Revantage

AVP, Corporate Tax

Job Locations US-Chicago

Who We Are

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that 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. This role will also Gather information, plan strategies, research tax laws and correspond with agencies as necessary. This position is based out of Revantage’s headquarters in Chicago, IL.

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

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

What You Bring To The Role

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a public accounting tax department or equivalent
  • People Management experience, supervising and leading others
  • Strong working knowledge of corporate and federal and state taxation
  • Detail oriented and possess strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in tax and CPA
  • Computer literacy, including experience with spreadsheets and tax preparation software. Experience with Sage Fixed Assets (FAS)

PERKS FOR YOU

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