Revantage

AVP, Corporate Tax

Job Locations US-Chicago

Who We Are

Revantage is a Corporate Services affiliate of The Blackstone Group, the world’s largest alternative investment firm.  Revantage provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies.  Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team.  We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry.  The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

 

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams.
  • Enthusiasts - We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible.
  • Leaders - We commit to continuously improve our performance.
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes.
  • Partners - We deliver value and positive impact to our partners.

 

Why This Role Is Valuable 

The AVP, Corporate Tax is responsible for the accurate and timely review and filing of federal, state and local tax returns for Blackstone’s real investments including office, apartments, industrial, hotel and retail. Gathers information, plans strategies, researches tax laws and corresponds with agencies as necessary. This position is located in Chicago.

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

  • Reviews federal, state and local tax returns for Blackstone’s real estate partnerships, corporations and REITs on a timely basis
  • Maintains the tax log to ensure compliance with all filing deadlines
  • Reviews the filing of federal and state extension requests, quarterly estimated payments, and non-resident partner withholding for the various companies
  • Reviews income tax and E&P projections for Blackstone’s real estate investments on a monthly basis or as needed
  • Coordinates IRS and state income, franchise and sales tax audits and other correspondence
  • REIT compliance testing on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Reviews corporate and partnership legal documents and correspondence as needed to ensure correct preparation of tax returns
  • Reviews 704(c) and 752 allocations as necessary for various joint venture tax returns
  • Conducts research as necessary to determine compliance with tax laws
  • Reads periodicals to maintain knowledge about changing tax laws, planning opportunities, filing requirements, etc. Trains and develops the staff and seniors
  • Manages tax seniors and staff, provides direction, establishes priorities and goals, and ensures resources are available to accomplish goals
  • Determines staffing and training needs and conducts performance and salary reviews
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What You Bring To The Role

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a public accounting tax department or equivalent required
  • People Management experience, supervising and leading others
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of corporate and partnership federal and state taxation
  • Must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy is required, including experience with spreadsheets and tax preparation software. Experience with Sage Fixed Assets (FAS) a plus

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in tax and CPA preferred

 

Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

 

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

 

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