• Relationship Management Tax Credit Compliance Officer

    Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Job ID
    Finance & Development - Post-Closing Financial Services - Incentives Relationship Management
  • Overview

    Job Summary


    This position is responsible for providing guidance to  incentives recipients, consultants and CPAs to review and request and coordinate the issuance and transfer of the initial overall tax credit and first initial annual tax credit to the Division of Taxation  This position will also manage and monitor eligibility and compliance reporting for a sales tax exemption programs and service the Brownfield reimbursement portfolio.


    $48,540 - $60,675


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    • Coordinate’s the department’s outreach efforts toward new incentive recipients once the approval letter is issued by the Closing Department. Coordinates the department’s efforts to ensure executed approval letters and incentive agreements are returned from customers. Monitors conditions to maintain approval, project status updates, tax clearance and certification to ensure compliance to stated timelines. Notifies officers of upcoming expiries. Sends letters to applicants on expired approvals.
    • Prepares, transfer memos to the Closing Department to authorize the preparation of the an incentive agreement.
    • Works closely with recipients, consultants, and CPA’s to review and analyze tax credit and tax credit transfer documents for accuracy and consistency with incentives programs’ statutes and regulations. Approves and advances overall and initial annualtax credit documents and transfer applications to the Division of Taxation for issuance/transfer of the initial annual tax credit.
    • Reviews applications for participation in the Energy Sales Tax Exemption programs and prepares recommendation memoranda for approval.  Attends Incentives Committess and NJEDA Board meetings to present projects and respond to questions from Board members regarding applicants and general program requirements.
    • Monitors and services Brownfield Reimbursement portfolio by researching project viability and projecting budgetary impacts of successful projects, terminating older inactive projects, and faciliatating modifications to Agreements.    
    • Maintains project data to reflect annual award estimates for budget funded programs and projects awarded tax credits to assist the Compliance and Budget Reporting Officer with OMB/Treasury reporting.
    • Prepares informational activity reports for the Board, Incentive Committees, and when requested from the Managing Director and/or Sr. Leadership Team.
    • Promotes teamwork and communication to encourage an interactive, cooperative, collaborative and customer focused work environment among division, EDA staff and external customers.
    • Performs other duties or special projects, as assigned.


    Required Skills and Abilities


    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong analytical, technical and organizational skills
    • Ability to prioritize workload, must be highly organized, detail-oriented, handle various tasks simultaneously and work independently within limited time constraints with little or no supervision
    • Ability to manage a large, diverse portfolio of customers simultaneously
    • Must be able to develop a high level of proficiency in understanding and applying NJ statutory and EDA policy guidelines in order to effectively interpret Real Estate Incentive Agreements
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; proficient in grammar, spelling and editing; and foster communications with business professionals and EDA staff
    • Strong decision-making ability
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and deal effectively and diplomatically with business professionals and EDA staff
    • Demonstrates respectful behavior and promotes teamwork and communication to encourage an interactive, cooperative, collaborative and customer focused work environment among division, EDA staff and external customers
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and have the ability to learn new software packages



    Required Qualifications


    Education and Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent professional experience in Business, Finance, Economic Development, Insurance, or related field.
    • Minimum 2-5 years’ work experience in Business, Finance, Insurance, Economic Development, or related field
    • Experience with legal documents preferred


    Advanced degree or industry specific certification may be substituted for 1 year of experience


    Physical Demands

    • Minimal
    • Ability to work outside normal business hours, as needed



    • As necessary to events, meetings, businesses, etc.


    Certificates and Licenses Required

    • Valid driver’s license




    The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job description. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope, general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.


    Your employment at NJEDA is voluntary and subject to termination by you or NJEDA at will, with or without cause, or with or without notice, at any time.  Nothing in this job description shall be interpreted to conflict, eliminate or modify the employment-at-will status of NJEDA employees. 


    This position is considered exempt and is excluded from minimum wage, overtime regulations, and other rights and protections afforded nonexempt workers under the FLSA.


    NJEDA reserves the right to amend/revise this job description as necessary to meet current and changing business needs.



    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Position Requirements


    • Must comply with the “New Jersey First Act” which requires employees hired after September 1, 2011 to reside in New Jersey. Non-New Jersey resident employees must relocate to New Jersey within one year of their date of hire and provide proof of residency to Human Resources.
    • Must complete an Outside Activity Questionnaire (disclosure of outside office or employment) on an annual basis.

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