Senior Tax Accountant

Department: Finance

Kairos Investment Management Company is a real estate private equity firm, whose predecessor was founded in 2005, focused on value-based real estate investments in the lower middle market with a long-term orientation and often with a contrarian approach. As of December 31, 2023, the Kairos team has transacted on $4.2 billion of real estate, including over 25,000 multifamily units and 23 million square feet of commercial property nationwide.

Job Summary:

Kairos Investment Management Company is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to join our Tax Team. An ideal candidate will be part of a fast paced and dynamic finance team within a growing organization in the investment management industry. This role requires a driven team-player with a positive and proactive attitude, excellent organization, and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively..

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare / review tax workpaper, including state apportionment calculations, in support of Federal, State, or Local income partnership tax filings.
  • Coordinate tax preparation process between various external parties and service providers.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual tax projections.
  • Prepare tax withholding allocations, including but not limited to California pass through entity tax (PTET) allocations, and process tax payments in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Conduct tax research through available application tools such as CCH.
  • Review external JV K-1s/tax forms per established procedures.
  • Review investor K-1s/tax forms and returns, prepared by third party CPA firms, in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual REIT testing.
  • Assist with IRC Section 704 workpaper updates.
  • Assist with tracking tax notices, gathering information, working with respective state departments, and drafting response letters.
  • Assist with other special projects assigned by management.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required, MBT/MST a plus.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in tax preferred, experience in public accounting is a plus.
  • Experience with Joint Venture accounting or passthrough entities is a plus.
  • Experience with private equity real estate funds, private equity funds or REIT’s is a plus.
  • Flexible and able to operate in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure and respond to shifting priorities to meet deadlines including those of the busy tax season.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic with commitment to high-quality work product.
  • Tech forward with proficiency in Excel and knowledge in Yardi and Adobe.
  • Able to handle confidential investor information with discretion.


  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverage
  • Holiday pay (currently observe 11 holidays per year)
  • 16 days per year of paid time off
  • 401k access with company contribution matching


The annual U.S. based wage range for this full-time position is $95,000 – $110,000 annually. The base pay actually offered will vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, location and experience and will take into account internal equity.  Other forms of pay may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of health & wellness benefits. For more information regarding Kairos Investment Management Company benefits, please visit

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