The Property Tax Director (\"Director\") oversees Sr. Managers/Managers to provide property tax consulting and appeal services for assigned clients. The Director actively pursues new client opportunities and maintains existing client relationships. This includes enforcing policies, standards and guidelines, researching tax issues, overseeing valuations of real property, negotiating settlements related to assessment reduction, and the preparation and presentation of assessment appeals and supporting litigation.
Duties and Responsibilities: Manages and monitors all aspects of the annual property tax cycle for assigned real property portfolios. Demonstrates superior knowledge in assessment review, valuation and industry expertise. Schedules, coordinates and leads all status calls/client presentations and consistently updates them on recent appeal activities and status of engagements. Attends hearings, settlement conferences, and negotiations, through settlement. Reviews and manages client contract terms, scope of services and fees. Manages client billing and ensures timely collection of receivables (less than 90 days). Demonstrates ownership of individual engagements/clients. Actively involved in business development of new clients, maintaining existing clients, and focusing on cross-selling efforts. Supervises and provides guidance to the team and acts as a mentor to new Managers. Ensures team compliance with Firm policies, practice guidelines, and standards. Gives timely performance feedback to team members and addresses, documents, and escalates performance issues. Ensures workload is properly distributed among team members and holds team members accountable for the completion of assigned projects. Builds eminence by leading internal training and speaking at external events and writing articles. Participates actively in professional organizations. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: University Degree, College Diploma, or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business Management or other degree with MBA, MST or JD required and a minimum of ten years of property tax related experience required. Candidates with appropriate valuation designations preferred.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research.
Certificates and Licenses: Valid driver's license required. Director should maintain professional designations such as Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), or equivalent, and keep active in professional organizations on a local and national level.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises employees in the Property Tax practice and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Firm's policies and applicable laws. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran
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