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Real Estate Tax Accountant

Company: Pine Tree
Location: Oak Brook
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

**Hybrid Work Schedule**
Connected by a common belief that our collective skills, knowledge, values, and vision will shape the evolution of brick-and-mortar retail, our team forms what is the commercial real estate industrys premier owner/operator/ investor of open-air retail in the United States.
With decades of expertise in retail property management, accounting, asset management, leasing, acquisition, development, and marketing, were guided by core values of collaboration, trust, diligence, and empathy to optimize and grow our portfolio through elevated, insightful, and value-driven solutions for our stakeholders. Learn more at
Summary of Position
Pine Tree is seeking a dynamic, career-minded and accomplished accounting professional to join our growing team as a Real Estate Tax Accountant. The Real Estate Tax Accountant will be responsible for the tax compliance process, including oversight and management of all tax filings and returns prepared by the tax firms in a timely and accurate manner. Coordinates and leads discussion of tax structuring between management and outside parties, including tax firms. Knowledge of real estate tax matters as it pertains to REIT structures rules and partnerships is critical.

  • Responsible for all tax reporting and filing requirements of the company, including filing prepared tax returns, estimates for year-end earnings and profits and 1099-DIV allocation and all other related filings. Effective oversight of tax firm responsible for return preparation and coordination with in-house staff.
  • Responsible for taxable income projections, updated periodically for actual results and/or possible transactions.
  • For all tax projects and process, establishes deadlines, project timeframes, and prioritizes workload and ensures that all tasks are completed in an appropriate manner.
  • Monitors REIT compliance of the company and oversight of TRS transactions. Prepares quarterly and annual REIT compliance tests, tax provision calculations, tax accruals and all tax related accounting.
  • Ascertains the needs of various groups supported by the department to ensure that said needs are met.
    Desired Skillsets & Qualifications
    • BS/BA in Accounting; CPA preferred. MBA or advanced degree appreciated
    • 2-3 years progressive experience within real estate accounting that demonstrates a knowledge of REIT real estate tax experience required
    • Good understanding of tax compliance
    • Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with expert knowledge of Excel
    • Proficient with MS Office software and Yardi Voyager
      The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.
      Competitive salary as well as a performance-based incentive.
      Pine Tree offers a compensation package commensurate with experience. Work/life benefits include but are not limited to access to on-site gym, participation in a 401K plan and a competitive healthcare package.
      Pine Tree
      We believe that trust, experience, humility, transparency, and responsibility should influence everything we do in business and life. As a result, we have built the best team in the industry combining decades of experience in acquisitions, leasing, property management, development, design & construction, accounting, human resources, and marketing.
      Pine Tree is a Northbrook, Illinois-based full-service real estate company specializing in retail. Founded in 1995, Pine Trees current portfolio tops $3.5 billion in assets under management. The companys projects are located across the United States.
      Pine Tree is an equal opportunity Jobble

Keywords: Pine Tree, Chicago , Real Estate Tax Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Oak Brook, Illinois

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