Property Tax Director

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Website Altus Group

Job Category:

Property Tax Consulting

Pay Grade Range:

$103,900.00 – $242,430.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

Unlock your Altus Experience!

If you’re looking to advance your career in data analytics, expertise, and technology for the rapidly growing global CRE market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. At Altus, our work is purposeful. Every day, our employees drive impact, innovate, and shape the global commercial real estate (CRE) and PropTech industry.

Our people-centric culture empowers you to deliver in a high trust, high performance culture, surrounded by an inclusive team that’s collaborating to modernize our industry. We invest in our people with training and growth opportunities designed to propel you further in your career while providing a flexible and progressive workplace that reflects our values and teams.

Altus Group are seeking Commercial Real Estate Property Tax Director to become a key member on one of the largest and most widely recognized property tax teams in the country. Reporting into the Vice President, as a Director in our property tax consulting group you will manage a team of assessment professionals in delivery best in class assessment advisory and appeal services, delivering unmatched results to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Market Intelligence – Contribute to the region’s ongoing market data research and industry knowledge. Take information learned from research, clients and market events to identify 5 or more potential opportunities annually to be pursued directly or in collaboration with senior staff. Uses market intelligence to find ways to expand revenues with existing clients.

  • Client Management – Manages mid-sized & moderately complex clients. Ensure client engagements are fully executed and up to date. Develop an understanding of clients’ issues and position as it relates to their property and translates these key messages to the internal team. Oversee the Work in Progress (WIP) throughout the appeal process.

  • Valuation & Assessment Analysis – Independently review valuation opinion and determines the merit of an appeal during the preliminary review. Conduct research on property under review, based on internal market research databases and external to apply all approaches to valuation of property as test to assess valuation. Conducts analysis of equity in relation to comparable assessments with consideration to and understanding of governing legislation. Generates various financial models & analysis using established procedures/templates to be used in valuation process. Final signoff of all reports going to clients or expert reports.

  • Appeal Procedures – Project manage the appeal process from start to finish for complex properties and/or client portfolios. Responsible for managing all municipal deadlines for appeal process for assigned properties/portfolios. Ensures appeals and evidence submissions are submitted on time. Prepare and reviews all evidence submissions and actual documentation for accuracy and completeness before filing

  • Appeal Conduct – Apply technical skills and industry specific knowledge to provide a full range of property assessment and tax consulting services to new and existing clients. Prepare formal legal documents (i.e. Statement of Issue). Prepare written argument and evidence for appeal. Contribute to composing assessment appeal reports. Conduct negotiations with assessors prior to hearings for smaller, less complex properties. Attend hearings, appeals board and assessment tribunals as an expert witness on behalf of clients

  • People Management – Manage daily activities of the staff. Ultimate accountability for hiring and termination decisions, escalated performance management and employee relations issues and comp decisions.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Law, Business or Economics preferred

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience required

  • Required Property Tax Sector Knowledge – Technical expertise in valuations, appeals process & applicable legislation. Understanding legislated timelines

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean drivers’ abstract

What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed – office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation, please contact us at or +1 .

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.

If you’re looking to advance your skills and career in data, advice, and technology for the rapidly growing global commercial real estate (CRE) market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. With 2,700+ employees worldwide, operating in 16 countries across 3 continents, Altus’ offer to our clients starts with you. Our work is purposeful. We work with the most influential CRE firms around the world providing you exposure to some of the most significant CRE and prop tech mandates, and importantly, shaping the modernization of our industry.

At Altus, we believe in:

– A high trust, high performance culture
– Maintaining lots of whitespace and room to make your mark
– Flexible work arrangements that empower you to deliver your greatest performance

This is why we offer boundless opportunities in a rapidly growing global business, mentorship from the best and brightest in the industry, free access to our Altus Intelligence Academy, and the chance to work with the best data sets, tools and technology in the industry. That’s the Altus experience.

We want to hear from you. We’re growing fast – come join us!

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Careers at Altus

Every day, Altus employees drive impact, innovate, and shape one of the biggest markets, committed to our mission of delivering the most impactful asset and fund-level intelligence. Our modernized work approach drives a high trust, high performance environment where you’ll be able to shine.

Altus Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Altus reasonably accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required by contacting us at or .

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