Property Tax Positions Available

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)