Property Tax Positions Available

Senior Tax Analyst (Dundee, Michigan) - This position is responsible to coordinate and monitor filing of US personal property returns; maintain tax payment budgets and forecasts and pursue tax savings opportunities.  In addition, the position will provide oversight of Americas Business Services (ABS) personnel in the area of Fixed Assets; and support Sales & Use Tax functions, including state and local audit work as needed. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Oversight of Americas Business Services (ABS) tax payment process from start to finish. Oversight of Americas Business Services (ABS) preparation of US personal property tax compliance from start to finish. Prepare personal property tax budgets and forecasts, including quarterly reviews. Identify tax reduction opportunities. Keep abreast of personal property tax laws and changes. Conduct technical tax research relevant to planning projects for tax audits and special projects. Research and draft responses for questions from internal customers. Review and analyze fixed asset tax ledgers for appropriate asset class coding. Lead process improvement initiatives, including asset ledger maintenance. Gain strong working knowledge of PTMS, maintain software and monitor updates. Assist Manager with true-up of personal property accrual accounts as assigned. Key contributor on personal property tax appeal efforts. Assist in Sales Tax Administration tasks and duties, as assigned. Mentor other Analysts. Other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting. Required Work Experience is 3-5 years. Travel Requirements up to 10%. Self-starter with the initiative and ability to make independent decisions. Advanced excel skills required. Experience with SAP preferred. Experience with PTMS or other comparable property tax software. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 9/10/2020 (IPT2691)   

Property Tax Manager (Danbury, Connecticut) - Praxair, Inc., a member of the Linde group, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our products, services and technologies are making our world more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website at www.praxair.com. If you are seeking an exciting opportunity that offers room for growth and advancement, look no further!  Praxair has an immediate need for a talented Tax Manager to join our dynamic Tax team in Danbury, CT.   Our Tax team is made up of over 15 tax professionals who bring a wealth of tax knowledge, experience and exuberance to everything we do. We work together with Treasury, Corporate Accounting and other Praxair business groups. We are dedicated to minimizing time spent processing tax filings and enhancing the professional growth of our team members.   Property Tax Manager Responsibilities: Motivate, manage, coach and develop a staff of two. Handle all aspects of property tax including filing, payments and appeals. Work with operations to maximize property tax abatements. Handle all real estate taxes. Responsible for severance taxes related to oil and gas. Research and resolve all customer related inquiries with respect to property tax bill back invoices. Research and respond to business inquiries regarding property tax matters. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, MST degree or courses a plus. 5+ years’ of Property Tax experience in either a large industry or Big 4 Public Accounting with a Manufacturing and Real Estate background. Experience using PTMS is a plus. Prior experience managing a team preferred. Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements utilizing innovative solutions. Ability to work cross functionally in a matrix organization. Ability to drive value and minimize tax within the property tax function. Strong project management skills. Strong desire to work in a progressive tax department where meeting the compliance deadlines are considered the minimum requirements for the position. Desire to work on "value added" special projects beyond compliance and audit defense. To apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 9/9/2020 (IPT2690)


Property Tax Valuation Analyst -
The position will be responsible for assisting with the management of SPG’s real property tax practice. The successful PTVA candidate will provide support to SPG Tax Managers and outside consultants and attorneys to ensure compliance with its ad valorem filings, appeals, audits and tax planning to manage property assessments. The project responsibilities will be directed by the experienced members of the Property Tax Management team. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to): Collecting internal and external financial and valuation related information. Performing assignment specific financial data collection and valuation research. Research and reporting on Non-Ad Valorem (NAV) assessments. Assist Tax Managers with the coordination of outside consultants (legal & valuation) efforts. Provide support with property valuations, appeals, litigation and various administrative issues. Assist in the property tax monthly reporting as well as the annual budgeting process. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A degree(s) in real estate, finance, business/accounting, or equivalent is a prerequisite to qualify for this job. A technical background in property valuation, finance, accounting, or similar experience needs to be demonstrated along with the ability to further enhance developed technical valuation skills along with the ability to communicate in more specific terms about financial and appraisal valuation.  Proficiency in the use of SPGs internal reporting systems including CTI, the Occupancy Cost Database (OCDB), SSLE, JDE, TAP and COGNOS and should be familiar with SPG tenant billing methods preferred not required.  Must demonstrate/possess excellent written and oral, presentation skills along with sound analytical and problem solving skills and possess a proficient understanding and practical use of spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications (i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Familiarity with ONESource Property Tax Management software system preferred not required. The position may require some travel. Must possess a self-motivated, self-starting work ethic; an active interest and desire to learn and grow within the property tax department and possess the ability to work well independently and in a team environment. Send resume to Joseph.Gee@simon.com. Date Posted: 9/8/2020 (IPT2689)

Property Tax Accountant (Duluth, Georgia) - THE QUIKRETE® COMPANIES, the leading producer of packaged concrete and related products, is seeking a Property Tax Accountant to work in our Accounting office in Duluth, GA. Responsibilities/Duties: Liaison with property tax consultants that handle return filing, appeals, notices, etc. Review property tax returns prepared by third party preparer. Maintain asset schedules, and prepare reports for Federal, State, and Property Tax purposes. Handle property tax audits. Ensure property tax payments are made timely. Point of contact for all internal/external property tax questions. Prepare IRS Form 2290 Heavy Highway use excise tax returns. Handle various other payments and returns. Qualifications/Skills: 2+ years of property tax experience. Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. Microsoft Office Product Suite proficient (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook). JD Edwards and Sage FAS experience preferred but not required. Detail oriented, deadline sensitive. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Interested candidates should send their resume and salary requirements to robb.sundmaker@quikrete.com to be considered for this position. Date Posted: 8/27/2020 (IPT2688)

Senior Tax Manager, Indirect Tax (Irvine, California) -
Reports to Tax Director, Indirect Tax. Pacific Dental Services is a Dental Service Organization that provides management services to over 800 dental offices located in 24 states.  One of the services provided is tax services.  MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary purpose and function of the Sr. Manager Indirect Tax is to lead and manage the Company’s day to day as well as long term indirect tax compliance and related planning in order to ensure timely tax reporting compliance, suggest effective tax planning for PDS and applicable related entities, drive process improvement, and to minimize tax costs and department costs to the Company. As a Sr. Manager, Indirect Tax you will efficiently manage Indirect Tax compliance, tax research, audits and appeals utilizing enhanced technology and process improvements and will perform other Indirect Tax function duties as assigned by the Director, Indirect Tax. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance or Business and at least 8 or more years of experience related to indirect tax work. Experience managing and coaching others. PREFERRED: CPA, JD or Master’s degree, 10 or more years of indirect tax experience. CMI in Sales & Use & Property Tax. Experience with Thomson Reuters, Vertex or similar Tax Determination & Sales/Use Compliance Software. Send resume to stillmanl@pacden.com. Date Posted: 8/13/2020 (IPT2687)

Property Tax Associate Consultant (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 a better team environment. We are seeking a Property Tax Associate Consultant in our Oklahoma City 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 allowed to develop your technical, analytical, and soft skills while working with our clients. You will learn and experience a lot in this role. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Ability to organize and maintain a high volume of client documents. Ability to submit and process property tax documentation to meet deadlines in various counties, states, and jurisdictions. Client interaction, including relationship management. Ability to drive organization for a team. Assist in the preparation of data requests and compliance filings. Ability to process multiple tax statements with an eye on accuracy. Communications with taxing jurisdictions in various states. Batch processing of high volume of tax bills for payment. Additional support services as needed. Heavy data entry. Job Requirements: Property Tax or Oil & Gas office-support staff experience preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook; Property Tax software experience a plus. Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills. Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Able to complete detail-oriented tasks with strict deadlines. Able to manage multiple tasks. Critical thinker and problem solver. Works well independently and as part of a team. Eager to learn and is a self-starter. High school diploma or equivalent required. Preferred - Associates Degree or a four-year College degree concentrated in Business or Real Estate. Working Conditions: 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. Full-time position. Apply Here. Date Posted: 8/12/2020 (IPT2686)

Property Tax Consultant (Dallas, Texas) -
MTG is looking for a Property Tax Consultant to join our team in Dallas, TX. Responsibilities:  Effectively maintain a positive client relationship and ensure all needs are met. Establish an on-going business relationship with assessors, collectors, and other third parties throughout various taxing jurisdictions. Initiate client data requests and review for completeness. Apply software knowledge to successfully implement client data. Possess knowledge regarding asset taxability and filing deadlines in various states. Prepare and file annual property tax renditions accurately and timely. Analyze assessment notices for accuracy and determine potential savings. File appeals, if applicable. Manage appeal deadlines and negotiate values with assessors on behalf of clients for both real estate and business personal property accounts. Attend and present at tax hearings. Research and process Real Estate and Business Personal Property tax statements and assessment notices timely. Respond to any correspondence received from assessor-collectors via email and telephone. Provide property tax estimates, if requested. Prepares tax savings reports for clients. Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements: Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong organizational, time management and follow-up skills. Ability to meet deadlines while multi-tasking and prioritizing. Eager and willing to learn. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented and efficient. Follow internal practices and workflows for uniformity. Works well independently and as part of a team. Ability to work overtime. Requires Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Business Management, or International Business.  One to Three years of relevant work experience preferred (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs). Experience using Property Tax software. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. Texas Property Tax Consulting license from TDLR. Compensation and Benefits: Salary competitive and negotiable based on skill level and experience of candidate. Medical, Dental, and Vision. Paid holidays, accrued sick/vacation time. Please email your resume to Georgene@Moderntaxgroup.com. Date Posted: 8/10/2020 (IPT2685)

Tax Manager, Property Tax (Indianapolis, Indiana) -
Conducts property tax reviews for DMA clients and provides other state and local tax consulting services.  Participates in business development efforts.  Has account management responsibility for assigned clients. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Conducts property tax reviews for DMA clients. Prepares written reports supporting DMA’s position for State taxing authorities; reviews and submits periodic status reports to clients; prepares Letters of Findings for clients. Works with State and local tax officials to achieve maximum tax savings. Participates in business development efforts. Responsible for client account management on assigned clients. Maintains knowledge of state and local tax laws, regulations, and court decisions. Updates work-in-process reports. Represents clients during audits and in hearings with state taxing authorities. Conducts on-site inspection of client plants and operations. Assists Directors and Sr. Tax Managers and other business development professionals in scoping and developing customized solutions for new and prospective clients. Manages, coordinates, and reviews activities of Tax Analysts and Sr. Tax Consultants. Maintains excellent knowledge of state and local tax laws, regulations, and court decisions. Researches more complex tax issues. Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform other duties as assigned. Education and Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related field. 5+ years’ experience in property tax consulting. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Organizational and interpersonal skills required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to meet travel requirements of the job. Valid Driver’s License. Apply Here or send resume to rcrandall@dmainc.com. Date Posted: 8/6/2020 (IPT2684)

Tax Supervisor (Memphis, Tennessee) -
Tax Specialty: Property Tax. What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it. Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Property Tax, candidate will perform property tax processes (data gathering, balance sheet to fixed asset reconciliation, return preparation, assessed value review, valuation appeals, tax bill payments, and audits) for company owned facilities.  Candidate will ensure compliance with all mandatory filing statutes within states International Paper conducts business and ensure compliance with International Paper Financial Policies. Candidate will perform value added projects to achieve tax savings for the facilities through valuation appeals and the pursuit of tax abatement and incentive opportunities. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Collection and analysis of company information needed for preparing property tax returns.  This includes data from SAP, DigIt, BPC, and other internal and external sources. Review data gathered from finance teams to identify asset taxability and obsolescence opportunities. Using PTMS compliance software, prepare and timely file assigned property tax returns to the proper assessing authorities. Review assessment notices for accuracy and valuation of real and personal property.   Research tax issues and prepare valuation support including analysis of obsolescence. Negotiate informal assessment reductions and settlements. Post noticed values and calculate estimated tax liabilities. When required, evaluate appeal positions and make formal appeal recommendations to the Sr. Mgr. Property Tax.  With Sr. Manager Assistance, prepare data and information for formal appeal presentations.  When applicable, attend formal appeal level hearings. Support all questions from State and Local taxing jurisdictions related to return filing and billing requirements. Support inquiries from various internal business groups, outsourced consultants and outside compliance team.   Coordinate and review work performed by outsourced consultants. Participate in the coordination of all external and internal tax related audits. Review tax bills for accuracy and process for payment. Help train and mentor less experienced Property Tax staff members. Assist in other Tax Department areas or in other related departments as needed in special projects. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.  CMI in property tax is a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software. Prior knowledge of property tax compliance software:  PTMS, SAP fixed assets, project system, and financial accounting modules a plus. Prior appeal preparation, negotiation, and presentation at formal hearings required. 10+ years of property tax experience preferred. Tax incentive experience a plus. KEY COMPETENCIES: Business Acumen. Process Management. Problem Solving. Organizational Agility. Cross-Cultural Sensitivity. International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apply Here. Date Posted: 8/6/2020 (IPT2683)

Sr. REIT Tax Accountant (Chicago, Illinois) -
Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Sr. REIT Tax Accountant at our corporate offices in Chicago. At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our success is firmly rooted in our people. Our company is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders. To meet this goal, we hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent who help us innovate and enhance our business. We build collaborative teams who value integrity, creativity and diversity. Our teams operate an iconic portfolio of irreplaceable properties within the world’s most dynamic markets. As one of the largest real estate services companies, we provide management and development expertise exclusively for properties owned by Brookfield Asset Management. Our retail group operates destination, standalone retail real estate globally, including over 150 malls in the United States. Our regional shopping centers create a sense of place in the heart of the communities in which we do business: offering retail, lifestyle, dining and entertainment options. This position involves specific on-going responsibilities as well as one-time projects. The position requires interaction, communication with and financial information gathering from outside departments (including Accounting, Legal, Treasury and field personnel) for analysis and conclusions associated with cross-functional areas within the department. Responsibilities: Prepare and administer REIT Property Service Questionnaire for all of the Company's properties. Review responses to questionnaire (with follow-up as needed) and summarize property findings with input into database. Assist the Director with quantifying REIT Service risk per mall with summary for portfolio as a whole. Assist Director with preparation of quarterly REIT Asset and Income Test for all Company REITs. Work extensively with Accounting for coordination of source information and testing using Hyperion based REIT models. Maintain understanding of and proficiency with Hyperion and Accounting systems (including company setup and account codes). Prepare annual shareholder demand letters for purposes satisfying REIT requirements over REIT ownership. Assist with Sarbanes Oxley documentation for REIT Compliance. Understand REIT tax law and its application to the Company's REIT environment. Develop an understanding of the relationships between the Company REIT entities and Company taxable operations and REIT implications associated with these inter-company transactions. Use an understanding of REIT structure and technical rules to assist with monitoring the operating properties within the Company's portfolio for non-qualifying income sources and impermissible REIT activities. Conduct research to support REIT analysis. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; CPA required. 5 Years (Big 4 or comparable firm experience required). Strong knowledge and understanding of REITs including nuances of impermissible tenant services, related party rents and -3(g) rules and self-charging. Proficient advanced spreadsheet skills required (esp. vlook-up, pivot tables, Power Query). Ability to pursue questions with outside departments and document written conclusions. Strong organizational skills needed. Strong independent work habits. Excellent interpersonal skills/communication with others. Independent thinking and reasoning. Strong tax research skills. Ability to understand and quantify different tax accounting methodologies. Strong desire to grow professionally within the tax arena. The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to do the following:  The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.   The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.   The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.   The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.   The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.  We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. To apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 7/28/2020 (IPT2682)

Real Estate Tax Analyst (Chicago, Illinois) - Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Real Estate Tax Analyst at the Brookfield Properties retail corporate office in Chicago, IL. At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our success is firmly rooted in our people. Our company is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders. To meet this goal, we hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent who help us innovate and enhance our business. We build collaborative teams who value integrity, creativity and diversity. Our teams operate an iconic portfolio of irreplaceable properties within the world’s most dynamic markets. As one of the largest real estate services companies, we provide management and development expertise exclusively for properties owned by Brookfield Asset Management. Our retail group operates destination, standalone retail real estate globally, including over 150 malls in the United States. Our regional shopping centers create a sense of place in the heart of the communities in which we do business: offering retail, lifestyle, dining and entertainment options. The Asset Management Department seeks to add an experienced, energetic commercial property tax professional to proactively ensure that real estate property tax liabilities for the Company's shopping centers are appropriately managed and reduced. The Company's Asset Management Department is primarily responsible for the operations of the Company's portfolio of shopping centers, and its focus is the disciplined management of all expenses that impact these centers.  Brookfield Properties provides a collegial team atmosphere making this an outstanding place to work in a sophisticated commercial real estate environment. Responsibilities: Assist the Real Estate Tax Department in analyzing and addressing the Company’s shopping center properties’ real estate tax assessments in various jurisdictions throughout the United States. Track assessment notices and maintain real estate tax appeal calendar to ensure timely response and filing of tax appeals, as necessary. Assist in real estate valuation analyses for assigned portfolio of properties to determine whether Company’s proposed assessments are appropriately valued, or whether the property could benefit from a real estate tax appeal. Assist in creating appeal packages in support of filed tax appeals, including, but not limited to, valuation analyses, income approach arguments, market analysis, and competition review. Serve as liaison with Company’s Property Accounting Department to obtain necessary financial data and operating reports. Complete real estate tax filings as necessary, including, but not limited to, mandatory Income and Expense filings. Prepare real estate tax estimates, projections, and budgets to properly manage the real estate tax expense. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. 2+ years related experience. Knowledge of real estate valuation and finance. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Solid organizational skills with the ability to adhere to deadlines. Experience handling real estate tax appeals at consulting firm, law firm, or in-house real estate department preferred. Proficiency in financial modeling and ability to interpret financial statements. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Send resume to Katie.Tolle@brookfieldpropertiesretail.com. Date Posted: 7/22/2020 (IPT2681)
Property Tax Director – Porto Leone Consulting is a valuation services firm with expertise in Personal and Real Property. We are seeking an experienced property tax professional to start and grow a property tax practice and are offering equity in addition to salary compensation. Responsibilities: Sales and Marketing of property tax services. Hire, train and manage staff and oversee client services. Carry out compliance filings, appeals, audits and other property tax activities, delivering administrative and consulting services in a timely and accurate manner. Ability to work remotely and build the practice nationally. Any other duties as assigned. Qualifications/Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of personal 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.  Experience in establishing and using some sort of property tax compliance software is preferred. 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 MicheleK@PLC-LLC.com.  Date Posted: 7/21/2020 (IPT2680)


Property Tax Accountant (Irvine, California) -
PRC is the largest independent lessor of Material Handling Equipment in North America. PRC has recently announced a partnership with Fuyo General Lease Co., LTD. With the partnership, we are poised to accelerate our market share, portfolio offering, and global expansion. We are looking for a motivated Tax Accountant to that wants to work in a growing global company! The role of the Property Tax Accountant at Pacific Rim Capital is to provide excellent service to all key stakeholders, automate routine processes to streamline tasks and minimize risk of human error, and meet all the property tax related deadlines for annual returns, bills and audits. Key Responsibilities: Filing of annual business personal property tax returns for all leased equipment locations in the united states (39 states). Review all ‘assessed value notices’ received from all billing jurisdictions for reasonableness prior to receiving actual bills from tax collectors. Communicate with tax officials and lessors when necessary to clarify and address tax related issues. Payment of property tax bills received. Lessee property tax invoicing. Handle all lessee invoicing disputes and/or questions. Respond to and answer all assessor-collector email/phone questions. Handle all property tax audits providing them with information and materials requested. Assist account managers and collections with property tax invoice questions from the client. Provide property tax estimates upon request. Attend all necessary training required to keep current in the property tax field to remain compliant. Attend all necessary software training conferences required to keep current with the most recent upgrade and modifications. To continue to seek best practices and ways to automate manual processes wherever possible. Continually document systems and process changes that relate to the position of property tax accountant. Successful Competencies: Strong analytical skills. Good business acumen in written and verbal communication. Self-motivated and works well independently but collaborates with others when needed. Great organizational and follow-up skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within deadlines through prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment. A track record of building and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally with customers and vendors. Education and Experience: 4-year degree or equivalent experience required. 5 plus years’ experience in Property Tax Accounting required. Strong Microsoft Office Word and Excel proficiency. Experience in Tax Software, PTMS/TCI software experience is a plus. Compensation, Benefits and Perks: Salary competitive and negotiable based on skill level and experience of candidate. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) with match. Paid holidays and accrued paid Sick/Vacation time.  Free snacks, team building events and celebrations, and opportunity to join our culture committee. Beautiful Irvine office space with sit/stand desks and bright, open work environment. To apply Click HereDate Posted: 7/21/2020 (IPT2679)

Property Tax Analyst (Houston, Texas) –
Hilcorp Energy Company.  Responsibilities: Perform property tax compliance functions with an emphasis in, but not limited to: AK, AL, CO, LA, NM, OH, PA, TX and WY. Support property tax accounting functions such as posting monthly accruals, property tax payments, and journal entries. Review data gathered from accounting and operational teams to identify all reportable activity and obsolescence factors. Prepare and timely file annual property tax returns to the proper assessing authorities. Review assessment notices for accuracy and participate in value discussions with the assessing authority. Evaluate, with the Property Tax Manager, where appeals are necessary. Assist in appeal preparation and, when applicable, attend appeal level hearings. Post noticed values and calculate estimated tax liability. Learn and maintain the property tax systems. Participate in the formulation of strategies to minimize tax liabilities and optimize use of losses. Provide research and/or updates on new or proposed legislation, regulations and rulings in tax and related areas and advise on how to mitigate their impacts. Participate in the coordination of all external and internal tax related audits. Work closely with other accounting and operational areas to provide advice and consultation to satisfy customers’ needs and overall company objectives. Adhere to the company’s values – Integrity, Ownership, Urgency, Alignment and Innovation. Support company vision and mission. Adhere to established work schedule, attendance standards and be punctual to work and meetings. Maintain strong business relationships with assessors, collectors, customers and 3rd parties. Other duties as assigned by management. Maintain employee confidence and protect operations, including intellectual properties, by keeping information confidential. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results, as needed. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university or college. A degree in accounting, finance, economics, business or engineering is preferred. CMI, ASA, or CPA Preferred. Minimum three (3) years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including experience with upstream, midstream and oil field service industries. Applicant’s primary occupation for at least two (2) of the last three (3) years must have involved property tax valuation and compliance responsibilities. Previous experience as a Property Tax Analyst, Representative, Consultant, or Accountant is required. Previous property tax experience focused in the oil and gas industry’s upstream and midstream sectors is required. Specific emphasis in AK, TX, and LA, is preferred. Excellent communication and negotiating skills. Ability to accurately plan and analyze company information. Achievement oriented: Act Today, Not Tomorrow. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public. Strong business acumen. Ability to complete complex tasks without close supervision. Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities. Outstanding administrative and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex operational information into an organized and presentable manner. Proficient in the use and application of the following software: (Required) Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook), SAP; (Optional) Microsoft Office Access, Enertia.  Apply Online at https://www.hilcorp.com/work-at-hilcorp/careers/, Job Title 20-252.A - Property Tax Analyst, or Send Resume to kstewart@hilcorp.com. Date Posted: 7/21/2020 (IPT2678)

Senior Tax Analyst Indirect Tax (Houston, Texas) -
Patterson-UTI Management Services, LLC. Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Indirect Tax Manager, this position will focus the preparation and analysis of sales and use taxes, property tax returns, and information related to tax compliance. The Sr. Tax Analyst will also provide assistance to other functional areas of the tax department as needed. Prepare indirect tax compliance obligations including sales and use, excise, property, business, and other regulatory returns. Prepare sales & use tax data and supporting work papers. Reconcile indirect tax accounts and record journal entries when necessary. Assist with audits, audit requests, timelines, and waivers. Review and test internal controls related to indirect tax. Support the development of indirect tax procedures, policies, and guidelines. Manage tax rates, tax classifications, and exemption documentation. Maintain tax calendar ensuring all tax due dates are met. Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal tax policy changes. Created and maintain indirect tax matrixes for A/P. Assist with SOX control documentation. Perform nexus reviews, voluntary disclosures, and registrations. Perform various tax research for domestic, international and state tax topics and deliver analysis and memo documentation to Tax Manager and Tax Director. Must be able to work independently, multi-task and prioritize under pressure and within timeline constraints. Other duties and projects, as assigned. Job Requirements: Ability to work independently, multi‐task and prioritize under pressure and within timeline constraints. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills to work effectively with all levels of employees and peers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Flexible and proactive problem solver adept at achieving results in a team‐oriented and collaborative environment. Proficient with Oracle account system with the ability to run reports and complete analysis with experience in MS Office to include Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to maintain Company and employee confidentiality at all times and handle sensitive employee information and protect Company proprietary information in an appropriate manner. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Tax. 3-6 years’ experience with multinational corporation tax. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). RIA Checkpoint and ERP systems experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Accounting or Tax. 3-6 years’ experience at a Big 4 accounting firm. CMI preferred. This job requires the ability to work under time-sensitive deadlines and maintain a calm and professional demeanor when adversity is encountered.  It also requires the physical ability to work in an office environment including the ability to sit for long periods of time while performing office or computer tasks.  The job may require some overtime including weekend or holidays.  All applicants must be able to commit to a full-time schedule. Apply using the job title “Senior Indirect Tax Analyst” here. Date Posted: 7/2/2020 (IPT2670)

State and Local Tax Attorney (Little Rock, Arkansas) - Dover Dixon Horne PLLC, a full-service commercial law firm in Little Rock, Arkansas, is expanding its leading state and local tax (SALT) team with an additional attorney. The state and local tax team advises and represents taxpayers on Arkansas and multistate tax issues, including income taxes, sales and use taxes, property taxes, and excise taxes. The practice includes: Representing taxpayers in tax litigation in trial and appellate courts; Representing taxpayers in audits and administrative appeals; Advising taxpayers about compliance with state and local taxes; Seeking administrative guidance for taxpayers; Negotiating and implementing economic development incentives; Assisting taxpayers with compliance and reporting for taxes, rebates, credits, and incentives; Monitoring and drafting legislation and administrative rules; Advising and negotiating tax provisions related to contracts and transactions; Educating taxpayers about Arkansas and multistate tax issues through writing and speaking; and helping clients with other areas of regulatory, business, and trusts and estates law. This practice necessarily demands a broad skillset for an attorney, including legal research and analytic writing, written and oral advocacy, interpersonal relationship and communication skills, business sense, project management, and overall judgment. At DDH, we take a team approach to deliver client-focused, outstanding legal services for our clients, and our SALT group works particularly closely and collaboratively with an aim toward being the best in Arkansas. The SALT group and the firm as a whole are committed to investing in and developing attorneys for long-term success. This position is open both to experienced and entry-level attorneys, and the attorney’s title and compensation will depend on background and experience. Position Requirements: J.D. Professional integrity. Work ethic. Commitment to client service. Commitment to protecting and vindicating taxpayer rights. Legal writing, communication, and analytic skills. Preferred: License to practice in Arkansas. Experience in state and local tax. Experience in government. Tax LLM. Other legal experience, particularly in litigation or regulatory matters. Accounting background. Please contact careers@ddh.law or any of the DDH SALT attorneys (Matt Boch, T.J. Lawhon, and Mike Parker) to apply. Date Posted: 6/24/2020 (IPT2669)


Manager (Austin, Texas) - Tax Specialty: Property, Tax Complex. 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 Senior Consultants/Consultants to deliver property tax consulting services for assigned clients.  This position is focused on providing valuation support to multiple client engagements. The Manager maintains existing client relationships and focuses on property tax management and minimization opportunities utilizing advanced valuation techniques.  The Manager reviews and evaluates appeal positions, makes appeal recommendations and contributes to the appeal process for Ryan clients. This includes researching tax issues, reviewing valuations of real and personal property, preparing valuation support including analysis of obsolescence, negotiating assessment reductions and settlements, and the preparation and presentation of assessment appeals and supporting litigation. The Manager 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 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. Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios, focusing on valuation strategies, documentation and implementation. 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 valuation 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 a contact contributing to 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. 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 Engineering, 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.  Significant appraisal and valuation experience required. Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize tasks, works on multiple assignments, and manages 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. Standard indoor working environment. Occasional long periods of sitting or standing while working. Position requires regular interaction with employees and clients both in person, via e-mail and telephone. Independent travel requirement: 10%. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 6/23/2020 (IPT2668)

Law Student, Property Tax (Toronto, Ontario) - Altus Group Limited. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, North American Tax, the Student will be involved in legal research and analysis functions related to a legal precedent database and computer assisted legal research system. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, thrive in a fast-paced environment, operate effectively in a team environment and possess an interest in administrative law and real estate. This is a full-time opportunity from July to August 2020 and part-time from September 2020 to April 2021. Key Responsibilities: Performing detailed legal research on tribunal and court property tax assessment decisions. Preparing source data for precedent system entry by compiling and sorting information. Analyzing tribunal and court property tax assessment decisions. Preparing and revising research memorandum regarding application of property tax assessment decisions. Assisting in design of new processes, systems, tools and techniques for data analytic solutions, and serving as a liaison between business and technical team. Position Requirements: Presently enrolled in a JD program. Preferably completed 2nd year. Available to work full-time in summer 2020 and part-time in fall 2020 & winter 2021. Proficient in use of Word and Outlook. Familiar with Westlaw and Quicklaw. Detail oriented and focused on accuracy. Proactive and takes initiative. Excellent communication skills. To apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 6/22/2020 (IPT2667)