Tax Accountant-Property Tax

  • Company: Spectrum
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: May 04, 2017
  • Reference ID: 194638BR
JOB TITLE: Tax Accountant - Property Tax

This position is responsible for timely preparation and completion of state and local property tax compliance for multiple entities. This involves the preparation of tax workpapers and tax returns using tax software. Additional responsibilities include reconciliations of general ledger tax accounts, involvement in tax audits and various research projects.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Accumulate, analyze and process financial accounting data in order to prepare tax returns

Timely and accurately complete property tax compliance for assigned states, estimate taxes, and electronically maintain records

Review the annual assessment valuation and tax bill process

Research and resolve notices received from various taxing jurisdictions

Reconcile general ledger accounts based on estimated taxes

Process journal entries for tax department

Research relevant tax and legal data as needed

Compile data to defend tax audits

Perform tax research and planning and other special projects

Coordinate and communicate with members of tax and accounting departments and system personnel

Perform other duties as required

Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.), including advanced Excel skills; knowledge of property tax software a plus
Ability to analyze and interpret data
Ability to research technical tax issues
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to effectively perform as part of a team committed to common objectives
Ability to make decisions and solve problems
Ability to adapt to unexpected or changing conditions
Ability to manage multiple projects
Ability to stay focused and meet deadlines
Ability to research and resolve technical tax issues
Ability to work independently
Knowledge of accounting theory and financial statement presentation

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

Related Work Experience Number of Years
General ledger accounting experience � � 2-4
Tax experience (property tax preferred) 2-4

Certifications and/or Licenses
Eligibility to sit for CPA exam or CMI exam is a plus

Office environment

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster:
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.

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