Job Description Merit Advisors, LLC or MERIT, a leading full-service provider of property tax, sales and use tax, severance tax, and economic development consulting and compliance is seeking experienced credits and incentives manager to be based in our West Houston office. An ideal candidate should possess technical knowledge of statutory credits, negotiated incentives, site-selection, research and Intel platforms. The candidate must have robust communication skills, be team-oriented, and ultimately drive client value. Job Description:
The candidate will be responsible for marketing and sell credit and incentives services to existing clients and new clients, as well as delivery of the services with the use of existing staff and/or new staff, to be determined. This candidate will be responsible for providing the technical expertise, oversight of staff, communication of the progress of engagements both externally to clients and internally to management. This position will require approximately 20% travel and may vary depending upon the engagements.
Qualifications & Skills: Minimize of 5 years of experience in a consulting environment providing credits and tax incentives services to clients. Strong communication skills (written and verbal) Strong organizational, time management, and prioritization skills Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment Able to manage multiple tasks Critical thinker and problem solver Works well independently and as part of a team Eager to learn and is a self-starter MUST BE proficient in Microsoft Excel and have a working knowledge of basic business computer applications
Job Responsibilities: Personal Communication/Interaction with Clients Determination of Taxability/Incentive Area Data Entry – Merit Web Database Financial/Assessment Analysis Personal Interaction/Negotiation with Community/Economic leadership Assist in Business Development Efforts Report to Management
Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s degree is required, concentrated in Accounting or a Business-Related Field. A Master’s degree is a plus. CPA/CMI/CCIP/Realtor (Preferred)
About Merit Advisors, LLC Over 350 + clients range from publicly traded corporations to individual small business owners and are serviced by a team that combines engineers, appraisal and valuation experts and seasoned tax and consulting professionals that bring together the perfect balance of high quality and diverse solutions of a larger firm while not foregoing the "high level touch" customer service of a smaller firm.