Senior Analyst, US/CDN Property Tax (PKM) - Pembina

Application deadline: January 10, 2019
Calgary, AB

Summary of Responsibilities
The Senior Analyst, US/ Canada Property Tax will report to the Manager, Property Tax and be a key member of the Property Tax Team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Tax team and internal staff. This newly created position will involve the coordination, execution, and maintenance of US and Canada Property Tax information. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Process, track and maintain Property Tax payments as well as the required accounting entries for accruals;
• Generate cost summaries for assessment reporting to municipalities, negotiate settlements with same as required;
• Perform on-site inspections with local and state assessors including evaluations and assessments of complex industrial facilities as required;
• Assist the Manager, Property Tax in reviewing municipal tax adjustments to ensure they are accurately calculated, coded and processed;
• Prepare assessment and taxation data, reports and all other relevant documentation;
• Assist the Manager, Property Tax in responding to audit queries in a timely fashion; and
• Participate in the year end operating cost adjustments.

• Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in the US and Canada Property Taxation and Assessment fields;
• Experience with US / Canada O&G assessment is required;
• An Assessment designation is preferred or candidates working towards their designation;
• An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance or a Business Administration Diploma with accounting background would also be taken into consideration;
• Working knowledge of US assessment legislation and FERC with the ability to apply it to the assessment process in multiple states (N. Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Oregon and others as required);
• Experience with SAP and advanced user of Excel along with strong skills with Word, other Microsoft applications and GIS is preferred;
• Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license and be willing to travel;
• Effective communication, organization and team building skills complemented by strong work ethic is essential for success in this hands-on role;
• Ability to effectively prioritize, multi task and maintain a professional positive attitude while providing business units with adhoc requests for detailed assessment information;
• Proven ability to accurately collect, assemble, enter and review data;
• Ability to work independently or in a team environment;
• Detail oriented and very strong analytical skills;
• Quick learner and self-motivator able to work under tight deadlines and cooperatively
with the team to generate superior results; and
• Energetic, positive and motivated individual.

This Position will be open until 11:59PM MST January 10, 2020.
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MPAC - Manager, Valuation and Customer Relations (2 Positions)

Application deadline: December 13, 2019
London and Sarnia, Ontario

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more

Here’s what you will do as part of the team:
• Lead and oversee the valuation of assigned properties within a designated geographic territory;
• Manage the valuation process for legislated reassessment activities (approach to value, mass appraisal models, land analysis, cap rate analysis and gross multiplier);
• Ensure high quality data through managing the process control functions;
• Review and approve value adjustments prior to new valuation base year, taking into consideration; local real estate markets trends, previous appeal decisions, and location-specific circumstances;
• Prepare detailed appraisal reports for contested property valuations;
• Respond to taxpayers, municipal representatives and tax agents on questions regarding assessed values;
• Identify and recommend improvements in data collection/quality and appraisal methodology through the analysis of complaints, requests for reconsideration and appeals;
• Collect and analyze reports on productivity, quality and customer service to ensure benchmarks are met while addressing areas that do not meet these standards;
• Support a best practices learning environment to allow successful management, coaching and mentoring of staff;
• Detect staffing and training needs to build and implement development plans; and
• Identify unit operating budget requirements, monitor and forecast monthly allocations and develop plans to mitigate variances.

For more information, download the full job posting: Manager, Valuation and Customer Relations

Posting numbers:
• MPAC-246-19 Manager, Valuation & Customer Relations – Assessment Office #26 Sarnia
• MPAC-247-19 Manager, Valuation & Customer Relations – Assessment Office #23 London
Number of positions: 2
Location: Sarnia and London
Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week
Employment type: Full-time
Department: Valuation and Customer Relations
Position level and salary: (PG-H) $96,354 - $120,441
Area of Search: Open

Ready to apply?
Click on this link to be directed to our MPAC Careers Page and click on the job posting (s) of interest to you. Create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by December 13, 2019. Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.