National Storage Affiliates Trust

Tax Director


Tax Director

Company: National Storage Affiliates Trust is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self storage properties predominantly located within the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the United States. As of March 31, 2022, the Company held ownership interests in and operated 1,061 self storage properties located in 42 states and Puerto Rico with approximately 68.4 million rentable square feet. NSA is one of the largest owners and operators of self storage properties among public and private companies in the United States. For more information, please visit the Company's website at . NSA is included in the MSCI US REIT Index (RMS/RMZ), the Russell 2000 Index of Companies and the S&P MidCap 400 Index.


As a member of the company's accounting team, the Tax Director is responsible for the filing of the company’s tax returns and tax compliance for our legal entities and operating partnership. The Tax Director will also assist the Chief Financial Officer and Controller with high-level projects. This position requires a motivated professional with strong communication skills and a positive, problem-solving attitude. This person should have extensive tax technical knowledge and the ability to interact with all levels of management throughout the company.

Reports to: Controller

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interact with potential sellers of real estate regarding tax implications on buy / sell decisions and forecasting considerations
  • Coordinate with outside tax firm for state and federal income tax filings
  • Responsible for income tax planning and estimated tax payments
  • Respond to all federal and state government correspondence
  • Manage tax compliance for all of our National Storage Affiliates legal entities
  • Manage all tax examinations and audits
  • Manage REIT tests and REIT compliance
  • Engage with independent accountants to facilitate the tax portion of the annual audits
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer and Controller with high-level accounting projects

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Tax or Accounting required
  • Certified Public Accountant certification required
  • Minimum 7+ years of accounting experience from a tax firm or tax position with a Company

Seeking experience in partnership tax accounting and real estate accounting

This is not a K1 filing position - the external tax firm files the returns and K1's - however you will be responsible for reviewing this work

A successful candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively and independently within the company and should be a:

  • Self-motivated, team-oriented individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills who is comfortable working in a demanding and fast-paced environment, and a
  • Well-organized, analytical, professional with diligent attention to detail, with an
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects in partnership with individuals at all levels within and outside of the organization.


Limited travel determined by needs of business

Compensation Range:

$120,000 - $160,000. Actual compensation will be based on your skills and experience.

FLSA Status:  



Greenwood Village, CO

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Works in an indoor office
  • Use of office equipment and computers
  • Occasional lifting of supplies and materials from time to time
  • Positions in this class typically include extended sedentary positions, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, movement and repetitive motions


National Storage Affiliates Trust offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Medical Insurance                                   
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(K)
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work for the position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  All job descriptions are subject to change.  Job functions and/or responsibilities can be amended at any time at management discretion.

NSA is an equal opportunity employer. Employment and promotional decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a covered veteran or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law. No question in our application process is used for the process of limiting or excluding any applicant's consideration for employment on such grounds.