Tax Consultant in Atlanta, GA at FirstKey Homes, LLC

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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Job Description

Overview

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Tax Accountant will assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual preparation of tax returns including but not limited to property and income tax returns.  He/she will assist with monthly tax accruals, reconciliation and tax depreciation as well as have exposure to tax provision.



Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES 

  • Assist with monthly tax filings at the local, state and federal level and ensure they are submitted in a timely manner. 
  • Complete Personal Property Tax renditions and payments in a timely manner. 
  • Monitor and reconcile tax refunds, penalty and interest.  
  • Compute monthly real property tax accrual, personal property tax accrual, and quarterly reconciliation of income tax and non-income tax accounts.  
  • Manage and maintain the tax notice log. Follow-up and resolve any notices that are past due. 
  • Assist with setting up and maintaining work papers, control documentation and other tax related documents. 
  • Assist manager with quarterly and annual tax provision. 
  • Collaborate with business operations to provide tax support including but not limited to W9, gross receipt, FEIN, and tax related documents. 
  • Assist in gathering tax related information related to audit, tax savings initiative, unclaimed property and other tasks. 
  • Assist with real property tax forecast, notices, track appeals and monitoring year over year variance. 
  • Complete other projects as assigned by the Tax Manager. 
  • This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties.  Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s manager at any time based upon Company need. 



Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience and/or education 
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with tax preparation and analysis  
     

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE  

  • Experience working in real estate, property management or similar industry 
  • Experience working in a fast pace, high-growth company 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE 

  • Accounting — Knowledge generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data. 
     

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
  • Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems. 
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. 
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. 
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. 
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. 
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. 
     

WORK STYLES & BEHAVIORS 

  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. 
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. 
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. 
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. 
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. 

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