The JBG SMITH Corporate Office

  • Tax Accountant

    US-MD-Chevy Chase
  • Overview

    The Tax Department is seeking a motivated outgoing team player to fill the newly created Tax Accountant position.  This position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work to coincide with internal and external deadlines in a fast-paced environment.  This person will have frequent interaction with all levels of internal employees, as well as outside consultants (tax advisors, auditors, legal counsel, etc.).  As such the position provides exposure to all facets of the Company’s operations and management.  We are looking for a person who is a self-starter willing to expand their real estate industry, accounting, and tax knowledge.


    • Working with outside service providers, review property-level tax basis balance and income statements
    • Setup and maintain property-level tax basis balance sheets and income statements in Yardi
    • Prepare quarterly and annual projected taxable income calculations and REIT income tests and asset tests for JBG SMITH
    • Working with internal resources and outside service providers, coordinate fixed asset accounting and prepare reconciliation of tax fixed assets
    • Prepare tax provision work papers for corporate entities
    • Working with tax, IT, and accounting teams to help automate tasks
    • Prepare state apportionment information and DC Combined return workpapers
    • Assist with various special projects as they arise


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
    • 1-3 years of related accounting experience; Public accounting experience preferred; Big 4 accounting firm experience desired
    • Must be qualified to sit for the CPA exam
    • Team player who is organized, proactive, self-directed, conscientious and assumes accountability and responsibility for specific performance and work product
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Well-developed analytical, interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience with Yardi accounting software, BNA and Sage fixed asset software preferred

    JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.



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