What you’ll be doing...

This position is responsible for the effective handling of the property tax cycle, which includes the completion of property renditions/returns, negotiation and/or appeal of assessments, and satisfying the payment of Verizon's property tax liabilities. This position will be responsible for specific states and/or business units as assigned by the Sr. Manager-Property Taxes.

Participate in planning, analysis and evaluation of state and county property tax assessments and audits to ensure compliance with statutory rules and established regulations, policies and procedures to minimize Verizon's property tax expense. The strategy requires expertise in the areas of unit valuation and business personal property valuation.

Analyze assessments to ensure that they are reasonable given the circumstances of the taxable plant within a jurisdiction. Assessments that exceed fair market value or are unreasonable would be negotiated and/or appealed to meet the requirements of the strategy.

Be responsible for the compliance activities within the assigned geographic area or business unit to ensure that all external mandates are met. All returns are filed in accordance with existing rules and statutes taking advantage of tax saving strategies to minimize tax expense.

Provide property tax advice and guidance to Verizon management and personnel.

Perform tax research and analyze and interpret existing and proposed tax regulations and legislation.

Foster and maintain open communication and working relationships with tax department customers and state and local tax authorities.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting\Finance or related field
  • At least 3 years of property tax or other related experience
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Even better if you have:

  • A Master's degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
  • Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry
  • A professional certification (e.g. CPA)

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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