Job Description

At Extra Space Storage, what matters to you, matters to us! Join a company that cares about you.

It is an exciting time to be at Extra Space. We have been featured 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. Today we are leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one, but in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. Self-storage is our product, helping people is our passion. Come grow with us and find out why so many of our employees recommend us as a great place to work.

We are currently hiring for an entry-level Tax Accountant at our corporate offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah.  In this role, you will help in the preparation and filing of Federal and State tax returns on behalf of the Company and its Joint Venture partnerships.  You will also be responsible for assisting with Sales and Use tax filings, as well as, work closely with other members of the Financial Tax team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists in the preparation of 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)

  • Aids in the preparation of the ASC 740 Financial Reporting for Income Taxes (Provision) on a quarterly and annual basis

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

  • Recognizes and analyzes tax issues and conducts tax research

  • Helps in the preparation of monthly sales tax filings

Job Specifications

  • A tactful, pro-active, and professional personality is required

  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Highly motivated with confidence to independently address issues

  • Working knowledge of tax preparation software preferred

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines

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

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related field required

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • Some tax experience helpful

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

  • Well defined career paths

  • Great work/life balance

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) 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

  • Extensive wellness program and various employee discount programs

  • Personal health advocate

  • On-site fitness center

  • Free soda, coffee, and snacks 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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