Regal Executive Search, Los Angeles California
Our client is a diversified real estate development and management group of companies and partnerships. Its focus is to expand its portfolio of proven and well-located properties.
This position is responsible for leading a recently created tax department in preparing partnership tax returns and K-1s and providing tax management for a privately held $4 billion real estate company.
Advanced technical skills in a variety of partnership and real estate tax areas, along with well-developed and applied management and supervisory skills, are required.
- Lead the company’ s a tax department.
- With the oversight of the company’ s external tax accountants, lead the tax department in the preparation of 130-200 partnership tax returns per year.
- Research tax issues, develop potential tax positions, and prepare technical memorandums related to transactions and positions taken by the company.
- Supervises professionals and staff of the Tax Department in accordance with the organization’ s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Prepare tax projections for the company’ s LLC’ s, Corporations, partnerships and tenants in common owners.
- Perform basis analysis for the purchase or sale of long-held assets.
- Perform and/or oversee the calculation of debt financed distributions, Section 754 adjustments, and Section 743 adjustments.
- Reports to the Vice President of Finance.
- Bachelor’ s degree in accounting, business, or graduate degree in taxation (MBT or MST).
- CPA certification required.
- At least six years of experience in preparing and/or leading in the preparation of business tax returns.
- Partnership tax understanding required with experience in the preparation of dozens of partnership tax returns of varying difficulty including LLC’ s, Limited partnerships, and Tenant In Common ownership structures.
- Familiar with advanced tax research software tools with preferably an advanced understand of CCH ProSystems fx Tax.
- Strong technical understanding in real estate tax issues preferred. This includes being well versed in issues related to real estate transactions – IRC Sections 1031, 704, 743, and 754.
- Experience in tax planning and structuring.
- Ability to work in team environment on important matters with short lead times.
- Strong sense of accountability with a willingness to commit to and complete what is required.
- Supervisory experience with the ability to coach and mentor team members to work together to deliver outstanding customer service.
- Intermediate level of Outlook, MS Word and Excel skills required.
Equal opportunity employer
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