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Senior Tax Accountant

Company: The Lewis Group of Companies
Location: Upland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANTThe Lewis Group of Companies is actively seeking exceptionally well-qualified candidates for the position ofSenior Tax Accountant.About our Company:Founded in 1955, the Lewis Group of Companies continues today as one of the nation's largest privately-held real estate development companies. The Lewis Group focuses on developing mixed-use planned communities and residential subdivisions in California and Nevada, as well as building and owning apartment communities, shopping centers, office parks and industrial buildings.In your role as Senior Tax Accountant, you will work under the immediate supervision of our Tax Managers and Tax Directors. You will have the opportunity to interact directly with vice presidents, managers and staff across various Lewis business units. You will be encouraged daily to be creative and proactive in many aspects of the Tax Department, including review of the Company's tax practice guidelines, continuing to build upon best practices, expanding the department's use of technology, and planning and monitoring its workload. In your role as Senior Tax Accountant, you will be involved in a variety of duties and responsibilities, including the following:

  • Interacting with the Company's Accounting Department to assist staff members with the review and verification of account balances, and in the advancement of the accounting department's policies and procedures
  • Preparing workpapers and tax returns for 400+ entities that include, partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, individuals and trusts
  • Limited review of individual and trust returns
  • Preparing financial statement tax provisions
  • Developing expertise and assist with the supervision of others in the areas of income recognition, cost allocations, cost segregation and cost recovery methods
  • Performing calculations for quarterly and year-end tax projections and payments
  • Ensuring the integrity of tax basis depreciation methods
  • Participate in the ongoing pursuit of best practices in tax compliance and planningBasic Requirements for your success:
    • Bachelor's degree in Taxation or Accounting
    • 4+ years' experience in tax, with real estate industry experience highly preferred
    • Intermediate experience withCCH ProSystem fx Tax and Workpaper Manager(also referred to as Engagement)
    • Large public firm experience desirable, but not required
    • CPA certification preferred
    • Familiarity with Subchapter K and income taxation of trusts
    • Experience mentoring and training staff members
    • Excellence in accounting fundamentals a must
    • Strong written and oral communication skills requiredThis is an excellent opportunity to join a name-recognized and growing company with a strong history, a broad future and a rich culture that promotes community, family and work-life balance. Now under the direction of a second and third generation management team, and with many long-tenured employees in its ranks, the Company continues its long tradition of quality, integrity and stability in every aspect of its business. This commitment to excellence and its people make Lewis a truly wonderful place to grow your career.In addition to competitive hourly compensation, Lewis offers annual bonus potential, a $100/month cellphone allowance, a variety of medical and dental benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan with company match, paid holidays, vacation time, apartment discounts, continued training, advancement opportunities and much more!To learn more about the Lewis Group of Companies, please visit our websites at www.lewiscareers.com and www.lewisgroupofcompanies.com.Lewis Group of CompaniesLewis is an Equal Opportunity Employer andwe pride ourselves on recruiting, employing, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

Keywords: The Lewis Group of Companies, Upland , Senior Tax Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Upland, California

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