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Property Tax Specialist I

Company: GreatAmerica Financial Services
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

GreatAmerica Financial Services is a highly successful entrepreneurial company providing equipment financing to businesses across the United States. Our exemplary customer service, our principle-centered business philosophy and our team-based operating approach are key to our success and growth.We are seeking top notch Property Tax Specialists who delight in executing the property tax cycle with accuracy in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you'll:Be challenged every day! Take pride in maintaining quality in your work while ensuring GreatAmerica compliance as you administer the property tax cycle. On a daily basis you will be responsible for timely and accurately executing property tax return filings, processing assessed value comparisons, ensuring tax bill payments are completed, and end user invoicing is correct.Enjoy variety! Assist with various property tax queries, reports, and reconciliations as needed. Utilize the data warehouse, property tax software and Excel to pull reports and analyze data needed for property tax reporting and billing. Communicate with taxing authorities, internal customers (teams) and vendors. Contribute to various special projects that are identified and completed each year.Become an expert in your field! Our Property Tax Specialists develop a deep knowledge of taxing jurisdictions, assessment periods, and filings. Be the go-to for our internal customers as you provide property tax audit support as needed.Develop your career and grow as a professional! In this role there is an opportunity to become involved in process improvement projects along with new team member training and development. As you grow within the role there are opportunities to level-up as you increase your knowledge, expertise, and responsibilities.Apply your expert research skills! As a Property Tax Specialist you will be responsible for reviewing state and local tax laws to ensure compliance. As you learn the process, there will be opportunities to research and investigate different states' tax law related to various types of personal property and potential exemptions.You'll work hard, you'll have fun, and you'll enjoyCareer development, leveling, and advancement opportunitiesBeing a part of the bigger picture as you administer many aspects of the property tax cycleNew opportunities to learn and growOpportunities to interact and build working relationships with various tax jurisdictionsA strong organizational culture focused on our greatest asset: you!To be successful in this role you'll needThe ability to work independently and to be self-motivatedStrong problem-solving skills and ability to think outside of the box and to act with a sense of urgencyOrganizational and time-management skillsMathematical aptitudeTwo year accounting degree or accounting/financial record keeping related experience requiredExperience with Microsoft Office products primarily Word and Excel.Prior leasing, property tax, or related experience helpful but not requiredGeneral experience with property tax software preferred but not required.You'll work hard, you'll have fun and you'll enjoy a competitive total rewards packageAt GreatAmerica we offer a compensation program with market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) for all roles. We share rewards because we believe every single person here contributes to GreatAmerica's success. But GreatAmerica's total rewards extends beyond just a paycheck and is designed to enrich our team members' personal and professional lives in many ways, including:Planning for Your Future: we set you up for long-term success through our competitive 401(k) plan with company matching and annual profit sharing.Your Leadership fast-tracking programs: if leadership is on your horizon, we've got your back. We have a Building GREAT Leaders program, Dale Carnegie programs, and we contribute to your development through our educational tuition assistance program.Prioritizing Your Health & Wellbeing: we support your work-life interests through programs like our gym reimbursement, employee assistance program, and many company sponsored events hosted through our GreatAmerica Network Group.Your Time Away: competitive time off and flexible working arrangements allow you to do your best work and take the time you need to decompress. We have 10 paid sick days a year, and if you don't use it you can convert up to 70% into additional paid time off the next year.A strong organizational culture focused on our greatest asset: you!If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. Experience comes in many forms - skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage you to consider applying if you feel you can make a strong impact in this role.Please note, this position is not currently eligible for sponsorship for employment authorization.At GreatAmerica, we're looking to grow our business through our people. Are you looking to grow your career? If so, submit your application at

Keywords: GreatAmerica Financial Services, Cedar Rapids , Property Tax Specialist I, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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