Private Equity - Tax, Director Private Equity - Tax, Director …

Blackstone US
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Blackstone US
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Private Equity - Tax, Director
Job Description:
Private Equity - Tax, Director
Employer: Blackstone

Firm Overview:
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with $512 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

Business Unit: Private Equity

Job Title: Director

Job Description:
The Tax Director will provide domestic and international tax compliance and reporting support for Blackstone's Private Equity Funds. This individual will help implement best practices for compliance and reporting as well as:

  • Managing the tax compliance process and supervising service providers to deliver accurate tax reporting
  • Coordinating and reviewing tax allocations of partnership income.
  • Coordinating and reviewing tax provisions for corporations.
  • Gathering and analyzing complex financial information for purposes of international tax determinations and tax reform reporting.
  • Review tax procedures at domestic and international portfolio companies; includes managing the collection of tax information from underlying portfolio assets
  • Gathering and analyzing complex financial information for purposes of tax reform, PFIC, CFCs, etc.
  • Reviewing tax procedures at domestic and international portfolio companies; includes managing the collection of tax information from underlying portfolio assets
  • Researching tax treatment of financial instruments and complex step transactions
  • Responding to Limited Partners' tax inquiries or ad-hoc requests
  • Coordinating with financial reporting and tax advisors to ensure proper accounting of transactions.
  • Supervising and developing staff.
  • Supporting Finance team & liaising with other business units, as needed.


Qualifications:
Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have
demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors as well as:

  • 8 years minimum of Big 4 tax experience with drawdown funds and private equity
  • CPA, with MST preferred
  • Must have understanding of private equity fund structures and complex partnership allocations
  • Must have extensive knowledge of investment fund tax accounting concepts; including partnership tax accounting, tax allocations, management and incentive fees.
  • Must have relevant tax experience with a concentration in domestic partnerships. Corporate tax experience is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with complex data to drive decision-making.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated, with follow-through on commitments.
  • Effective verbal and written communicator.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic culture, with the ability to take initiative and be hands-on.
  • Strong work ethic, responsiveness for client service and quality.
  • Must be an excellent team player with good interpersonal skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

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