Tax Analyst

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Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the property tax compliance activities within the assigned geographic area or business unit to ensure that all such tasks are completed accurately and timely.  All returns are filed in accordance with existing rules and statutes taking advantage of tax saving strategies to minimize tax expense. 

Responsible for the effective handling of the property tax payments for assigned jurisdictions.

Participate in planning, analysis and evaluation of state and county property tax assessments to ensure compliance with statutory rules and established regulations, policies and procedures to minimize Verizon's property tax expense.

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 with the help of property tax manager.

Accumulate, analyze and summarize tax information that will facilitate decision making.

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, related field or equivalent experience required
  • Advanced degree in Tax/related field or CPA preferred
  • 1+ years of tax experience required
  • Property tax experience desired
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.