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Property Tax Analyst

Toronto, Ontario

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Director, Real Estate Taxes, this position will handle tax analysis for RioCan properties, including appeals, information requests, etc., across a national portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviewing tax bills for correctness
  • Analyzing the impact of assessment reductions on tax bills
  • Following up on refunds due to successful appeals or municipal act applications and ensuring correctness of same
  • Performing impact studies regarding tax appeals and making recommendations as appropriate
  • Collect municipal tax information as required, such as capping parameters and tax rates
  • Assist team members with overflow work during periods of heavy demand
  • File applications and appeals as required
  • Maintain the Property Tax Department’s assessment and taxation database
  • Co-ordination of assessment information with the Assessment and Appeals Clerk especially recording changes that have an impact on valuation and tax charges
  • Submission of information to relevant tax authorities and tax consultants in co-ordination with the Assessment and Appeals Clerk
  • Record and monitor decisions of the Assessment Review Board
  • Attending Assessment Review Board Hearings on Municipal Act matters and filing of all relevant documentation in support of the appeal
  • Set-up and continued maintenance of logs, reports, and values that are required by various departments
  • Keeping up to date on relevant tax legislation and assessing the impact of the legislation on RioCan tax issues
  • Other projects or assignments  as required

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • University or College degree
  • 3 to 5 years proven experience performing property tax analysis
  • Strong mathematical and basic accounting skills
  • In-depth knowledge of provincial tax legislation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; ability to do in-depth spreadsheet analysis
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word; familiarity with Adobe Acrobat is an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Team player
  • An AIMA or CMTP designation is an asset

If you are interested in applying please submit your resume to recruiting@riocan.com with the position title in the subject line.

APPRAISER

Vancouver, BC

Austin Real Estate Consultants, located in Vancouver, are immediately looking for someone to assist with Appraisals and Property Assessment Appeals.

You can work as little or as much as you like (one file a year, or 20 files).  The system is totally flexible other than meeting deadlines, which is essential.

Peter Austin has been in the business for over 30 years and has built up a large group of clients, particularly for assessment reviews and appeals, where shorter reports dominate.

This position would suit:

  • A retired BC Assessment person;
  • A retired appraiser from any Real Estate discipline (lending, development);
  • An independent appraiser looking for assignments.

The company partakes in:

  • Commercial property tax assessment reviews and appeals
  • Rental studies for retail, office and industrial properties
  • Valuation reports for litigation and arbitration
  • General appraisals

Job Description:

The applicant would preferably have experience in the property tax field, although this is not essential, and at least 3 years of appraisal experience.  The ability to research agents’ web-sites, space for lease, Paragon and RealNet, and other data sources is a benefit, although all can be learnt.

During the rest of the year, the company needs assistance with ongoing appeals.

If interested, please review our website and send a resume to:

paustin@telus.net

Senior Consultant Property Tax - BGIS

Application deadline: August 11, 2017
Mississauga, Ontario

Senior Consultant, Property Tax - BGIS

Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Closing Date: August 11th

Download file attached for details

Interested Candidates should apply at https://www.bgis.com/ca/careers.htm