Job Description

It’s not easy being stuck in a job. Join a company that cares about you. We’re listed on multiple "Best Places to Work" awards including Forbes, and Glassdoor. We’re an S&P 500 company that hasn’t stopped growing since our founding in 1977. Self-storage is our product, helping people is our passion. Grow with us.

The Sr. Tax Accountant prepares and reviews Federal and State tax filings. The Sr. Tax Accountant works closely with other members of the financial tax team, as well as, outside tax professionals and advisors ensuring accuracy, compliance and fulfillment of tax obligations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepares and reviews U.S. Federal & State income tax filings from beginning to end (i.e. tax planning, data collection, work-paper preparation and issue analysis, tax estimates and extensions, return preparation, return filing, tax payments, and audit defense as necessary)

  • Helps in the preparation/review of the ASC 740 Financial Reporting for Income Taxes (Provision) on a quarterly and annual basis, including: calculating the effective tax rate, calculating the tax provision and DTAs/DTLs, evaluating the appropriateness of valuation allowances, and creating the provision journal entries

  • Prepares and reviews tax depreciation books on a monthly and annual basis

  • Interacts with Company personnel to create an awareness of Federal & State income tax issues and the tax implications of current and planned operations

  • Works with outside tax preparers, advisors, and reviewers to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of tax compliance obligations

  • Supervises the monthly sales and use tax filing process

Job Specifications

  • Possesses and demonstrates an absolute commitment to integrity and principled business ethics

  • General understanding of U.S. Federal & State income tax issues and compliance obligations involving C-corporations (Form 1120) and partnerships & LLCs (Form 1065)

  • Some experience with FIN 48/ASC 740 Uncertain Tax Positions and ASC 740 Provision for Income Taxes is preferred

  • Must demonstrate proficient knowledge of computer related skills and accounting systems, including Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Experience working in tax preparation software

  • Two or more years of tax experience; experience with a public accounting firm preferred

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field required

  •  Master's Degree preferred

  • CPA License preferred (not required)

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide the following benefits and more:

  • Well-defined career paths

  • Qualify for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits on Day 1

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with company match or Flexible Spending (FSA)

  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short & Long Term Disability

  • 401K with company match after 90 days of service

  • Holiday pay and paid time off

  • Flexible work schedule with work from home opportunities

  • Extensive Wellness Program and various Employee Discount Programs

  • Personal Health Advocate

  • Onsite Fitness Center

  • Free soda, coffee, and drinks all day every day and much, much more!

If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Application Instructions

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