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Quality Technology Services, LLC Senior Tax Associate in Overland Park, Kansas

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The Senior Tax Associate will be a contributing member of a tax department that is organized to provide research, expertise, recommendations, and resolutions in complex areas such as compliance, consulting, and planning. The position will report directly to a Tax Manager and have an opportunity to engage in a growing, collaborative, and encouraging work environment; as well as demonstrate personal strengths as a tax professional.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepare and review, as needed, federal, international, state and local income tax filings; quarterly estimates; and extensions.

  • Balance, analyze, prepare, and/or process asset sales, disposals, general ledger accounts, tax returns, invoices, and quarterly provisions

  • Identify tax issues that arise in the compliance process

  • Year-end tax planning and reporting, including investor reporting

  • Prepare REIT compliance and testing

  • Preparation and review, as needed, of personal property tax reporting and real estate tax analysis

  • Assist with sales tax compliance and audits

  • Conduct tax research, assess regulatory compliance, and manage projects as they are assigned

  • Supervise, train, and mentor tax associate(s) on assigned projects

  • Ability to meet monthly, quarterly and annual goals, targets, and deadlines

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and a capacity to manage shifting priorities

  • Ability to prioritize and oversee multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Deliver effective communication with third parties on the Company’s behalf; and manage audit and discovery processes with tax authorities

  • Assist with general administrative functions of the Tax Department

  • Assist with Corporate accounting projects as needed

  • Special projects, as necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Three or more years of relevant work experience

  • Proficient in and/or working knowledge of Excel, Thomson Reuters income tax, Sage FAS, and tax research platforms (or other similar tax solutions)

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, audit principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal control systems

  • Knowledge of IRS reporting requirements

  • Experience with ASC 740

  • Knowledge and understanding of state and local reporting requirements

  • Interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment


  • CPA

  • Three or more years public accounting experience with Big 4 or large regional accounting firm


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of the organization


We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or discrimination claim.

The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available here:

“EEO is the Law” Poster (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) ;

“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .

The pay transparency policy is available here:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Poster-Formatted (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

QTS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to talentacquisition@qtsdatacenters.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.