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Tax - Staff (Real Estate)

Job Details

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

Bennett Thrasher, currently ranked among the largest CPA firms in the U.S., is a premier provider of professional tax, assurance, consulting, and wealth management services to businesses and high net worth individuals. Consistently named one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work for in the United States by Accounting Today, Bennett Thrasher offers the expertise and opportunities of a large accounting firm, while also providing a commitment to culture and a family-like work atmosphere.

Bennett Thrasher (BT) has an opening for a Real Estate & Hospitality Tax Staff position for the firm.


Job purpose

Working as part of a team and utilizing resources to add value to clients, the Tax Staff member assists with all stages of the preparation process for tax compliance engagements.


Duties and responsibilities

Commitment to Client Service

  • Develops effective working relationships with clients and firm associates
  • Collaborates with others to provide quality service to clients
  • Engages in professional communication with clients under supervision of Managers and Seniors
  • Communicates with the IRS and other state authorities in a professional manner when applicable

Technical Skills

  • Accurately and efficiently prepares partnership, S Corporation and individual tax returns and utilizes feedback to prevent from repeating errors
  • Prepares income tax projections and estimate calculations for clients
  • Conducts research, analysis, development and summarization of financial information
  • Analyzes accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Maintains and organizes client files in accordance with firm standards

Leading People

  • Builds and maintains positive relationships across the firm
  • Supports Interns in professional development
  • Commits to team environment and supports firm decisions
  • Contributes and supports new ideas

Business Results

  • Maintains open communication with management regarding the progress of completion on projects
  • Uses critical thinking to investigate client financials and fix any discrepancies
  • Participates actively in training and developmental opportunities
  • Utilizes computer applications and relevant technology effectively
  • 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


  • Undergraduate degree required, Masters preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Federal and state income tax laws 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

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.