Tax Payment Specialist


Location: Chicago Area, Elgin, IL

Number of Openings: 1

Position: Accounts Payable Specialist (APS)

Reports To: Manager, Tax Payments

Employment Status: Hourly Position + Profit Sharing

Travel Required: No

Travel Allowance: None



Advantax is looking to add to our fun, flexible and fast-growing team in Elgin, IL. The Accounts Payable Specialist (APS) is responsible for organizing, reviewing, entering and processing tax payments for cities, counties and states around the country for our portfolio of national clients. Additionally, it is expected that the Accounts Payable Specialist (APS) will work to learn the aspects of the Advantax PropTax Cycle and to deliver the level of customer service that is guaranteed to our clients when they partner with Advantax. This is a 40 hour / week position available in the Elgin, IL office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize all received tax bills for assigned clients
  • Find missing tax bills by interfacing with various government databases
  • Identify specific information including payee, amount due and due date
  • Enter tax bill information into Advantax’s compliance processing software
  • Update required process tracking documents
  • Review that information entered matches information received
  • Provide weekly missing tax bill reports
  • Scan tax bills and save to the Advantax server
  • File hard copy bills for future reference
  • Additional responsibilities as necessary, identified by Advantax management
  • Create certified labels for remission of tax payments when required
  • Seasonally assist with entry of tax assessment notices
  • Seasonally assist with tracking of assessor inquiries on Advantax system

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Two-year college degree preferred
  • 6 months’ previous data entry/administration experience preferred
  • Previous payables, data entry or record keeping experience a plus

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication ability
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to communicate with jurisdictional representatives when required
  • Strong grasp of basic computer applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, Email)
  • Strong work ethic
  • Exceeding attention to detail
  • Great time management and ability to work independently
  • Little to no tax experience necessary


  • Hourly (40 Hours a Week, Overtime Available with Approval)
  • Company Profit Sharing Plan (Uncapped)
  • Free Gym Membership of your choice
  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Health Benefits are 100% Company Paid
  • Dental/Vision
  • 401K & Company Match
  • Casual work environment
  • Flexible/Partial Work from Home
  • Brand new Office as of January 2021
  • Expanding Company/Room for Growth
  • Company Events
  • Summer hours (1/2 day Fridays) available through Labor Day

Company Background

Every day we live out the vision we began at day one, since 1994 — excellent and responsive service, quality and accurate work, and innovative and fresh looks at solving our customer’s property tax challenges.

At Advantax, we are driven by our values, every day in every decision. As a result, our commitment to our customers often sets us apart from other — 1) we listen carefully, 2) we focus only on what you need, 3) we do what we say, 4) we are diligent, focused, responsive, accurate, and 5) we are stewards of our community, giving generously back to others less fortunate. To us, these are not just words, but the promises we make every day, today and every day into the future.

This is why so many of our customers consider us their own personal tax experts in “the office next door.”