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Company name
PPG Industries

Pittsburgh, PA
30 hit(s)  


Property Tax Manager




PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

Key Responsibilities

The Manager, Tax Asset Administration is responsible for managing the property tax planning, compliance, bill payment and audit function for PPG Industries and its U.S. subsidiaries. Because property tax expense can be a significant above-the-line cost, the position is high-profile in the SBUs The Manager Tax, Asset Administration will also manage the tax planning, compliance and audit function for all U.S. fixed assets.

Participates in transactions related to pre-construction planning, tax exemptions, site selection, restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions.

Establishes that property values are current, properly classified, fair and equitable. Initiates actions to correct improper assessments.

Assists in valuation and purchase price allocations in acquisitions and dispositions.

Supervises compliance with property reporting, property tax budgeting and bill payment requirements.

Controls audits, appeals and litigation by supervising field work, coordinating tax authority’s plant visits, retaining and managing outside consultants and appraisers as necessary and negotiating settlements that minimize PPG’s property tax liabilities.

Oversees operation of the Fixed Asset Tax System (FAD) including calculation of tax depreciation, gains and losses, 704C partnership allocations, precious metals accounting as well as Federal/State return reporting requirements.

Serves as strong technical resource to the company for federal and state income tax treatment of fixed asset matters.

Manages selected Federal planning, compliance and audit issues such as R&D and Repairs.

Resolves conflicting priorities between property tax, income tax and business requirements.


Minimum Requirements:

Minimum 10-12 years of corporate accounting/tax experience.

Accounting related degree required / Advanced accounting degree preferred.

Extensive knowledge of all property accounting areas of federal, state and local taxation.

Strong skills in communication and diplomacy, supervision, analysis, project management, and tax software applications.

Appraisal skills and active membership in the Tax Executives Institute and Institute for Property Taxation are pluses

Must understand and stay current with all applicable tax laws, rules, litigation and accounting issues.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing .

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Property Tax Manager


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Company Profile
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).

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