Career Opportunities

Bettencourt Tax Advisors is committed to providing excellent customer service for our clients. We believe that whatever we do, "It's All About the Taxpayers". If you are an individual who understands the importance of and is committed to high standards of customer service and professionalism, we would like to hear from you.

BTA is currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Experienced Licensed Property Tax Consultant Specializing in Business Personal Property
  • Experienced Licensed Industrial Commercial Property Tax Consultant
  • Experienced Licensed Residential Property Tax Consultant
  • Experienced Sales Professional and Property Tax Consultant in the Industrial/Commercial Market
  • Commercial Services
  • Part Time Sales Professionals in the Commercial or Residential Market Covering Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, and Montgomery Counties

For descriptions of these positions, please see below.

Experienced Licensed Property Tax Consultant Specializing in Business Personal Property

Responsible for managing the Business Personal Property tax cycle for our customers who own this type of property. This includes providing BTA customers with expertise in the compliance process, rendering values, and attending hearings on their behalf in order to obtain the appropriate valuation for them.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Effectively communicate with customers regarding deadlines, required evidence, and other issues involving their property.
  • Responsible for working with BPP team to obtain asset lists and evidence from customers in a timely manner.
  • Manage BPP deadlines for our customer base.
  • Have a solid understanding of depreciation schedules, asset lists and complex valuation methodologies to be able to assist a wide range of customers.
  • Understand and know how to apply Exemption Options.
  • Ability to establish fair OPVs based on experience and customer evidence provided.
  • Review and file renditions on time.
  • Review assessment notices.
  • Attend property tax hearings to negotiate asset values on the customer's behalf.
  • File corrections, as requested.
  • Work with other departments to accomplish objectives.
  • Stay up-to-date with property tax laws.
  • Maintain Property Tax Consultant license.

Requirements:
The successful candidate will have a record of success in the BPP market. He or she will understand the dynamics of working in a fast paced, dynamic environment; and will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Able to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines in the BPP tax cycle
  • Able to work with and motivate others to achieve desired results
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Self starter able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Proven track record in the BPP marketplace
  • Multi-tasking
  • Good communicator

Education/Experience:

  • Associates Degree or higher education preferred
  • Bachelors degree a plus
  • 5+ years' experience in Business Personal Property
  • Experience in commercial real estate, helpful
  • Record of success in directing, planning, scheduling, and supervising the BPP process
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience at the appraisal district is a plus
  • Experience in the industrial/commercial business environment is a plus

Bettencourt Tax Advisors offers a competitive salary/compensation structure. Contact BTA today to discuss the position.

 

Experienced Licensed Industrial Commercial Property Tax Consultant

Responsible for working with Industrial Commercial Customers and representing their property tax interests at the County Appraisal District hearings. This includes gathering and reviewing customer evidence, putting together a sound case to present in the hearing, then negotiating the best valuation possible during the hearing process.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned) 

  • Effectively Communicate with Customers regarding deadlines, required evidence, and other issues involving their property.
  • Conduct Site Visits and Customer Meetings.
  • Have knowledge of Property Tax Code as it applies to our customers
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the three types of Real Property analyses: Market, U & E, and Income
  • Know how to analyze complex evidence packages and market data to prepare appeals using strategies known to be successful in Industrial property tax hearings
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Business Personal Property analysis and methodologies
  • Be able to provide customers with compliance expertise and support
  • Have a solid understanding of how to present complex evidence and negotiate values on the customers behalf in both an informal or formal hearing
  • Ability to Establish Fair OPVs based on experience, knowledge, and customer evidence provided
  • File Corrections, as Requested
  • Maintain good working relationships with county appraisal districts
  • Work with other departments in the office to accomplish objectives for customers
  • Stay up-to-date with property tax laws
  • Maintain Property Tax License in Texas

Requirements:

  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Ability to read and understand complex customer documents
  • Able to work with and motivate others to achieve desired results
  • Highly Detail Oriented
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Self Starter able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Proven track record in the property tax marketplace
  • Multi-tasking
  • Good Communicator

Education/Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 5+ years as a property tax consultant
  • Experience at the appraisal district a plus
  • Experience or exposure to industrial market a plus

We offer a competitive salary structure. Contact BTA today to discuss the position.

Experienced Licensed Residential Property Tax Consultant

Responsible for working with Residential Customers and representing their property tax interests at the County Appraisal District hearings. This includes gathering and reviewing customer evidence, putting together a sound case to present in the hearing, then negotiating the best valuation possible during the hearing process.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned) 

  • Effectively Communicate with Customers regarding deadlines, required evidence, and other issues involving their property.
  • Conduct Site Visits and Customer Meetings.
  • Have knowledge of Property Tax Code as it applies to our customers
  • Have a Solid Understanding of how to present evidence in both an informal or formal hearing.
  • Ability to Establish Fair OPVs based on experience and customer evidence provided
  • Attend property tax hearings to negotiate asset values on the customers behalf
  • File Corrections, as Requested
  • Work with other inter-office departments to accomplish objectives
  • Stay up-to-date with property tax laws
  • Maintain Property Tax License in Texas

Requirements:

  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Able to work with and motivate others to achieve desired results
  • Highly Detail Oriented
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Self Starter able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Proven track record in the property tax marketplace
  • Multi-tasking
  • Good Communicator
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 5+ years as a property tax consultant
  • Experience at the appraisal district a plus

We offer a competitive salary structure. Contact BTA today to discuss the position.

Experienced Sales Professional in the Commercial/Industrial Market

Responsible for developing new customers and executing a sales strategy to drive new growth in the Commercial/Industrial market for one of the fastest growing property tax firms in Southeast Texas. Key responsibilities would be identifying and assessing new opportunities to sell property tax services in commercial and industrial markets by penetrating new customers/territories; thereby growing sales and revenue. This position requires the ability to collaborate with other departments within our organization to maximize the return on sales opportunities.

Primary Responsibility of the position is to bring in new commercial and industrial business which includes:

  • Directly calling on identified potential customers
  • Identifying new opportunities for sales and market development
  • Understanding industry segments, customers, and competitive brands in the marketplace
  • Applying that understanding to implementing sales and marketing strategies to develop new customers
  • Working with the management team and business development team to review and refresh or launch new marketing programs, operations, and processes to increase market share

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the commercial/industrial business environment and have sales experience developing market share through building new customers relationships. He or she will have a record of success in developing strategies and delivering results in a fast paced, dynamic environment; and will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Ability to work with and motivate others to achieve desired results
  • Ability to work as part of a team effort, if needed, to achieve desired results
  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to develop and execute successful strategies for entering new markets, growing existing markets, and establishing partnerships and alliances
  • A self-starter who can work with management to create a plan to meet the sales objective and then implement it
  • Ability to understand and work with co-workers on complex customer property tax issues and sales
  • Comfortable working with CFO's, comptrollers, and property tax managers of commercial and industrial corporations
  • Ability to read and understand complex customer documents
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Problem solver with excellent analytical skills
  • Flexibility
  • Clear, persuasive written and oral communication
  • May include property tax consulting work during the hearing season

Education/Experience:

  • Proven track record in sales and sales development
  • Experience in the Property Tax, Commercial Real Estate, or Financial industries a plus
  • Experience in the Commercial/Industrial market a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience as a Property Tax Consultant license a plus
  • Willing to obtain a Property Tax Consultant License if you do not currently have one

Commercial Customer Service

Responsible for providing outstanding customer service for commercial customers, as well as, providing support for property tax consultants and sales team.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures established standards of customer service and job functions are completed within established time limits.
  • Assist with answering commercial phone lines and responding to emails throughout the year
  • Work directly with customers to answer questions and resolve issues regarding customer's account.
  • Maintain up-to-date customer records in the database. Ensures all changes in customer status are documented in a timely manner and must be completed prior to property tax protest deadline.
  • Help manage customer records in the database for customers with high volume of property turnover and ensure all data is reconciled prior to tax protest deadline.
  • Collaborate with Property Tax Consultants, as needed, to meet deadlines, handle priorities, and achieve department objectives.
  • Responsible for the preparation of customer files for property tax consultants during hearing season.
  • Provide administrative assistance to Business Development: prepare maps, contracts, and other data as requested.
  • Help manage email data requests within established time limits to obtain important evidence from customers.  Make follow-up calls when necessary to gather requested evidence. Make sure evidence received is scanned into internal system and placed in file.
  • Follow up on Property Condition Reports by gathering customer evidence needed to achieve completeness and accuracy of customer information in their file.
  • Assist with account management of small to medium sized commercial customers.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with customers, co-workers, and management.
  • Help with litigation and/or arbitration sign-ups for customers as requested by supervisor/management. This would include creating contracts and gathering information for the litigation and arbitration teams, as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills:

  • Oral & Written Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Self-Starter
  • Math Aptitude
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Organization
  • Planning & Time Management
  • Professionalism
  • Computer Literacy
  • Problem Solving
  • Flexibility

Education/Experience/Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or higher education preferred
  • Property Tax Consultant License preferred
  • 2-4 years' experience in customer service
  • Experience in commercial real estate, helpful
  • Experience in property tax industry, helpful
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Part Time Sales Professionals in the Commercial or Residential Market Covering Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, and Montgomery Counties

Experienced Texas State Licensed Property Tax Consultants

We have openings for Texas State Licensed Property Tax consultants with at least 2 years experience working as a property tax consultant in a local market representing commercial and/or residential properties.

Assistant Office Administrative Support

Responsible for supporting the Supervisor of Office Administrative Support through providing prompt and courteous customer service, knowledge and acumen in database management, strong written communication skills, and supervisory support when requested. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Access. Solid organization, time management, and problem solving skills are a must.

File Clerk - Office Administrative Support

Responsible for supporting the company's administrative needs, maintaining files and account information in an efficient and effective manner, with the utmost accuracy. File preparation for all hearings scheduled. Keep filing up to date and in proper order. Must have basic computer skills and feel comfortable working with computer to update database. Performs other related duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Please contact us at (713) 263-6100, or e-mail us at humanresources@btanow.com.

We can also be reached by mail at the address on our Contact page.

The confidential nature of any job inquiry will be administered at all times.