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Property Tax Manager - Leasing

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Full time
  • R-360286

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Property Tax Manager in Indirect Property Tax as part of Commercial Banking Operations.

The Property Tax Manager is responsible for managing a team of property tax professionals and ensuring accurate administration & review of property tax returns, timely process property tax assessments and payment of tax bills. 

Other responsibilities may include:

- Develop and implement systems to accurately compile and report information for leasing related personal property taxes.

- Provide guidance to subordinates regarding established tax policies.

- Establish and recommend changes to policies which affect affiliate organization(s).

-Ensure timely and accurate filing of tax returns and/or consultation on assigned personal property tax issues. Scope of role requires the ability to independently evaluate issues and apply sound business judgment.

-Interact with functional peer group managers and/or other groups across the enterprise.

- Manage tax professionals and provides functional advice, direction and/or training.

- Establishes operational objectives and assignments, delegates assignments to subordinates and supervises the work of subordinates.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for managing professionals engaged in operational accounting activities and transactions
  • Provide operational accounting support for internal business groups or operations departments
  • Manage completion of operational accounting tasks including creating and clearing entries to accounts, balancing, reconciliation, researching and resolving discrepancies and maintaining operational accounting systems and records
  • Review consolidated balance sheets, statements of income, account reconciliations and certifications
  • Enforce adherence to internal and external operational accounting standards and policies
  • Oversee production of income and balance sheet statements and operational or financial and regulatory reports
  • Answer inquires and resolve operational accounting and escalated issues identified by staff and other departments
  • Identify and report problems to management as appropriate
  • Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers
  • Lead team to achieve objectives
  • Indirectly or directly interact with customers, clients or vendors
  • Manage allocation of people and financial resources for Finance and Accounting
  • Mentor and guide talent development of direct reports and assist in hiring talent

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Operational Accounting experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 1+ years of Leadership experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of property tax laws and their impact on the overall business and operations
  • Ability to assess current processes/procedures and make recommendations for efficiency
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to motivate others to greater performance
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Access and Excel skills
  • Advanced Knowledge of Property Tax Management System (PTMS)
  • Familiarity with InfoLease
  • General experience with Tax Research software (CCH, IRA)
  • Ability to partner with all professionals within the company and occasionally communicate with the customers.
  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of property tax, including: Annual property tax compliance, Ability to review, process and appeal property tax assessments, Ability to review and process property tax bills, Ability to review customer generated refund requests, secure the refunds and process credits when appropriate and the Ability to assist with jurisdictional audits

Posting End Date: 

28 May 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

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