Tax Accountant

Independently responsible for a range of tax accounting responsibilities to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local tax compliance.

Primary Responsibilities:

Income Taxes: managing filing returns; filing extensions and estimated payments; reviewing federal and state LLC returns for all entities; communicating with external CPA firms on filings; responding to various federal and state tax notices; responding to investor questions; preparing quarterly estimated capital account balances to investors; preparing annual projection of capital account deficits to investors; filing and communication on state level income tax incentive programs

Property Taxes: preparing and/or reviewing property tax filings and paying property taxes for existing projects; providing cost data and working with assessors on new projects; filing and communication on state level property tax incentive and abatement programs; working with auditors and external vendors on state property tax audits; preparing estimated/forecasted property taxes on potential projects; preparing annual property tax budget

Sales and Use Taxes: preparing and/or reviewing sales/use tax filings and paying monthly/quarterly taxes for existing projects; working with suppliers and state authorities on reporting and filing requirements; filing and communication on state level use/tax abatement programs

• Manage the Company HLBV function, to include preparation of quarterly HLBV calculations and forecasts, and support HLBV-related audit requests.

• Compare performance with operating plans and standards, provide reports, and interpret the results of operations.

• Analyze accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to defined standards.

• Analyze complex contracts for accounting requirements and ensure accounting entries and reports are compliant with applicable contracts.

• Resolve moderate to complex problems independently; escalate highly-complex situations to Controller or Director of Finance.  Function independently in evaluating alternatives, conducting analysis, and making recommendations/decisions in alignment to regulatory requirements and project-specific business needs.  

• Coordinate tax engagements for the Company and portfolios with accounting firms.  Act as key point of contact for outside tax accountants and relevant other service providers.

• Coordinate and complete Nevada RETA and commerce compliance requirements.  Manage County Sales Tax Tracking obligations.  Manage the R&D credit and credit substantiation requirements.

• Assist with Investor valuation requests.

• Ensure work product complies with in-house standards, GAAP, best practices, and any other applicable regulatory standards. Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with regulations and established best practices.

• Ensure high level of communication of financial information to Controller as well as external stakeholders as applicable.

• Other duties as assigned.

Primary Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field (CPA or CPA candidate preferred)

• 4+ years related experience as well as intermediate understanding of tax accounting and reporting

• Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookup and pivot tables without training

• Strong planning, organizational, and complex problem-solving abilities

• Self-starter with effective judgement, discretion, and professionalism

• Ability to work with numerous accounts at once

• Ability to accurately account for transactions by reviewing contract language

• Follow industry trends and track changes related to taxes and recommend tax strategies that align with business needs

• Outstanding verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills

• Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage competing deadlines or projects

• Committed tram player with the ability to develop and maintain productive work relationships

• Flexibility conducive to a fast-paced, growing company environment

Equal Opportunity Employer

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