Property Tax Accountant

Element Fleet Management Corp. Sparks , MD 21152

Posted 4 months ago

Element Fleet Management is seeking a Property Tax Accountant to join our Property Tax team. The Property Tax Accountant is responsible for preparing and filing annual property tax returns to the proper assessing authorities.

By joining Element, you will become a valued member of our Sparks tax team (over 25 people), forming part of our global team of almost 40 tax professionals located across the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for property tax compliance functions and supporting property tax accounting functions.

  • Experience in property tax with multi-state national exposure

  • Review data gathered from accounting and operational teams to identify all reportable activity and obsolescence factors.

  • Prepare and timely file annual property tax returns to the proper assessing authorities.

  • Review assessment notices for accuracy and participate in value discussions with the assessing authority.

  • Evaluate, with the Property Tax Manager, where appeals are necessary.

  • Posting noticed values and calculating estimated tax liability.

  • Learn and maintain the property tax system PTMS

  • Participate in the formulation of strategies to minimize tax liabilities and optimize use of losses.

  • Provide research and/or updates on new or proposed legislation, regulations and rulings in tax and related areas and advise on how to mitigate their impacts.

  • Participate in the coordination of all external and internal tax related audits.

  • Work closely with other accounting and operational areas to provide advice and consultation to satisfy customers' needs and overall company objectives.

  • Support company vision and mission.

  • Adhere to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.

  • Maintain strong business relationships with assessors, collectors, customers and 3rd parties.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

  • Maintain employee confidence and protect operations, including intellectual properties, by keeping information confidential.

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • 3-5 years of Personal Property Tax experience.

  • Proficient with PTMS software.

  • Previous experience in the rental/leasing industry is preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to accurately plan and analyze company information.

  • Achievement oriented: Act Today, Not Tomorrow.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public.

  • Ability to complete complex tasks without close supervision.

  • Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.

  • Outstanding administrative and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in the use and application of the following software:

  • Required: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).

Element Fleet Management is the world's leading global fleet management company, providing world-class financial and management services for commercial fleets. In the process, we help customers reduce costs and improve productivity. Our employees play a critical role in delivering value to customers and ensuring an exceptional customer experience. Element is an exciting organization, offering many opportunities for you to grow your career!

Candidates must be willing to comply with a pre-employment background check.

Element Fleet Management is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, Aboriginal/Native American status, protected veterans' status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application and interview process are available upon request. Should you require an accommodation with our hiring process please send an email to talentacquisition@elementcorp.com or call (800) 665-9744.


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