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Lead Analyst - Non Income Taxes (AMC 71154) Portland, ME, US in Portland, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

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Publication date: 31.01.2019REFERENCE: 5109694801


Company: AVANGRID Management Company (AMC)Department: Local Taxes and Audit ManagementJob Title: Lead Analyst – Non Income Tax (Property)Reports to: Manager – Local Taxes and Audit ManagementLocation: Portland, MECross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentAMC-ME-One City CenterPortland,ME



Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

This position will administer tax planning and compliance in the Corporate Tax Department for property taxfunctions.


• Compile and analyze data to timely prepare and file real and personal property compliance filings includingincentive and abatement related reporting.
• Review assessments and valuations and recommend appeals, when material, to Manager.
• Prepare formal/informal protest of valuations and appeal work; track and manage through completion.
• Timely payment of property taxes.
• Maintain property tax payment and forecasting documents to facilitate department reporting.
• Provide guidance and support for accounting (GAAP/IFRS) for taxes including budgets, accruals, and relatedSarbanes Oxley 404 compliance.
• Provide assistance to Government Relations relating to legislative incentives.
• Research tax laws and regulations to facilitate accurate tax models/forecasts for development projects and assistdevelopers with incentive negotiations as needed.
• Review tax incentive and business contract language and make recommendations for improvements as needed.

• Identify and communicate to Team and Management business practices and processes which create tax risks.
• Recommend changes to processes and practices to increase efficiency and effectiveness of Tax Team.



Experience/Training Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or other applicable field;
• Strong ability, desire and initiative to self-study technical aspects and self-develop the skills required for this role;
• 5+ years’ experience in accounting, finance, or tax; an emphasis in property tax preferred;


• Excellent Excel and computer application skills
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner
• Strong tax research and analytical skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex and technical issues;
• Ability to operate in a complex, rapidly changing business environment with tight schedules.
• Detail Oriented
• Self-Motivated

Preference may be given to candidates with:

• Knowledge of SAP accounting financial systems;
• Experience with implementation and use of property tax management software;
• Experience with preparing U.S. multistate property tax returns;
• Ability to define problems, collect data, analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
• Strong team building skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a team environment;
• Good organization and project management skills.

This opportunity will offer

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to

employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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