Manager, Tax - Real Estate in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Date Posted:
    6/16/2019
  • Job ID:
    972413BR

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 972413BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Real Estate
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Manager, Real Estate Tax Appeals is responsible for managing in-house and outsourced evaluations of real estate value assessments. The position/group either approves or appeals values in order to reduce the total real estate tax burden.

Job Requirements

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Complete evaluations for each property, which may become appeal packages. This requires knowledge of the property and market in which it is located.
  • Work closely with the rest of real estate, including property management and lease administration
  • Assist and apply your valuation knowledge in the preparation of property tax analysis for appeals as well as property tax research.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with consultants, attorneys and appraisal district representatives.
  • Implement & execute strategic plans to minimize tax burden.
  • Monitor the judicial, legislative, regulatory developments and industry positions relevant to company business operations.
  • Participate in protest hearings and/or client representation.
  • Actively participate in local professional / industry organizations.
  • Assist Real Estate Finance in reporting and budgeting.
REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Analytics or similar
  • 4+ years of experience in real estate tax, assessment/valuation or transferable experience
  • Working knowledge of real estate valuation principles and methodologies
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH)
  • Strong & efficient analytical, problem solving, communication and organization skills
  • Effective negotiation skills


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