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Posted Date1 month ago(3/15/2021 2:16 PM)
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Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team.

Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 40,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership.

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000 residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth.

The Vice President of Tax will drive the tax function with respect to the single-family real estate business line and reports directly to the Head of Tax. The tax function includes compliance, reporting and tax structuring. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working autonomously with cross functional partners in a high growth entrepreneurial environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead development of Tax Compliance & Reporting function for both the management company and the funds
  • Liaise with legal counsel as well as other subject-matter experts to identify and research tax issues and then formulate opinions and tax planning strategies
  • Oversee firm’s external ‘Big Four’ tax service providers
  • Prepare comprehensive quarterly income tax projections and estimated payments using multiple scenarios for various stakeholders
  • Own tax compliance filing such as:
    • Multi State Corporate and Partnership Tax Return Preparation, Consolidated Tax Returns
    • Investment and Private Equity, Partnership Returns and Profit Allocations
    • International Reporting (FBAR, FATCA, CRS, 951, )
    • Management company, operating company and fund K-1’s (estimates and final)
    • REIT testing and compliance
  • Respond to IRS notices, inquires, and audits
  • Handle various administrative duties (e.g., tax filing tracker, prepare tax return mailing labels, )
  • Proactively keep apprised of the ever-changing tax landscape (e.g., laws, proposals, tax strategies, etc.) as it relates to clients; communicate updates to relevant leadership
  • Provide tax preparation and filing support to clients; help clients gather documents, respond to requests/questions, schedule tax meetings,


  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, with solid academic performance
  • CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of tax experience in public accounting and/or at an alternative asset manager (some public accounting preferred)
  • Investment partnership tax experience including K-1s required
  • Real estate asset management experience, including REITs, required
  • Excellent Excel and workpaper preparation skills
  • Ability to complete projects timely and accurately
  • Rigorous attention to detail and superb organizational skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as on own
  • Fervent desire to learn and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong tax research skills, i.e., able to perform tax research and opine on the subject matter

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection.
  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.
  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:

This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v.

Application Instructions

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