Tax Director

  • Base + Bonus USD
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 14 Aug 18 2018-08-14

NYC Multi-Billion Hedge Fund is looking for a Tax Director. The Tax Director will be responsible for all areas of tax compliance, tax planning, tax accounting.

NYC Multi-Billion Hedge Fund is looking for a Tax Director. The Tax Director will be responsible for all areas of tax compliance, tax planning, tax accounting.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

--Responsible for tax filings including partnership K1s and tax returns for multi-strategy hedge funds, credit funds, distressed debt funds, merger & convertible arbitrage funds, long/short equity funds, management company, foreign office subsidiaries, GP entities, and the firm partners.

--Coordinate tax planning/structuring in conjunction with external and internal tax counsel on a wide range of complex issues, including FIRPTA, Section 302 merger transactions, tax-free reorganizations, US trade or business issues related to distressed debt, optimizing structures to minimize US and foreign tax withholding leakage.

--Responsible for all aspects of tax accounting and operational tax issues of the firm and the investment funds.

--Handle various tax planning items such as tax basis tracking, corporate actions, US and Foreign withholding issues to minimize tax liabilities .

--Interact daily with front office and compliance department to ensure adherence to U.S. trade guidelines such as FIRPTA issues, distressed debt loan origination

issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:

--Minimum of 7-10 years of experience to carry out the responsibilities of the position, gained in either Public Accounting and/or a combination of both public and private experience.

--CPA and/or graduate degree in taxation preferred

--Relevant tax experience with a solid understanding of accounting for income taxes and FIRPTA issues.

--Corporate tax return preparation experience required

--Strong computer skills, especially strong Excel skills

--Knowledge of US reporting of foreign investments.

--Must be organized, very detail oriented and have the ability to take initiative

--Must produce timely and accurate records, and understand that supporting work paper

documentation is paramount

--Strong verbal and written communication skills

--Team player