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Sales and Property Tax Manager

Rochester, NY
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Full time
Morning, Afternoon.
Age Requirement
Must be 18 years or older
Rochester, NY
1500 Brooks Ave
$100,000 - $140,000 / year
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At 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 available

Required 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 skills

At Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, they’ll take care of our customers. That’s why, as part of the Wegmans family, you’ll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future.

  • Flexibility in scheduling—work-life balance
  • Employee discounts
  • Premium pay on Sundays and holidays

Comprehensive benefits*

  • Quality affordable healthcare coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)
  • Pre-tax spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellness programs
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan
  • Scholarship Program

*Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied

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.

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Wegmans has great benefits and a true family atmosphere, which makes me feel appreciated and recognized for my hard work.

— Jackson

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