Job Profile Summary
Performs complex analysis, preparation, documentation, and filing of various tax documents relative to tax compliance and planning. Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Research, prepare, analyze, coordinate, review, and document information related to recurring responsibilities such as monthly, quarterly and annual property tax filings.
- Develop and coordinate various property tax and financial strategies to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations of various governmental authorities.
- Represent the Company at informal and formal hearings with property tax assessment officials, which includes travel to remote locations.
- Analyze and document state and local property tax legislation and judicial activity in order to regulate and ensure specific and effective property tax applications for the company.
- Review, audit and verify accuracy of property valuation and assessment related property tax documents.
- Provide guidance and information related to proposed or enacted property tax regulations and legislation; property tax procedures; and property tax preparation and/or planning to employees, management, and others.
- Assist in the accounting, forecasting and reconciliation of property tax liability account balances.
- Assist with source data collection and preparation for the property tax compliance, forecasting and reconciliation process.
- Provide guidance, training and/or coaching to employees; assist in determining work priorities and job assignments; and monitor and evaluate employee performance (specified by position).
- Assist in development and maintenance of applicable micro and/or mainframe programs used in property tax accounting activities.
- Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or other related field with previous experience working in various tax accounting functions or equivalent formal education plus the following job-related experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Experience performing at a senior level in the areas of tax and financial accounting
- Experience in use and function of office equipment including microcomputers and applicable software and accessing mainframe applications
- Experience and/or training related to:
- Gas Accounting activities and terminology
- Communication/interpersonal skills
- Experience researching, composing, reconciling, and preparing complex tax data, return forms, related studies, reports and filings
- Experience reading and interpreting company correspondence, reports, accounting and tax-related publications, return forms, contracts, ledgers, manuals, and legal documents
Licenses and Certifications
Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements
- Knowledge of: tax policies and procedures
- Ability to: apply math skills used to calculate various tax applications
- Ability to: apply financial formulas in various asset valuation calculations
- Ability to: communicate and/or exchange information and instructions
Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements
- Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
- Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Occasionally)
- Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)
- Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Constantly)
- Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)
- Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)
- Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)
- Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)
- Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)
- Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)
- Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)
- Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)
- Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)
- Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)
- Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)
- Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)
- Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)
- Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Frequently)
- Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)
- Tasting/Smelling: (Occasionally)
- Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)
- Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Frequently)
- Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)
- Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)
- Employee is subject to inside environmental conditions
- Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Constantly)
- Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)
- CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)
- Travel in and around office facilities
- Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver's license