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Wells Fargo Property Tax Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Property Tax Manager in Customer Care as part of Commercial Capital Operations. Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at .

Wells Fargo is seeking a Property Tax Manager. The Property Tax Manager is responsible for developing and implementing systems to accurately compile and report information for leasing related personal property taxes. Provides guidance to subordinates regarding established tax policies. Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect affiliate organization(s). Ensures timely and accurate filing of tax returns and/or consultation on assigned personal property tax issues. Scope of role requires the ability to independently evaluate issues and apply sound business judgment. Interacts with functional peer group managers and/or other groups across the enterprise. Manages one or more tax professionals and provides functional advice, direction and/or training. Establishes operational objectives and assignments, delegates assignments to subordinates and supervises the work of subordinates.

The Property Tax Manager is responsible for managing a team of property tax professionals and ensuring accurate administration & review of property tax returns, timely process property tax assessments and payment of tax bills.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage and develop a team of professionals responsible for operational accounting activities and transactions for multiple areas

  • Provide operational accounting support for internal business groups or operations departments

  • Set standards for monitoring the review of business group or customer financials and implement controls to ensure accuracy of data

  • Maintain advanced knowledge of current operational accounting practices and regulatory requirements

  • Enforce adherence to internal and external operational accounting standards and policies

  • Direct completion of complex operational accounting tasks pertaining to statements, systems and records

  • Develop methodologies and implement changes in internal operational accounting systems

  • Plan, design and direct the production of regulatory reports

  • Influence and negotiate with management on issues of policy or strategic direction

  • Continuously strive towards improving efficiency, effectiveness and experience for stakeholders and customers

  • Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers

  • Lead team to achieve objectives

  • Interact either indirectly or directly with customers, clients or vendors

  • Manage allocation of people and financial resources for Operational Accounting

  • Mentor and guide talent development of direct reports and assist in hiring talent

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Operational Accounting experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

  • 2+ years of Leadership experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of property tax laws and their impact on the overall business and operations

  • Ability to assess current processes/procedures and make recommendations for efficiency

  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization

  • Ability to motivate others to greater performance

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Access skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

  • Advanced Knowledge of Property Tax Management System (PTMS)

  • Familiarity with InfoLease

  • General experience with Tax Research software (CCH, IRA)

  • Ability to partner with all professionals within the company and occasionally communicate with the customers.

  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of property tax, including:

  • Annual property tax compliance;

  • Ability to review, process and appeal property tax assessments

  • Ability to review and process property tax bills

  • Ability to review customer generated refund requests, secure the refunds and process credits when appropriate

  • Ability to assist with jurisdictional audits

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.


Req Number: R-111522-3

Updated: 2022-01-14 08:02:00.000 UTC

Location: Minneapolis,Minnesota