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Sales and Property Tax Manager

Company: Wegmans Food Markets
Location: Rochester
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Schedule: Full timeAvailability: Morning, Afternoon. Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or olderLocation: Rochester, NYAddress: 1500 Brooks AvePay: $100,000 - $140,000 / yearJob Posting: 09/13/2023Job Posting End: 10/27/2023Job ID:R0184158At Wegmans, our Sales and Property Tax Manager oversees compliance with all state and local laws for all jurisdictions Wegmans operates. You will do this by providing expertise and leadership to ensure accuracy and conformity, while mitigating tax impact. In this role you will manage Sales and Property tax audits with the goal of minimizing adjustments. Additionally, you will evaluate the real and personal property assessment for all corporate real estate and represent Wegmans in negotiation with tax assessors as needed.What will I do?

  • Manage and develop team of employees, engage in meaningful conversations, build trusted relationships and provide the resources, feedback, and development opportunities they need to be successful -
  • Maintain solid, up to date knowledge of Sales and Property tax laws in all jurisdictions Wegmans operates, monitor new and proposed legislation, determine potential impact to Wegmans, and communicate and present updates to senior company management
  • Work cross functionally throughout Wegmans to provide subject matter expertise and leadership and ensure Wegmans remains in compliance with tax laws for products sold and all purchases
  • Think strategically, identify opportunities and drive process to achieve minimum tax assessments and receive all credits and exemptions allowed by law
  • Collaborate with internal and external business partners and advisors to evaluate proposed business initiatives with a focus on tax implications and risk
  • Manage Sales and Property tax audit process and subsequent appeals when necessary negotiates with tax authority
  • Use expertise and knowledge to drive innovation internally and externally to improve process and ensure compliance
  • Oversee and review real and personal property assessments for all corporate real estate and manage appeals process for reassessment, where appropriate
  • Represent Wegmans in negotiations and settlements with local and state tax authorities
  • Identify and apply for tax abatements from state and local jurisdictions, where availableRequired Qualifications
    • 7 or more years of sales/property tax experience; successfully managing state tax audits
    • 5 or more years Real and personal property experience
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field
    • Leadership experience, including the ability to quickly build credibility, influence, and make recommendations across business units
    • Ability to think creatively when new business changes or laws are proposed to enable operations to remain cutting edge while minimizing the tax exposure
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Advanced technical research skills
    • Microsoft Office skillsAt Wegmans, we've long believed we can achieve our goals only if we first fulfill the needs of our people. Putting our people first and offering competitive pay and a variety of benefits & perks is just the start of what it means to work at Wegmans.Whether through premium pay for working on Sundays or holidays, offering industry-leading health care coverage and wellness programs to support physical, financial, and emotional well-being, or paid time off (PTO) to help you balance work and life, we've got something for everyone.And because we care about the wellbeing and success of every person, we recognize each person has their own unique scheduling needs. We're proud to offer flexibility in scheduling so our employees can prioritize what is most important to them. Our large, high-volume stores and 24x7 operations allow for personalized schedules that balance an employee's individual needs with the needs of our business and each department. Comprehensive benefits*
    • Paid time off (PTO) to help you balance your personal and work life
    • Higher premium pay rates for working Sundays or on a recognized holiday
    • Health care benefits that provide a high level of coverage at a low cost to you
    • Retirement plan with both a profit-sharing and 401(k) match
    • A generous scholarship program to help employees meet their educational goals
    • LiveWell Employee & Family program to support your emotional, work-life and financial wellness
    • Exclusive discounts on electronics, entertainment, gym memberships, travel and more!
    • And more!***Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied and offerings may differ based upon area or the company and/or position.For 25 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For -. Discover what it means to work for a family-owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love-and love what you do.

Keywords: Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester , Sales and Property Tax Manager, Executive , Rochester, New York

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