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Deloitte Consultant II, Real Estate Tax in Costa Mesa, California

Are you a strategic and creative federal tax professional who likes solving complex federal tax issues? Do you have experience serving real estate owners and operators? Are you a leader who has a solid understanding of Subchapter K, partnership allocation methodologies, and Real Estate Investment Trust qualification rules? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop and pursue creative strategies while using the latest tax technologies in the real estate industry to serve clients? If you answered yes to any of these questions you should consider a career in Deloitte's Real Estate Services Tax practice as a Tax Consultant.

What you'll do

Deloitte Tax Consultants use their experience in accounting and taxation to provide compliance and consulting services to Real Estate Investment Trusts, Real Estate Private Equity Funds, and real estate joint ventures and operating partnerships. As a Tax Cons within the Business Tax Services- Sub K group, you will provide federal tax consulting and compliance services to clients in the Real Estate industry sector. You will work directly with the client, manage the tax engagement team, have access to an elite group of specialists when needed, work with state of the art technology, and be connected to a strong support system from firm leadership to ensure you are set up for success in your role and career.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting clients with life events for partnerships (e.g., formations, mergers, initial public offerings), inside and outside basis computations, section 704(c) and section 743(b) computations, and Schedule K-1 processing.

  • Using proprietary technologies to assist clients in streamlining their tax compliance processes and achieve worldwide compliance.

  • Maintaining and developing strong client relationships on various federal tax consulting/compliance engagements in the real estate industry.

  • Advising clients on a variety of tax issues, including REIT Qualification, impact of Tax Reform on passthroughs and other Real Estate clients, business restructuring, and tax controversy.

  • Overseeing complex federal tax compliance and consulting projects requiring tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates using state of the art technology and data analytics.

  • Managing engagement workflow, engagement team resources, and engagement billing.

  • Mentor and develop junior staff, including those in our U.S. India office, providing leadership, counseling, career guidance, and guidance on issues related to work/life fit.

    The Team

    As global leaders in providing professional services to the Real Estate industry, Deloitte works with clients to address a range of critical issues brought on by regulatory changes, competition, globalization, advances in technology, and the changing demands of their customers. Our clients include investment advisers and administrators from every sector of the industry, including investment managers, investment partnerships, private equity, Real Estate Investment Trusts, real estate private equity funds, and other real estate owners and operators. Our spectrum of business tax services is relevant for public and private companies and range from tax planning to tax compliance, controversy and risk management, specialized services including research and development, government incentives, and tax management consulting. Join us, and help clients optimize their tax functions and take strategy to the next level. Learn more about Deloitte Business Tax Services.

    Required

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field

  • 1+ years' experience in federal taxation

  • Preparation experience of federal tax returns for corporations, partnerships, and individuals

  • One of the following Accreditations obtained, or in process, or must be able/willing to obtain:

  • CPA

  • Licensed attorney

  • Enrolled agent

  • Solid understanding of real estate tax technical and transaction skills, including partnership taxation, REIT taxation and qualification, partnership allocations, tax compliance, due diligence, acquisition/disposition planning and structuring, and experience with federal tax compliance, federal tax accounting and provisions, tax analysis, and tax research

  • Travel up to 25% (While 25% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

    Preferred

  • Advanced degree such as Masters of Tax, JD, and/or LLM

  • Experience working in a virtual and/or global environment

  • Passion for leveraging technology and exploring new technology solutions

  • Previous Big 4 or large CPA firm experience

  • Understanding of accounting for income tax provisions in accordance with ASC740

  • Excellent research and writing skills

  • Excellent presentation and communications skills

    How you'll grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center .

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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