Property Tax Positions Available

Property Tax Consultants for the Power, Energy, Renewables and Infrastructure Sectors in the US & Canada. Candidate must have solid experience in compliance, valuations, appraisal techniques, and appeals (could be industry or jurisdictional experience). Must have advanced Microsoft Excel program skills. Virtual, “as needed”, flexible positions. Please contact kittyg@cost-containment-advisors.com  via your email with cv or resume’ and contact information. Date Posted: 12/11/2019 (IPT2647)

Property Tax Analyst (Raleigh, North Carolina) - This position is located at our Corporate office in Raleigh, NC and reports to the Raleigh-based Property Tax Manager. The Property Tax Analyst will provide support to the entire property tax group. This position will provide assistance on a variety of property tax related tasks and projects. Responsibilities: Develop relationships with the Division Controllers, Finance Managers and other operations personnel as needed to perform the job. Work directly with co-source provider to ensure high quality property tax services are delivered.  Collect and reconcile data needed to file annual Business Personal Property Tax Returns. Review Business Personal Property Tax Returns prepared by co-source provider prior to the filing deadline. Provide support to Property Tax Managers, Senior Manager of Property Tax, and co-source provider for appeals of real and personal property assessments. Develop and maintain accurate property tax accruals.  Work with co-source provider to ensure that all property tax bills are reviewed and paid on time. Support business personal property tax audits. Obtain, analyze and prepare information for filing railcar returns for the entire organization. Travel, as required. Requirements: Associates Degree preferably in business or related discipline. 2+ years of property tax experience in compliance, personal property tax audits and other property tax procedures. Willing to take property tax course work. Ability to work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization. Ability to develop tax research skills. Ability to prioritize projects and activities. Proficient in Microsoft suite of products. Send resume to Josh.Jones@martinmarietta.com. Date Posted: 12/10/2019 (IPT2645)

Senior Property Tax Analyst (Dallas, Texas) - This position is located at our Division office in Dallas, TX and reports to the Dallas-based Property Tax Manager. The Senior Property Tax Analyst will provide support to the entire property tax group and manage a variety of property tax tasks and projects. Responsibilities: Develop relationships with the Division Controllers, Finance Managers, Plant Managers, Land Management and operations employees as needed to perform their job. Work directly with co-source provider to ensure high quality property tax services are delivered. Collect, reconcile and review data needed to file annual Business Personal Property Tax Returns. Review and approve Business Personal Property Tax Returns prepared by co-source provider. File appeals of real and personal property assessments, negotiate value reductions with county appraisers and attend review board hearings as needed. Develop and maintain accurate property tax accruals. Assist/manage business personal property tax audits. File property tax exemption applications for pollution control equipment with TCEQ and county assessors. Obtain information and file applications for Agricultural Use Appraisal. Assist with developing and implementing new ideas for property tax minimization. Travel, as required. Qualifications and Skills: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in business or related discipline. 4+ years of business experience including at least two years of dedicated property tax work. Willing to take property tax course work and work towards CMI designation. Ability to work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization. Strong research and analytic skills. Be willing to develop good presentation skills. Ability to prioritize projects and activities. Ability to exercise sound judgment in problem solving. Proficient in Microsoft suite of products. Experience with property tax software preferred. Send resume to Josh.Jones@martinmarietta.com. Date Posted: 12/5/2019 (IPT2640)

Property Tax Analyst (Tampa, Florida) - At Pitney Bowes, we do the right thing, the right way. As a Property Tax Analyst for Pitney Bowes, you can too. We have amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration and foundation of our company. Our thriving culture can be broken down into four components: Client. Team. Win. Innovate. We are actively looking for prospects who: Are passionate about client success. Enjoy collaborating with others. Strive to exceed expectations. Move boldly in the quest for superior and best in market solutions. A detail-oriented individual who/who can work in a team environment with minimal supervision. You are a performance driven person who/ who can manage their schedule, meet deadlines, streamline processes and strive for process improvements. You will: File annual renditions of Personal Property Tax utilizing the PTMS software system. Preparation and review of asset data prior to filing. Review taxing authority Assessed Values for accuracy and fairness. Assign tax authority account numbers to asset locations. Process Property Tax bills in PTMS. Respond to customer inquiries concerning their tax billing. As a Property Tax Analyst, you have: 2 – 5 years Property Tax Compliance Experience in a multi-state environment. PTMS software experience. Good organizational skills and attention to detail. BS in Accounting, Finance or related field required. Good communication skills. Within our Global Financial Services (GFS) team, we provide a full range of financial product offerings primarily for Pitney Bowes’ Global SMB clients. These offerings include leasing, revolving lines of credit (Purchase Power), postage deposit accounts at the PB Bank, and Payment API’s in support of our 1+ million SMB and Global ecommerce customers. Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. W/M/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBT are encouraged to apply. All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link. Apply online, Here. Date Posted: 11/14/2019 (IPT2629)

Senior Consultant (Washington, D.C.) - Property Tax Commercial. Ryan LLC (www.ryan.com) is the largest provider of Property Tax services in North America. The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to identify property tax savings opportunities for clients and possesses an intermediate understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with assessment review and monitoring the appeal process for client portfolios. Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Builds awareness/understanding of jurisdictional rules and filing requirements. Demonstrates an ability to collect, review and fully understand client-provided data. Inspects properties and prepares appropriate reports deemed necessary by management. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Possesses knowledge in assessment review, appeal determination, tax bill administration and the three valuation approaches; cost, sales comparison and income. Additionally, possesses knowledge of assessment equalization methodology that may apply in certain states. Handles appeals and monitors appeals process. Attends client status calls and meetings and provides supporting data and findings for leadership team. Works effectively with clients by taking an interest in the client’s industry and inquiring about trends and processes to gain a full understanding of their core business. Participates in recruiting efforts. Interacts and communicates effectively with team members. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management, or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least 2 years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver's license required. Requires limited supervisory responsibilities, including training employees, assigning work, and checking work for accuracy and completeness. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 11/14/2019 (IPT2628)

Senior Tax Accountant (Atlanta, Georgia) - The Senior Tax Accountant will oversee the day to day activities related to personal and real property tax. S/he will work with third party vendors to resolve appeals, submit property tax payments, ensure property point is accurate and compute monthly property tax accruals and month over month variance reports. They will ensure that all tax activities comply with internal standards and will navigate a fast pace, high-growth environment that requires being adaptable and responding with a sense of urgency. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Calculate monthly real property tax accrual and month over month variance by property level, including monthly reconciliation on timely basis. Maintain appeals status and summarize all appeals savings in relation to SFR portfolio on quarterly basis. Maintain all property tax payments and records. Resolve all property tax notices and ensure no property lien or tax sales occur. Maintain log and compliance documentation in accordance to company standards. File monthly AZ TPT tax returns and payments; ensure all payments are coded property in General Ledger. Review all mails related to property tax and forward all documents to 3rd party vendors if needed. Update monthly property tax payment projections and communicate to Director if shortfall is estimated in near future. File annual personal property tax renditions. Assist with income/franchise tax when needed. Provide analysis of property tax for all our portfolios and explanation of how the accruals and appeals work in different jurisdictions. Generate reports to provide trends or high-level summary to management. Review appeals and property management invoices and submit payments timely. Complete other projects as assigned by the Tax Manager or Director. Manage the day to day communication and relationship with 3rd party vendors.  This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties.  Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s manager at any time based upon Company need. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Minimum of 6 years’ experience with real property tax for large company. Proven ability to learn about property taxes in multiple jurisdictions across disperse geographic locations. Accounting — Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practices, financial markets, and the analysis and reporting of financial data. Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems. Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), preferred. Experience working in a fast pace, high-growth company. FirstKey Homes is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected classification or status. Send resume to clong@firstkeyhomes.comDate Posted: 11/4/2019 (IPT2624)

 

Director of Tax and Accounting Operations (Bannockburn, Illinois) - Donlen, a Hertz Company. General Responsibilities: Responsible for completion of state sales/use tax returns including all related analysis and support. Interpret tax law as it relates to Donlen’s business operations/products. Knowledge of various lease structure and its affect both on tax and accounting. The ability to review tax code and advise on improved setup and opportunities. Oversight of the tax returns for company subsidiaries. Responsible for Property tax functions. Responsible for audits by state and local authorities. Supervise professional and clerical staff. Liaison with operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting issues. Ensure that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for sale/use and Personal Property Tax. Department liaison with IT staff on all technical matters related to tax applications. Assisting VP of Accounting Operations with tax planning issues as required. Perform tax research. Work with parent company to insure compliance in Franchise and Income tax. Facilitate system improvements for tax. Facilitate tax opportunities. Mandatory Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year College or university; and 10 years related experience and/or training. MST degree, Automobile leasing, international tax and Vertex “O” series a plus.  Must have demonstrated hands on approach and success in working in a team based environment. Manages three employees in the tax department.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of tax.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Donlen is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening. Donlen is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Donlen is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans. Send resume to kramos@donlen.com  or Click Here.  Date Posted: 10/31/2019 (IPT2622)

Manager Property Tax Commercial (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) - The Property Tax Manager ("Manager") oversees a team of Senior Consultants/Consultants to deliver property tax consulting services for assigned clients. The Manager maintains existing client relationships and focuses on property tax management and minimization opportunities. The Manager reviews and evaluates appeal positions, makes appeal recommendations and manages the appeal process for Ryan clients. This includes enforcing policies, standards and guidelines, researching tax issues, reviewing valuations of real property, negotiating assessment reduction and settlements, and the preparation and presentation of assessment appeals and supporting litigation. Duties and Responsibilities, as they align to Ryan’s Key Results: Ensures workload is properly distributed among team members and holds team members accountable for completion of assigned projects. Gives timely performance feedback to team members and addresses and escalates performance issues. Ensures team compliance with Firm policies, practice guidelines, and standards. Communicates new issues, legislative changes, training opportunities, and client needs and strategies. Reviews and manages client contract terms, scope of services and fees. Serves as the main contact overseeing all client activity and responds to client inquiries and requests from assessing jurisdictions. Prepares and conducts client presentations. Oversees client billing and ensures timely collection of receivables (less than 90 days). Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Manages the preparation, review, and processing of all client reporting requirements. Participates actively in professional organizations. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least four years property tax-related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have exceptional knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Valid driver's license required. Manager should maintain professional designations such as Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), or equivalent, and keep active in professional organizations on a local and national level. Directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Send resume to maris.allison@ryan.comDate Posted: 10/27/2019 (IPT2620)

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: 10/27/2019 (IPT2619)
 
Property Tax Supervisor (Tampa, Florida) - At Pitney Bowes, we do the right thing, the right way. As a Property Tax Supervisor for Pitney Bowes, you can too. We have amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration and foundation of our company. Our thriving culture can be broken down into four components: Client. Team. Win. Innovate. We actively look for prospects who: Are passionate about client success.  Enjoy collaborating with others. Strive to exceed expectations. Move boldly in the quest for superior and best in market solutions. A Results-driven Leader who can step into a large Property Tax environment with confidence. You are a Forward thinking individual who understands the complexities of Property Tax filings, deadlines and customer bill backs. You will: Supervise a staff of six seasoned professional Property Tax Analyst. Maintain the PTMS software program including assets, payments and A/R extracts. Assign filing and payment responsibilities. Compile, process and reconcile the monthly customer bill back file. Refine the processing procedures to ensure maximum efficiency. Be responsible for the timely filing of 25k annual returns and approximately $15m in tax payments. Your background: A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent field required.  5-10 Years’ experience in a multi-state tax department preferably using PTMS.  Progressive skill improvements in your career and a desire to continue learning.  Proven leadership abilities with good communication and inter-personal skills. Knowledge of property tax requirements in a multitude of states and industries. Preferred: Working knowledge of the PTMS, SAP and ORACLE. Competent skills in Excel and Access. PTMS  experience is a definite plus. We will:  Provide the opportunity to grow and develop your career. Offer an inclusive environment that encourages diverse perspectives and ideas. Deliver challenging and unique opportunities to contribute to the success of a transforming organization. Offer comprehensive benefits globally (pbprojectliving.com). Within our Financial Services team, we provide a full range of financial product offerings primarily for Pitney Bowes’ Global SMB clients. These offerings include leasing, revolving lines of credit (Purchase Power), postage deposit accounts at the PB Bank, and Payment API’s in support of our 1+ million SMB and Global ecommerce customers. Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. W/M/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBT are encouraged to apply. All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link. To apply, Click Here, Date Posted: 10/23/2019 (IPT2618)

Senior Property Tax Professional (Sparks, Maryland) - Element Fleet Management is seeking a Sr. Property Tax Professional to join our Property Tax team. The Sr. Property Tax Professional is responsible for preparing and filing annual property tax returns to the proper assessing authorities. By joining Element, you will become a valued member of our Sparks tax team (over 25 people), forming part of our global team of almost 40 tax professionals located across the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia. We are open to relocating the right person! Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible for property tax compliance functions and supporting property tax accounting functions. Experience in property tax with multi-state national exposure. 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. Posting noticed values and calculating estimated tax liability. Learn and maintain the property tax system PTMS. 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. Support company vision and mission. Adhere to established work schedule, attendance standards and is 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. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. 3-5 years of Personal Property Tax experience. Proficient with PTMS software. Previous experience in the rental/leasing industry is preferred. Excellent communication 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. Ability to complete complex tasks without close supervision. Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities. Outstanding administrative and organizational skills. Proficient in the use and application of the following software: Required: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook). Element Fleet Management is the world's leading global fleet management company, providing world-class financial and management services for commercial fleets. In the process, we help customers reduce costs and improve productivity. Candidates must be willing to comply with a pre-employment background check. Please email resume and qualifications to Ms. Shatel Veazy – Senior Recruiter Element Fleet Management Sveazy@elementcorp.com Date Posted: 10/21/2019 (IPT2617)      

Senior Property Tax Analyst (Orlando, Florida) - Wyndham Destinations is seeking a Senior Property Tax Analyst in Orlando, Florida. This position performs all necessary functions of the Property Tax Valuation & Analysis (PTVA) Team for property tax purposes. A working knowledge is needed of the requirements for valuing and appealing assessments and paying property taxes issued by any jurisdiction in which the company owns property, manages resorts or otherwise engages in operations that would result in the company being obligated to make such payments for property tax. This position requires a high level of research and analytical skills for proper identification and handling of all types of various correspondences. This position assists with other tasks to include personal property tax valuation, analysis and payment. Additionally, this position may be required to work on special projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Data input of all Wyndham Destination properties’ real and personal property values, taxes, deadline dates and property characteristics year over year in a timely manner and produce all necessary reports for internal and external clients. Perform real property valuation analyses for timeshare properties utilizing valuation models/approaches to determine whether an appeal is warranted or not. Assist with the negotiation and appeal process with county assessors’, county boards of equalization and various jurisdictional courts, as necessary, for the purpose of reducing overall property tax liabilities. Prepare property tax forecasts and estimates for all real and personal property. Perform research as necessary regarding taxation of new resorts, classification and rate changes. Assist and Oversee the Unclaimed Funds Process. Qualifications: Bachelor degree in real estate, business discipline, finance or equivalent or a similar combination of education and experience is required. Business experience in the areas of timeshare (preferred), real estate, real estate valuation and property tax. Any designations/licenses/certificates for the valuation of real estate is a plus. Must be able to communicate articulately both verbally and written. Must be able to work independently and as part of various teams. Must be detail oriented and have good analytical skills. Must be a self-starter with ambition to see a project through completion. Advanced Microsoft Office skills are required. Familiarity with PeopleSoft/Oracle ERP’s. Minimum of five years overall work experience is required. Link to Apply: Click HereDate Posted: 10/19/2019 (IPT2615)

 

Excise & Property Tax Analyst (Hooksett, New Hampshire) - Merchants Fleet is the fastest growing fleet management company in the country, with over 50,000 vehicles under management.  Our mission is to provide our clients with the most innovative fleet management experience nationally. We partner with our clients to optimize the mobility of their organization, through leasing, fleet services and customized solutions.  Through innovative thinking and specialized teams, Merchants elevates the fleet performance of its broad range of clients. Merchants is an award-winning place to work with accolades including; Best & Brightest, Best Company to Work for 2015-2019, Great Place to Work and Coolest Company for Young Professionals. The Excise & Property Tax Analyst (“Analyst”) is responsible for the day-to-day management of Merchants Automotive Group’s and its affiliate’s real estate and personal property tax compliance obligation. The Analyst is also responsible for supporting other tax functions as assigned, including tax accounting and transaction taxes. In this position, the incumbent is expected to oversee and process all excise, property taxes and other assigned departmental duties to ensure compliance deadlines are met in a timely and accurate manner. The Analyst will research tax matters generated from workflow, assigned by tax team management and/or arising from business unit inquiries. The role oversees the daily management and development assigned interns, co-ops and part-time staff and be the primary contact for external property tax consultants. Key Responsibilities: 50% Excise and property tax compliance/rendition management -  Stays current on property tax laws, cases and trends to be a subject matter expert (SME) on the area; Go-to person for any IT enhancements, updates, changes to the ERP systems to ensure accurate property tax information being reported in a usable format; Handles the timely preparation, review and submission of accurate property and excise tax renditions; Identifies and advises on whether to pay or protest excise and property tax assessments; Responsible for handling excise and property tax audits, including notices, in a timely fashion; and Primary point of contact for outside consultants engaged to handle property tax matters that cannot or should not be handled in-house. 30% Tax Accounting - Prepare assigned tax accounts in a timely, accurate and complete manner; Review for accuracy the tax accounts prepared by tax staff and others; Working with the Tax Director to ensure that timely and accurate tax account information is submitted; Identify and implement reporting efficiencies in the tax accounting and financial reporting process; and Work with other tax department team members to prepare documentation that supports tax account entries. 20% Departmental Support -  Responsible for understanding other tax functions within the Department with sufficient knowledge in external and internal rules for backfilling responsibilities for other tax team members; Responsible for developing and mentoring assigned interns, co-ops and staff; Additional responsibilities as assigned; and Stay current on professional training and knowledge. Experience/Skills/Education: Practical Experience: Working knowledge of federal, state and local tax concepts and their application. Professional Development: IPT certification (CMI) or TEI and COST programs strongly preferred. Industry Experience: Understanding of leasing business, contracts and fleet management operations preferred Familiarity and sufficient experience with software used to perform job functions and ability to research using CCH, RIA or OneSource. Ability to determine, set and achieve priorities in a fluid environment self-manage, identify and update priorities with limited supervision; Effective time management, planning and organizational skills; High degree of attention to accuracy and detail with an ability to self-review; Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills that can be used in a fast paced environment; Ability to advocate and negotiate with internal and external customers to ensure Tax Department (and position responsibility) objectives are achieved (“influence without authority”); Excellent customer service to external and internal customers as well as and peers; Solid written and oral communication skills; ability to present before a group and people in superior company roles; and ERP system, software and IT skills sufficient to perform job functions (LeaseWave, Blackline, Great Plains, Vertex and Checkpoint preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or other finance or related business major (can substitute degree with relevant work experience).Send resume to melissaleighton@merchantsfleet.com. Date Posted: 10/17/2019 (IPT2614)

Associate, Property Tax (Atlanta, Georgia) – Tired of working for a large organization? Silver Oak Advisors business model is centered on building a strong team and developing long-term relationships with our clients. Despite our growth over the past 10+ years, Silver Oak is proud to retain the key characteristics of a boutique firm. Silver Oak Advisors is a full-service property tax firm that works with companies of all sizes, start-ups to multinational to help them minimize tax exposure, maximize tax recovery and capitalize on economic incentives. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining our very strong culture.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office. Silver Oak provides competitive compensation, benefits and flexible work schedules during the non-peak season. Silver Oak Advisors is currently looking for an Associate for our Compliance Services team. Our Compliance Services team prepares personal property tax returns for clients in every state that levies a personal property tax. We take pride in our efforts to minimize property taxes and provide our clients with an unparalleled level of customer service. Key Responsibilities: Work with various levels of the Silver Oak team and client personnel to complete daily and weekly client service activities. Analyze client provided fixed asset data using intermediate to advanced Excel functions to conform data to client specific import formats; review for data integrity errors; and compare to prior year data for consistency of content, new assets and missing assets. Efficiently and accurately enter, update and analyze data in relevant software system (e.g. OneSource) in order to prepare personal property tax returns for a variety of client types. Correspond with clients, assessors, and local taxing authorities. Prepare personal property tax returns using OneSource Property Tax software, prepare related state workpapers, and review workpapers for completeness & accuracy prior to senior staff review. Review assessments and tax bills issued and input into software by others for accuracy. Contact jurisdictions for workpapers on assessments that are higher than expected, review workpapers to determine reason for the variance, document and present findings to senior staff. Review property tax software system for completeness and integrity of tax bill and assessment data, review or prepare bill payment batches, correspond with clients for approvals, correspond with assessor/collector contacts to obtain or provide information. Perform other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: College or university degree in related discipline (business, accounting, finance, math) or related experience in property tax. 1-2 years of related business experience preferred. Property tax background is a plus. Work to achieve a general understanding of assessing jurisdiction policies and procedures and methodologies for the valuation of property, as well as continuously upgrade the level of knowledge related to such. Intermediate skills in MS Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel (vlookup and pivot tables). Knowledge of OneSource is an asset. High attention to detail and strong organizational skills, with the ability to work with large amounts of data and paper documents. Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple strict deadlines. Strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to take initiative to manage upcoming tasks. Must be able to work in a team environment. We are a team-first culture that involves leaning on the expertise around you, so any experience in this regard is helpful. Send resume to jeff.talton@silveroakadvisors.com.   Date Posted: 10/15/2019 (IPT2612)

Property Tax Senior through Manager (Boston, New York, and New Jersey) Senior Manager (New York, New York) -  EY's Property Tax group sits within the firm’s Global Indirect Tax Practice and provides the knowledge, experience, resources, and processes to provide strategic solutions to client situations. We are seeking Seniors through Managers with experience in complex commercial, real and personal property tax concepts, able to develop and deliver quality tax advice and work products that exceed client expectations. To qualify for the role, candidates must have an undergraduate degree, and minimally 3 years of relevant Property tax consulting experience, broad exposure to state and local taxation, excellent organizational, analytical and verbal/written communications skills and, ideally, either the CPA or CMI designation (MBA or JD degrees also considered). For more detailed job information, contact Stephanie.Caggiano@ey.com.  If you have your resume ready to submit, join our Talent Hub for consideration here: https://tinyurl.com/y6s4eu5e. Date Posted: 10/1/2019 (IPT2611)   

Personal Property Tax Managers/Consultants/Analysts positions available in multiple cities including (Atlanta, Georgia - Dallas, Texas- Phoenix, Arizona ) -  Paradigm Tax Group, one of the largest national firms focused exclusively on property tax, has immediate openings for several positions to provide personal property compliance and consulting services.  Our rapidly growing practice provides great opportunities, in a team focused environment, to grow and develop your career.  We are seeking highly motivated, experienced professionals who have a strong customer service focused work ethic.  Job responsibilities and experience requirements vary based upon staff level.  We are seeking Managers with 6+ years’ experience, Consultants with 3-6 years’ experience, and analysts with 1-3 years’ experience.  Managers and Consultants should demonstrate strong client service skills and multi-state personal property compliance experience.  OneSource and/or PTMS experience required if seeking a role focused on compliance.  Competitive compensation, benefits and flexible work schedules.  To learn more about Paradigm Tax Group, visit us at www.paradigmtax.com.   To apply, please submit your resume to careers@paradigmtax.com  Date Posted: 9/26/2019 (IPT2605)

Business Personal Property Tax Consultant (Dallas, Texas) - We have an immediate need for a Business Personal Property Tax Consultant whose primary role will be the valuation and negotiation of business personal property. The role is based in Rowlett, 10 miles east of Dallas, Texas. The ideal candidate is a technical, team-oriented, personable person that can work in an extremely fast-paced environment under deadlines. We are seeking someone that has 3+ years of property tax appraisal or in specifically BPP and filing renditions. You will be involved in the process of the valuation of and filing of renditions in different jurisdictions while working within a team. We are a team-first culture that involves leaning on the expertise around you, so any experience in this regard is helpful. Benefits: Full health benefits. Full dental benefits. 401(k) 4% automatic contribution. Competitive compensation and flex time in non-peak months available. Apply. Date Posted: 9/26/2019 (IPT2604)

Tax Associate (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – Paradigm Tax Group is currently seeking an Associate in our Philadelphia office.  Self-starter, able to work in a focused and results driven manner to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks. You will be part of a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, learning from senior staff with excellent experience in the industry. You will also engage in building and fostering regional and national client relationships. Key Responsibilities: Conduct research, collect data and prepare analysis for review by senior staff.  Maintain internal database and ensure all deadlines are met.  Work with team members across the organization.  Position Requirements:  Qualified candidates for this position should be focused on accuracy and have a detail-oriented approach to research and data management. Previous appraisal experience or knowledge is a definite plus. Proficiency in data entry, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are required. Strong analytic, communication and presentation skills as well as an ability to work with minimal supervision are a must for this position. A BA/BS with a concentration in real estate, finance, accounting, economics or business is strongly preferred.  To submit your resume for consideration for this position, please visit our Careers page at: https://www.paradigmtax.com/careers.html Date Posted: 9/21/2019 (IPT2603)

Senior Consultant, Property Tax Commercial (Washington D.C.) - The Property Tax Senior Consultant ("Senior Consultant") works with a team to identify property tax savings opportunities for clients and possesses an intermediate understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data, market data and sales transactions.  The Senior Consultant assists the team with assessment review and monitoring the appeal process for client portfolios. Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates full understanding of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Builds awareness/understanding of jurisdictional rules and filing requirements. Demonstrates an ability to collect, review and fully understand client-provided data. Inspects properties and prepares appropriate reports deemed necessary by management. Analyzes assessment notices and determines potential assessment reductions. Applies software knowledge to efficiently work with client data. Possesses knowledge in assessment review, appeal determination, tax bill administration and the three valuation approaches; cost, sales comparison and income. Additionally, possesses knowledge of assessment equalization methodology that may apply in certain states. Handles appeals and monitors appeals process. Attends client status calls and meetings and provides supporting data and findings for leadership team. Works effectively with clients by taking an interest in the client’s industry and inquiring about trends and processes to gain a full understanding of their core business. Participates in recruiting efforts. Interacts and communicates effectively with team members. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management, or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least 2 years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. Job Link: Click Here. Date Posted: 9/21/2019 (IPT2602)

Manager (Houston, Texas) - 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 compliance services for assigned clients. The Manager maintains existing client relationships and focuses on property tax management and minimization opportunities. The Manager oversees the timely preparation of property tax renditions and filings in accordance with state property tax regulations. The Manager works with team members to ensure assets are properly classified and the correct filing methodologies are being utilized. Duties and Responsibilities: Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned personal property portfolios. Demonstrates extensive knowledge in assessment review and rendition filing. 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. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Business Management or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and at least four years property tax related experience required.  Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have 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. Directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Send resume to rahul.sharma@ryan.com. Date Posted: 9/18/2019 (IPT2600)

 

Manager/Director, State & Local Tax (Ridgewood, New Jersey) – Fandl, LLC www.fandltax.com has an immediate opening for a Manager to focus on state income tax, sales and use tax and property tax outsourcing, consulting and advocacy in our Ridgewood, NJ office. Job Responsibilities: Manager level position requires applicants to have strong multi-state income, sales and use tax and/or property tax knowledge; exceptional data management skills; strong business development skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.   Applicants will manage multi-state sales and use tax, and property tax outsourcing engagements, audits and appeals and provide consulting to Fortune 500 and middle market companies. Other responsibilities include client development, staff development, compliance management and review, tax research and analysis.  Applicants will have daily interaction and correspondence with tax authorities, clients and other team members.  Qualifications: Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in finance, economics or accounting and 5 plus years of experience.  A professional designation, such as CMI, JD, CPA, MAI, ASA, MBA or LLM is preferred. Big 4 experience a plus.  Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, and Excel) is required.  Vertex or other sales and use tax software knowledge is preferred.  Ability to work independently, managing and prioritizing multiple tasks are a must.  Strong organizational, entrepreneurial, analytical, research, communication and negotiation skills will differentiate the ideal candidate.  Some travel required (10%).  To apply, please send your resume to careers@fandltax.com and put IPT Resume in subject line.  Date Posted: 9/12/2019 (IPT2596)

 

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