Tax Analyst Tax Analyst …

Highland Capital Management
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Highland Capital Management
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Tax Analyst
Senior Tax Analyst, Real Estate Location: Dallas Job Code: 347 # of Openings: 1 Description

Highland Capital Management (together with its affiliates Highland) is a multibillion-dollar global alternative investment platform founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada. Highland operates a diverse investment platform, serving both institutional and retail investors worldwide. In addition to high-yield credit, Highlands investment capabilities include public equities, real estate, private equity and special situations, structured credit, and sector- and region-specific verticals built around specialized teams. Highland is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, and Seoul.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and Perform REIT compliance testing.  Prepare and review REIT tax returns and proforma calculations. 
  • Assist with transaction planning and structuring related to real estate acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Prepare partnership , corporate, individual, charitable, and S-Corp federal income tax returns for review by Tax Manager and outside accounting firms
  • Prepare and file state and local tax returns including Texas Franchise and property tax
  • Assist with preparation of foreign filings (5471 & 8865) and review support for externally prepared forms
  • Prepare and manage federal & state tax return extensions 
  • Prepare and manage 1099 reporting
  • Prepare tax certification forms for domestic and foreign entities; ensure tax is not withheld from payments received by such entities
  • Assist the legal department with documentation of new legal entities and prepare 8832s as needed to elect tax classification of various entities
  • Recommend process improvement and document procedures for tax operations manual
  • Prepare tax basis calculations for partnership interests and PFICS
  • Perform tax research as needed to support tax positions to be taken on tax returns.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the tax work plan for all entities each year
  • Support IRS tax controversy effort, as needed
  • Assist with ACS 740 analysis (FIN 48)

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in tax
  • Regulated Investment Company experience a plus
  • Tax provision and International tax experience a plus
  • Masters in Taxation or Masters in Professional Accounting (MPA) from a top tier accounting school with a minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance from top tier accounting school with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • CPA or candidate for CPA exam
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Very detail oriented and strong knowledge of Excel
  • 50 hours a week is required


Compensation & Benefits:

NexPoint offers a competitive base salary and bonus based on experience and performance. NexPoint offers a generous benefits package that includes an industry leading health insurance plan with no employee premiums or deductibles and a 401(k) plan with employer match. NexPoints talented professionals share a passion for excellence, commitment to teamwork, and pride based on the firms track record in the alternative investment industry. NexPoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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