Salary Mid-Point: $130,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG's premier Real Estate client is looking to build their team due to recent acquisitions. This role is based in Chicago, and had a hybrid schedule. There is flexibility to work from home 2 days/ week. This is an excellent opportunity for growth in your career to make the transition out of public or within corporate. Tax experience with real estate and partnerships preferred. 


"Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires 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. Our culture is built on the shared core values and commitment."


Role description

The position is responsible for the accurate and timely review and filing of federal, state and local tax returns. Gathering information, plans strategies, researching tax laws and corresponds with agencies as necessary.



  • Reviews federal, state and local tax returns for the company's 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 company'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
  • Manage tax seniors and staff, provides direction, establishes priorities and goals, and ensures resources are available to accomplish goals



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a public accounting tax department or equivalent required
  • People Management experience, supervising and leading others
  • Must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Advanced degree in tax and CPA preferred


Our benefits:

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k) match
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
  • Remote work policy
  • Weekly meeting-free work time
  • Summer Fridays
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance