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Location: 
Toronto, Ontario
Job Description: 

AEC Paralegal Professional Corporation is a national property tax advisory firm providing assessment and tax management services as well as implementing tax minimization strategies for owners and occupiers of commercial, industrial and multi-residential real property. We are currently seeking an experienced Paralegal to support a team of property tax professionals based in Toronto, Ontario.  AEC is offering a flexible, supportive work environment with a competitive compensation package.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain, analyze and provide a cursory review of working papers that support an assessed value
  • Complete property inspections with assessment officials and client representatives
  • Deliver the appropriate feedback and reporting to lead project managers in an effort to support recommendations and/or provide the necessary information necessary to successfully negotiate and/or review findings with assessment officials
  • Industry or property specific research, including property information and inspections and land use and area calculations
  • Assessment management support
  • Litigation support which may include attendance at hearings, preparation of litigation documents including statement of issues, replies, mediation briefs
  • Participation in project planning including clarification of tasks and estimation of resources required and timelines
  • Presentations - internal/external with appropriate approval
  • Assists with client management
  • Assists in the development of plans and strategies

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal license is a requirement
  • Formal education at the community college and/or university level is considered an asset as is the completion and/or current participation in industry specific designations as offered through various post secondary institutions
  • Minimum of five years experience in the realty tax and assessment field
  • Knowledge of property tax/assessment and property valuation is preferred
  • Experience in assessment and taxation policies & procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, be proactive and flexible and meet deadlines
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Competency in industry accepted software tools and research systems is expected of the successful candidate

Key strengths required for this position include:

  • Ability to organize and focus in an environment where there are multiple projects on the go at any given time
  • Desire and ability to learn and develop within the realty tax assessment field and willingly accept additional responsibility including interacting with assessment officials and clients alike
  • Ability to identify and prioritize key valuation / classification issues and/or in working with senior project managers develop this skill such that issue identification and reporting of same forms for the foundation for approach and mindset to supporting the review and negotiation process

Ideally candidates will have had previous exposure to a consulting environment and worked in a team setting where the results and expectations were set and met with various members of the team participating and each participant is able to contribute at a level consistent with their individual strengths. 

 

To apply for this position please send your resume and cover letter to hr [at] aecpropertytax.com

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. AEC is an equal opportunities employer. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process.

 

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