Revantage

Property Tax Associate

Job Locations US-Chicago
ID
2022-3752

WHO WE ARE

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

WHAT WE VALUE: OUR CULTURE

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

WHY THIS ROLE IS VALUABLE

The Associate, Property Tax role independently researches, reviews, and maintains client database and group administrative systems. This role provides analytical and administrative support to the department, identifies trends and exposures, communicates analysis results and action plans to senior staff.

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

Financial Reporting, Tax Analysis, and Research and Procedures:

  • Perform analytical projects for the Property Tax Department including value, expense, and tax function processes
  • Assist with tax bills and appeal administration
  • Assist in personal property compliance administration
  • Verify all mandatory forms are filed accurately and timely by outsourcing service provider
  • Assist with maintenance and creation of department performance reports
  • Assist in assessment and financial information data entry; works with senior staff to ensure records are complete
  • Request and track all financial statements, rent rolls, etc. 
  • Review and coordinate financial reporting and data integration requirements
  • Perform research projects on the following but not limited to title policy review, jurisdiction tax policies, property re-parceling, and escalation research
  • Provide materials to third-party service providers

Annual Budget Process:

  • Maintain annual budget project plan at direction of senior staff 
  • Assist with the creation and review of property tax budgets
  • Assist with estimating annual consultant expenses for property budgets
  • Assist with production and distribution of the final Budget Reporting package

Department Administrative Functions:

  • Assist in creating and updating records, etc. to reflect changes to portfolio (acquisitions and dispositions)
  • Provide analysis and confirm record accuracy utilizing due diligence reports, closing materials, and other resources
  • Ensure proper acquisition and disposition procedures are met
  • Assist with review of tax bills and invoice processing and ensure that all tax bills are accounted for and processed timely
  • Responsible for special handling or payment applications are addressed
  • Assist with refund and consultant invoice management
  • Provide year-end and ad-hoc reports to consultants and reformat reports as required by local jurisdictions
  • Assist in the maintenance of all computer and file systems including, but not limited to, the input of new client property and assessment records

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in property tax
  • Extensive knowledge in Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Work independently, in a group environment, multi-task, detail orientated, and have strong organizational

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with real estate operations, legal documents, and due diligence process associated with the acquisition and sale of properties

PERKS FOR YOU

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productive Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities 
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements, and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

 

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