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Property Tax Manager - Florham Park, NJ


Job Field: TAFI - Tax & Finance
Location: Florham Park, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703837

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… We are seeking a Property Tax Manager to ensure BASF and its affiliates are in compliance with all state taxing jurisdictions. The job is responsible for the timely and accurate filing of more than 700 tax returns and the timely remittance of tax. The job requires expertise in property tax compliance and valuation issues. Property Tax Manager (1703837) You will be responsible for the timely and accurate filing of tax returns and the remittance. You will have demonstrated expertise in property tax compliance and valuation issues. Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Tax Return Compliance and Analysis – Responsible for managing property tax compliance calendar and the preparation, review and processing of business personal property tax returns, filings and tax payments. Must have the ability to identify opportunities and risks and make recommendations for managing tax liability throughout the process.
  • Inquiries, Audits and Appeals – Act as property tax expert for internal and external inquiries. Respond to inquiries from state tax jurisdictions, negotiate property values, and defend tax strategies / tax positions claimed. Provide support on property tax appeals and litigation.
  • Accounting for Property Taxes – Responsible annual property tax budget, cash forecast, journal entries, and monthly account reconciliations.
  • Credits and Incentives – Supports credit and incentive negotiations and site specific, multi-year planning strategies. Responsible for ongoing compliance with contracts and agreements.communication and recommendations to management.
  • Other Special Projects – Support key regional initiatives and projects.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • BS or BA with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, Real Estate or Business with an MBA/MS Taxation and / or CPA, a plus
  • 7-10 years of experience working in property tax with solid understanding of property tax valuation
  • Microsoft Tools - Strong skillset in Excel
  • Tax Technology- Strong skillset in PTMS and SAP
  • High level attention to detail and excellent oral and written communication
  • Self-motivated, with strong interpersonal, team and partnering skills
  • Discretion in handling confidential and sensitive tax information


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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