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Tax Supervisor- Real Estate

Job Details

Atlanta/Riverwood 200 - Atlanta, GA
Full Time
4 Year Degree


Job purpose

Working with management, Supervisors help to lead, coach and train Seniors and Staff in various areas of tax compliance and across consulting engagements in a collaborative effort to help clients minimize tax liabilities.

Duties and responsibilities

Commitment to Client Service

  • Collaborates with others to provide quality service to clients
  • Engages in professional and efficient communication with clients
  • Promotes additional services to client when appropriate
  • Communicates with the IRS and other state authorities in a professional manner when applicable
  • Stays abreast of current economic and business events

Technical Skills

  • Accurately prepares complex partnership, S Corporation and individual tax returns, including projections and estimate calculations
  • Efficiently reviews tax returns from Seniors and Staff
  • Develops a working knowledge of partnership taxation including book-ups under §704(b) and step-ups under §754
  • Develops an advanced understanding of IRC sections 1445 (FIRPTA) and 1446 along with related tax forms (1042, 8804, 8805)
  • Ability to review partnership agreements with management
  • Accurately performs research and writes technical memorandums in a readable format
  • Researches and prepares work papers for various book to tax differences
  • Identifies area of specialization and is continuously refining skills, knowledge and expertise

Leading People

  • Effectively motivates, utilizes and supervises Staff and Seniors
  • Supports Seniors, Staff and Interns in professional development
  • Trains Seniors, Staff and Interns on both how to prepare and review returns
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships across the firm
  • Contributes and supports new ideas

Business Results

  • Executes feedback to minimize repeated errors and apply new concepts
  • Maintains open communication with management regarding the progress of completion on projects
  • Participates actively in training and developmental opportunities, both as an attendee and as a facilitator
  • Enters time daily

Executive Presence

  • Participates in Firm events
  • Commits to outside reading, studying and professional growth
  • Actively studying and preparing for the CPA certification



Qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree required, Master’s preferred
  • 4+ years of tax experience is required
  • Advanced knowledge of partnership tax law and principles of individual and business taxation is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Proven time management, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple engagements simultaneously

Bennett Thrasher is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.