Job Description

The Associate, Property Tax is responsible for providing research, analysis, reporting and development to support the Property Tax Department, overseeing a portfolio of 80,000+ single family rental properties. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Property Tax or above.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of property tax accruals

  • Preparation of financial analyses and reports

  • Maintenance of property tax GL's

  • Preparation and recommendations of forecasting/reforecasting and planning process

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of company’s financial information systems including the ability to make inquiries for data

  • Preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for internal and external stakeholders

  • Manage and resolve ad hoc requests/projects for internal and external stakeholders

  • Preparation of cash forecasting

  • Provide backup to accounting and internal audit when required

  • Prepare and submit SOX documents

  • Research jurisdictional tax changes

  • Preparation and review of appeal opportunities and process

  • Analyze anpreparrecommendations foimproving property tax processes

  • Work with third-party providers to deliver information/data needed & property listings

  • Management and preparation/allocation of refunds

  • Management of property tax payment due dates

  • Preparation of tax payments for Real Estate, Business Personal Property, compliance invoices, & appeal invoices

  • Provide analytical support on as needed basis to broader Investment Management team

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Real Estate, Business, Economics, Mathematics or a related field

  • 4 to 6+ years of professional work experience in property tax; Single family preferred

  • 4 to 6+ years of experience in extensive, detailed data analysis and reporting

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Current driver’s license and automobile insurance

Skills/Specialized Knowledge

  • Comprehension of federal fair housing laws and any applicable local housing provisions

  • Firm understanding of GAAP accounting and budgeting regarding property tax

  • Knowledge of current single-family assessment practices

  • Proficiency utilizing Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and basic OS tools

  • Experience utilizing Yardi or similar property management software

  • Ability to interact effectively with tax assessors/collectors and other internal departments as issues arise

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to relate to and get along with others

  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to facilitate presentations or speak in public to large groups of people

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and maintain flexibility and creativity in a variety of situations

  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex problems

  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical functions

  • Ability to set and meet goals and consistently meet deadlines

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Other Requirements

  • Some travel may be required

Application Instructions

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