Director - Tax

Regency Centers Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 months ago

About the Company:

Regency Centers Corporation (Nasdaq: REG)Regency Centers is the preeminent national owner, operator, and developer of shopping centers located inaffluent and densely populated trade areas. Our portfolio includes thriving properties merchandised with highly productive grocers, restaurants, service providers, and best-in-class retailers that connect to their neighborhoods, communities, and customers. Operating as a fully integrated real estate company, Regency Centers is a qualified real estate investment trust (REIT) that is self-administered, self-managed, and an S&P 500 Index member. For more information, please visit regencycenters.com.

About this Opportunity:

Regency Centers is seeking a Director, Tax to join our corporate office located in Jacksonville, FL. This person will oversee and manage REIT qualification, Tax Provision calculations and forecasts and annual income tax compliance (approximately 450+ federal and state returns).Supervise the Tax department. Assist Senior Vice President, Tax with strategic planning and review of potential investments for purposes of determining REIT qualification and developing alternative ownership structures as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning for the company. Includes forecasting and managing REIT taxable income in order to meet dividend payout requirements. As well as strategic research and planning projects including structuring joint ventures, determining appropriate ownership vehicle for development projects, and implementing tax planning strategies to reduce taxes and maintain REIT compliance, etc.

  • Direct REIT qualification testing including quarterly income, asset, and ownership tests. Research and document any non-qualifying income and/or assets and potential impact on qualifications.

  • Responsible for quarterly Tax Provisions and deferred tax asset balances including Valuation Allowance evaluations in accordance with ASC 740. Primary liaison with external auditors on all tax matters. Includes forecasting quarterly Tax Provision and internal allocation of overhead expenses between TRS and REIT.

  • Oversee tax compliance work including federal, state, and local filings for all Regency related entities totaling more than 450 returns.

  • Supervise and manage tax department of four to six tax professionals and be primary tax liaison with other internal departments (Property Management, Real Estate Accounting, IT, Financial Services, etc).

  • Coordinate and manage all IRS, state and local audits and other tax related correspondence.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Master's degree preferred

  • Active CPA Certification

  • 10+ years of related tax experience, to include at least 4 years of managerial experience

  • Big 4 Accounting Firm experience preferred

  • In depth knowledge of REIT, partnership, corporate and state taxation

  • Extensive experience with ASC 740 and reviewing Tax Provisions and Deferred Tax Asset balances

  • Proven ability to forecast taxable income at REIT and TRS level for tax planning purposes

  • Strong understanding of complex organizational structure including the interrelationships between REIT, UPREIT, TRS and numerous institutional joint venture partners

  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, JD Edwards, tax research and compliance software

Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to work well in a team environment and develop strong relationship with internal and external teams at all levels

  • Leadership experience in managing a team of professionals to produce high quality work product

  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and communicate project status to senior management

  • Always display and maintain trust and integrity

Benefits:

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive compensation and benefits package includes a 401(k) profit sharing plan with company match, medical insurance with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance including coverage for orthodontics, vision insurance, an incentive-based wellness program, flexible spending accounts, paid parental leave and compassion leave, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, company-paid life insurance, educational assistance, matching charitable gifts, flexible paid time off, and paid holidays.

  • Regency Centers is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or protected veteran status. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Regency Centers is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screening is required. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.
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