Senior Tax Accountant Link Industrial Properties

Recruiter
Revantage Corporate Services
Location
Fort Washington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Job role
Tax
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Senior Tax Accountant Link Industrial Properties

US–PA–Fort Washington

Job ID: 2
Type: Regular Full–Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Accounting/Finance
LINK Industrial

Overview

Located at the Fort Washington Office, Link Industrial Properties ("LINK") is Blackstone's US industrial real estate operating platform. Link currently manages a national portfolio of high–quality, well–located industrial assets totaling over 180 million square feet throughout the U.S. To review the Company's latest news release and other corporate documents, please visit the Company's website at .



Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare quarterly REIT compliance testing
  • Preparation / review of multistate corporate, partnership and disregarded entity tax returns. This would include preparing State apportionment calculations and determining partner withholding requirements
  • Develop and implement solutions to partnership tax allocation issues, including tax adjustments related to partnership investment–in joint ventures and partner capital accounts
  • Utilizing Excel to prepare quarterly Federal, State and local tax estimates and returns
  • Prepare property sales gain/loss and like–kind–exchange workpapers to be included in taxable income estimate
  • Prepare foreign tax forms, 8858, 8865 & 5471
  • Maintaining the master database for depreciation expense in FAS and external Excel workpapers
  • Complete journal entries for multiple entities to create a tax general ledger using Yardi
  • Special projects as directed by the SVP of Tax
  • Stay current with Federal & State tax law changes impacting the Company
  • Ability to communicate with Company employees, outside accountants, and taxing authorities


Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Tax Department experience, preferably at a Big 4 or other national firm; or direct real estate industry experience
  • BA/BS required; Business, Finance or Accounting degree
  • Depreciation expense experience required. Proficiency with depreciation expense software (preferably Sage FAS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA preferred, MS – Tax or MBA a plus
  • Real estate industry experience and knowledge of real estate investment trusts (REITs) a plus
  • Working knowledge of partnership tax issues preferred but not required
  • Self–motivation, determination and initiative in a team environment
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multi–task responsibilities under tight deadlines
  • Develop best practices and establishes standards, policies and workflows
  • Working knowledge of Yardi a plus
  • Working knowledge of CCH Axcess or other tax prep software, a plus
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills