We are looking for an Accountant, Tax to join the Invitation Homes Tax team which is responsible for federal, state, and local tax compliance for a portfolio of approximately 80,000 single-family rental properties. The Accountant, Tax will be responsible for filing over 5,000 sales tax returns electronically, preparing documentation in support of federal and state tax returns, assisting in monitoring the company’s REIT status, and completing other special projects as needed.
This role will have plenty of interaction with other departments and other teams within the Accounting Department. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and has a desire to learn multiple aspects of the single-family residential business.
Invitation Homes is a publicly traded company with an entrepreneurial spirit. We embrace teamwork, process improvement, and associate development.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists in federal, state, and local income tax compliance and the calculation of book to tax differences.
- Work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
- Calculate quarterly tax provision and REIT testing.
- Prepare and file sales tax returns.
- Resolve notices and audits with tax authorities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Physical and Mental Demands
This position will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. The position may also entail light lifting of supplies and materials occasionally, up to and including 20 pounds in addition to reaching, stooping, standing, and walking. This position requires the ability to talk, hear, compare, compute, compile, copy, analyze, coordinate, synthesize, negotiate and communicate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Standard office working environment that may be busy and noisy at times.
Minimum 1 year experience professional experience with experience in tax returns, audits with tax authorities, calculating quarterly tax provision and REIT testing and/or assist in federal, state, local income tax compliance.