Real Estate Tax Appeals and Incentives Manager

$65,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • MVAH Partners
  • 9100 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Township, OH, USA
  • Jul 14, 2020
Full time Accounting Business Development Finance

Job Description

Are you attracted to detail-oriented, analytical work that is deadline-driven, and you want to own it start to finish?  

General Overview:  Works with our affordable housing property development team to identify real property tax savings opportunities and possesses a thorough understanding of valuation techniques.  This includes conducting research, analyzing and interpreting comparable assessment data and market data, with respect to the affordable housing market.  The Real Estate Tax Appeals and Incentives Manager assists the team with real property tax analysis for assessments, tax abatements and tax incentive, and carrying out the appeal process for MVAH. The ideal candidate will have analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with strong people skills.  The successful candidate will be effective in researching issues, reconciling databases, and completing detailed calculations.  

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responds to MVAH Development team inquiries and responds to requests and notices from tax authorities.
  • Demonstrates full understanding of the annual real property tax, incentive, and abatement cycle for all affordable housing developments.
  • Builds awareness/understanding of jurisdictional rules and filing requirements.
  • Demonstrates an ability to collect, review, and fully understand Company-provided data for analysis purposes.
  • Works with the property development team to analyze potential incentive and abatement opportunities, analyzes assessment notices and determines and implements appropriate real estate tax reductions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in abatement, incentive and assessment review, appeal determination, tax bill administration, and the three valuation approaches: cost, sales comparison, and income.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of assessment equalization methodology that may apply in certain states.
  • Handles all abatement and incentive filings and appeals and monitors appeals and other processes to keep tax reductions flowing to their fullest extent.
  • Works effectively with the internal teams by taking an interest in the affordable housing industry and inquiring about trends and processes to gain a full understanding of the business and future growth opportunities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

 Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Real Estate, Business. Strong technology and analytical skills, critical thinking, problem solving. Minimum of 5 years of experience with tax appeals and incentives. 

Benefits: 

  • 401(k) Retirement plan with Company match
  • Employer paid medical plan with option to upgrade for additional coverage
  • Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability 
  • Company paid holidays and paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

MVAH Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. At MVAH, we understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable --  and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of dedication, impact, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We want you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply if your experience is close to what we’re looking for. We also know that diversity of background and thought makes for better problem solving and more creative thinking -- which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team.