Property Tax Analyst - Duluth, GA

Duluth | Georgia | United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at  

Property Tax Analyst – Duluth, GA

The opportunity:

The Tax Analyst has key responsibilities for property tax compliance and problem resolution, including handling assessment notices, tax bills and payments, assisting in the preparation of tax returns, preparing tax accounting entries, analyzing property tax accruals and G/L balances, liaison with outsourced property tax suppliers and facility controllers, assisting in audits by taxing jurisdictions, and property tax projects.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Process property tax payments and assessment notices.

  • Track down missing tax bills and assessment notices; resolve accounting issues; review and monitor tax bill entries.

  • Independently research, follow-up and resolve questions regarding tax notices and payments, closed facilities and accounting treatment thereof; keep Property Tax Supervisor informed.  

  • Contact Controllers and take responsibility to ensure tax payment issues are resolved internally as well as with the taxing jurisdictions.

  • Assist in collecting and reconciling tax data for monthly accruals and the annual budget

  • Prepare annual personal property tax returns

  • Review and prepare property tax accrual reconciliations for assigned business units

  • Assist with property tax audits, including gathering information, responding to audit requests and conducting tax research.  

What you need to succeed:

  • A four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and/or

  • 3-5 years of experience handling property tax compliance and assessment and tax bill processing for a large company or consulting firm.

  • Experience with large corporate financial systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle, SAP, Indus Passport

  • Experience with property tax software such as OneSource Property Tax (formerly eProperty) or PTMS

  • Creative problem-solving ability; results oriented

  • Very organized and thorough; ability to grasp complex requirements and projects

  • Takes initiative in handling problems and recommends solutions to management

  • Strong analytical skills; solid accounting and Microsoft Excel skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills 

  • Experienced and comfortable in pursuing problem resolution with personnel at different levels of the organization, internal and external auditors and outsourced property tax service providers 


What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.


WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

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