1st Month Rent Free Through the Holiday Season.

1st Month Rent Free Through the Holiday Season.

Tax Manager

Job Description 

Primary responsibilities include coordinating and compiling data with our third-party tax preparers for quarterly and year-end tax provision; along with Federal and various State income tax returns. Additionally, Tax Manager will assist with unique tax research and other special projects


  • Review the quarterly and yearly income tax provisions
  • Review Federal and State income tax returns prepared by a third-party tax preparer
  • Assist with various aspects of Federal & State income tax compliance and prepared by client items.
  • Conduct technical research on various tax and accounting matters and prepare internal memoranda to document management’s conclusions and/or manage third-party providers to perform the same. Monitor and communicate emerging tax laws; research, analyze, and quantify any impact to the company’s financial statements; maintain strong knowledge of the industry and business.
  • Ensure deadlines for income tax and financial reporting requirements are met
  • Provide tax support to external auditors as required;
  • Proactively develop tax analysis for leadership requests, and other initiatives
  • Assist with other ad-hoc projects, Tax Manager and unique accounting transactions
  • Identify areas for improvement in the tax process, including sales and use tax, property tax and implement process efficiencies



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3 to 5 years Big-4 Accounting Firm experience or 3 to 5+ years corporate tax accounting experience
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills
  • Project Management skills; must be able to drive a project forward
  • Time management skills; ability to prioritize tasks and work quickly with Controller to resolve any issues
  • Must be detailed oriented while multi-tasking at a fast-paced company
  • Ability to utilize creative thinking to resolve issues
  • Must be hands-on and work effectively in a demanding environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Ability to perform technical accounting research preferred, but not required




  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-based incentive plan
  • Comprehensive medical plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Long and short-term disability coverage
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time and personal days



SmartStop is a self-managed REIT with a fully integrated operations team of approximately 350 self-storage professionals focused on growing the SmartStop® Self Storage brand. SmartStop, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, also sponsors other self-storage programs, including Strategic Storage Trust IV, Inc. and other private programs. It is the tenth-largest self storage company in the U.S., with approximately $1.4 billion of real estate assets under management, including 113 properties in 17 states and Toronto, Canada that are directly owned and managed by SmartStop, as well as a growing portfolio of 21 properties in 8 states where SmartStop serves as the property manager for properties owned by its sponsored programs. In total, this portfolio comprises approximately 87,000 units and 10 million rentable square feet. Additional information regarding SmartStop is available at www.smartstopselfstorage.com.

How Do I Apply?

  1. Download the application to a computer, print it out, then complete the application.
  2. Fax it to (949) 861-6364 or scan and email it to [email protected]