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Senior Analyst - Property Tax (AMC 70429) Portland, OR, US in Portland, OR at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 04.01.2019
REFERENCE: 5108071101


Company


Company: AVANGRID Management Company (AMC)
Department: Sales & Use Tax
Job Title: Senior Analyst - Property Tax
Reports to: Director, Non-Income Tax
Location: Portland, OR, US
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes


Business and Department
AMC-OR-Portland
Portland,OR


Description


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


MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



• Compile and analyze data to timely prepare and file real and personal property compliance filings including
incentive 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 and accruals.

• Provide assistance to Government Relations relating to legislative incentives.

• Research tax laws and regulations to facilitate accurate tax models/forecasts for development projects and assist
developers 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.


Requirements


JOB REQUIREMENTS:


Skills/Abilities:



• Excellent Excel and computer application skills

• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner

• Strong tax research and analytical skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Detail Oriented

• Self-Motivated


Experience/Training Requirements:



• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or other applicable field; or the equivalent
combination of education and experience;

• Strong ability, desire and initiative to self-study technical aspects and self-develop the skills required for this role;

• 6+ years’ experience in accounting, financial analyst, or tax accounting; an emphasis in property tax preferred;

• 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.


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 of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against 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 local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.


If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to
apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at
203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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