurately. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college. Minimum of 7 years’ experience in basic accounting and financial principles. Completed Intermediate Property Taxation course(s) or have obtained equal knowledge through work experience. Knowledge of closing documents, real estate acquisitions, and operations. Strong organizational skills and be a team player. Good communication skills, grammar, and spelling skills.  Detail-oriented and easily interact with internal and external contacts on a professional level. Advanced computer systems knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Internet applications, and databases. Able to juggle multiple tasks, be a team leader, and have strong follow-up skills. Travel may be required. Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory experience. PERKS FOR YOU: Competitive salary, overall compensation & 401(k). Work-life balance offerings include: Remote work policy. Productive Hours – weekly meeting-free work time. Bi-Weekly Summer Fridays. In-house and external learning & development opportunities. Generous health insurance & wellness benefits. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/3/2022 (IPT256)

Senior Property Tax Analyst (San Antonio, Texas or Findlay, Ohio) - Tax Specialty: Property Tax. The Tax Analyst works with personnel from various organizations within Marathon Petroleum Company (MPC) and governmental agencies.  The Tax Analyst must be able to utilize software systems to perform property tax filings and accounting for property taxes, including use of SAP, OneSource Property, Excel and other tools. The Tax Analyst is responsible for filing annual property tax returns, assessing and negotiating property values for MPC and subsidiaries’ assets. This, along with other projects and tax research, allows the Tax Analyst to make a significant impact to the bottom line result of the company. The work is dynamic, fast-paced, and requires multi-tasking with a continuous improvement mindset. Significant problem-solving and analytical skills are required.  The Tax Analyst must be a self-starter and able to effectively conduct negotiations with external taxing jurisdiction personnel. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supports the property tax goals, practices and activities of MPC and its affiliates. Leads and mentor’s other property tax professionals, develops strategies and modeling for valuation purposes, and imparts that knowledge to the team. Provides property tax valuation expertise, advice and tax estimates for management regarding existing and proposed activities and transactions. Prepares and completes in a timely and efficient manner annual personal property tax returns and tax payments for the Company. Reviews and interprets existing and proposed property tax laws, regulations, policies and judicial interpretations to minimize the Company’s property tax liability. Assist with property valuation analysis and proactively review real and personal property assessments to determine if the property is being correctly valued as required by statute, file complaints with tax assessors or reviewing boards with respect to correction of excessive assessments and follow through on all complaints in an effort to obtain equitable assessments. Assist with the coordination of the Company’s property tax audits, defends personal property tax returns before taxing jurisdictions, provides expert witness testimony and secures third-party witnesses and legal counsel. Represents the Company in property tax-related incentive meetings, negotiations and hearings before government agencies. Reviews deeds, leases, tax pro-rations, assignments and other agreements dealing with the Company’s interests to determine property tax obligations. Represents the Company before state tax commissions, departments of revenue and local boards of review, as well as at national, state or local tax conferences and industry meetings. Assists with reporting of all relevant property tax issues to Senior Management, as well as operational business unit managers. Provides the Company’s Accounting Department with property tax estimates and accrual data to ensure that the accounting records properly reflect the correct property tax expense and liability balances. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5-years Property Tax experience. Must be a committed team player. Property Tax software systems experience required. Significant SAP or other large ERP experience preferred. BS Accounting, Finance, Economics or related degree required, MBA or other graduate degree beneficial. CMI or working towards a CMI is preferred. Travel:  10% - 20%. Point-of-Contact is Chip Twomey tltwomey@marathonpetroleum.com. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/2/2022 (IPT255)