Property Tax Positions Available

Lead Senior Tax Analyst, Real Estate Tax Appeals - (Deerfield, Illinois -- Hybrid) -
Walgreens ( is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. WBA’s purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nation’s medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in communities nationwide." Participates in the implementation of tax strategies in order to reduce the company's real estate tax burden and risk. Hybrid position. Manage real estate tax litigation across the country. Communicate, coordinate, and collaborate with internal partners and external third parties to track and facilitate the real estate tax appeal process. Collect and track assessed values, assessment ratios, and tax rates in assigned states. Analyze assessed values and proposed assessments and develop a business case for real estate tax appeals. Determine whether appraisals are necessary to support the appeal process, engage appraisers, and review and evaluate appraisals. Timely respond to internal partner and external third party information requests, including tax estimates, projections, appeal results, and quarterly status reports. Timely respond to discovery requests. Utilize and maintain the real estate tax appeal database. Monitor legislative changes and proposed legislation and communicate the property tax impact of such changes or proposed legislation. Research real estate tax rules, regulations, and case law. Handle income/expense reporting in appropriate jurisdictions. File and perform some property tax appeals in house, to the extent necessary and/or permitted by relevant jurisdictions. Some business travel including, but not limited to, site inspections, mediations, and testifying in depositions, board hearings, and court cases. Serve on a cross-functional team, providing technical knowledge, advice, and assistance to team members. Responsibilities:  Identifies, recommends, and communicates tax savings opportunities to management and key stakeholders through presentations and periodic reporting. Provides advanced knowledge of new and existing tax methodologies by researching new law and attending conferences and seminars in the tax industry. Participates in divisional and company-wide projects and programs to develop engagement for division-wide and company-wide initiatives. Participates in projects and process improvements for the department. Collaborates with other tax functions to implement optimal tax solutions. Develops relationships with business units to serve as a partner in the business unit’s processes for value creation activities. May coach and mentor more junior analysts. Leads and trains staff members on new and existing tax processes and value creation projects. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company. At least 2 years of experience with technical tax laws, regulations and interpreting tax laws. At least 2 years of experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions. Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns). Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling). Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font). Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state). Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least three years experience working in real estate tax appeals, real estate appraisals, and/or real estate assessments. Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word, and itamlink database. Ability to work independently as part of a progressive, high-performing team. Willing to travel for business purposes (within state and out of state). Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and timely to teammates and partners in the tax department, accounting shared services, finance, commercial law, and government relations. Send resume to Date Posted: 5/16/2023 (IPT434) 
Senior Manager, Indirect Tax (Decatur, Illinois) - We are seeking an energetic and self-motivated Senior Tax Manager to join our corporate tax department.  This position will report to the Director, Indirect & Property Tax.  The Senior Manager will directly support the Director with indirect tax matters.  The candidate will be a vital part of our indirect tax team with duties that cover all facets of indirect taxes.  Duty examples include oversee/work with the director regarding all facets of the audit defense function, reverse audits, indirect tax research, M&A and special projects, procurement taxability analysis, credits and incentives, vendor and customer exemptions, tax liability reviews, licensing compliance and reviews, managing returns and compliance, Vertex deployment and support functions, Maximo support functions, and support of ERP implementations. Experience: Bachelor’s degree Accounting, Business, or Finance. Minimum 10+ years indirect tax experience in heavy manufacturing, public accounting firm, tax consulting firm, or law firm. Experience researching and taking action on multistate indirect tax topics, leading and implementing special project initiatives, automation solutions, developing and defending tax positions, etc. Knowledge of other tax types a plus (e.g., fuel excise, property, state/federal income, etc.). Prior experience with credit and incentive programs. Prior coaching and/or team leader experience a plus. CPA, CMI, MBA, or JD a plus. Information Technology deployment/management experience a plus (Vertex, SAP, JDE, Oracle, Coupa, Ariba, Alteryx, etc.). Job Requirements: Strong team player, dependable, positive attitude and desire for learning. Excellent communication skills (i.e., oral, written, and presentation skill set). Strong organization and prioritization skills. Able to function in fast paced and priority changing environment. Able to function and support a business containing numerous legal entities and business models. Problem solving and analytical skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. High ethical standards, integrity and character. Responsibilities: Audit defense lead – indirect taxes. Assist with Vertex indirect tax compliance functions. Manage indirect tax licensing and registrations process. SME for internal and external customers (e.g., business management, jurisdictions, vendors and customers. Contact regarding tax functions performed by global business services. Review tax accrual and above the line cost entries and related records. Research and analyze tax jurisdiction notices regarding liabilities, credits, and licensing. Analyze indirect tax data within various systems (e.g., JDE, IBM, Maximo, Vertex, Coupa, Alteryx, etc..). Proactive research analysis, maintenance, and communication. Proven experience analyzing complex issues, documenting, and presenting findings/recommendations. Assist with indirect tax special projects (e.g., refunds, credits, incentives, spend analysis, etc.). Ability to direct, develop, and implement tax strategies across the business. Ability to influence others to meet business objectives and drive process improvement. This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. Send resume to Date Posted: 4/18/2023 (IPT432)

Personal Property Tax Consultant (Ramsey, New Jersey Hybrid/Remote will be considered, depending on experience)
- Tax Specialty: Personal Property Tax. IAC, a national property tax consulting firm, is currently seeking a personal property tax professional to join our team. Primary responsibilities will include: 1) filing personal property tax returns for our clients 2) reviewing property tax assessments 3) processing property tax bills for payment 4) property tax audit support. The position will also work with and support management with special projects. The successful candidate will have 1+ years of property tax experience. A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business is preferred. Must have excellent organizational skills and be highly proficient in Microsoft office applications. Experience with PTMS is a plus. Please send resumes to Date Posted: 3/27/2023 (IPT424)

State & Local Tax Specialist (Kansas City, Missouri) - Tax specialty: Property tax and Sales/use tax. Registrant being local to Kansas City is preferred. UPN is growing and we are seeking an amazing State & Local Tax Specialist for our Kansas City, MO location. This candidate is primarily responsible to assist the Director of Regulatory Tax, (1) researching and documenting all statutory tax requirements, excluding federal and state income taxes, (2) ensuring all related accounting activity is properly captured and established in the GL system, (3) preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual tax reports, forms, and submissions to proper agencies, and (4) managing related tax correspondence and annual tax audit requirements. Specific responsibilities include: Prepare sales and use tax returns, as well as other revenue based jurisdictional filings and reports. Manage, reconcile, and analyze tax account activity, ensuring completeness, accuracy and understanding of activity. Perform sales tax research for new jurisdictions and new product lines. Perform periodic review of customer tax exemption certificates. Work to complete various local and centrally assessed property tax filings and approve property tax statements for payment. Provide sales tax exemption certificates to vendors – determine if exemption should be provided on a state by state or item by item basis. Review vendor invoices for use tax liability. Other tax related duties as assigned. Requirement for the position include: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business required. 1-3 years’ experience with local and state regulatory tax filings required. Telecommunications industry experience preferred, but not required. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central experience preferred. Extensive use of Microsoft Excel. Ability to manage complexity of multiple tax justifications with differing reporting requirements. Strong analytical skills. Excellent organizational and documentation skills. Salary is commensurate upon education and experience. Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity should submit their cover letter and resume. UPN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Send resume to Date Posted: 3/8/2023 (IPT420)