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Accountant, Sr (Tax) - Property Tax

ITC Holdings Corp.

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: January 30, 2023
Reference Code: 500355
  • Prepares and files property tax returns for multiple state and local jurisdictions, processes tax payments and maintains all records associated with the filing of property tax returns.
  • Maintains working knowledge of state and local property tax laws.
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of property tax assessments from various jurisdictions; contacts assessors to resolve discrepancies in statements received.
  • Maintains relationships with tax assessors; responds to questions and provides information/clarification, as needed.
  • Provides direction and oversight to other staff and/or contract personnel in property tax return preparation and payment processing.
  • Supports accounting, reporting, and forecasting for property taxes.
  • Research various property tax issues.
  • Provides support to external auditors by responding to questions, preparing schedules, etc. in the course of quarterly reviews and annual audits.
  • Supports the maintenance of property tax and sales and use accounting systems, including system upgrades
  • Supports research, special projects and development projects as needed
  • Supports other tax department projects and initiatives as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant, equivalent experience and/or education.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of tax or accounting experience required, including three (3) years of property tax experience preferred.
  • Utility experience preferred.
  • Experience with property tax software preferred.
  • Ability to research and analyze various types of data and information.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) information to all levels (internally and externally) so that others not familiar with the area are able to understand information being provided.
  • Possess sound analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of the importance of solid documentation and ability to apply these concepts.
  • Intermediate knowledge of personal computers (MS Office) and demonstrated ability to utilize to complete daily assignments.
  • Intermediate knowledge of financial systems with the ability to extract information, as necessary, to complete daily assignments.
  • Ability to work well on a team or independently.
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer. ITC does not sponsor employment visas, such as H-1B or TN visas.
About this Employer

ITC, a Fortis company, is the energy industry’s leading electricity transmission company. We deliver bulk electrical energy from power generating plants along high-voltage lines to the local distribution system of utilities serving communities. We invest in power lines that will meet the needs of the 21st century.

As the only fully independent transmission company in the U.S., our business is not distracted by electricity generation or distribution. Transmission is our sole focus. As a result, we can concentrate fully on planning, building, operating and investing in high-value, highly-reliable electricity transmission to our customers and communities.

ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. ITC’s grid development focus includes growth through regulated infrastructure investment as well as domestic and international expansion through merchant and other commercial development opportunities.