Careers

Regional Manager, Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT)

Application deadline: December 17, 2018
Edmonton, AB

Reference number: SVC18J-020248-000037
Selection process number: 2018-SVC-EDM-EA-331357

Public Services and Procurement Canada
Edmonton (Alberta)
EC-07
Indeterminate, Acting, Term, Deployment, Assignment, Secondment
$104,494 to $119,962

For further information on the organization, please visit Public Services and Procurement Canada

Closing date: 17 December 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Property Tax Analyst - Cadillac Fairview

Toronto, ON

THE CHALLENGE

This position is responsible for managing the verification, processing and allocation of all municipal property tax billings for the company's Canadian portfolio, and  ensuring  timely  receipt  of  all  tax refunds. Working in conjunction with the property tax team, the incumbent will prepare tenant tax recharges, maintain departmental tax records, take a lead role in managing the wind-down of the Ontario Vacancy Rebate program, conduct research and data collection, and identify and implement process efficiencies.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Ensure the receipt, verification and processing for payment of all property tax billings for the Company's Canadian assets.
  • Ensure the receipt, verification and processing for payment of all property tax billings for the Company's Canadian assets.
  • Liaise with municipal tax offices to rectify errors, and ensure timely receipt of all tax refunds.
  • Prepare and process property tax recharges for applicable tenants in accordance with lease terms and provincial and municipal tax legislation.
  • Manage and oversee all aspects related to the wind-down of the Ontario Vacancy Rebate program.
  • Prepare and analyze property valuation data, and conduct assessment and tax impact analysis as assigned.
  • Conduct research and collect data from internal and external sources, analyze and understand market trends and identify potential impact to the Company's Canadian assets.
  • Assist in the development of practical application of technology to identify process efficiencies through automation with a goal to minimize existing manual functions.
  • Maintain property assessment and tax information, including electronic organization of all relevant documentation. Provide administrative support as required.
  • Take the lead in updating and maintaining policies and procedures for the department.
  • Special projects as assigned.

For more information, see the job posting attached.

HOW TO APPLY:

Direct job link: http://cfc.jobis.ca/vsT

CF Careers Page: https://www.cadillacfairview.com/en CA/careers.html

 

Commercial Real Estate Tax Consultant - Altus Group

Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Opportunity

Altus Group is currently seeking a candidate in the position of a Commercial Real Estate Tax Consultant based out of our Halifax, Nova Scotia office to join our Property Tax division. The Tax Consultant will be responsible for providing a variety of property assessment and tax consulting services for all types of projects to new and existing clients with very limited review. Assist Directors and Sr. Directors with more complex projects. Partner with other business units to explore synergy opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a full range of property assessment and tax consulting services to new and existing clients with very limited review
  • Assist with Assessment Tribunal presentation and may be required to give expert evidence.
  • Continuously upgrade knowledge regarding market and industry trends, property assessment and taxation practices and procedures and legislation
  • Manage client relationships in a manner that leads to contract renewal, referrals and service expansion including up-sells and cross-sells
  • Maintain ongoing client communication and resolve any issues. Escalate issues to next level of management as appropriate
  • Ensure data collected as part of ongoing assignments is entered accurately into the Company database in a timely fashion
  • Work to develop strategies to effectively manage client relationships and to explore additional opportunities for all Altus business units
  • Prepare and deliver high impact client presentations and well-reasoned comprehensive property report with recommendations
  • Conduct regular follow-up meetings debriefs with clients to ensure high levels of satisfaction and to identify areas for continuous improvement as well as additional services required
  • Coach, train and mentor Sr. Analysts and Analysts by transferring skill and knowledge
  • Proactively inform the Directors and Sr. Directors of any potential new assignments or marketing leads

Position Requirements:

  • University Degree or College Diploma
  • 2+ years of related experience in commercial real estate advisory services
  • Relevant designation with the Institute of Municipal Assessors, Provincial Assessment Association, the Appraisal Institute of Canada or a similar recognized real estate association
  • Good knowledge of the Property Assessment valuation practices & advisory
  • Good understanding of the legislative rules for the determination of property assessments and taxes
  • Good communication skills – interpersonal, written & oral presentation
  • Ability to negotiate real estate values with other professionals
  • Ability to multi task and meet tight deadlines
  • Good skills in assessment valuation modeling in Excel and other software programs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

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Commercial Real Estate Tax Analyst - Altus Group

Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Opportunity

Altus Group is currently seeking a candidate in the position of a Commercial Real Estate Tax Analyst based out of our Halifax, Nova Scotia office to join our Property Tax division. The Tax Analyst will be responsible for the collection, analysis and organization of property assessment, tax, rental and operating data, as directed, which is to be used in the provision of property assessment and tax consulting services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure in a proactive manner that all necessary property data for client properties needed to provide assessment and tax consulting services is obtained and organized in a timely matter. Extensive senior co-worker review is anticipated.
  • Assist in the preparation of analysis or project tracking reports using standard software such as Excel, Word, Access, Altus Tools or other appropriate software. Extensive senior co-worker review is anticipated.
  • Conduct research and collect data from both internal databases and third party sources with respect to market rental dates, comparable building transactions, comparable assessment data and general market knowledge.
  • Ensure data collected as part of an on-going assignment is entered accurately.
  • Continuously upgrade the level of knowledge regarding property assessment and taxation practices and procedures.
  • Work cooperatively with team members across the organization.
  • Provide input and assistance with the developments and implementation of best practices across the business unit.
  • Develop internal network and relationships to facilitate information sharing.

Position Requirements:

  • New graduate of University Bachelor's degree in business, math, finance or economics; or College Diploma; or related experience in property tax
  • Good communication skills – interpersonal, written & oral presentation
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Basic Skills in assessment and tax analysis, such as Access and Altus Tools
  • Basic research, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work in a team and independently

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