Real Estate Accounting Specialist II - Property Tax

Discount Tire Scottsdale, AZ
Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 55 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.

The Real Estate Accounting Specialist II under general supervision, processes Property Tax expenses; also provides support in at least one other area of Real Estate administration such as Common Area Maintenance (CAM), insurance or straight-line rent.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Maintains current vendor & landlord contact info in Real Estate Management System (REMS) and financial system; obtains proper documentation for vendor changes.

* Resolves Real Estate expense matters; escalates complex matters to management.

* Processes property tax bills/statements for assigned locations in accordance with taxing authority schedules.

* Monitors accounts receivable for property tax allocations and reimbursements.

* Monitors monthly accruals and allocations; identifies and escalates discrepancies.

* Researches and validates parcel details including replat/subdivision and parcel size.

* Calculates and reconciles tax adjustments in accordance with property tax schedule. Audits payments in accordance with tax agreement.

* Internally manages tax valuation reviews/appeals with third-party tax firm. Processes tax savings invoices and refunds.

* Trains and provides guidance to Real Estate Specialist I.

* Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends, and strategies.

* Assists employees, vendors or other customers by answering questions related to Real Estate management processes, procedures and services.

* Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.

* Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

* This position requires a minimum of three years accounts payable, accounts receivable or accounting experience.

* Lease accounting or commercial property management experience required.

* Knowledge of Real Estate property tax administration is required.

* Proficiency in Real Estate Management software is required.

* SAP experience preferred.

* Must demonstrate strong attention to detail.

* Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate information with accuracy is necessary.

* Proficiency with Adobe and Microsoft Office, including skills with Word and Excel, is necessary.

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