Tax Accountant

    • Garden City, NY

Kforce has a client is one of Garden City, New York (NY) premier corporations looking for a Tax Accountant. They are seeking a Tax professional who will provide support to Tax Manager to ensure in filing obligations, minimizing exposure to taxing authorities, compliance with applicable laws and tax code provisions, especially related to real estate investment trusts. Responsibilities:

  • Prepare workpapers for federal, state and local income tax returns for various business entities
  • Track filing obligations of all entities, to ensure filing of all required returns in applicable jurisdiction
  • Project federal and state taxable income on a quarterly basis
  • Maintain tax files in an organized fashion, referencing all workpapers to source documents
  • Ensure compliance with REIT rules by performing quarterly asset tests and annual income tests
  • Send demand letters to applicable shareholders, and track responses
  • Perform complex calculations to properly allocate depreciation expense and partnership liabilities
  • Project allocations of income to partners of the company
  • Calculate amounts to be withheld from limited partners for domestic and foreign jurisdictions
  • Implement and maintain internal controls over tax department functions
  • Respond to and track status of tax notices received by the company

  • Bachelor's degree required/Advanced degree in Taxation preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in Tax Department of public accounting firm or corporate tax department
  • Experience with REIT/real estate and partnership tax issues preferred
  • Proficient in the use of spreadsheet programs, depreciation and tax preparation software
  • Superior attention to detail
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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