To be considered for this position, please apply by November 15, 2012. Please note that the closing date may change.
The REIT Tax Accountant is responsible for supporting all functions of the tax department for publicly non-traded real estate investment companies including:
Assist in ensuring accurate and timely tax compliance with international, federal, state and local tax authorities.
Assist with Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting as it relates to tax, including preparation of quarterly tax provisions and quarterly earnings and profits calculations.
Assist in ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
Essential Job Functions
Determine federal, state, and local tax compliance requirements.
Responsible for federal, state, and local tax return preparation including support schedules (including tax depreciation schedules and state apportionment).
Assist with the preparation of quarter-end calculations (including REIT compliance testing, federal and state tax accruals and provisions, earnings and profits, and tax installment obligations).
Assist on research projects related to real estate investment trust compliance, partnerships and other issues.
Special projects as required.
Must be detail oriented, accurate and organized.
Must be able to work well in a fast paced environment.
Must have experience preparing tax returns and supporting schedules.
Must have a solid working knowledge of federal, state and local tax compliance requirements.
Excellent inter-personal skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
Must have strong analytical and computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Excel, experience with CCH ProSytems and Oracle preferred.
Education & Experience Requested
Must have two to three years previous tax accounting experience, CPA and Big Four preferred.
Must have C corporation and partnership experience, REIT and ASC 740(FAS 109/FIN 48) experience strongly preferred.
Work Schedule Requested
Salaried, Exempt position working weekdays during normal business hours.
Typical workweek is 45 hours with potentially significant additional hours, including week-ends, for peak work periods and projects.