Sr Business License Specialist

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jul 18, 2017
Closes
Aug 18, 2017
Category
Accounting
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A LICENSING SPECIALIST

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Responsible for the effective management of Target's Business Licensing portfolio through decision making,  problem solving, partnership, research, analysis, and prioritization. Ensure compliance with numerous federal, state, and local government jurisdiction requirements. Support company-wide growth strategies through license portfolio growth. Develop relationships with internal and external partners to facilitate licensing research and portfolio management.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.Collect corporate information and documents to support licensing applications and renewal documents.  This involves working with systems and partners across the organization to obtain and manage large volumes of information, as well as sensitive company information and executive's personal information. (25%)

2.Compile licensing applications and renewal forms as required per jurisdictions. This includes completing the forms, calculating fees based on gross receipts, obtaining needed signatures from corporate officers, and requesting payments needed for application/renewal fees. (25%)

3.Partner with jurisdiction contacts and Target team members to troubleshoot issues or questions with applications, renewals, or licenses. This often includes negotiation of deadline extensions, information disclosures, or payment terms. (20%)

4.Manage licensing portfolio to forecast reports to ensure licenses are renewed prior to expiration dates. Prioritize licenses and jurisdictions using a risk-based approach to guest impact at the store level. (10%)

5.Research compliance requirements for new or changing licenses. Ensure that new and existing locations have the appropriate license portfolio as required per local, state, and federal jurisdictions. (8%)

6.Support the operation of Target's stores through timely response to email inquiries, mySupport requests, and phone calls regarding licensing issues. (5%)

7.Work closely with store and field leadership on any questions related to their licenses. (5%)

Assist in gathering data for audits. (2%)

REPORTING/WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to Director, Licensing and Real Estate Tax. Collaborates with various internal teams across the organization, as well as external federal, state, and local government agencies.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

·Post High School education or equivalent work experience

·Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

·Strong research and decision-making skills

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·Deadline driven and able to effectively prioritize

·High level of attention to detail

·PC experience (Excel, Outlook, Word)

       DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree
  • Previous Licensing experience
  • Previous experience with government agencies

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