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Real Property Tax Consultant



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Job Category:

Valuations & Appraisals

Pay Grade Range:

$60,840.00 - $141,960.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

Unlock your Altus Experience!

If you’re looking to advance your career in data analytics, expertise, and technology for the rapidly growing global CRE market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. At Altus, our work is purposeful. Every day, our employees drive impact, innovate, and shape the global commercial real estate (CRE) and PropTech industry.

Our people-centric culture empowers you to deliver in a high trust, high performance culture, surrounded by an inclusive team that’s collaborating to modernize our industry. We invest in our people with training and growth opportunities designed to propel you further in your career while providing a flexible and progressive workplace that reflects our values and teams.

Altus Group is looking for a Real Property Tax Consultant to join our Dallas, Houston and Atlanta office (Hybrid working available). You will be reporting into the Senior Manager. In this position, you will be responsible for conducting independent property tax analysis of moderate to complex files/cases. You will direct the data collection and initial analysis of junior staff. You will also train new staff on concepts and the specific step-by-step procedures applicable to the tax specialization of each file/case.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently analyze data to assist with scope definition, appeal determination, and/or project completion.

  • Provide recommendations to management for course appeal recommendations and/or next steps of a project of appeal

  • Assist with preparation of documents to support scope of work and jurisdiction requirements.

  • Accurately fill out forms, gather data necessary to meet project requirements and accurately fill out data in systems or forms.

  • Through analysis, determine which assessments should be escalated to appeal & follow through with appeal procedures (informal negotiations with assessors, involving managers as necessary)

  • Research of tax code, industry, specific asset types and/or jurisdiction requirements

  • Present conclusions based on research and provide recommendations to management for course of action on the project

  • Log and review assessments and tax bills issued for accuracy and identify those that should be appealed

  • Provide instruction and training to junior staff, along with review of their work

  • Correspond with clients, assessors, and third-party vendors to coordinate projects or transmit/gain data and information or explain methodology

  • Starting to work towards the IPT CMI designation

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Accounting, Finance, or other business-related field preferred, but not required)

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in Property tax - real property and understanding of property valuation concepts

  • Preferably previous relevant real property valuation experience

  • Working knowledge of the commercial real estate market

  • Advance level Excel, Word and Adobe skills

  • Ability to consolidate and analyze large and complex data sets

  • Advanced analytical skills

  • High attention to detail

What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.